Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Kings Of Convenience


Today we'll sail away to Norway for a meeting with an Indie-Folk duo called Kings of Convenience. This Duo was formed Erlend Oye and Eirik Glambek Boe, two guys from Bergen which producing silent Ballads based on strings since 1999. Along the way they released three official albums: Quiet is the new loud (2001), Riot on an empty street (2004) and Declaration of dependence (2009). So here are five songs by this great duo, enjoy

1) Homesick (Taken from Riot on an empty street, 2004)

In 5 Words: Good song for bad sales day
Favourite LineHomesick. Because I no longer no where home is



2) Toxic Girl (Taken from Quiet is the new loud, 2001)

In 5 Words: Beware of that girl
Favourite LineEveryday she's seen with someone else. And every night she kisses someone new, never you



3) The Build Up feat. Feist (Taken from Riot on an empty street, 2004)

In 5 Words: Great duet with wonderful Feist
Favourite Line: the build up lasted for days, lasted for weeks, lasted too long


4) 24-25  (Taken from Declaration of dependence, 2009)

In 5 Words: One year makes a great difference
Favourite Line: 24 and blooming like the fields of May. 25 and yearning for a ticket out




5) Riot On An Empty Street (Taken from Declaration of dependence, 2009)

In 5 Words: There are riots also in Norway
Favourite Line: My life, it's a riot. Climbing Barricades in empty streets at night