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Free Download: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour "The Sun Ain't Shining No More"

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Check out a guilt-free MP3 download of "The Sun Ain't Shining No More" from Danish newcomers The Asteroids Galaxy Tour." It is a delicious slice of Motown-inspired coolness updated with some free-flowing European spunk. It's groovy.

The core part of The Asteroids Galaxy Tour are Mette Lindberg (vocals), Lars Iversen (bass, keys). The two met up in the summer of 2007 to collaborate on some demo tapes. They hit off and decided to start recording an album in Lars' self-built studio in his one room flat in Copenhagen.

For their live performance they swell up to a 6 piece band with a fully fledged horn section, clavinet sounds, a drummer and guitarist to re-create their rich throw-back sound on stage. They insist they are neither a duo nor a band. Think of them as more of a collective with an evolving line-up and sound. Their name came from one of the collective's members. "I stole it from Miloud, our Moroccan trumpet player, who runs a hippy jewelery shop when he’s not rehearsing with us," Lars explains in a press release. "I like it because it sounds like the title of a film or a book, rather than a band name. It’s asking you to step in to a story and join us on a journey - a trip in our galaxy."

The songs Mette and Lars recorded are steeped in a shared love of the soul of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Sly Stone. You can hear it in the honking horns, shimmering strings and driving bassline of "The Sun Ain't Shining No More." It's sweet and crunchy.

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May 6, 2008 in MP3 | Permalink

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I have only heard one hit from the band. Its the song in the i touch spot. I really have to buy a cd of them.

Posted by: Richman at Nov 9, 2008 12:17:04 PM

I have only heard one hit from the band. Its the song in the i touch spot. I really have to buy a cd of them.

Posted by: Richman at Nov 9, 2008 12:19:45 PM

Ive seen them live twice in london last year. If you look on youtube. they have about 4 songs on there.

Posted by: Mark at Jan 9, 2009 10:14:49 AM

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