Moderna Tider (album)

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Moderna Tider
GT moderna tider album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released10 March 1981
GenrePop
Gyllene Tider chronology
Gyllene Tider
(1980)
Moderna Tider
(1981)
Puls
(1982)

Moderna Tider is the second album by Swedish pop group Gyllene Tider, released on 10 March 1981. 130,000 copies were ordered in advance. The album peaked at No. 1 on the Swedish albums chart and No. 2 on the Norwegian albums chart.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics and music written by Per Gessle except where noted.

  1. "Vänta på mej!" (2.51)
  2. "Tuff tuff tuff (som ett lokomotiv)" (3.07)
  3. "På jakt efter liv" (3.22)
  4. "När vi två blir en" (3.08)
  5. "Det hjärta som brinner" (2.59)
  6. "Du spelar svår att nå" (2.48)
  7. "Kom intill mej" (3.07) (Music: Per Gessle and Mats Persson)
  8. "(Kom så ska vi) leva livet" (3.33) (Music: Gessle and Persson)
  9. "Min tjej och jag" (3.22)
  10. "Povel Ramel, Paul McCartney & jag" (3.10) (Music: Gessle and Persson)
  11. "Chrissie, hur mår du?" (3.28) (Music: Gessle and Persson)
  12. "Kärleken är inte blind (men ganska närsynt)" (3.51) (Music: Gessle and Persson)
  13. "När alla vännerna gått hem" (4.15)

Swing & Sweet[edit]

The 150 000 first examples of the LP contained a bonus EP named Swing & Sweet. It contained four Swedish language covers of international well-known pop songs:

Singles[edit]

  • "När vi två blir en", with "Kärleken är inte blind (men ganska närsynt)" as B-side. "När vi två blir en" was also released as a promotion single with lyrics in English, named "Beating Heart" and had "Play with Fire", an English-language version of the song "Leka med elden", as B-side.
  • "(Kom så ska vi) Leva livet", with "Leka med elden" as B-side.

Moderna Tider re-releases[edit]

Moderna Tider has been remastered and released as CD twice. First time in 1991 and second time in 2004, last time in a digipack version. Both version contained the same bonus tracks. 1991 as bonus tracks, 2004 as bonus record. It was the songs from Swing & Sweet and following songs:

  • "Ljudet av ett annat hjärta" (released as a single)
  • "Teena" (B-sida till "Ljudet av ett annat hjärta")
  • "För dina bruna ögons skull" (released as a fanclub single)
  • "Vem tycker om dej?" (B-side for "För dina bruna ögons skull")
  • "Leka med elden" (B-side for "(Kom så ska vi) Leva livet")

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish charts archive". Retrieved 2012-01-02.