Norwegian electronic producer duo
Their name Röyksopp, derived from Norwegian "røyksopp", translates into English as "puffball" or "mushroom cloud". This type of mushroom is notable for the misty cloud created when it releases its spores.
There is also an obvious hallucinogenic double meaning to the name. Or perhaps a reference to the plume of smoke during an atomic explosion.
Also, "Eple" from the first album translates to English as Apple.


Röyksopp Discography Tracks


Röyksopp Melody A.M. (Album, Comp) Wall Of Sound, Wall Of Sound Europe 2001 Sell This Version
Röyksopp The Understanding (Album) Wall Of Sound Europe 2005 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Junior (Album) EMI Music France US 2009 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Senior (Album) Wall Of Sound Norway 2010 Sell This Version
Röyksopp The Inevitable End (Album) Dog Triumph Russia 2014 Sell This Version
Röyksopp & Robyn Röyksopp & Robyn - Do It Again (MiniAlbum, EP) Dog Triumph Hong Kong 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Röyksopp So Easy (Single) Tellé Norway 1999 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Eple (Single, Maxi) Wall Of Sound UK 2001 Sell This Version
SOURT 037 Kings Of Convenience vs Röyksopp Kings Of Convenience vs Röyksopp - I Don't Know What I Can Save You From(12") Source SOURT 037 UK 2001 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Poor Leno (Single, Maxi, EP) Wall Of Sound France 2001 Sell This Version
6679 03098 Röyksopp 2 Remixes Exclusif France(CD, Single, Promo) Wall Of Sound 6679 03098 France 2001 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Remind Me (Maxi, Single) Wall Of Sound 2002 Sell This Version
none Cassius / Röyksopp Cassius / Röyksopp - Sound Of Violence / Remind Me(CDr, EP) Virgin none Sweden 2002 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Sparks (Single, Maxi) Wall Of Sound UK 2003 Sell This Version
POP 4248 The Dandy Warhols / Röyksopp The Dandy Warhols / Röyksopp - We Used To Be Friends / Eple(12") Popular Records POP 4248 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Only This Moment (Maxi, Single) Wall Of Sound, Virgin, Labels UK & Ireland 2005 Sell This Version
Röyksopp 49 Percent (Maxi, Single) Virgin, Labels, Wall Of Sound UK & Europe 2005 Sell This Version
Röyksopp What Else Is There? (Maxi, Single) Virgin, Labels, Wall Of Sound UK 2005 Sell This Version
094634088657 Röyksopp Curves(File, MP3, Single, 320) Wall Of Sound 094634088657 UK & Europe 2005
Röyksopp Röyksopp's Night Out (Live EP) (EP) Virgin, Virgin, Labels UK 2006 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Beautiful Day Without You (Maxi, Single) PIAS/Wall Of Sound, PIAS/Wall Of Sound Europe 2006 Sell This Version
Röyksopp This Must Be It (Single, Maxi) Wall Of Sound UK & Ireland 2009 Sell This Version
Röyksopp Happy Up Here (Single, Maxi) Wall Of Sound France 2009 Sell This Version
Röyksopp The Girl And The Robot (Single, Maxi) Wall Of Sound Denmark 2009 Sell This Version
Röyksopp The Drug (Single) Wall Of Sound UK 2010 Sell This Version

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September 25, 2014
Next album will be called "The Inevitable End".. And yes, will be their last album.
But they wont split, they will continue to make music. They are just abandoning the album format.


July 7, 2014
Röyksopp are easily the best group I have ever heard! I first found out about their song "Happy Up Here" in 2011, and have been listening to their five albums ever since. What's more is that they helped me discover even more artists I like: Robyn, Trentemoller, Little People, Jarre, Kraftwerk, the list goes on forever! Röyksopp can take downtempo, synthpop, electro, house, and even just electronic screeching and make them sound awesome.


February 21, 2012
Interesting that here is only one review for a wonderful band. I have read the name very often but always passed them ... my luck. I think I can say these guys are already very established and I always thought I know a lot in music, so okay, stop writing blabla. I can definitely say that Röyksopp has taken me on the next level of ? music education ? soul reflection ? I don't know. I am overwhelmed by emotions, few minutes ago I've listened the first time to "Poor Leno" in Röyksopp's own Istanbul Forever Edit. I knew it before from an youtube video and couldn't wait to listen in a good audio quality. This is the song !!!!!!!!! More words would destroy the moment and the impression. Get their first two albums and be infected.


October 31, 2005
edited over 12 years ago
Definitely the band of my life.
The perfect alchemy between atmospheres and "electronicity", the ability of synthesize pure emotions in the notes of an arpeggio. Their tracks are all made of this, drops of pure electronica, like a hot chocolate for your deeper soul, it makes you feel SUCH better!!!..
I don't know how to describe these 2 norwegian guys and their music in human words: they're awesome, dreamy, catchy, groovy, absolutely new, experimental, rhytmically uncorrect but perfect. That's the genre i'd listen again and again, singing, crying and dancing. (but maybe i'm just crazy?)
Thank you Röyksopp for how you've struck the musical world with your ideas...keep on inventing.

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