NEW:   COSMIC FALL / APHODYL - Starsplit - CD Clostridium  •  ELECTRIC ORANGE - EOXXV- 2 CD 2017 Studio Fleisch  •  POPOL VUH - Die Nacht Der Seele (tantric Songs) - LP 1979 WahWah  •  SCHICKERT, GUNTER - Samtvogel - LP 1974 WahWah  •  ZWEISTEIN - Trip • Flip - OUT • MEDITATION 3 LP + 7 inch WahWah  •  ZWEISTEIN - Trip • Flip - OUT • MEDITATION - 3 CD Captain Trip  •  NGOZI FAMILY FEAT. CHRIS ZEBBY TEMBO - Heavy Connection - LP 1978 Shadoks  •  ALRUNE ROD - Hey Du - LP 1971 Shadoks  •  CEMENT - Utmaningen - LP 1977 Shadoks  •  BROWN SPIRITS - Brown Spirits - LP (black) Clostridium  •  RAIN - Rain - LP 1972 Out-Sider  •  SHADRACK CHAMELEON - Shadrack Chameleon - LP 1973 Out-Sider  •  N- 1 - Macht ihr mal, ich hab schon CD R.A.I.G.  •  VESPERO - Lique Mekwas - CD R.A.I.G.  •  TEMPLE OF THE SMOKE - …against Human Race - CD 2011 R.A.I.G.  •  ERLKOENIG - Erlkoenig - LP 1973 Krautrock Longhair  •  MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP - Live At Rockpalast – Hamburg 1981 - CD + DVD MadeInGerm  •  WILD ROCKET - Dissociation Mechanics - LP ART FOR BLIND  •  CHRISTIAN BRENDEL & ZOMB - Le Peuple Des Songes - CD Musea  •  MAR-VISTA - Visions Of Sodal Ye - CD 1976 Strawberry Rain  •  ARC OF ASCENT - Realms Of The Metaphysical - LP (yellow black) Clostridium  •  ARC OF ASCENT - Realms Of The Metaphysical - LP (black) Clostridium  •  KUNGENS MÄN - Dag & Natt - 2 LP (colour) Adansonia Records  •  GURU GURU - Electric Cats - LP (black/red) Adansonia Records  •  THE IASCOPE - Serpentine Circles - LP (colour) Nasoni  •  CROWN LARKS - Population - LP Privat  •  CROWN LARKS - Blood Dancer - LP Privat  •  EPITAPH - Live At Rockpalast - 3 CD + 2 DVD 1977/1979 MadeInGermany  •  SCHULZE, KLAUS - Eternal – The 70th Birthday Edition - 2 CD MadeInGermany  •  CROWN LARKS - Population - CD Privat  •  >SOON:  

ALRUNE ROD - Alrune Rock (3rd Album) - LP 1972 Shadoks








Price: EUR 45.00 (incl. VAT) plus shipping

Shipping cost Germany: EUR 3.90
Shipping cost EU: EUR 20.00
Shipping cost international: EUR 20.00

    Menge:


Show all available 2 items of ALRUNE ROD
Show all available 2 LPs of ALRUNE ROD
Show all available 133 items from the Shadoks label
Show all available 87 CDs from the Shadoks label
Show all available 46 LPs from the Shadoks label

Question about this item
Tell a friend about this item


Category:

Psychedelic /
Manufacturer: Shadoks
Original release year: 1972
Manufacturing year: 2016
Cat. Nr.: Shadoks 187
Medium:LP
Weight:885 g
Country:Denmark
Processing time:1 day
Sound link:Listen to the album


'Alrune Rod' is the Danish name for the mythical mandrake root and was the name for one of the most popular hippie bands from Denmark. They shared the stage with Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin among many other famous bands. This 3rd album came in in 2 different version, in 1972 with Danish vocals and for Export, in 1974, the very rare English vocals version with slightly different mixes too. For the English version the band has used the cover image of the first album from 1969 but with heavy color changes and a sticker on the front, so many people - even in Denmark - got confused about 2 very different albums with nearly the same artwork. Our release is using the outside of the English version and each printed inner sleeve with the correct English/Danish cover.
Their name was inspired by the Danish author Albert Dam's book 'Syv Fortællinger' ('Seven Stories') from 1962 where a Robin Hood-like character is sentenced to hanging. While hanging at the end of the rope with his trousers open, he ejaculates, and a mandrake root grows up from where his sperm hits the ground. Just like in sagas where it is the blood from hanged men that nourish the mandrake root on gallows hills. The root, which always has a human-like form, is collected in this novel by a virgin who cares for it and in turn the root makes good things happen.
During March and April 1972 Alrune Rod went with record producer Freddy Hansson to Rosenberg studios in Copenhagen. By then they were reduced to a trio with Leif, Ole and Karsten. This was the first studio recording for Ole, whereas Karsten had played on the previous 'Hej Du' album (which will be also released by Shadoks Music) and Leif had appeared on all of the Alrune Rod albums.
This 3rd album (Alrune Rock) shows the group moving away from the violent and emotional drama as the main expression and now seek strength through a technically more competent music. This album reached number 3 on the 'Top 10' charts of the Danish radio. Years later Leif Roden reported more than 10,000 sold copies of 'Alrune Rock'. A Danish hippie blockbuster (the Danish version only).
The English version of 'Alrune Rock' was ready for the stores in in March 1974. The music is so exciting and varied that it must belong among Danish rock classics... It is at once both melodic and full of improvisations, whether it be in English or Danish.' This album belongs to the top of the Danish underground scene among Young Flowers, Culpeper's Orchard, Burnin Red Ivanhoe, Pan, Hurdy Gurdy, The Old Man & The Sea, just to name a few. Their musical style is often described as a hybrid between THE GRATEFUL DEAD and early PINK FLOYD.
'Alrune Rock' includes a very rare poster, new liner notes and many unseen pictures from the period 1972/74.





ALRUNE ROD - Alrune Rock (3rd Album) - LP 1972 Shadoks

Price: EUR 45.00

Psychedelic
Shadoks
Dänemark / 1972


ALRUNE ROD - