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Album of the Year 2017!!

‘Bluesman’ Mike Francis announcing the winners of the 37. European Blues Awards.

Både The Blues Overdrive og Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado vandt priser ved European Blues Award, da disse blev offentliggjort i forbindelse med Manchester Blues Festival.

Det danske blues miljø oplever en guldalder i disse år. Dette blev manifesteret i weekenden da bandet The Blues Overdrive vandt prisen for ”Album of the Year” for udgivelsen ”Overdrive Live!”. Det er anden gang bandet vinder denne prestigefulde pris. Således vandt de den også i 2015 for pladen ”Clinch!” som blandt andet bød på en gæste visit af Bob Dylan og Tom Waits guitaristen Duke Robillard.

Også Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado blev belønnet med prisen for “Band of the Year” foran blandt andre Kaz Hawkins Band og Band of Friends.

Det er 37. gang at European Blues Award priserne uddeles. De nominerede er udpeget af et fagpanel bestående at journalister og branchefolk fra bland andet England, Tyskland og Holland. 🤗🤗🇩🇰🇩🇰🏆

Both The Blues Overdrive and Danish colleagues Thorbjørn Risager & Black Tornado were awarded with prizes at the European Blues Award, which was a part of  Manchester Blues Festival. The Blues Overdrive won the award for “Album of the Year” for the release “Overdrive Live!”. This is the second time the band wins this prestigious award. Thus, they also won it in 2015 for the “Clinch!” Album, which included a guest visit by Bob Dylan and Tom Waits guitarist Duke Robillard.  Also Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado won  the award for “Band of the Year” in front of Kaz Hawkins Band and Band of Friends.  🤗🤗🇩🇰🇩🇰🏆

Gode anmeldelser af det nye album // Great reviews of the new album.

Overdrive Live! er allerede begyndt at skabe røre blandt anmelderne. Således er der allerede kommet gode anmeldelser fra Danmark, Belgien, Holland, Polen og USA. Blandt andet skriver Hollands største bluesmedie Blues Magazine “Jeg overdriver ikke helt når jeg siger at disse fire danskere uden problemer kan kan placeres i samme klasse som The Fabulous Thunderbirds” og fortsætter med superlativerne Et dansk blues band i verdensklasse. Ikke mere og helt sikkert intet mindre.”  Se de fleste anmeldelser vi har fået igennem tiden her.

The new album has begun creating stir among reviews around the world. Already there has been great reviews from Denmark, Belgium, Holland, Poland and the US.  Respected dutch media Bluesmagazine.nl raves: “I do not exaggerate completely when I say that this Danish four can effortlessly be placed in the same class as the Fabulous Thunderbirds. It is that you know that this band comes from Denmark. If you had said that this was a Texan band, I would have believed it too.”  and continuesA world class  blues band from Denmark. Nothing more and especially nothing less!”  Read most of the reviews we have received through the years here.

Overdrive Live! – ny live plade er ude nu!!

Overdrive Live!’ er titlen på The Blues Overdrive’s tredje album. Som titlen antyder er det et live album indspillet ‘live-to-tape’  ved Smukfest i Skanderborg sidste sommer.  Albummet indeholder blandt andet live versioner af Overdrive klassikere som ‘Three Time Lover’, ‘High Water (For Charley Patton)’, ‘Everybody Was Rocking’ og ‘I Was Wrong’. Pladen er ude nu og kan bestilles her 🙂

Overdrive Live!’ is the title of The Blues Overdrive’s third full-length album. As the title hints it is a live album recorded live-to-tape during one of Denmarks biggest festivals Smukfest this past summer.  The album includes live renditions of Overdrive classics like ‘Three Time Lover’, ‘High Water (For Charley Patton)’, ‘Everybody Was Rocking’ and ‘I Was Wrong’. Order the album now via this link 🙂

Årets tredje bedste album i Norge!

261202_10150688536355212_5759833_nVores plade er netop blevet annonceret som det tredje bedste album, foran navne som Coldplay, A’ha, Beth Hart, Keith Richards og Mark Knopfler i Norges største musikmagasin Rockman. Se mere her:
http://rockman.nettavisen.no/#!/article/rockman.blogg.no/1451834122_her_er_de_beste_album.html

Our record, Clinch! has been announced as the third best album of 2015. We topped huge international names like Coldplay, A’ha, Beth Hart, Keith Richards and Mark Knopfler so we are very proud 🙂
http://rockman.nettavisen.no/#!/article/rockman.blogg.no/1451834122_her_er_de_beste_album.html

VI VANDT!! Årets Album til European Blues Awards.

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Sørme så! – Vi vandt sku ‘Årets album’ prisen til European Blues Awards!!!
Prismodtagerne blev offentliggjort under London BluesFest i O2 Arena i den forgangne weekend.  Vi takker EBA for nomineringen og vores trofaste venner og følgere som har støttet os!!
Mere info kan findes her: www.europeanbluesawards.net

We can’t believe it!  – We just won ‘Best Album’ award at European Blues Festival.  Award winners were announced this past weekend during the London BluesFest in the O2 Arena.  More info at www.europeanbluesawards.net

Clinch! nomineret til “Album of the year” til European Blues Awards!

12195929_1210989838927436_5374122190020316073_nVores plade er nu også nomineret til Årets album til European Blues Awards i kategorien “Årets album 2015”  Blandt de andre nominerede er John Lee Hooker, King King (UK) og Seasick Steve (US).

Læs mere her https://europeanbluesawards.wordpress.com/

We are very honored to be nominated for “Album of the Year” for our album “Clinch!” at European Blues Awards!  Among the nominees are John Lee Hooker, King King and Seasick Steve.

Read more about it here: https://europeanbluesawards.wordpress.com/

Ekstremt flotte ord og 5 stjerner fra Bluesnews.no

Skærmbillede 2015-09-20 kl. 08.35.12Ekstremt flotte ord og 5 stjerner fra et af Europas førende bluesmagasiner – Bluesnews i Norge:-)
“Der er kort og godt en originalitet og et melodisk drev i dette band som det er let at blive besat af”

An extremely great review and five stars from one of europes most respected blues magazines. Bluesnews in Norway.