MAR #20 - 2016
OOO IT HAPPENED ONE YEAR AGO
one year ago, today, the album 'ooo what happened' was released to rave reviews. "one of norway's very best songwriters" read one. "beyond beautiful songs" read another. let's celebrate and take a look at what happened:
- enjoy the documentary on the making of the album youtube >
- watch the video of the entire album, performed stripped down and live, direct to tape youtube>
- hear the song 'don't just say you love me show me' + see egil olsen in 3D in the game dreamfall youtube >
- fear the horrific music video to the song 'find a way' youtube > and learn how it was made youtube >
- join egil olsen on tour in china in the video to the rockin bonus track 'bona fide and sincere' youtube >
- go to space in the video to the song 'tryin' youtube >
- float along above the norwegian woods in the beautiful video to the song 'autopilot' youtube >
- listen to the album on spotify>, tidal> or itunes>
MAR #15 - 2016
MUSEXPO, LOS ANGELES
egil olsen w/ band, will be performing at musexpo at sir studios in los angeles, april 17th.
MAR #10 - 2016
egil olsen is nominated for best pop composition of 2015 with the song 'find a way'. the song will also be performed live at the award show in the jacob culture church in oslo on march #15.
FEB #04 - 2016
IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW
egil olsen will be a frequent guest on the wonderful program salongen on NRK P2 in their series on heartbreak, performing heartbroken songs like 'if you leave me now' by chicago and 'losing you' by randy newman.
OCT #02 - 2015
OOO THIS HAPPENED (ON A COLD SUMMER NIGHT AT OCEAN SOUND RECORDINGS)
you can watch the film on youtube> or vimeo> stream the album on tidal> or spotify> buy the album on itunes>
SEPT #25 - 2015
OOO THIS HAPPENED (ON A COLD SUMMER NIGHT AT OCEAN SOUND RECORDINGS)
the entire album; 'ooo what happened' + five bonus tracks, recorded live, direct to two-track-tape, on an ampex atr-102, on cold summer night at ocean sound recordings, giske, norway. film and album out october #02.
JUN #08 - 2015
BONUS TRACK: SOMETHIN REAL (BONA FIDE AND SINCERE)
the song 'somethin real (bona fide and sincere)' was cut from 'ooo what happened' in the last minute. it was just too fun and energetic to be on the album. however, it was released as a bonus track in asia (and now the rest of the world) and is often being performed live. check out the music video, made in china!
MAY #14 - 2015
TOOOR WHAT HAPPENED IN CHINA
check out this video of egil olsen eating ginger and announcing his return to china.
MAY #22 beijing
MAY #23 tianjin
MAY #24 wuhan
MAY #26 chongqing
MAY #27 chengdu
MAY #29 shanghai
MAY #30 guangzhou
MAY #31 shenzhen
APR #15 - 2015
19 min 24 sec of egil olsen, his dogs and a bunch of instruments in the studio recording the brand new album 'ooo what happened'. on youtube now >
APR #10 - 2015
APRIL TOUR DATES
egil olsen packs up electric and acoustic guitars, synths and keyboards and hits the dirty roads of norway. performing solo, as a duo and as a trio. april tour dates in norway here>
MAR #20 - 2015
OOO WHAT HAPPENED - OUT NOW!
the new album 'ooo what happened' is out today.
itunes - http://bit.ly/egiloooitunes
spotify - http://bit.ly/egilooospotify
wimp - http://bit.ly/egilooowimp
order cd / vinyl here:
platekompaniet - http://bit.ly/egiloooplatekompaniet
big dipper - http://bit.ly/egilooobigdipper
cdon - http://bit.ly/egilooocdon
FEB #12 - 2015
MUSIC VIDEO - AUTOPILOT
enjoy egil olsen floating over the dark woods of norway in the music video to the new song 'autopilot' from the album 'ooo what happened' to be released march #20. check it out on youtube> or watch it and read what egil olsen has to say about it in an exclusive premiere on nrk p3>
JAN #27 - 2015
OOO WHAT HAPPENED - TRACKLIST
don't just say you love me show me
nothin (i don't cry anymore)
oh lord (i don't really believe in you)
find a way
write a song about it
about to leave
JAN #26 - 2015
OOO WHAT HAPPENED
new album 'ooo what happened' march #20. stay tuned for much more information.
OKT #21 - 2014
DREAMFALL - CHAPTERS
the computer game 'dreamfall - chapters' features brand new music by egil olsen. the game will be released in five episode over the coming year. the first episode is out today and features the song 'don't just say you love me show me'. you can also find egil olsen in the game, animated, on the street, in 3D, with a guitar, performing for a group of people. take a break from the game and enjoy several acoustic songs - "live". check this video for a sneak preview >
after being photographed from every angle by the great people at red thread games, a 3d model of egil olsen was made. with this model they can make egil olsen do anything. anything! just look >
AUG #29 - 2014
NEW SINGLE - GOOD TALK
buy the new single 'good talk' on itunes or listen for free on wimp or spotify. it's up to you if you want egil olsen to live or die.
AUG #20 - 2014
ØYA VIDEO + LIVE DATES
watch the full egil olsen show (w band) from this years øyafestivalen right here > +
several new live dates added. check it >
AUG #06 - 2014
LIVE VIDEO - GOOD TALK
watch egil olsen sing his dogs to sleep with the new single 'good talk'. recorded live at the låve (egil olsen's recording studio) youtube.
