royksopp - The Understanding
NME.COM feature on royksopp - The Understanding album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
What do you mean ‘difficult second album’?
Röyksopp’s second album has so much riding on it that it ought to be gobbling coke-spiked sugar lumps prior to the 3.30 at Newmarket. Torbjørn Brundtland and Svein Berge have spent roughly a fifth of their lives touring the chillout-defining ‘Melody AM’ and their label Wall Of Sound are banking on this; if it goes tits-up, the consequences will be disastrous. Compounding the nerves are...
- Jul 21, 2005
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- Only This Moment
- 49 Percent
- Sombre Detune
- Follow My Ruin
- Beautiful Day Without You
- What Else Is There?
- Circuit Breaker
- Alpha Male
- Someone Like Me
- Dead To The World
- Tristesse Globale
Attempts at being moody and serious on 'Senior' demonstrate one simple fact - stick with what you're good at, Royksopp
- Sep 24, 2010
- Mar 30, 2009
Taken together, they’re more comforting and uplifting than a mug of MDMA-spiked Horlicks
- Aug 16, 2002
Group will hit the road in March
'Senior' is due out on September 13
The Norwegian electro duo stage spectacular show in London
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