John Gunnar Levén is the bassist in the Swedish rock band Europe.
When Levén was 7 years old, he and his family moved to the suburb Upplands Väsby, where several members of Europe grew up.
Levén and vocalist Joey Tempest are the only band members who have performed on all of "s studio albums. He joined the band in 1981, replacing Peter Olsson. In 1985 Levén was the one who suggested that Tempest should write a song based on an old keyboard riff that the vocalist had written around 1981-1982.
The result was the song "The Final Countdown". reunited in 2003, and Levén co-wrote the single "Always the Pretenders" from the 2006 album Secret Society, with Tempest.
He also co-wrote the song "The Beast" on the 2009 album Last Look at Eden. (1983) Glenn Hughes - Burning Japan Live.