JUN #10 - 2014
ØYA AND OTHER FESTIVAL DATES
egil olsen with band will perform on the main stage at ØYA '14 thursday august #07. click here for more festival dates >
APR #24 - 2014
watch, share, like and enjoy the music video to the new single 'tryin' on youtube or vimeo.
APR #24 - 2014
NEW SINGLE OUT NOW!
the new single 'tryin' is now available on all digital platforms. downloadable on itunes, wimp, spotify etc.
APR #03 - 2014
NEW SINGLE - MUSIC VIDEO COMING SOON + GRAND LIVE SHOW AT ROCKEFELLER, OSLO
the new single 'tryin' will be released for streaming and download april 24th. to celebrate, egil o will be joined by an all acoustic orchestra for an unplugged ("strømløst") evening at rockefeller may 3rd. more dates to come.
FEB #11 - 2014
EG, EGIL OLSEN - A COMIC STRIP
premiere! every day, from today, for a month, you can read egil olsen's brand new comic strip 'eg, egil olsen' about life as a striving singer / songwriter, in the national newspaper dagbladet. online and on newsstands now. click here for an interview about the comic strip.
FEB #06 - 2014
EGIL OLSEN ON NRK P13
egil olsen will be a weekly guest on the show 'siri & co' on the brand new norwegian radio station nrk p13. today you can enjoy a cover of 'the wire' by haim and hear about how it really is backstage at an egil olsen show.
DEC #04 - 2013
EGIL OLSEN + MAGNUS ELIASSEN = CHRISTINE PÅ P3
yule tide is upon us. magnus eliassen (sirkus eliassen) joined egil olsen to talk about xmas and play the new single 'find a way' + a norwegian version of the xmas classic; 'i saw mama kissing santa clause' live at christine nrk p3
NOV #15 - 2013
EGIL OLSEN JAPAN TOUR DIARY
keep yourself updated, informed and entertained on egil olsen's japan tour at spirit.no
NOV #08 - 2013
BUY 'FIND A WAY'+ THE B-SIDE 'NOTHIN (I DON'T CRY ANYMORE)'
you can buy the new single + the b-side on itunes >
also available for streaming at wimp > and spotify > etc.
OCT #30 - 2013
NEW HORRIBLE MUSIC VIDEO 'FIND A WAY'
hear the new song and watch egil olsen turn into a werewolf in the music video to the new single 'find a way' - on youtube now >
OCT #21 - 2013
NEW SINGLE - MUSIC VIDEO COMING SOON
the new single 'find a way' will be released november #08 on vinyl and digital. music video coming soon.
side A: find a way
side B: nothin (i don't cry anymore)
SEPT #7 - 2013
EGIL OLSEN GOES TO NORWAY TOO
oct. 25 - grimstad - apotekergaarden
oct. 31 - volda - rokken
nov. 01 - langevåg - sula kulturlag (kølbua)
nov. 27 - ørsta - ørsta kulturhus
nov. 28 - bergen - kvarteret
nov. 29 - austevoll - kulturbakeriet
des. 08 - oslo - parkteatret
SEPT #4 - 2013
EGIL OLSEN GOES TO JAPAN
nov. 16 - tokyo - fujimigaoka church
nov. 17 - kyoto - urBANGUILD
nov. 18 - nagoya - spazio-rita
nov. 21 - tokyo - CAY
AUG #15 - 2013
EGIL OLSEN & RALPH MYERZ
what does egil olsen have in common with snoop dog? they are both featured on the new ralph myerz album supersonic pulse. check out the song forever yourz with lyrics, melody and vocals by egil olsen. the video of a beautiful soft live version will be unleashed upon the web soon! stay tuned.
JUL #16 - 2013
EGIL OLSEN ON INSTAGRAM
do you like dogs? cakes? or concerts? friends? illustrations and other artwork? what about musical instruments and recording studios? or maybe just simply funny things? this and more slices of egil olsen's eye-candy-life can be enjoyed on instagram @egilolsen.
JUL #15 - 2013
NEW MUSIC VIDEO - DO IT YOURSELF
the first part of the video was shot two years ago. the footage was lost. now, two years later, the lost footage has been found and the last part of the video has been shot. watch do it yourself on youtube >
JUL #11 - 2013
VINJEROCK - NORWAY'S HIGHEST FESTIVAL
egil olsen will be performing live at norway's highest festival, vinjerock, next saturday (july #20) - let's go!
APR #14 - 2013
IN THE MIDDLE OF NORWAY - LIVE ON A MOUNTAIN TOP - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
to celebrate egil olsen's birthday here's a live video performance of 'in the middle of norway' performed on a mountain top i
APR #08 - 2013
egil olsen collaborated with marvelous composer yoko kanno for the end credits song 'crouka' for the upcoming japanese film 'petaldance' (in theatres april 20th). soundtrack available at itunes now >
MAR #19 - 2013
THE LÅVE - NEW STUDIO
since last update egil olsen has been a full-time carpenter building the new studio 'the låve' in a barn in the outskirts of oslo. check out photos at you and i (and the blog)
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