I'm new to Swedish music, traditional or otherwise. I first heard Ranarim on a Northside sampler and I just had to get this CD. At first I thought, oh, folk music, how nice. But the more I've listened to it the more I hear and what I hear is marvellous! Simple catchy tunes. And then surprising rhythms, incredible unexpected harmonies, and above all beautiful, beautiful voices and rolicking instrumentation. I'm hooked! Think I'll spend this winter with the Swedes!