About Rival

Hans Larsson
A&R Manager - Producer

Sales representative for Grammofon AB Electra, Sweden (RCA, Warner, MCA, Decca, Tamla Motown) 1971-1981.

Formed Mill Records AB, Rival International AB and purchased the label Swe-Disc with partner Owe Midner from PolyGram Records 1982-1990. Formed the management company Rival Management AB for artists Louise Hoffsten and Carola 1990.

Sold Mill Records AB and Rival International AB, to BMG Sweden AB and signed a contract to stay with BMG as A&R Manager 1990-1998.

Formed the record company Darrow Entertainment AB 1999 and produced new recordings with The Refreshments and Dave Edmunds, signed contract as independent A&R with BMG Sweden (John Holm CD-production and the Elvis Presley compilation "Elvis Swedish Hit Collection"), signed contract with EMI Scandinavia as executive producer for the Christmas production "Tommy Körberg and Oslo Gospel Choir". Formed the publishing company Access To Arrow Music AB 2000.