Initially the band was called "Force", With this formation the group did a series of models that gave the orders to different record companies without any positive result. These Swedishes were late 10 years in publishing his first disc. The producers of his country were refusing to publish songs in English, since according to them, they had little commercial fret. In 1982 they takook part in a contest and on having competed with 4000 bands, achieve the 1 º prize. A contract to record an album. It is as well as Force happens to be call Europe. To a little time they deposit to the recording studios form gives theme to their album début, titled precisely "Europe". From this disc it is extracted simply " Seven Doors Hotel ", which achieved 10 of Japan to place inside the Top.
In 1985 Europe, it records the sonorous band of the movie "footlose" with Kevin Bacon One of these songs that are included in this material was " Rock the Night " that they made take off .. later end would come " the final countdown " .. but this it is another history..