Odd René Andersen – Read the Sign (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 54:45 minutes | 1,07 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © SoulCity Records
Many founded their first acquaintance with Odd René Andersen as the frontman for the blues rock band Dream Police in the 80s and 90s. The self-titled debut album from 1989 went straight into 10 at the top of VG lista, where it lay for several weeks. After the period with Dream Police, Odd René started a successful solo career. He was one of EMI’s high-stakes in the mid-90s. The debut album” Break of dawn ” of 1995 pre-sold sensational 30,000 copies, securing him work with, among other things, Paul McCartney, Tina Turner and Joe Cocker.
For the broad audience he is perhaps best known as the voice from the TV series Beat for Beat, where he has made countless appearances of almost legendary status.
In 2012, Odd René Andersen for the first time gathered his closest musician friends around him to produce his first own soulshow – My Motown, based on the music heritage from Detroit. Since then, he has gathered full houses for his Christmas shows in The Boathouse Theater in Fredrikstad, where he has end-facing soul directory for Red-Hot hit songs, soulful ballads and danceable funk. In 2014, he also released the album “Soul City” – his personal tribute to the classic soul music – recorded in the old analog way with good help from Grammy-winner Qmillion Riddim from Los Angeles.
This time he stands on stage in the Kimen kulturhus together with a 9-man powerhouse of a backing band under the leadership of Morten Huuse. Get ready for a meeting with one of Norway’s greatest voices and Best Musical communicators, and enjoy soul classics delivered on an ongoing basis!
1. Odd René Andersen – Fortunate
2. Odd René Andersen – Transition 1
3. Odd René Andersen – You Drive Me Crazy
4. Odd René Andersen – Transition 2
5. Odd René Andersen – Don’t You Think About It
6. Odd René Andersen – That’s How the Story Goes
7. Odd René Andersen – Melissa
8. Odd René Andersen – Tonight’s the Night
9. Odd René Andersen – Transition 3
10. Odd René Andersen – Get out of Here
11. Odd René Andersen – Friday
12. Odd René Andersen – Solidarity
13. Odd René Andersen – No News is Good News
14. Odd René Andersen – Transition 4
15. Odd René Andersen – Beautiful Day
16. Odd René Andersen – Let’s Do It Right (Bonus Track)