The Sound Of Stavanger

Frode Johannessen

Frode Johannessen solo debut

Friday 16. March 2012 Frode is releasing his second solo album “Ein liden tegning», his first album with Norwegian lyrics. Frode Johannessen is an Norwegian “dreampop” artist based in Stavanger. His music draws influence from the shoegazing, indiepop, art rock genre. Frode has been a part of the local music scene since his debut in 1995, writing and performing with the band Popface. For the last couple of years Frode has been writing, performing and releasing music as a solo artist on his own label, Saturn 63. The album was recorded in Frodes house, and mixed and mastered by Bjørn Erik Sørensen at Artbeat studios during a period of 3 years. Frodes guitarbased music is influenced by artists such as Dinosaur jr, My Bloody Valentine, Hüsker Dü, Explotions In The Sky, Pavement, Swervedriver, Mogwai, Yo La Tengo, Hammock, Cocteou Twins and Velvet Crush

Releaseparty will be held at Martinique in Stavanger, Saturday 24. mars 2012.

The first single off the album is a radio edit of «Spol Tebage»


Frode Johannesen
2008 – Beautiful Memories Last Your Whole Life Long
2012 – Ein liden tegning

1995 – Buck – CD -(McGuire Records)
1998 – Almost Endless – CD – (No Guitar Star)
2001 – Calling Back / Falling Back – 7" (CCAP)
2001 – Calling Back / Falling Back – CDEP (Trust Me Records)
2002 – Michele, I Love You – CD (Trust Me Records)
2005 – In The Night – promo cd single (CCAP)
2006 – Eleven Pieces Of A Broken Heart – CD (CCAP)

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