Doktor Kosmos

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Doktor Kosmos is a Swedish pop band best characterized by the unique style of their humorous lyrics. The lyrics often have social or political themes, and the band is socialist, although not above making fun of their own opinions.

One of the gimmicks of the band is recurring characters in their songs. One of these is "Doktor Kosmos" himself ("Doktor Kosmos" simply means "Doctor Cosmos" in Swedish). Doktor Kosmos is at the same time the stage name for the band's front man Uje Brandelius.

History[edit]

Doktor Kosmos was created in 1991 in Uppsala. The original line-up was Uje Brandelius (synth, vocals), Martin Aagård (guitar), Lina Selleby (vocals) and Catti Larson (vocals). Soon afterwards, Henrik Högberg joined the band on drums.

In 1995, the band released their first album, Socialmedicin. It was followed by Stjärnjerry in 1996. Stjärnjerry is a rock opera that tells the story of a young man, "Stjärnjerry", who gets into trouble. He owes his drug dealer money and when he can't pay, he buys a gun and shoots the dealer. The story continues in "Evas Story", in which we follow Jerry's Girlfriend, Mördarbruden Eva (The Killer Chick Eva).

Members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1995: Socialmedicin
  • 1996: Cocktail
  • 1996: Stjärn Jerry - en rockopera
  • 1997: Single of the Week (Together with 'Friend')
  • 2000: Evas Story
  • 2002: Reportage!
  • 2005: Ett enkelt svar
  • 2008: Hallå?

Tapes[edit]

  • 1994: Doktor Kosmos och Starlightorkestern
  • 1998: Rymderevolution!
  • 1998: For Freaks Only

Singles[edit]

  • 1999: Le Punkrocker
  • 2001: Jag låg med henne i Tjeckoslovakien
  • 2001: Känslorna
  • 2001: Jimi Tenor och Kennet Johnsson
  • 2005: När min pojke går på stan
  • 2006: Assburner (ep)

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