Filur

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Filur
Origin Denmark
Genres Electronica, dance, various
Years active 1999-present
Associated acts WhoMadeWho (Tomas Barfod)
Members Tomas Barfod
Kasper Bjørke

Filur is a Danish duo band established in 1999 and made up of producer Tomas Barfod and of Kasper Bjørke (on lead vocals). They also feature many guest artists for their releases.

Filur has released 4 albums and many successful singles. They are best known for the hit "I Want You", which was the 4th most played Danish work outside of Denmark in 2005.[1]

They were also popular in Italy where they had charting hits "It's alright" and "Shame" both credited to "Filur meets Miss Nellie Ettison". Both were released in 2001.[2]

The duo has toured extensively in the United States, Europe and Japan and had special album release Peace for the Japanese market. The band has won two DMA awards for "Best Producers" and "Best Dance Album".

Tomas Barfod has been also involved in WhoMadeWho, whereas Kasper Bjørke concentrated on his solo work and for producing other artists.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Peak
position
Certification Tracklist
DK[3]
2001 Exciting Comfort 38
  1. "Platypus Groove" (3:21)
  2. "It's Alright" (feat. Miss Nellie Ettison) (3:50)
  3. "Stay Tuff" (3:43)
  4. "Drop" (feat. Malou, Susanne) (4:26)
  5. "Part of Life" (feat. Erann DD) (4:07)
  6. "Masters of Rhythm" (4:31)
  7. "Shame" (feat. Miss Nellie Ettison) (3:58)
  8. "Feel for You" (feat. Miss Nellie Ettison) (5:14)
  9. "Two Pinatas, Please" (2:05)
  10. "It's Alright (Allstar Mix)" (6:20)
  11. "Property" (4:56)
  12. "King of the Bear" (feat. DJ Noize) (2:59)
  13. "Godfather of the Game" (feat. Ilawy) (4:19)
  14. "Sunset Boulevard" (feat. Katja Kean) (3:36)
  15. "Crowdpusher (Puddu Varano Mix)" (3:53)
2002 Deeply Superficial
  1. "Closer" (feat. Nellie Ettison) (7:07)
  2. "Release" (5:16)
  3. "Fallin'" (feat. Kai Martin) (4:45)
  4. "P.I.E.C.E" (feat. Nellie Ettison) (5:19)
  5. "You & I" (feat. Pernille Rosendahl) (6:54)
  6. "CPH / NY" (3:55)
  7. "Without" (feat. Magnum Coltrane Price) (5:55)
  8. "Liquid Fantasy" (3:55)
  9. "Everything" (feat. Michelle Matlock) (5:08)
  10. "I Want You" (feat. Magnum Coltrane Price) (5:25)
  11. "Joy" (feat. Miss Kinck) (6:09)
  12. "Outro" (1:14)
2006 Into the Wasteland
  1. "Into The Wasteland" (feat. Stina Nordenstam) (4:21)
  2. "Pretty Little Things" (4:45)
  3. "Avoid Disgrace" (feat. Dominique Keegan) (4:49)
  4. "Kid Retouch" (3:20)
  5. "Transfusion" (feat. Blake) (3:26)
  6. "The Con" (feat. Josephine Philip) (3:50)
  7. "Faster!" (1:59)
  8. "Ahead of Time" (feat. Aura) (5:29)
  9. "What I Long" (feat. Josephine Philip) (3:16)
  10. "Right Said Frog" (2:19)
  11. "Fred Astaire" (feat. Tanja Thulau & Hess Is More) (5:25)
  12. "Boredom Threshold" (Filur vs. Buda) (4:34)
  13. "The Con" (video by William Stahl) (4:42)
  14. "The Con (Alternate Unreleased Version) (video by William Stahl) (4:13)
2011 Faces 23
  1. "Shadow Boxing" (feat Nabiha) (4:30)
  2. "Glow" (feat. Vinnie Who) (4:10)
  3. "Concentrate!" (feat. Simon Kvamm) (3:34)
  4. "Welding Love" (feat. Daniel Agust) (4:10)
  5. "The Bell" (feat Liv Lykke) (5:14)
  6. "Live and Learn" (feat. Matt Kolstrup) (4:06)
  7. "The Maze" (feat. Sascha Perera) (3:49)
  8. "Tired" (feat. Josephine Winding) (5:17)
  9. "Pyamo" (Filur vs. Breum) (5:20)
Limited editions
  • 2003: Peace (only released in Japan) [1]

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak Certification Album
DK ITA
2001 "I Want You" 11 Deeply Superficial
"It's Alright"
(Filur meets Nellie Ettison)
49 Exciting Comfort
"Shame"
(Filur meets Nellie Ettison)
53
2006 "The Con" 12 Into the Wasteland
2011 "Concentrate!"
(Filur feat. Simon Kvamm)
19 Faces

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