Following this release, the duet embarked on a massive concert tour that was an inch from tiring Eirik to death. No bass guitars were used in the making of this recording. The album also featured contributions by. It consists of Erlend Oye, an active member of several other well-known projects, and Eirik Glambek. Archived from on October 2, 2011. Comes in standard jewel case with front and rear inserts.
Kings of Convenience, live in 2005 Background information Origin , Genres , Years active 1999—present Labels , , Associated acts Website Members Kings of Convenience is an folk-pop duo from ,. Archived from on July 22, 2012. In 2017, Eirik released an album entitled 'Analog Dance Music' with his new band Kommode. Originally, the duet was called Skog. None of the songs here that eventually appeared on are the same versions as on that album. After a spell living in London in 2001, they released their debut album. The band then toured , and , including stops in Boston, New York, Toronto, Detroit; Latin American stops in , , , , and , where they performed in with local musician , who later opened for them in and.
The preparation of this album involved the sweet-voiced Canadian singer Feist who amazed the Norwegian duet with her commitment. Therefore, Kings Of Convenience succeeded in inviting a very mature and skillful producer whose name was Ken Nelson. However, the subsequent studio work by Kings Of Convenience kept fans waiting even longer than the other time. This edition is not available outside of the United States and Canada. Having recorded several singles and released them on the label Telle Records based in their native town Bergen, the duet reached an agreement with Source Records and issued a collection of songs recorded right in the rehearsal space. Their first musical collaboration was a comedic rap about a teacher. Unsurprisingly, Kings Of Convenience became national heroes overnight, but even the picky British audience adopted them like their own country men.
Settled down in Berlin, he teamed up with local musicians and recorded his first solo album, Unrest. The effort put it straightforward what the musicians like and were about to play since then on. That is why their formation turned into Kings Of Convenience. The duo was signed to the American label after appearing in European festivals during the summer of 1999. He also had a side project named.
Again ready to work with each other, the participants of Kings Of Convenience gathered in the studio one more time after two years of drifting apart and recorded the second album, Riot On An Empty Street, delivered to the market in 2004. In January 2008 the band played concerts in the Northern Norwegian cities of , and , and Swedish city along with a concert in August in. The musicians spent six months working on it to do everything just as they planned to. After this breakthrough year, not much was heard from the band. Yet it was nit geography, but music that united the young men so that they decided to form a band to play initially covers of Joy Division.
Soon the musicians realized that the world would be conquered easier by those bearing an English-language name. They met at a geography contest when they were schoolboys. The third album of the Norwegian musicians was prepared only in 2009. Kings of Convenience live in Bangkok, 2010 It was not until 2004 that the Kings' follow-up was released. In 2001, the Norway-based tandem premiered their debut ling player, Quiet Is The New Loud. Lyrics appear on interior of front insert.
This record struck everybody with its sincerity and audacity. Tracks 8 and 9 recorded in Glasgow, April 1999. After a long-time gig campaign, Eirik came back to his favorite science of psychology and Erlend reactivated his side-projects. In June 2012, the band performed at the festivals in both Barcelona and Porto. . Amazed, indeed, were the supporters of the band after listening to this record, too.
Archived from on October 2, 2011. They called it Declaration Of Dependence. Øye and Bøe both compose and sing the songs. Thanks to Laburnum Records who arranged for these recordings to be made. Later, Erlend took part in forming a popular band called The Whitest Boy Alive.