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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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  2.   Give It Up
  3.   Fa-Fa-Fa
  4.   Dance!
  5.   Amarillion
  6.   I Use to Dance with My Daddy
  7.   Princess
  8.   True Stories
  9.   Do It Your Way
  10.   Computer Camp Love
  11.   Bulldozer
  12.   Laurie
  13.   To the Rescue
  14.   Gloria by Junkie XL
  15.   Computer Camp Love
  16.   Not Me
  17.   The Pretender
  18.   Sex Me Up
  19.   Fa Fa Fa
  20.   In E
  21.   Computer Camp Love [Villains Remix] [Villains
  22.   New Days Dawn
  23.   Black In The Seventies
  24.   Molly
  25.   I Will Always Remember You
  26.   Ugly Primadonna
  27.   The New Song
  28.   See What I Care
  29.   Ganguro Girl
  30.   I Used To Dance With My Daddy
  31.   Ganguro Girl
  32.   The Blog
  33.   The Most Beautiful Girl
  34.   In The Red
  35.   Fear Of Death
  36.   I Will Always Remember You
  37.   Sex Me Up
  38.   Ugly Primadonna
  39.   The New Song
  40.   Laurie
  41.   See What I Care
  42.   Bulldozer
  43.   I Used to Dance with My Daddy [Mark Dynamix & Jaytech's Sugar Daddy-O R
  44.   Maybelline
  45.   Night Flight to Uranus
  46.   Hair
  47.   Get Yourself a Datarocker

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