RöyksoppMelody A.M.

Label:Wall Of Sound – WALLCD027, Röyksopp – 5028589014824
CD, Album
Style:Leftfield, Trip Hop, House, Downtempo, Ambient


1So Easy4:09
VocalsAnneli Drecker
Written-ByAnneli Drecker, Röyksopp
4In Space3:30
5Poor Leno
VocalsErlend Øye
Written-ByErlend Øye, Röyksopp
6A Higher Place
Co-producerOle J. Mjøs*
Performer [Extra Input]Rune Lindbaek*
7Röyksopp's Night Out7:30
8Remind Me
VocalsErlend Øye
Written-ByErlend Øye, Röyksopp
9She's So
Written-ByPeter Thomas, Röyksopp
1040 Years Back\Come
Performer [Extra Input]Rune Lindbaek*

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℗ and © 2001 Wall Of Sound Recordings.
Made In England.

Track 1 contains a sample from "Blue On Blue" by Gals and Pals.
Track 6 contains a sample from "Freedom" by The Tyrrel Corporation.
Track 9 contains a sample from "Love In Space" by Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra.
Track 10 contains a 10 seconds sample from "Red Right Returning" by Michael Manring.

There is a pre-gap between tracks 1 and 2 (So Easy and Eple) featuring an odd conversation between the members of Royskopp regarding "some new frequencies".

This CD was reissued in 2002 with a cardboard outer sleeve containing press reviews.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5028589014824
  • Matrix / Runout (Variants 1 to 4): WALLCD027 02 6
  • Mastering SID Code (Variants 1 to 4): IFPI L136
  • Other (Stamped Inner Ring, Variants 1 to 4): MADE IN THE UK BY UNIVERSAL M & L
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 04C1
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 04F6
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 04F9
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 04G3

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Melody A.M. (2×LP, Album)Wall Of Sound, Wall Of SoundWALLLP027, 5028589014817UK2001
Melody A.M. (CD, Album, Promo, Cardsleeve)LabelsVISA 6542Europe2001
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Melody A.M. (CD, Album, Stereo)Wall Of Sound, Labels, VirginWALLCD027, 72438509202 2Europe2001
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Melody A.M. (2×LP, Album, Limited Edition, Numbered, Special Edition, White Label)Wall Of SoundWALLLP027 Ltd.UK2001
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Melody A.M. (CD, Album)Wall Of Sound, Labels, VirginWALLCD027, 72438509202 2Australia2001



  • mattcymru2021's avatar
    beautiful stuff. my fav album of 2001 along with resist by kosheen
    • osaka_0's avatar
      One of my favorite albums. I owned a CD of this, but I've lost it. (rip)
      • HogansGhost's avatar
        Can anyone tell me the origin of the spoken word vocal sample discussing frequencies between 'So Easy' and 'Epple' please? I'm not sure if it's on the single of Epple, will have to dig it out.
        • dannijr's avatar
          Timelessnes indeed! An album waaaay ahead of it's time.
          • ttooyyss's avatar
            The good half of the album is boring, without mooving ideas. Wasting of time. Apart from a few catchy songs this is typical all the entire lenght. Overrated. The fantastic melody of So easy is taken from Burt Bacharac's Blue on blue, so the best part of the album - isn't theirs. The Remind me is a good song and the Poor Leno - video is superb! Eple is the most melodic and progressive track
            • mrprelude's avatar
              Very much looks like a "Love it of hate it" album judging by the reviews here.
              I don't think every tune is "Superb" but on the other hand I don't think I'd find myself vomiting to any of them either.
              Still a lot better than anything mainstream from the house of Simon Cowell et al these days though don't you think?
              • keepinmusicclassy's avatar
                Edited 11 years ago

                Röyksopp's debut album Melody A.M. (2001) is fantastic. This album contains varying degrees of mellow, and Röyksopp knows exactly how to manipulate this mellow to create a masterpiece (sorry, couldn't help myself on the alliteration). Even for their more uptempo tracks they blend the drums and the synths perfectly to create a full sound that you can lay back in. The album carries itself forward seamlessly; it lays down a smooth electronic ambience and fills itself in with jazz-influenced bass lines and melodies. No wonder Nujabes included the track "Eple"on his excellent Ristorante Mixtape. "Remind Me" has also been stuck in my head for a couple of days now...


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