Magnus Uggla is a Swedish artist and composer known for his satirical lyrics. He was born in June 18, 1954. Uggla's early music was heavily influenced by British glam rock and art rock. His first album, 1975's "Om Bobbo Viking" ("About Bobbo Viking"), is Uggla's own version of David Bowie's "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars". The break-through album "Va ska man ta livet av sig f?r n?r man ?nd? inte f?r h?ra snacket efter?t" ("Why kill yourself when you can't hear the...
The break-through album "Va ska man ta livet av sig f?r n?r man ?nd? inte f?r h?ra snacket efter?t" ("Why kill yourself when you can't hear the talkin' afterwards") was realeased in 1977 and is often cited as the first Swedish punk rock album.
During the 1980's Uggla developed what would become his trademark - simple tunes with satirical edges. In 1989 he insulted many of his famous colleagues with the sneering "Jag m?r illa" ("I feel sick").
Today Uggla is considered to be a malicious and witty commentator of his times, and in 2006 he released an album where he covered songs written for Swedish 1930's variety shows.