The Kids (Norwegian band)

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The Kids
Origin Trondheim, Norway
Genres Rock
Hard rock
Years active 1979–1982
1996 -
Labels Sony BMG
Associated acts Stage Dolls

The Kids was a Norwegian band from Trondheim founded in 1979, not to be confused with the eponymous Belgian punk rock band. Their most familiar hit was Forelska i lærer'n (translated to "In love with the teacher"), in 1980. Norske jenter ("Norwegian girls") was another hit. The band released music in Sweden with Swedish language versions of the songs.

The Kids became known for their platinum blonde hair, and were the first in Norway to produce a music video. The video was aired by the program Zikk Zakk, the only rock music program on NRK. The Kids sold to platinum. After the band broke up, Dag Ingebrigtsen took part in the founding of TNT. Meanwhile Torstein Flakne founded Stage Dolls. In 1996 they had a reunion tour in Norway, and released the "Greatest Hits" on CD.

Known hits[edit]

  • Forelska i lærer'n (1980)
  • Vil du værra me mæ hjæm i natt (1996)

Last lineup[edit]

  • Dag Ingebrigtsen - Vocals (1979–1981)
  • Torstein Flakne - Piano, guitarist, backup vocals (1979–1981)
  • Svein Morten Lunde - Bass (1979–1981)
  • Ragnar Vigdal - Drums (1979–1981)
  • Arild Samstad - Keyboards (1979–1981)


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