Spleen United

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Spleen United
Spleen United 1.jpg
Spleen United performing at Grøn Koncert, 2008.
Background information
Origin Jelling, Denmark
Genres Electronic rock, synthpop
Years active 2003–present
Labels Copenhagen Records
Website www.spleenunited.dk
Members Bjarke Niemann
Kasper Nørlund
Rune Wehner
Janus Nevel Ringsted
Past members Jens Kinch
Gaute Niemann

Spleen United is a Danish electronic rock band consisting of the brothers Bjarke (Vocals/Guitar) and Gaute Niemann (Bass/ Synth), Kasper Nørlund (Synth/Backing vocals), Rune Wehner (Synth) and Janus Nevel Ringsted (Drums). It was formed in Århus, Denmark in 2002.

The band's debut album Godspeed into the Mainstream was released in 2006. Their second album Neanderthal was released on 21 January 2008 and the singles were (in order) "My Tribe", "Suburbia", "66", and "Failure 1977". Surburbia is remixed by Juan Maclean and other remixers count VHS or BETA.

From 16 to 17 April 2010, Spleen United held a non-stop 24 hour improv session - from sunset to sunset. They put up a mini-site (http://www.sunsettosunset.com/) with a number of puzzles that, if solved, give you an exclusive premiere of a video, and more prizes.

On January 30th 2012, the band released their highly anticipated third album entitled School of Euphoria. The band itself states that it is the most poppy album released by them so far.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak position Certification
DAN
[1]
2005 Godspeed into the Mainstream 12
2008 Neanderthal 1
2012 School of Euphoria 6
"—" marks non-charting album

Singles[edit]

  • "Heroin Unlimited" (2005)
  • "In Peak Fitness Condition" (2005)
  • "Spleen United" (2006)
  • "She Falls in Love with Machines"
  • "My Tribe" (2007)
  • "Suburbia" (2008)
  • "66"
  • "Failure 1977" (2008)
  • "Sunset to Sunset" (2010)
  • "Days of Thunder" (2011)
  • "Misery" (2012) (feat Gitte Nielsen)
  • "Euphoria" (2012) (feat Sharin Foo)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "danishcharts.com - Discography Spleen United". Hitlisten. Hung Medien. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Guld og platin i januar/februar". Pladebranchen.NU. IFPI Danmark. 13 March 2008. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Guld og platin i september". Pladebranchen.NU. IFPI Danmark. 6 October 2008. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 

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