De Press

De Press

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Norwegian new wave band whose debut album Block to Block was one of the most influential Norwegian rock releases in the early 80's (alongside The Aller Værste's Materialtretthet). With their unmistakeable blend of typical early 80's dark new wave rock and Eastern European influences (complete with Polish refugee Andrej Nebb's often unintelligble Norwegian-English-Polish lyrics), they have remained an oft-referenced band in Norwegian rock. Original pressings of their early work fetch high prices on the second hand market, and although none of their subsequent album releases matched their debut in terms of acclaim and popularity, Block to Block is consistenly rated high on "best Norwegian albums of all time" lists.
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Albums

De Press Block To Block (Album) Siberia Music Norway 1981 Sell This Version
De Press Product (Album) Siberia Music Norway 1982 Sell This Version
De Press On The Other Side (Album) Uniton Records Norway 1983 Sell This Version
De Press 3 Potocki (Album) DNA (5) Poland 1991 Sell This Version
De Press The Ballshov Trio (Album) Sonet Norway 1991 Sell This Version
SCD 15051 De Press Vodka Party(CD, Album) Sonet SCD 15051 Norway 1993 Sell This Version
De Press Groj Skrzypko Groj (Album) Music Corner Records Poland 1994 Sell This Version
De Press Potargano Chałpa (Album) Music Corner Records Poland 1996 Sell This Version
De Press Śleboda (Album, EP) Music Corner Records Poland 2000 Sell This Version
De Press Russian Party (Album) Music Corner Records, Music Corner Records Poland 2001 Sell This Version
MCRD049 De Press Cy Bocycie Świnty Ojce(CD, Album) Music Corner Records MCRD049 Poland 2002 Sell This Version
S2CD 022 De Press Rekyl(CD, Album) S2 Records S2CD 022 Norway 2006 Sell This Version
CDMTJ10851 De Press Kolędy(CD, Album) Agencja Artystyczna MTJ CDMTJ10851 Poland 2008 Sell This Version
CDMTJ10827 De Press Źre Nas Konsumpcja(CD, Album) Agencja Artystyczna MTJ CDMTJ10827 Poland 2008 Sell This Version
CDMTJ10886 De Press Myśmy Rebelianci(CD, Album) Agencja Artystyczna MTJ CDMTJ10886 Poland 2009 Sell This Version
CDMTJ10913 De Press Norwid: Gromy I Pylki(CD, Album) Agencja Artystyczna MTJ CDMTJ10913 Poland 2010 Sell This Version
5903292100166 De Press Amen(CD, Album) Fonografika 5903292100166 Poland 2011 Sell This Version
CDMTJ780666 De Press Sex Spod Tater(CD, Album) Agencja Artystyczna MTJ CDMTJ780666 Poland 2013 Sell This Version
PRCD 1588 De Press '56(CD, Album) Polskie Radio PRCD 1588 Poland 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TORP 000004 De Press De Press(7", EP) Torpedo Plater TORP 000004 Norway 1980 Sell This Version
SMMS 1 De Press Lars Hertervig(12") Siberia Music SMMS 1 Norway 1981 Sell This Version
SMS2 De Press Crowded Room(7") Siberia Music SMS2 Norway 1982 Sell This Version
De Press East Block-2-Step (Single) Sonet Norway 1991 Sell This Version
TCD 9666 De Press De Press(CD, Single) Sonet TCD 9666 Norway 1992 Sell This Version
MCRDS07 De Press Madness(CD, EP) Music Corner Records MCRDS07 Poland 1998 Sell This Version

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ijustspeak

ijustspeak

May 3, 2017
edited 6 months ago
Block To Block has a special place in my life and for many other Norwegians too. It was something else when it was released the same year i was born, and STILL is something else to this day. Always crop up on top 10 best norwegian albums lists of the last 40 years.
We used to play it at parties in the early 90´s. We thought it was hilarious with the polish lyrics, but it is a serious piece of work in the end if you lend it a sharp ear.
Legendary band that is STILL active to this day, although only Nebb is the only left, but at age 69, he still gives us Korva rock and has no plans to retire.

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