A quick vox pop.
Sweden had Abba, Norway had A Ha and Finland has Lorde and more metal bands than any country in the world. But Denmark has a far lower profile. If I were to ask about your favourite Danish piece of music or musician, what would spring to mind? Lars Ulrich from Metallica, Sinne Eeg’s exquisite jazz vocals, Little Donkey Hitmakers Nina and Fredrik, Mew’s classy progrock, AW pin-up girl Agnes Obel, The theme tune from The Bridge, Aqua’s Barbie Girl, …. Or?
Denmark has been very much flavour of the week here in Kaisfatdadaville.
I recently returned from the Roskilde Festival where several Danish bands (none of which I’d never heard of) did some stupendous shows. And then there was the news that Afterworder @neverflown is relocating to Copenhagen. I promised to do a playlist of Danish favourites but first I would like to pick your brains.
Do any of you have any favourite Danish artists?
All genres welcome. Jazz, folk, electronica, pop….. ‘ And now a story that fascinated me.
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