Sahara Hotnights

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades: 1990s 2000s


The all-female, Swedish pop punk quartet Sahara Hotnights, initially looked to past masters of the three-minute pop song such as the Ramones and the Clash for guidance, but the end result is a sound comparable to modern day female led pop punk acts such as Hole and the Donnas. The quartet was formed in Robertsfors, Sweden, during the mid-90s by sisters Jennie Asplund (guitar) and Johanna Asplund (bass), who were joined by Maria Andersson (vocals/guitar) and Josephine Forsman (drums). Shortly after their formation, Sahara Hotnights issued a debut EP on their own label, 1997’s Suits Anyone Fine, which was followed by a slew of singles for the Swedish label Speech. Their full-length debut, C’Mon Let’s Pretend, was the first release as part of a major label contract with BMG Records. The stop gap four-track EP, Drive Dead Slow, followed in 2000, while the quartet completed work on Jennie BomThe latter was released in the USA by the Jet Set label. The...

Arrow Read the Full Biography of Sahara Hotnights

Powered by AudioScrobbler