Colony 5 is a futurepop/synthpop/ebm band from Sweden founded in March 1999. P-O Svensson started the band as a hobby with Magnus Löfdahl. Johan Nilsson joined in March of 2001 and, in April, they came second at the "Quest for Fame" contest. They soon began recording their first EP, "Colony 5" (which was released at the beginning of 2002), but in August Magnus left the band. Following the release of their first album, "Lifeline", Magnus Kalnins joined the band, soon after which they released their second single "Follow Your Heart" which contained three new songs not on the album.