Today we are going to stop by a type of music we usually do not cover! Indie Pop! It is Christmas now so why not write about a slightly different music for once? Hamre is a good songwriter and has enough punch to make the music not at all sweet and directionless. The track The Relationship Stranded,
But My Love Goes To Eleven is the long-awaited debut album by Calle Hamre. Can you call it a debut album, when the name on the cover already has been printed on a dozens of releases, whether it’s been as a vocalist, composer, producer, bassist, and guitarist or as a drummer .., and the number of live performances counts more than a thousand. Calle Hamre from Bergen, Norway, is a well-known and highly respected colleague on the Norwegian music scene, and he’s also the singer and songwriter in Butterfly Garden.
You’ll probably find Hamre’s music and talent in a landscape of quality, inspired by bands and songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Nick Cave, The Waterboys and REM. Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, ex-Big Star, R.E.M etc.) does feature as a co-producer and musician on the record! The track Living For Today,
Calle Hamre is a songwriter, musician and producer from Bergen Norway. Calle has been part of the vibrant music community of this proud town for over 20 years through bands such as Jem Jem Due, Butterfly Garden, Kong Klang, The Owens, Gest as well as a number of other artistic constellations. Calle has managed Havnelageret Studio (The Harbour Storehouse Studio) in Bergen together with fellow musician Daniel B. The track The Thrill Is Gone,
In this studio they have recorded and produced artists such as StMorritz, and Ida Maria amongst others as well as recorded various artists for compilations albums such as Dans til Musikken (Dance To The Music), a musical tribute to the artist Lasse Myrvold, and Bergensbolgene (The Bergen Waves) an album dedicated to music from Bergen. In addition to playing in the band Kong Klang together,Hamre and now deceased Lasse Myrvold (TAV, The Beste, Kong Klang) also wrote and produced the music to the movies Junkies and Velkommen Hjem (Welcome Home) by director Trond Kvist.