Savage Rose

Profile:
Danish rock group founded in 1967 by Anders Koppel and Thomas Koppel with Annisette Hansen, Jens Rugsted, Flemming Ostermann, Alex Riel and Ilse Maria Koppel as a backing-project for a TV-show. Their debut as an established rock-group was in May 1968 on Plænen in Tivoli, Copenhagen.

The Savage Rose became rapidly popular in Denmark, but also to some extent abroad. Their lyrics were inspired by Bob Dylan, and the music was a mixture of classical music and US westcoast psychedelic rock, characterized by vocalist Annisette. In fall 1971 The Savage Rose became reduced to a trio on account of musical disagreements – The Koppel Brothers and Annisette wanted to change the musical style towards soul and gospel. The Savage Rose reorganized as a group in 1973, and recorded Wild Child, - but split up in January 1975.

The group reformed as Savage Rose in 1977 now with Danish lyrics, a strong political engagement and in opposition to the established commercial music industry. Through the 80s the group played in Palestinian refugee- and partisan-camps, in Albania and at many manifestations on the political left wing. In this underground period Savage Rose released eight albums (almost all on independent labels) – while living among the underprivileged of Copenhagen. Core members in this period were Thomas Koppel, Annisette and John Ravn.

In 1995 Savage Rose had their second commercial break-through with the album Black Angel – the first album in English for many years. The successor Tameless and subsequent releases were again released as The Savage Rose, while the band for a period lived in US. Even after the sudden death of Thomas Koppel in February 2006, The Savage Rose continued releasing and doing live performances.
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Savage Rose Discography Tracks

Albums

Savage Rose - In The Plain album art The Savage Rose* In The Plain (Album) Polydor, Polydor Germany 1968 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - The Savage Rose album art The Savage Rose* The Savage Rose (Album) Polydor France 1968 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Travelin' album art The Savage Rose* Travelin' (Album) Polydor UK 1969 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Refugee album art The Savage Rose* Refugee (Album) Gregar Germany 1971 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Your Daily Gift album art The Savage Rose* Your Daily Gift (Album) RCA US 1970 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Babylon album art The Savage Rose* Babylon (Album) Polydor Denmark 1972 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Dødens Triumf album art Savage Rose Dødens Triumf (Album) Polydor, Polydor Scandinavia 1972 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Wild Child album art The Savage Rose* Wild Child (Album) Polydor Europe 1973 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Solen Var Også Din album art Savage Rose Solen Var Også Din (Album) Sonet Denmark 1978 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - En Vugge Af Stål album art Savage Rose En Vugge Af Stål (Album) Nexø Denmark 1982 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Vi Kæmper For At Sejre album art Savage Rose Vi Kæmper For At Sejre (Album) Nexø Denmark 1984 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Kejserens Nye Klæder album art Savage Rose Kejserens Nye Klæder (Album) Rosen Denmark 1986 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Sangen For Livet album art Savage Rose Sangen For Livet (Album) Nexø Denmark 1988 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Ild Og Frihed album art Savage Rose Ild Og Frihed (Album) Nexø Denmark 1989 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Gadens Dronning album art Savage Rose Gadens Dronning (Album) RCA Denmark 1990 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Månebarn album art Savage Rose Månebarn (Album) EMI Denmark 1992 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Black Angel album art Savage Rose Black Angel (Album) Mega Records Denmark 1995 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Tameless album art The Savage Rose* Tameless (Album) Mega Records Denmark 1999 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - For Your Love album art The Savage Rose* For Your Love (Album) Mega Records, Edel Denmark 2001 Sell This Version
C 00014-2 Savage Rose - Are You Ready (The Savage Rose Live) album art The Savage Rose* Are You Ready (The Savage Rose Live)(CD, Album, Copy Prot., Enh) Street Ballerina Records, CMC C 00014-2 Denmark 2004 Sell This Version
88697 18989 2 Savage Rose - Universal Daughter album art The Savage Rose* Universal Daughter(CD, Album) Columbia, Sony BMG Music Entertainment 88697 18989 2 Denmark 2007 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Love And Freedom album art The Savage Rose* Love And Freedom (Album) Nordic Music Society, vme Denmark 2012 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Roots Of The Wasteland album art The Savage Rose* Roots Of The Wasteland (Album) Target Records (7) Denmark 2014 Sell This Version
Savage Rose - Homeless album art The Savage Rose* Homeless (Album) Target Records (7) 2017 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

XM 62092 Savage Rose - Evening's Child / Ride My Mountain (Jade) album art Savage Rose Evening's Child / Ride My Mountain (Jade)(7") Polydor XM 62092 Denmark 1968 Sell This Version