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Susanna Wallumrød: Jeg vil hjem til menneskene – Susanna Wallumrød synger Gunvor Hofmo – Susanna Wallumrød

SUSANNA WALLUMRØD: Ensomhet II · Døden er ikke til! · Er jeg? · Til stillheten · Kjenner du ditt hjerte · Nattens veier · I en mørk natt · Det skjer · Rop ikke etter ilden · Hva fanger natten · Jeg vil hjem · Vinterkveld · Skogene vilmore… komm

Susanna Wallumrød · Erland Dahlen · Jo Berger Myhre · Ståle Storløkken · Hans Magnus Ryan

Wallumrød has received glowing reviews and has given concerts all over the world. Her music has been heard on the successful series “Grey’s Anatomy”, and she has collaborated and toured with the American artist Bonnie “Prince” Billy. “Jeg vil hjem til menneskene” is an encounter between two of the most prominent of the melancholic Northeners.

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Susanna and Hofmo

Susanna Wallumrød is one of Norway’s finest and most distinctive vocalists. She has established herself as one of Norway’s top musicians with her duo Susanna and the Magical Orchestra (with Morten Qvenlid) and as a solo artist. She has released three albums with Susanna and the Magical Orchestra and two solo albums, and has attracted attention both at home and abroad. Wallumrød has received glowing reviews and has given concerts all over the world. Her music has been heard on the successful series “Grey’s Anatomy”, and she has collaborated and toured with the American artist Bonnie “Prince” Billy.
Jeg vil hjem til menneskene (I Want to Go Home to the People) is her first Norwegian-language album. All the lyrics were taken from the writings of poet Gunvor Hofmo, whose profound ability to express human longing, loss and a sense of wonder at the presence of both evil and beauty in life struck a chord with Susanna Wallumrød. “Jeg vil hjem til menneskene” is an encounter between two of the most prominent of the melancholic Northeners.

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Susanna Wallumrød is one of Norway’s finest and most distinctive vocalists. Jeg vil hjem til menneskene (I Want to Go Home to the People) is her first Norwegian-language album. All the lyrics were taken from the writings of poet Gunvor Hofmo, whose profound ability to express human longing, loss and a sense of wonder at the presence of both evil and beauty in life struck a chord with Susanna Wallumrød.

Gunvor Hofmo – the poet

Gunvor Hofmo (1921-1995) published her first collection of poems, “Jeg vil hjem til
Menneskene” (I Want to Go Home to the People), in 1946. Altogether she had 700 poems and 20 poetry collections published. She is regarded as one of Norway’ most significant moderen poets and as one of the powerful voices of the post-war generation.

Two masters of melancholy

Susanna Wallumrød has established herself as one of Norway’s top musicians with her duo Susanna and the Magical Orchestra (with Morten Qvenlid) and as a solo artist. She has released three albums with Susanna and the Magical Orchestra and two solo albums, and has attracted attention both at home and abroad. Wallumrød has received glowing reviews and has given concerts all over the world. Her music has been heard on the successful series “Grey’s Anatomy”, and she has collaborated and toured with the American artist Bonnie “Prince” Billy. “Jeg vil hjem til menneskene” is an encounter between two of the most prominent of the melancholic Northeners.

The album was recorded in Stockholm in ABBA’s old studio, Atlantis, and was produced by Helge “Deathprod” Sten. Susanna Wallumrød put together a dream team of musicians for the recording: Ståle Storløkken (Elephant9, Supersilent, Terje Rypdal), Hans Magnus Ryan (Motorpsycho), Jo Berger Myhre (Solveig Slettahjell, Splashgirl) and Erland Dahlen (Nils Petter Molvær, Madrugada, Xploding Plastics).

Release date: 18.03.2011

EAN: 7033662043378

Cat.No.: GRCD4337

Priskategori: CD