Richard Andersson was born in October 1982. He grew up in a musical family, but never showed much interest in music. My parents strongly encouraged me to play classical piano, but I never bothered to practice. Yet I did have a secret dream about becoming a cool guitarist, mostly to impress the girls.... At the age of 14 everything changed, when childishly playing around with fireworks took away Richard's sight. Soon after the accident Richard started taking lessons in classical guitar and suddenly he saw the beauty of music. Later I took up the piano again, then rock/jazz guitar and at age 16 the bass became my main instrument.
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