Bifrost (band)

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Bifrost
Origin Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Folk Rock
Years active 1974–present
Labels CBS Records
Mercury Records
Website http://www.bifrost.name/
Past members Tom Lundén
Ida Klemann
Finn Jensen
Torben Andersen
Asger Skjold-Rasmussen
Mogens Ficher
Annapurna

Bifrost is a Danish rock band that was considered one of the last of the Danish flower power revolution bands.[1] The band is best known for the songs Hej Maria (Hello, Maria) and Det er morgen (translated: "It's Morning"), both written and sung by keyboardist Tom Lundén. While leading Bifrost, Lundén also wrote the 1976 protest song I kan ikke slå os ihjel (translated: "You cannot kill us") as an anthem for the revolutionary hippie commune of Christiania.[2] Founded in 1974, the band consisted of Tom Lundén, Ida Klemann, Finn Jensen, Torben Andersen, Asger Skjold-Rasmussen, Mogens Ficher as well as the singer Peter Gundorph better known as Annapurna.[3] Between 1976 and 1987, Bifrost released seven albums on the CBS and Mercury Records labels.

Discography[edit]

  • Bifrost, 1976 (CBS Records) [4] - rereleased on CD by Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Til En Sigøjner, 1977 (CBS Records) - rereleased on CD by Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Læn Dem Ikke Ud, 1979 (CBS Records)
  • Bifrost's Bedste, 1980 (CBS Records)
  • Kassen & Hjertet, 1981 (Mercury Records)
  • En Tro Kopi, 1982 (Mercury Records)
  • Bifrost, 1984 (Mercury Records)
  • Vand Jeg Kan Gå På, 1987 (It's Magic)[1]
  • Hjerte Til Salg, 1996 (Elap Music) - a double CD rerelease of Kassen & Hjertet and En Tro Kopi
  • Alle Tiders Bifrost - Rippet & Flået, 2008, (Universal Music)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Frid-Nielsen, Niels (1987). "En Flipper i Firserne" [A Flipper in the Eighties]. MM Magazine (in Danish) 4: 32–34. 
  2. ^ Vesterberg, Henrik (11 July 2007). "Sangene kan de i hvert fald ikke slå ihjel" [At Least the Songs Can't Be Killed]. Politiken (in Danish). 
  3. ^ "Bifrost", Discography, Discogs.com, retrieved 2009-03-07
  4. ^ Gjedsted, Jens Jørn (1976). "Bifrost". MM magazine 5: 32–36. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 

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