Sneakers (6)

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Sneakers were one of the most successful pop rock bands from Denmark in the first half of the 1980s.

They were formed in May 1979 by Morten Kærså (keyboards), Jacob Andersen (percussion), Moussa Diallo (bass) Klaus Menzer (drums), and Poul Halberg (guitar), but Halberg left after six months to form Halberg-Larsen and was replaced by Mikkel Nordsø (guitar) in early 1980. Around the same time female vocalist Sanne Salomonsen joined the band and they established themselves as a solid live attraction with Salomonsen as an easily recognizable front figure.

Debut album Sneakers was recorded in July 1980 and became a moderate success upon its release in October. By that time, Diallo had been replaced by Christian Dietl (bass). The second album Sui-Sui, released in September 1981, became the definite breakthrough. The band released two more successful studio albums, Rou'let (November 1984) and Katbeat (April 1984), until they decided to take a break in February 1985.

Sneakers reformed for the "Grøn Koncert" tour of 1998 and for the Ken Gudmand award ceremony in 2012. In parallel, all members have continued in their careers in various constellations, notably Salomonsen as a solo artist and Kærså as leader of Moonjam.
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Albums

6344 225 Sneakers — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Sneakers (Album) Mercury 6344 225 Denmark 1980 Sell This Version
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7118 236 Sui-Sui — Sneakers (6) The Sneakers* Sui-Sui (Album) Mercury 7118 236 Denmark 1981 Sell This Version
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6344 244 Rou'let — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Rou'let (Album) Mercury 6344 244 Denmark 1982 Sell This Version
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818 796-2 Katbeat — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Katbeat (Album) Mercury 818 796-2 Denmark 1984 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

6020 015 City Light / Face To Face — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) City Light / Face To Face(12") Mercury 6020 015 Denmark 1981 Sell This Version
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6020011 Tag Med Mig — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Tag Med Mig(7", Single) Mercury, Better Day Records 6020011 Denmark 1981 Sell This Version
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880 432-1 Skt.Peders Engle • Johnny — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Skt.Peders Engle • Johnny (Single, Maxi) Mercury 880 432-1 Scandinavia 1984 Sell This Version
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880091-1 Mens Vi Venter På Imorgen — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Mens Vi Venter På Imorgen(12", Maxi) Mercury 880091-1 Denmark 1984 Sell This Version
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SNEAK-1 Totale — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Totale(CD, Single, Promo) Mercury SNEAK-1 Denmark 1994 Sell This Version
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SNEAKERPRO1 Sneakers (6) Den Sidste Nat(CD, Single, Promo) Mercury SNEAKERPRO1 Denmark 1997 Sell This Version
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SNEAKPRO2 Signal (97 Version) — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Signal (97 Version)(CD, Single, Promo) Mercury SNEAKPRO2 Denmark 1997 Sell This Version
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Compilations

836 875-2 Sneakers / Sui-Sui — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Sneakers / Sui-Sui (Comp) Mercury 836 875-2 Denmark 1988 Sell This Version
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522 065-2, 522 066-2, 522 067-2, 522 068-2, 818 796-2 Totale — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Totale(4xCD, Album, Comp, RE) Mercury, Mercury, Mercury, Mercury, Mercury 522 065-2, 522 066-2, 522 067-2, 522 068-2, 818 796-2 Denmark 1994 Sell This Version
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536 661 2 Greatest — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Greatest(2xCD, Comp, Fat) Mercury 536 661 2 Denmark 1997 Sell This Version
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536 661 2 Greatest — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Greatest(2xCD, Comp) Mercury 536 661 2 Denmark 1997 Sell This Version
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UMD 987 306 4 Tag Med Mig — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Tag Med Mig(CD, Comp) Universal UMD 987 306 4 Denmark 2005 Sell This Version
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UMD 987 310 9 De Kender Ikke Jimmi — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) De Kender Ikke Jimmi(CD, Comp) Universal UMD 987 310 9 Denmark 2005 Sell This Version
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UMD 987 152 1 Woodoo — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Woodoo(CD, Comp) Universal UMD 987 152 1 Denmark 2005 Sell This Version
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173 974 8 Sneakers & Sanne Salomonsen — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) & Sanne Salomonsen Sneakers (6) & Sanne Salomonsen - Sneakers & Sanne Salomonsen(Box + 3xCD, Comp + CD, Album) Universal Music Group 173 974 8 Denmark 2007 Sell This Version
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UNI 173 544 7 Dejlige Danske... Sneakers — Sneakers (6) Sneakers (6) Dejlige Danske... Sneakers(2xCD, Comp) Universal UNI 173 544 7 Denmark 2008 Sell This Version