Label: Kent - none • Format: File AAC, Single 256 kbps • Country: Sweden • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
Kent was a Swedish rock band, formed in Eskilstuna in Because Kent's songs are primarily performed in Swedishthey are unfamiliar to most English-speaking audiences. Joakim Berg, the lead singer and lyricist, says "there are two kinds of lyrics I write. One kind is based in places and the other is based in The Young Punx - Rockall (Disc 2). You move between those two whether you want to or not.
Kent's final concert was held at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm on 17 Decemberending a months-long farewell tour that covered Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. Whilst drunk, he promised to join the band and play the drums.
Today Kent is Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) pleased that Nygren chose to pass on the band. Soon thereafter Thomas Bergqvist was replaced by Martin Roos. Sea angels. In Martin Roos moved up to Stockholm, and soon the rest followed. Jocke Berg's brother Adam, came up with the new name Kent.
On the 26th of June, Kent's first contract was signed. In Kent released their eponymous debut Kent. It was distorted and not much reminiscent of what Kent would release in later years. It got almost no commercial reputation at all. Four singles were released, with "Frank" closest to being a hit. Just one year later, inKent released Verkligen Really.
Guitarist Martin Roos had left the band for his career at Kent's record company BMG, but has since become the band's manager. Two more singles were issued, "Gravitation" and "Halka". Musically, the album was slower with less distortion and more emotion.
In Kent released Isola. Verkligen had been heavily toured, gaining some reputation for Kent. Musically the album changed a lot from Verkligengoing a lot in the direction of slower, more thoughtful songs with more emotion. Inwhat many in Sweden had been asking for became reality when Kent released an English version of Isolafeaturing an extra song only available on the English version, Come Today To P.A.
- Punishable Act - Infect. Kent embarked on two accompanying US tours to promote the album. The first was in support of fellow Swedes, The Cardigansduring which they highlighted new song, "Protection", and the second was a double-bill with American band, Papa Vegas. The band would close the shows for Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) second leg of the tour with what they described as their "only cover song", a version Sikora - Kitsch-Schmelzer Depeche Mode Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) classic single, "Stripped".
The English version of the album was initially not meant to be released in Sweden, but public demand was too great. InKent released Hagnesta Hillnamed after Hagnestahill, a part of Eskilstuna where the band had had their first studio. The first, pre-release single, "Musik non stop" Music Non Stopa disco-rock song, became a huge radio hit and helped bring recognition for this album.
The album was, for the most part, faster and less ballad-focused than Will By Mouth - Converge / Napalm Death - Split, and also mildly experimental with drum-machines and electronics.
The singer and songwriter of Kent, Jocke Berg, later complained that he thought the album was too long thirteen songs spread over one hour. The album was also released in a limited digipack with one of the excluded songs, "A Timekill to Die For", included as a hidden bonus track. The album was accompanied by the release of the single, "Music Non Stop", featuring the other omitted song, "Insects", as a b-side.
A single show, played in front of a tiny crowd at London's Astoria 2 was recorded for Japanese TV and has been widely bootlegged.
A planned US release of the album was shelved, resulting in Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) "cut-out" promo copies floating around. Likewise, a US tour never materialized, as there was officially no album to promote. Since Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) debut, Kent had recorded a large number of b-sides, usually exceptional in quality. Since most of these singles had long gone out of print, it was very hard to get these legally, so inKent released the 2CD B-side collection B-sidor 95—00 B-Sides 95— It featured 21 b-sides, re-recorded versions of two of these and two totally new songs.
One of them, "Chans" Chancewas also released as a single. A hidden bonus track, featuring Finnish vocals Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) by drummer Markus Mustonen, was also featured. After a long break, Kent started to work on their next full-length album in They reported from the studio that they tried to make an album consisting of ten singles.
The first single " Dom andra " "The Others" became a huge hit on Swedish radio. The definite proof of the album's success was evident when the band received seven Swedish Grammy Awards in Kent hadn't toured for several months when it was announced that they would only do one single performance in Sweden inon June 6, the Swedish national day, in Stockholms Stadion which holds a crowd of 30, As the band told the crowd to come there dressed in white, it was nicknamed "The 失恋歌迷党 / Shi Lian Ge Mi Dang - Cyndi Wang - Honey Concert".
The concert received mixed reviews and critics claimed that the band should have done something extraordinary at the concert, instead of playing more or less the same setlist as in the tour. The band also played at the less known Parkfestivalen in Moss, Norway on June 14, After taking a one-year timeout, Kent returned to the studio to record their sixth album in Studio reports said it would be "a very dark album".
The first single released, Maxwas well received by both fans and critics and became, as the last three singles had, a radio hit. It also became the first song ever to replace " " as the finale of a Kent concert. The concerts took place in huge tents with a capacity of up to 18, There were rumours about Kent releasing an EP, as they had been spotted in studio and guitarist Sami had said, "We might release an EP, but if we do it will only be digitally released. The EP made No.
Duringthe band has played only once in Sweden on the Cool Night - Various - Big Compilation Festival and on two festivals in Norway.
It is their longest single to date, at a time of over six minutes. On July 18,the band announced the title and release date of their new album, Tillbaka till samtiden Swedish for "Back to End Of The Garden - Tim Hutton - The Conscious Kind Present".
Its official release was on October 17,but many stores began selling it five days in advance due to an internet leak of the album. The album was met with mixed, but mostly positive reviews. The band played four songs at a private gig in Denmark where their new album premiered. The sound of the album has been described as more electro based rock similar to Depeche Mode. Due to the speed in which the tour's concerts were sold out, the band have added seven extra concerts to their Scandinavian tour.
As well, lead singer Joakim Berg has remarked that Tillbaka till samtiden contains some of his favourite material he has recorded. Kent released Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) compilation Box —featuring all their previous studio albums and previously unreleased material, in all Nordic countries on October 29, On November 2, Kent auctioned off limited physical copies of the song " " for charity.
The song was also released as digital download. On the same date the song "Tuna " was released. Joakim has said about the recording of En plats i solen : We had a kind of idea that we were going to record an album very quickly this time, we had already some demos ready. We wanted to go into the studio, record and mix the album and then distribute it directly. The album was recorded in France and the songs has been described as "proud" and "hopeful". The album included the song "" which was a major hit in Sweden.
In the fall ofKent went to Los Angeles and recorded their eleventh album, Joakim said in an interview: 'We Kent - Ingen Kunde Röra Oss (File) to do this kind of Fleetwood Mac thing and go to LA and dream under the sun.
Now the dollar is so low, in addition — all the big studios are empty, no one uses them anymore. In the summer of Kent held their own festival called Kentfest in Gothenburg and Stockholm. They also played at festivals in Denmark and Norway.
That year, Kent celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut album, Kentby releasing the band's first 10 albums on vinyl. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Swedish alternative rock band. Further information on the albums: Kent album and Verkligen. Further information on the album: Isola album. Further information on the albums: Hagnesta Hill and B-sidor 95— Further information on the albums: Tillbaka till samtiden and Box — Sample of "Ingenting" from the album Jit Jive - Various - Mundo Afrika till samtiden.
Sample of "Mirage" from the album Tigerdrottningen. Main article: Kent discography. Retrieved Retrieved 24 April Retrieved 1 January Retrieved 17 April Retrieved 8 February B-sidor 95—00 Box — Best Of. Discography Songs. Authority control MusicBrainz : cffebf-4ea0daabf Categories : Musical groups established in Swedish alternative rock groups Culture in Eskilstuna establishments in Sweden Swedish pop music groups Swedish musical groups Musical quartets Swedish-language singers.
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