Shatoo

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Shatoo is a band from Halden/Asker that started in 1987 with Dag Brandth, Calle Marcussen (now Varfjell) and Øyvind Haavik. The boys were only 15-17 years old when they released their debut album "A True Story". Their debut single, "Overload", was the first English-language winner at Norsktoppen and it charted at number 1 and stayed there for 11 weeks. The singles "Santorini" and "Dangertown" were also huge hits from their first album.

The second album, "Life" came out in 1988, shortly followed by Dag's solo album, "Tranquility". After this, Shatoo ended, and Dag released only one more single, "Don't Throw Our Love Away", in 1990.

In 2013, Shatoo was resurrected, and together with the original members, Dag Brandth and Calle Varfjell, keyboardist/producer Geir Bratland (ex-Apoptygma Berzerk/Dimmu Borgir) and keyboardist/producer Per Aksel Lundgreen (ex-Apoptygma Berzerk/Angst Pop/Chinese Detectives/Cronos Titan/Rossetti's Compass) joined the line-up. Also on the team is producer Roy-Julian Digre a.k.a. Technomancer.

Geir Bratland left the band in 2014 after a couple gigs, and was replaced by Hanne Kristine Haugsand aka Psykosister.
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Albums

Shatoo - A True Story album art Shatoo A True Story (Album) Sharatima Records Norway 1987 Sell This Version
Shatoo - Life album art Shatoo Life (Album) Sharatima Records Norway 1988 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Shatoo - Overload album art Shatoo Overload (Single) Sharatima Records Norway 1987 Sell This Version
Shatoo - Santorini album art Shatoo Santorini (Single) Comotion Musique France 1987 Sell This Version
SRS 100 Shatoo - Hand In Hand album art Shatoo Hand In Hand(7", S/Sided, Promo, W/Lbl) Sharatima Records SRS 100 Norway 1987 Sell This Version
SRS 102 Shatoo - Dangertown / Santorini album art Shatoo Dangertown / Santorini(7", Single) Sharatima Records SRS 102 Norway 1987 Sell This Version
10GD-5016 Shatoo - The Oriental Touch album art Shatoo The Oriental Touch(CD, Single, Lon) Fun House 10GD-5016 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
SRS 104 Shatoo - Light To Shine album art Shatoo Light To Shine(7") Sharatima Records SRS 104 Norway 1988 Sell This Version
SRS 103 Shatoo - On Your Own album art Shatoo On Your Own(7") Sharatima Records SRS 103 Norway 1988 Sell This Version
Shatoo - Nothing That I Wouldn't Do album art Shatoo Nothing That I Wouldn't Do (Single) Sub Culture Records 2013 Sell This Version
Shatoo - Floodlights album art Shatoo Floodlights (EP) Emmo.biz 2013 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

Shatoo - Movies album art Shatoo Movies Sub Culture Records 2017

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Numanoid

Numanoid

May 24, 2014
May 2014, Shatoo Facebook page: "We have just signed a deal with SP Records for the re-release of our two old albums, "A True Story" and "Life", as well as the Dag Brandth solo-album "Tranquillity". They will be re-released in remastered versions with bonus-tracks, making them all available again on CD for the first time since the late 80's"

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