Gyllene Tider is a Swedish pop band. Gyllene Tider means 'Golden Ages' or 'Golden Times' in English. Few Scandinavians have not heard the song "Sommartider", often played on the radio during late spring and early summer. The band is well-known for its catchy choruses and light-weight lyrics. In 1977, ( Per Gesslemet Mats Persson, a member of the band Audiovisuellt Angrepp, forming the duo Grape Rock. Later Micke Andersson, Anders Herrlin and G?ran Fritzon joined and the quintet was born. The group's name was changed to Gyllene Tider.
Per Gessle would later go on to be world famous together with Marie Fredriksson in Roxette