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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.   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.   In The Red
  12.   Fa Fa Fa
  13.   Fear Of Death
  14.   Computer Camp Love
  15.   Come On (Stian Blipp Show Theme)
  16.   In E
  17.   Gloria by Junkie XL
  18.   Not Me
  19.   Black In The Seventies
  20.   The Pretender
  21.   Molly
  22.   To the Rescue
  23.   I Will Always Remember You
  24.   Sex Me Up
  25.   Laurie
  26.   See What I Care
  27.   Ganguro Girl
  28.   I Used to Dance With My Daddy
  29.   Ganguro Girl
  30.   The Most Beautiful Girl
  31.   Bulldozer
  32.   New Days Dawn
  33.   Ugly Primadonna
  34.   Computer Camp Love [Villains Remix] [Villains
  35.   The Blog
  36.   The New Song
  37.   I Will Always Remember You

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