The Sounds are a Swedish New Wave band founded in 1999 in Helsingborg. Their musical style is New Wave. Most songs make integrated use of synthesizers. The group's musical style has been compared to New Wave acts such as Blondie, The Cars, the Epoxies and Missing Persons. Their debut album Living in America was released in 2002, with the follow up Dying to Say This to You on March 21, 2006. Their third album Crossing the Rubicon was released on June 2, 2009.