The Boy From Port Manteau
Morten is making his first tribute song ever to the Norwegian saxophone player Bendik Hofseth.
It is going to be a part of a huge box set and the track is called ”The Boy From Port Manteau”, a collaboration with internationally acclaimed saxophone player Håkon Kornstad and Norwegian producer Peder Kjellsby.
This is the first time Morten Harket has ever participating on a tribute album.
This is the 25th Anniversary box set who salutes Bendik Hofseth’s album ”IX”, which was voted Norway’s 95th best album ever by 100 Norwegian artists. Bendik is one of Norway’s most successfull saxophone players ever, having played in Mike Mainieri’s Steps Ahead and participated on more than 100 albums in Norway and abroad. He has also released 10 solo albums.
The box set wil only be produced in 500 numbered copies.
This box set includes 3 cd’s, 1 dvd and one book:
CD1: ”IX Remastered”
CD2: ”IX Rarities (15 demo tracks, outtakes and alternative takes from the ”IX” era).
CD3: ”IX Tribute” (the whole album recorded with more than 40 different artists:
Emilie Christensen, Harald Lassen & Andreas Lønmo Knudsrød - Say No More
Golden Grey feat. Nina Mortvedt & Gaute Solås - Passacaglia
Knut Reiersrud & Mighty Sam McClain - Proceed
Ketil Bjørnstad og Kristian Kristensen - Janus In Love
Silje Nergaard, Audun Erlien & Sidiki Camara - Night Train
Nils Petter Molvær, Martin Halla & Reidar Skår - Preparing Myself
Salvador Sanchez & Rolf-Erik Nystrøm - Love Gasoline
Morten Harket, Håkon Kornstad & Peder Kjellsby - The Boy From Port Manteau
Friko & Jarle Bernhoft - A Litte Parade
OdD & Freddy Holm - Riverside
Jacob Young, Mathias Eick og Ine Hoem - End Is Beginning
DVD: Q – The concert (Comissioned Work from Vossa Jazz 1991) + a portrait programme
BOOK: Terje Mosnes has written the story about Bendik Hofseth’s ”IX”
The album can be pre-ordered here: http://www.newjelly.com
Book raffle of "My take on me"
We have for you three signed copies of the autobiography "My take on me" by Morten Harket available.
Please send us a short sentence, just why do you need the book and take the subject "My take on me".
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a-ha Tour 2016
This is the Set List from the European Tour
I’ve Been Losing You
Move to Memphis
Stay on These Roads
The Swing of Things
Cast in Steel
Crying in the Rain
Mother Nature Goes to Heaven
We’re Looking for the Whales
Here I Stand and Face the Rain
She’s Humming a Tune
Foot of the Mountain
Hunting High and Low
The Sun Always Shines on TV
Under the Makeup
Take on Me