Veto (band)

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VETO
Troels Abrahamsen.jpg
Troels Abrahamsen, lead singer.
Background information
Origin Århus, Denmark
Genres Indie rock, electronic rock, alternative rock
Years active 2004-present
Labels Tabu Records/Playground Music Denmark
Reset08/Sony BMG
Website www.vetonet.dk
Members Troels Abrahamsen
David Krogh Andersen
Mark Lee
Jens Skov Thomsen
Mads Hasager

VETO is a Danish indie rock band formed in 2004. They released their first EP, I Will Not Listen, in 2005 and their first full-length album, There's A Beat In All Machines, in 2006, both released on the Danish hip hop label, Tabu Records/Playground Music Denmark.

In February 2007 VETO won the award for Best New Act, as well as Best Danish Music Video at Danish Music Awards.[1]

Their song "You Are A Knife" was featured briefly in the American television program NCIS episode "Suspicion".

VETO's second album is called Crushing Digits and was released 5 May 2008. The first single for the album, "Built to Fail", was released in March 2008 and received heavy airplay as "Ugens Uundgåelige" (Unavoidable of the week) on the public service radio channel DR P3.[2]

The band was awarded Danish Band of the Year at the Danish Music Awards 2009.[3]

The band's third studio album, entitled Everything is Amplified, was released February 25, 2011.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title and details Year Peak
position
Certification
DAN
[4]
There's a Beat in All Machines
  • Release date: February 27, 2006
  • Record label: Tabu Records /Playground Music
2006 21
Crushing Digits
  • Release date: May 5, 2008
  • Record label: Reset08/Sony BMG
2008 2
Everything Is Amplified
  • Release date: February 25, 2011
  • Record label: RCA / Sony Music Entertainment Denmark
2011 2
Point Break
  • Release date: 2013
  • Record label: Sony Music
2013 6
EP / Others
  • 2005: I Will Not Listen EP [Tabu Records /Playground Music] (Released August 28, 2005)
  • 2012: Sinus / Point Break (double CD special edition[5] with CD 1 Sinus (6 tracks) / CD 2: Point Break (6 tracks) [Columbia / Sony Music]

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak
position
Certification Album
DAN
[4]
2008 "Built to Fail" 26 Crushing Digits
"You Say Yes, I Say Yes" 34
2009 "Blackout" 33
2011 "This Is Not" 8 Everything Is Amplified

Members[edit]

  • Troels Abrahamsen – Vocals, synth
  • David Krogh Andersen – Guitar
  • Mark Lee – Guitar, synth
  • Jens Skov Thomsen – Bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mads Hasager – Drums

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ dr.dk/DMA - DMA07-vinderne at Danmarks Radio
  2. ^ dr.dk/P3 - VETO: Built to Fail (DK) at Danmarks Radio P3
  3. ^ Mit.tdc.dk
  4. ^ a b DanishCharts.com: VETO discography page
  5. ^ Sinus / Point Break page on DanishCharts.com

External links[edit]

  • vetonet.dk - The official VETO blog
  • [1] - Interview with VETO on music is okay