Jan Eggum’s President is the latest album in a string of releases that dates back to the early 70s. Together with his trusty nylon-stringed guitar, Eggum has found a voice and an expression that has made him the veritable institution that he is today. The lush arrangements and confident playing courtesy of highly accomplished side-men don’t detract from the lyric’s sting. Eggum is highly critical of many aspects of the current Norwegian society, and speaks out on social injustice and racism.

Jan Eggum: President (Grappa Musikkforlag AS GRCD 4187)

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Genre\Popular Music\Popular Songs / Songwriters, Listen to Norway - promotion\2002:B