The story of Amandine starts in a small Swedish town called Sandviken. A place known mostly for its Iron works and its vicinity to slightly larger city Gävle. It is also the birthplace of Olof Gidlöf and John Andersson, who together with two friends crafted country-inspired pop songs for their own amusement and inbetween commitments to other groups. University studies had the two relocated to Umeå, further north and known as a music city in Sweden. Read more on Last.fm.