CD Frifot (CD 990064), Audio Other
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  • 1. ABBA Fader
    2. Stjarnan
    3. Tjugmyren
    4. Kolarpolskan
    5. I Hela Naturen/Mjukfoten
    6. Forgaves
    7. Kare Sol/Sjungar Lars-Polska
    8. Sider/Bingsjo Stora Langdans
    9. Hemvandaren
    10. Fafanglighet
    11. Dromsken
    12. Skur Leja
    13. Metaren
    14. Roligs Per-Latar
    15. Om Stenen/Snygg Olle
    16. Morgonlat
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 557653

  • Credits

    Personnel: Ale Moller (vocals, mandola, flute, hammered dulcimer, harp); Per Gudmundson (vocals, fiddle, Swedish bagpipes); Lena Willemark (vocals, fiddle, wooden flute).
    Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway in September 1998. Includes liner notes by Cynthia Zetterqvist.
    Personnel: Per Gudmundson (vocals, fiddle); Lena Willemark (vocals, fiddle, wooden flute); Ale Mller (vocals, hammer dulcimer, harp, mandola, flute, shawm).
    Recording information: Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway (09/1998).
    Photographers: Roberto Masotti; Jim Bengston.
    Frifot's self-titled 1999 album shows why they are among the flagship artists in the Swedish folk revival movement, melding traditional instruments like flutes, mandola, dulcimer, pipes, octave fiddle and fiddle with folk and jazz idioms. The trio, which consists of Per Gudmundson, Ale Moller and Lena Willemark, turns in a less jazz-oriented work than their prior albm Nordan. Instead, Frifot brings the folk aspects of the group's vocals and fiddling to the forefront, particularly on songs like "Abba Fader," "Vindlaren" and "Om Stenen." ~ Heather Phares

  • Critic Reviews
    Spin (12/99, p.221) - "...ancient Swedish soul music so dark with pagan brooding and mysticism it coulda made [Lars Von Trier] rethink his bias [for portraying Swedes as rationalists]..."
    Dirty Linen (2-3/00, p.54) - "...impressive....All 3 musicians sing and play different instruments, and together they generate more variety and drive than many groups twice their size....the very open feeling of the arrangements, and the excellent..."
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  • Genre: Audio Other
  • Label: 5576532
  • Distributor: n/a
  • Analog/Digital: DDD
  • Mono/Stereo: Stereo
  • Studio/Live: Studio
  • UPC: 731455765328
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