Magnus Sveningsson (born Johan Magnus Sveningsson, April 4, 1972, in Falköping, Sweden) is best known as the bassist in the Swedish rock band The Cardigans, and has also recorded under a solo project entitled Righteous Boy. Events 1581 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. Year 1972 ( MCMLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Falköping is a city in the traditional province of Västergötland, Sweden and the seat of Falköping Municipality, Västra "Sverige" redirects here For other uses see Sweden (disambiguation and Sverige (disambiguation. The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; ˈbeɪs as in "base" is a Stringed instrument played primarily with the The Cardigans is a Swedish English language band formed in the town of Jönköping in 1992 Righteous Boy is the solo project of Magnus Sveningsson, bassist from Swedish rock group The Cardigans.