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Dressed in matching red track suits, Norwegian tongue-in-cheek electronic-dance band Datarock were one of several groups labeled by the U.K. press as "new rave." Combining inspiration from Devo, Talking Heads, and Happy Mondays, the band's unpredictable performances including any number of people dancing or playing instruments. Originating from the same Bergen scene as Röyksopp and the Kings of Convenience, Datarock formed in 2000 and included Fredrik Saroea (vocals, guitars, drums, keyboards), Ketil Mosnes (bass, programming, keyboards, backing vocals), Tom Mæland (keyboards through 2003), and Kevin O'Brien (vocals through 2000). The first Datarock release arrived as a split EP with Stockhaus in 2001 on the label Tellé, the original outlet for Röyksopp, the Kings of Convenience, and Annie. In 2002 they issued a limited-edition EP titled Demo/Greatest Hits on Kaptein Kaliber Records. This was followed in 2003 by the Computer Camp Love EP. For the first full album, Saroea and Mosnes formed their own label, Young Aspiring Professionals, and in 2005 released Datarock Datarock. The following year the album was reissued in the U.K., France, and Australia. In early 2007, Datarock inked a deal with Nettwerk, where they released 2009's peppy Red. ~ Kenyon Hopkin
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  1.   Song
  2.   Fa-Fa-Fa
  3.   Give It Up
  4.   Computer Camp Love
  5.   Dance!
  6.   Amarillion
  7.   Princess
  8.   Do It Your Way
  9.   True Stories
  10.   I Use to Dance with My Daddy
  11.   Computer Camp Love
  12.   The Blog
  13.   To the Rescue
  14.   I Will Always Remember You
  15.   Laurie
  16.   Fa Fa Fa
  17.   Come On (Stian Blipp Show Theme)
  18.   In E
  19.   Computer Camp Love [Villains Remix] [Villains
  20.   Gloria by Junkie XL
  21.   Black In The Seventies
  22.   The Pretender
  23.   Fear Of Death
  24.   In The Red
  25.   Molly
  26.   Sex Me Up
  27.   Ugly Primadonna
  28.   The New Song
  29.   See What I Care
  30.   Ganguro Girl
  31.   I Used to Dance With My Daddy
  32.   Ganguro Girl
  33.   The Most Beautiful Girl
  34.   I Will Always Remember You
  35.   Not Me
  36.   Bulldozer
  37.   New Days Dawn

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