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Katzenjammer reaches 100k units

Publisert: 05/24/2012 av Tomas Lauvland Pettersen


A landmark for Katzenjammer earlier this May; 100k units sold in Germany. Now the collective heads out on an extensive European tour.

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"Will spread a smile on your face from the moment you press play" - Entertainment Focus

Currently tantalizing taste buds with their hotpot of cabaret and party-ready flavours, allgirl multi-instrumentalist Norwegian quartet Katzenjammer released their latest single ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors’ in early May; a successful launch that accompanied their applauded album ‘A Kiss Before You Go’ also out now throughout Europe.

Rock-Paper-Scissors is a Balkan-tinged hoedown backed with pure pop sensibilities, sure to draw a grin on to the faces of all who listen. It’s a gutsy, below deck fiddle jig which gives the banjo and mandolin a good airing, and is undeniably Katzenjammer.

Earlier this month Katzenjammer reached another landmark in their rapidly accelerating career when the outfit announced that no less than 100 000 physical units had been sold on the German market. In a rapidly dwindling physical market, the achievement stands out, proving that the quartet is on a steadily upwardly moving trajectory.

Late May sees Anne Marit, Marianne, Solveig and Turid taking their insane, live carry-on to the Continent for a string of live dates throughout Europe this spring and summer.

Katzenjammer fever is spreading like wildfire, particularly in the UK, and the band have been picked up by everyone from 6 Music – winning Steve Lamacq’s Rebel Playlist for track ‘I Will Dance (When I Walk Away)’ – to a 3-page feature in The Sunday Times, plus an ever-growing swell of online activity as they support the release of their debut UK album ‘A Kiss Before You Go’.

‘A Kiss Before You Go’ has racked up an impressive array of UK reviews lately; a few excerpts:

‘Culminating in the frankly astonishing harmonised a cappella ‘God’s Great Dust Storm’ – jaws on floor a prerequisite for any listen – A Kiss Before You Go departs, leaving us breathless and pondering over what we’ve just heard. Refusing to be background music, the album requires – and deserves – your full attention as otherwise you’ll drop in at one moment to be wrapped in a lovely acoustic melody, only to swing by later on and be hit with a full-blown gothic drama’. The Digital Fix

‘Everybody's favourite Norwegian multi-instrumentalist female four-piece set sail for the airwaves in their latest swashbuckler of an album. Carving out a unique niche for themselves in the bosom of folk-pop, Anne Marit Bergheim, Marianne Sveen, Solveig Heilo and Turid Jørgensen's latest effort is often raucous, occasionally majestic and close to brilliance. Music OMH


Related companies:

Katzenjammer (Performing Bodies\Bands (rock/pop/jazz etc.))

Propeller Recordings (Record Companies)

Related events:

23.05.2012 Katzenjammer in London

25.05.2012 Katzenjammer in Hamburg

26.05.2012 Katzenjammer at Fries Straat Festival, Leeuwarden

27.05.2012 Katzenjammer in Alkmaar

02.06.2012 Katzenjammer at Wild Mint Festival, Moscow

03.06.2012 Katzenjammer in Moscow

15.06.2012 Katzenjammer at Hultsfred Festival

16.06.2012 Katzenjammer in Luxembourg

21.06.2012 Katzenjammer in Abenberg

22.06.2012 Katzenjammer in Köln

24.06.2012 Katzenjammer at Hurricane-Festival, Scheessel

26.06.2012 Katzenjammer at Ejekt Festival, Athens

28.06.2012 Katzenjammer at St Gallen Open Air

29.06.2012 Katzenjammer at Rock Werchter

30.06.2012 Katzenjammer in Dorsten

01.07.2012 Katzenjammer at Cornbury Festival, Oxfordshire

13.07.2012 Katzenjammer at Colours Of Ostrava

14.07.2012 Katzenjammer at Tollwood Summer Festival, Munchen

20.07.2012 Katzenjammer at Open Air Lumnezia, Vella

08.08.2012 Katzenjammer in Hanau

09.08.2012 Katzenjammer in Dresden

10.08.2012 Katzenjammer in Berlin

11.08.2012 Katzenjammer at Sziget Festival, Budapest

18.08.2012 Katzenjammer at FM4 Frequency Festival, St. Polten

19.08.2012 Katzenjammer at Beautiful Days, Devon

22.08.2012 Katzenjammer at Zeltfestival Ruhr, Bochum

02.09.2012 Katzenjammer at Bingley Music Live

Related articles:

13.03.2012 Katzenjammer - Live At The Office

30.11.2011 Katzenjammer returns to the UK

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