Saybia

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Saybia
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Background information
Origin Nyborg, Denmark
Genres Rock
Years active 1993 (1993)–2008, 2010–present
Labels EMI
Website http://www.saybia.dk/
Members Søren Huss
Jeppe Langebek Knudsen
Palle Sørensen
Sebastian Sandstrøm
Jess Jenson

Saybia is a Danish rock band formed in Nyborg in 1993.

History[edit]

From 1998 to 2000 they privately recorded three EPs (which they sold at their concerts) before signing to EMI in the spring of 2001. In the summer EMI released the 6 track EP "Saybia". In September 2001 the band went to Sweden to record their debut album The Second You Sleep. This album was recorded in "The Blue Room" in Gävle (Sweden), and was produced by Saybia and Swedish producer Andreas Ahlenius. The album was mixed at Medley Studios, Copenhagen DK. After the release on January 21, 2002, the band went on the road, touring Scandinavia and most of Northern Europe until Sep 2003. In 2003 Saybia released a Live-EP recorded February 16 at the venue "013" in Tilburg, NL. In autumn 2003, the band bought a house south of Copenhagen, and turned it into a rehearsal/recording studio. Saybia spent the winter recording demo's for the next record "These are the days". In January 2004 the band booked studio-time in "Sandkvie Studio", Visby on the Swedish island, Gotland, again together with producer Andreas Ahlenius. The album was mixed by Tchad Blake at "Real World Studios" GB. "These Are the Days" was released September 2004. On August 2007 Saybia released their 3rd studio album "Eyes on the highway", which was recorded in the band's own studio "A Kind of Eden Studio", this time with producer Rune Nissen Petersen. The album was mixed by Producer Ryan Hewitt at "The Pass", Hollywood.

Lineup[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak
position
Certification
DEN
[1]
NED NOR
[2]
SUI
[3]
2002 The Second You Sleep 1 38 1 65
2004 These Are the Days 1 8 3 13
2007 Eyes on the Highway 1 6 17 15

EPs[edit]

Year Album Peak
position
Certification
DEN
[1]
1998 Dawn of a New Life
2000 Chapter 3
2001 Saybia (EP) 17
2003 Live (EP)

Singles[edit]

Charting singles
Year Single Peak
position
Certification Album
DEN
[1]
2004 "I Surrender" 15 These Are the Days
2007 "Angel" 30 Eyes on the Highway
Other songs
  • 2002: "The Day After Tomorrow"
  • 2002: "The Second You Sleep"
  • 2002: "In Spite Of"
  • 2004: "Brilliant Sky"
  • 2004: "Bend the Rules"
  • 2005: "Guardian Angel"

In other media[edit]

Awards[edit]

In 2004 Saybia won an EBBA Award. Every year the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) recognize the success of ten emerging artists or groups who reached audiences outside their own countries with their first internationally released album in the past year.

References[edit]

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