Well, this song started out as a tribute to "Vagabond" by Air and Beck, a slow bluesy electronic piece that I like a lot. Then I tried to write lyrics for it, but I didn't come up with much and came to think of an old Built to Spill song where they quote various rock'n'roll bands through time, so I did a twist on it...
Recorded 19. - 22. august 2000.
Recorded 29. august 2000.
A small 7 beat "french" tune recorded 5.-6. september 2000. Kjerstin plays the violin.
A schizophrenic and surrealistic sketch of a song about living dreamers and dreaming livers...
The soundtrack of a short animated movie by mortenjohs. Tor Kristian plays the bongos.
A waltz sort of inspired by the fabulous Amlelie movie. Vocals by Synnøve Jahnsen.
Vocals by Juliette. Poem by Appollinaire. Mastered by Kai Drange at Düngen.
A small song composed after listening too much to Tortoise and the High Llamas one day.
mortenjohs is a "one man and his friends"-project by Morten Johannes Ervik from Bergen, Norway.
He played bass guitar in the (progressive) rock band "Visekongene" (translates into something like "The Vice Roys"/"The Kings of Songs"/"The Clever Kings"... Check out http://www.visekongene.org) 'till April 2005 when he moved to Lyon, France.
He is inspired by artists like Nick Drake, Satosh, Magritte, Tortoise, The High Llamas, Motorpsycho, Beck, Yann Tiersen, Yo La Tengo, Douglas Adams, Calexico, Kai Drange, Stereolab, Badly Drawn Boy, Velvet Underground, Captain Beefheart...
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