Lars Lilholt

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Lars Lilholt
Lars Lilholt 1.jpg
Lars Lilholt, Nibe Festival 2009
Background information
Born (1953-03-14) March 14, 1953 (age 61)
Denmark
Genres Rock
Occupations musician, songwriter
Years active 1970 – present
Associated acts Kræn Bysted's, Dalton
Website www.larslilholtband.dk
Lars Lilholt Band
Origin Denmark
Genres Folk
Years active 1083-present
Website www.larslilholtband.dk
Members Lars Lilholt
Gert Vincent
Klaus Thrane
Tom Bilde
Kristian Fogh
Eskild Dohn
Past members Kristian Lilholt
Tine Lilholt
Tommy Kejser
H.C. Röder

Lars Lilholt (born in Herlev, Denmark on March 14, 1953) is a Danish singer, violinist, guitarist and composer.

Career[edit]

Kræn Bysted's[edit]

In the early 1970s, he was part of Kræn Bysted's, a Danish acoustic folk, electric folk and rock group made up of Lars Lilholt, Jacob Ohrt and Lars Dam, all from Aalborg. The singer Inger Nyholm from Silkeborg joined in 1975 and drummer Jens Jørgen Pedersen in 1977. The group had various bass players contributing including Jakob Dalsgaard, Karsten Kongsøre, Johs Stærk and Ole Grønbæk.

Lars Lilholt Band[edit]

He performs with his band Lars Lilholt Band. In 1982, he released album Og fanden dukked' op og sagde ja his first solo album. He formed Lars Lilholt Band the following year made up of Lars Lilholt, Tine Lilholt, Kristian Lilholt, Gert Vincent and Tommy Kejser. When Kejser became manager of the band, he was replaced by Tom Bilde (from Mek Pek Partyband)

The band has seen many changes and the presentset-up is made up of Lars Lilholt (vocals, violin, guitar), Gert Vincent (electric guitar), Klaus Thrane (drummer, slagtøj), Tom Bilde (bass), Kristian Fogh (keyboard) and Eskild Dohn (trumpet, saxophone).

Lilholt has written hundreds of songs, but by far the most famous is "Kald det kærlighed" (meaning Call it love).

Dalton[edit]

He was also part of a Danish supergroup named Dalton made up of Lilholt, Johnny Madsen and Allan Olsen. It was formed in 1983 but had to wait till 1992 for their first album Dalton. They reunited in 2005 to work on new materials and had a comeback in 2010 for a grand tour.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Lars Lilholt[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Notes
DEN
[1]
1982 Og fanden dukked' op og sagde ja!
1984 Jens Langkniv
1986 Portland
1986 I en sommernat
1989 Engang drog vi ud for at slå tiden ihjel
1991 Med natten mod vest
2003 Nefertiti 1
2006 Storyteller #1 4 Live album, DVD + 3 CDs)
2008 Jokerne 13
2008 Manifest 3 Compilation album
DEN: Gold

Lars Lilholt Band[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Notes
DEN
[1]
1990 Kontakt Live album
1993 Kald det kærlighed
1994 Kong Pukkelrygs land
1995 Et ekko af sommer Live album
1996 Lars Lilholt Band
1997 Masai
1998 Gi' det blå tilbage
2001 Gloria 1
2004 De instrumentale  –
2004 Den 7. dag 2
2005 De lyse nætters orkester 1 live DVD + 2 CDs
2007 Pausemusikken - Mens vi venter  –
2008 Smukkere med tiden 1
2012 Stilheden bag stojen 2

Albums with other bands[edit]

In Spillemændene fra Himmerland
  • 1975 - Liegstouw
Kræn Bysted's
  • 1975: Gammel dansk MC
  • 1977: Kræn Bysteds
  • 1978: Den anden Kræn
  • 1980: Stavnsbundet
Dalton
  • 1992: Dalton
  • 2009: Tyve Ti
  • 2010: Var Her

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
DEN
[1]
2004 "Klovnen er død" 16
2006 "Flyv endelig højere" 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lars LilHolt Band discography". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 

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