Miike Snow is a Swedish band, formed in 2007. The band consists of singer/songwriter Andrew Wyatt, and the producing team of Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg, also known as Bloodshy & Avant. Their first album, self-titled, was recorded in Stockholm and released early on May 12, 2009, by Downtown Records. A single for the track "Animal" was released February 17, 2009. The Guardian spoke highly of the band, saying Miike Snow's "coolly emotional pop suggests a-ha meets Animal Collective". Their single 'A Horse Is Not a Home' was the single of the week on the UK iTunes store.