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New album out now
This Is What You Get is out today. Get it on iTunes now.
Listen to the album on Last.FM.
This Is What You Get
The new Flunk album is out next week. You can buy it on iTunes and
other good sites on Monday.
Info on the show at Parkteatret, Oslo on Monday (May 11) night:
Buy tickets online at Billettservice.no or at 7/11, Posten or Narvesen.
Doors open at 8 pm, the show will start at app. 9 pm. Tickets are 80 NOK.
On Friday (May 15) we play Circa in Tromso.
Concert tickets, CD release
Tickets for our first full Oslo concert for 'years' are available now,
buy here. The date is Monday, May 11th, venue is Parkteatret.
The album 'This Is What You get' is out the same day on iTunes etc
worldwide - the release of the CD version is, however, moved to
Info on the album here.
Common Sense - out now!
Common Sense is out on iTunes now.
Check it out here. Includes a Kohib remix!
Common Sense single
Official digital release for the new Flunk single 'Common Sense' is out
The worldwide release of the new album, 'This Is What You Get', is now
Expect more info soon!
Meanwhile - check out Flunk on MySpace. Several new tracks are up there!
We have recorded a version of Silent Night. You can download it for
The upcoming Flunk album will be finished soon, release date is set
to May 25. The album is to be called 'This Is What You Get'.
Saint Thomas Tribute + new album
Flunk have not spent the last months updating our website, as you will
have noticed. But there is a new album in the process, set for release
early summer 2009.
Meanwhile a Saint Thomas tribute album out on October 6 will
feature a brand new Flunk version of his 'Last Word'. More info
on the late Thomas Hansen and the tribute album here.
CHRISTMAS IN OSLO
Flunk will do the only full gig in Oslo this year on Pavilion on Friday
December 14. There might even be a christmas song in the set.
LIVE IN POLAND
Flunk play Low-fi Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland tonight. More info here.
Release dato for the remix album Democracy (digital only) has been set
to November 12.
Album still available for free download here.
DEMOCRACY - THE REMIX ALBUM
The album including the 'winners' in our remix competition will be out in
October. It will be released as a digital album, but until it's officially released
you can download it track by track here. For free! There are also three bonus
mixes being given away.
Thanks again to all the remixers!!
Our good friend, Saint Thomas, one of the finest singer/songwriters in Norway,
was found dead last night, only 31 years old. Please find out more about him.
LIVE IN OSLO
Flunk play live at Parkteatret in Oslo tomorrow night. We're doing an acoustic set,
four songs, at a film club called Blaatt Lerret.
AURALGASMS ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Flunk is artist of the month at Auralgasms.com in August.
Check out the Auralgasms radio here. They will also feature the track Heavenly
on Aural Bliss, their weekly Dreampop showcase show this Sunday (Aug 5)
SEE YOU ON MINISTRY OF SOUND
Flunk version of Depeche Mode's See You is featured on the brand new
Ministry of Sound compilation Summer Sessions 2007. Out now!
The deadline for entries to our remix competition is today. We will make some
decisions during the coming weeks, which means you would still have time to have
a go. We have loads of good remixes, and will come back to you all some time late
this month. Listen to (most) of the remixes here.
LOW FI FESTIVAL
To avoid confusion: Flunk play the Low Fi Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland
on Saturday October 13.
CHECK OUT THE REMIXES!
There are a handful of remixes available on our remix page. And it's still
plenty of time to join the 'competition'.
Bits and pieces, vocals etc here.
Also note that the Personal Stereo album is out now worldwide on CD,
but since our distribution is handled through indiependant channels,
you might have to ask your local store to order the album.
ALBUM OUT NOW!
The new Flunk album Personal Stereo is now available in record shops
in Scandinavia, and on iTunes worldwide. Download the album here.
Flunk will play an acoustic set at Pavilon in Oslo at 8pm tonight.
It's not a competition as such, but this is your chance to do a Flunk remix.
Download the bits and pieces and have a go!
