Swan Lee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Swan Lee
Origin Denmark
Years active 1996-2005
Website www.swanlee.dk
Past members Pernille Rosendahl
Jonas Struck
Emil Jorgensen
Tim Christensen
Frederik Damsgaard

Swan Lee was a Danish band featuring Pernille Rosendahl on vocals. The name was taken from a Syd Barrett song.

In 1996 Pernille Rosendahl formed a band with guitarist Jonas Struck, drummer Emil Jorgensen and her then-boyfriend, keyboardist Tim Christensen. Christensen left in 1999, and the remaining trio continued, renaming the band Swan Lee, and adding bassist Frederik Damsgaard to the lineup. An entire album was recorded with Cannibal Records, but never released because of musical differences with the record label director Kim Hyttel, followed by lawsuits. Other record companies rejected them seeing a potential only in Rosendahl.

The band finally decided to establish their own record label, named GoGo Records, and in February 2001 released their debut album Enter. The album sold 20,000 copies and contained, the single "Tomorrow Never Dies", written in collaboration with Tim Christensen. Enter peaked at position 27 in the Danish charts.[1] In 2004, the band had another album, the self-titled Swan Lee which reached number one in the charts. The single "I Don't Mind" peaked at position three.[1]

Tomorrow Never Dies was featured in Danish IO Interactive's videogame Hitman: Blood Money.

Swan Lee disbanded in September 2005.



Year Title Peak position
2001 Enter 27
2004 Swan Lee 1


Year Title Peak position Album
2004 I Don't Mind 3 Swan Lee


  1. ^ a b "Swan Lee in Danish Charts". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 3 April 2011. 

External links[edit]