Janne Westerlund

Janne Westerlund (born 1973) is a Finnish musician, songwriter and visual artist known from such Finnish groups as Circle (with the band since 2001), Pharaoh Overlord, and Plain Ride.

Westerlund’s career started in the beginning of 1990s in a small Finnish city called Hamina when he founded Sweetheart, an experimental noise rock group, with his friends.

All the studio and live recordings with his past and present bands included, Westerlund has played on approximately 50 albums. In the autumn of 2012 he released his debut solo album Oran.

In 2013 he started a collaboration with Jyrki Nissinen, a Finnish cartoonist and musician, composing a soundtrack album for his comics book, Kehittymättömät ufot (The Undeveloped Flying Objects).

Marshland, his second solo album, was released in January 2015 on Ektro Records.

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WESTERLUND PROMO PIC BY HANS EISKONEN