If we like your mix, we'll release it! Bits and pieces plus info here.
A FLUNK PLAYER
Now you can listen to all of the tracks on our new album, on our
Please note that the iTunes link goes to the new single, not the album.
PERSONAL STEREO TRACK BY TRACK
Check out our blog - there's a track by track summary of the new album.
Flunk will play Pavilion in Oslo on the night of the Norwegian release of
Personal Stereo, Monday April 23. Not a full concert, just a short acoustic set.
Those not in the neighbourhood, can look forward to a player which
will appear just over Easter, where you can listen to the whole album
as much as you want!
NEW SINGLE OUT NOW
The first single from the upcoming album is now out.
Sit Down is available for download now.
DOWNLOAD DIGITAL COVER
Go to the Personal Stereo page to download a digital PDF version of the
album cover, absolutely free.
The Flunk site has been slightly redesigned and reorganized. We will put
out more new pictures soon. The new album arrived yesterday, which
means we are all set for April 23 release of Personal Stereo. You will find
lyrics and info on the album here.
NEW ALBUM FINISHED
The new Flunk album has been completed. Personal Stereo will be out
on April 23 on Beatservice Records.
The album includes 10 tracks, nine Flunk compositions plus a new version
of 'See You'. A single will be out a few weeks prior to the album, the tracks
will be announced soon. Three of the album tracks are out on the MySpace site.
ITUNES EXCLUSIVE LIVE EP OUT
The KEXP Live Sessions digital EP including an acoustic version
of the 1982 Depeche Mode song, See You, is out today as an
iTunes exclusive. It will be available on other sites from November.
It's official release date was October 9, but it seems
iTunes have been working ahead of schedule!
Flunk play Pavilion in Oslo this coming Saturday. It's a free gig.
Beatservice are also releasing old material, including a digital version
of the vinyl only single from 2002, Miss World, complete with a
brand new cover design.
OSLO, ISTANBUL GIGS
Two more Flunk live shows are confirmed. We are playing the
Chill-out Festival 2006 in Istanbul, Turkey on Sunday September 10.
Not much additional info on that one, but we know fellow Norwegian
band Ralph Myerz and The Jack Herren Band are playing, and that
the organiser is the radio station Loung 102.
We will also play Oslo in September. At last, it's been almost two
years. The venue is a small cafe called Pavilion.
iTunes live exclusive
We are planning to release a digital only release around October 1,
including two or three tracks recorded live at our gig at Hotel Cafˆ©
in Los Angeles in May. One of the tracks will be the cover of Depeche
Mode's 'See You'.
Next up for Flunk are two European dates in June:
At the Babylon Club in Bratislava on June 7, and at the Roxy in
Prague, June 8.
US tour completed
Flunk are back in Oslo after the short West Coast tour of
the US. Great shows, good fun and lots of new Flunk friends.
Here are some links:
Tour Blog (lots of pix)
KEXP (live in studio podcast coming up).
US dates and tickets
Flunk play Chop Suey in Seattle on Thursday May 4th.
Support acts are Ursula 1000 and Mercir. Tickets available here.
We move to San Francisco on Saturday May 6th. The venue is
Fort Mason, and the gig is in connection with Norway Day 2006.
Tickets for the San Francisco show available here.
Flunk also play Los Angeles on Monday May 8th. The venue in
LA is Hotel Cafe. Ticket info and more here.
Big Love party
On the April 2nd episode of the MBO show Big Love, the Flunk
track "See Thru You" (off the "...Sleepyheads" album) was
played in a party scene!
Flunk goes West Coast
We're happy to announce that Flunk will play in the US in May.
It will not be a tour as such: Flunk will play live at Fort Mason,
San Francisco on Saturday May 6th in connection with
Norway Day 2006. We will definitely (at last!!) play Seattle
on this trip, and probably also Los Angeles. More info soon!
And we have set up a Myspace profile.
Read the Flunk blog - for some reason called Flunkschool.
And do have a brilliant christmas! Thanks for all the fantastic
e-mails you've sent us this year!
Flunk on American Airlines
The Flunk track «I've Been Waiting All My Life To Leave You» (elektrofant's
dx7 remix) will be featured on America Airlines in-flight radio in June!
Flunk appear alongside Everything But The Girl, Prefuse 73, Chemical
Brothers and others.
The O.C. compilation out now
The compilation «Music From the O.C. #4» is out this week, including
Flunk's «Play». The album is already top 3 on iTunes Music Store main
album chart. Check it out here.
As mentionted earlier, there is another Flunk track on «The O.C.» TV
show coming up. The episode is shown next Thursday (Apr 14), and
features «All Day And All Of he Night».
More Flunk on The O.C.
Seems Flunk have become darlings of the Fox hit series The O.C.
In January the track «Play» was a feature song. On the show on April 14,
another Flunk track is featured in the show - the original cover version of
The Kinks' classic «All Day And All Of The Night».
The track is included on an EP released in the US by Kriztal soon. The EP
will also include remixes, and the «a side» will be a remix of Flunk's «All
Day...» version - done by Tronso & Nils Noa.
Meanwhile you can pre-order the upcoming The O.C. compilation including
«Play». The compilation is due for release next month.
Play America out now
«Play America» was released this week on Beatservice.
The 10 track album has all the bonus tracks from the US version released last
October plus five remixes.
iTunes Exclusive out now
Check out your iTunes Store for an exclusive online release now. «All Day And All Of
The Night Remixes» include Flunk's cover of the Kinks' classic, original version and
the dancefloor killer mix by Tronso & Nils Noa plus four more «Morning Star» mixes
released by Kriztal.
It's been high on the download charts both in the US and the UK.
Meanwhile, the «Morning Star» album has been enjoying several weeks on the
official US Electronica chart.
Anja won Unsigned prize
Flunk singer Anja this month won an «Unsigned» prize presented by Norway's
most important music radio channel, NRK P3. The prize should boost her solo career,
which she's working on beside being in Flunk.
Play on The O.C. compilation
Not only will the opening track from our «Morning Star» album be featured on US
prime time show «The O.C.» in January 2005. It will also appear on the next «Music
From the O.C.» - #4, which will be out in the US in March next year!
Vote for Flunk
It's that time of year, so you might like to have your say. You can vote «Morning
Star» into the 2004 Top 10 at KMTT in Seattle here.
Flunk 'Play America' EP
An extended EP called ?Play America? will be out on Beatservice Records in February
2005. The 10 track CD will include the five tracks only available on the US version,
and five remixes of ?Morning Star? tracks. Check out cover art and track list here.
Six Seven Times video out now!
You can now watch the brand new video for «Six Seven Times» on our Images
page. It was directed, filmed and cut by Erik Hannemann.
There are also videos for Blue Monday and On My balcony out now.
More US news
Lots of fun stuff going on after the release of «Morning Star» in the US:
»» The track «Play» will be used on a future episode of TV giant «The O.C.»!
»» Tracks from the album are being played on a long list of radios including KCRW,
KEXP, Chillout2NewYork, the.zzzone and Sirens of Song.
»» «Morning Star» was at one point #9 on the iTunes Electronica downloads chart.
This week the album is around the #30 spot. Debut single «Blue Monday» from 2002
is also inside the Top 100...
»» «Blind My Mind» was the 5th most requested song on KCRW last week. It is
also the most downloaded track from the album on iTunes.
»» We are working on plans for a US tour next year. More info soon!
Flunk album of the week on FM4 (Austria)
Recently Flunk's «Morning Star» album was album of the week on Austrian
Radio FM4. You can read parts of an audio interview here.
Extended US version out now!
Morning Star is now out in the US, through Miami label Kriztal. The album includes
a total of five (!) new tracks not previously available:
?Play?, ?True Faith? (new live recording from Jo's rehearsal studio), ?Probably?,
?Skysong? (known from our live set as ?Lucky Girl?) and ?All My Dreams On Hold?.