STATE COWS is one of very few modern yacht rock / westcoast / AOR bands that creates new original music.
The band consists of Daniel Andersson on vocals and guitars and Stefan Olofsson on keyboards and bass. Many guest musicians have contributed to their recordings and live gigs, most notably Jay Graydon (two-time Grammy winner, twelve-time Grammy nominee, STEELY DAN, EARTH, WIND & FIRE), Bill Champlin (CHICAGO), Jason Scheff (CHICAGO), Michael Landau (MICHAEL JACKSON, PINK FLOYD) and Ian Bairnson (KATE BUSH, ALAN PARSONS PROJECT).
Daniel Andersson is a singer/guitarist from Umeå / Sweden. Together with bass player Peter Starefeldt, he released the Westcoast EP Strange Ways under the acronym DP. In 2008, he released his solo debut album Days in L.A. based on his experiences in Hollywood. It was very well received by critics and the listening community.
Stefan Olofsson is a keyboardist/bass player from Umeå / Sweden. He was a session player on "Strange Ways" and "Days in L.A." and released a solo album in 2003 entitled Story of a Woman combining elements of jazz, classical, progressive and Swedish folk music. He's also a member of crossover prog band Dynamo Bliss