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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.   Give It Up
  3.   Fa-Fa-Fa
  4.   Dance!
  5.   Amarillion
  6.   Computer Camp Love
  7.   True Stories
  8.   Princess
  9.   Do It Your Way
  10.   I Use to Dance with My Daddy
  11.   To the Rescue
  12.   Sex Me Up
  13.   Ugly Primadonna
  14.   Computer Camp Love [Villains Remix] [Villains
  15.   Gloria by Junkie XL
  16.   The Blog
  17.   Computer Camp Love
  18.   In E
  19.   See What I Care
  20.   I Used To Dance With My Daddy
  21.   Fa Fa Fa
  22.   The Most Beautiful Girl
  23.   New Days Dawn
  24.   Not Me
  25.   Black In The Seventies
  26.   The Pretender
  27.   Fear Of Death
  28.   In The Red
  29.   Molly
  30.   I Will Always Remember You
  31.   The New Song
  32.   Laurie
  33.   Ganguro Girl
  34.   Ganguro Girl
  35.   I Will Always Remember You
  36.   Bulldozer
  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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