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Norwegian outfit AIRBAG refer to 2005 as being their formative year. These high school friends have been playingtogetherunderthis moniker before that as well - they were actually formed in 1994, and the current line-up has been in placesince 1999- butfor the band 2005 heralds the start, or perhaps fresh start, as a band.They released their first EP the sameyear, Come OnIn. Blending influences from acts such as a-ha, PorcupineTree and Pink Floyd, they m ...read more

Norwegian outfit AIRBAG refer to 2005 as being their formative year. These high school friends have been playingtogetherunderthis moniker before that as well - they were actually formed in 1994, and the current line-up has been in placesince 1999- butfor the band 2005 heralds the start, or perhaps fresh start, as a band.They released their first EP the sameyear, Come OnIn. Blending influences from acts such as a-ha, PorcupineTree and Pink Floyd, they managedto create asonic expression defying normal genre conventions - and allowing therelease to be freely downloadable from theirwebsite was asmart move: In the first few months it was downloaded more than10,000 times.

In 2008 a second EP was issued, Safetree. Like the previous production this one too was freely downloadable, thistimegainingthem a record label signing. 2007 also saw Airbag's debut as a live outfit, opening for acts likeThe PineappleThief,Gazpacho and Riverside.In 2009 their debut album Identity was issued. This time as a regularcommercialproduction. The release of their debut effortsaw the band withdraw their previous EPs, as many of the tracks onthose effortsfound their way onto their first full lengthventure - albeit in more or less refined versions. « hide

Similar Bands: Pink Floyd, Bjorn Riis, The Pineapple Thief, Talk Talk, Cosmograf

LPs
The Greatest Show On Earth
11/04/2013

3.6
21 Votes
All Rights Removed
2011

4
23 Votes
Identity
2009

3.8
11 Votes
EPs
Safetree
2008

4
1 Votes
Sounds That I Hear
2006

4
1 Votes
Come On In
2004

4
1 Votes

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