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"The Simple Life" nominated for an Alarm Award Sep. 29, 2007

Magnet’s “The Simple Life” has been nominated for an Alarm Award (Norwegian music awards) in the category of Best Pop Album. Other pop album nominees include Marit Larsen, Rockettothesky, Superfamily, and Susanne Sundfør. Vote for his album online! To view the full list of nominees across all categories visit alarmprisen.no. Winners will be announced on October 27th.

Categories: Awards, The Simple Life

The Simple Life out now in the US Sep. 19, 2007

The Simple Life is now available for purchase in all major music stores in the US

Buy THE SIMPLE LIFE now on iTunes

Categories: Releases, The Simple Life

MAGNET ON TOUR Sep. 19, 2007

Magnet, aka Even Johansen, will be leaving the confines of his Norwegian farm for the wide expanse of the U.S. when he takes to the road with Montreal indie poppers Stars in late October. The tour is in support of the multi-instrumentalist’s third full-length, “The Simple Life,” due September 18 on Filter US Recordings. Recorded in his studio on the coast of Norway, Johansen played nearly every instrument on “The Simple Life” as well as handled production duties.

“The Simple Life” marks Magnet’s third full-length and was released earlier this year throughout Europe, including Norway, where it was the #1 album week of release. To celebrate the album’s arrival, Johansen played 40,000 feet on an airplane flying from Oslo to Reykjavik, breaking the world record for highest performance ever performed.


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