Norwegian duo Royksopp is back with third album “Junior” set for release on March 23, 2009. The new album has been described as a mix between the styles of the two previous studio albums, “Melody A.M.” and “The Understanding“, and features Robyn, Lykke Li, Karin Dreijer Andersson from The Knife and Anneli Drecker.
The first single off the album, “Happy Up Here“, will be released on 9 March 2009, and had its first play on BBC Radio 1 on 9 Jan 2009. Pete Tong loved this track and made it his Essential New Tune on 16 January. The single will be released via Astralwerks with remixes from Boys Noize, Breakbot and Datassette.
Recently Royksopp also celebrated their 10th “birthday” with release of a new track “Happy Birthday” for free on 15th December 2008. You can find it on their brand new website royksopp.com and you can also watch all their videos from “Epple” to “Beautiful Day Without You” on their account in vimeo.com.
Single: Royksopp – Happy Up Here (via 0daymusic.com)