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Leker for barn, ritualer for voksne

by Tusmørke

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  • Streaming + Download

    Pre-order of Leker for barn, ritualer for voksne. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
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    releases November 29, 2019

      €10 EUR  or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Comes in gatefold cover with a 16-page booklet. 180grams white vinyl, limited to 500 copies.

    Includes digital pre-order of Leker for barn, ritualer for voksne. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    shipping out on or around November 29, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      €25.99 EUR or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Comes in gatefold cover with a 16-page booklet. 180grams black vinyl.

    Includes digital pre-order of Leker for barn, ritualer for voksne. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    shipping out on or around November 29, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      €23.99 EUR or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Jewel case CD, comes with a 16 page booklet.

    Includes digital pre-order of Leker for barn, ritualer for voksne. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    shipping out on or around November 29, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      €14.99 EUR or more 

     

1.
2.
Per Sjuspring
3.
Kjerringa med staven
4.
Ta den ring
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Tornerose
6.
Bjørnen sover
7.
På Torneroses slott
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Sjubidubidu Sju
9.
Velkommen til Hades
10.
Kharons vise
11.
På den ytterste nakne øya
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Jeg gikk meg over sjø og land
13.
Den tolvte Baal
14.
Gamlas seierssang
15.
Eventyret er ute
16.
Du og jeg og vi to

about

The collegium of dashing adventurers and explorers of the unknown reaches of history, known to the unwashed masses under the pseudonym TUSMØRKE, have yet again brought fresh fever from the stars. With no small risk to their very lives, they have investigated the Mesopotamian idolatry that hid beneath what we, in our innocence, thought were simple songs and verses concerned with harmless folklore and creatures of fantasy. Concealed by a veil of ignorance, these ritualistic rhymes and summoning songs show themselves as portals to blissful and terrible realms. Astral worlds and delirious peaks tread forth from the inner places of mankind, and thus exert their power over the reality we share in our waking hours.

Our rhymes, riddles and games for children contain ancient elements. Could one find traces of past religious rituals in them? Seemingly innocent texts gain a more foreboding aspect when viewed in light of the human sacrifices, spiritual journeys and ecstatic trance rituals of Europe in times past. Cultural traits that are today associated with exotic voodoo rituals, Buddhism or cannibalistic head hunters of New Guinea were once widespread among our Celtic and Germanic tribes.

This album is based on two musicals for children, “The Bridge to the other Side” and “The Root of all Evil”, which partly consists of Tusmørke’s take on traditional Norwegian chrildren songs, and partly of new compositions. Not everyone who took part in the plays completely understood what they were doing. Not everyone in the audience, either. But here it is, in all its gory glory – preserved for eternity on both CD and two different vinyl versions. All formats come with a 16 page lyric booklet – which may, or may not, explain the plot.

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releases November 29, 2019

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