You know you’ve made it when you got your own stamp. A total of five Swedish musicians have been immortalized on postage stamps by Frimärksrådet, the Swedish postage service, including Nexus favorites Robyn and Avicii.
Unlike the United States, where we only honor those who have passed on postage stamps, several countries offer the grand opportunity for postage customers to lick their most famous citizens
“One reason for the success of Swedish pop exports is the computerization of the entire music world. Spotify and SoundCloud are both Swedish inventions. Sweden’s success in maintaining its position as a leading pop exporter for so long is also due to the country’s multicultural population that offers a broad spectrum of experiences and influences.” – Press Release
The illustrations are made by Jenny Mortsell taking from original photos. The stamps will be available starting in 2015 from the postal service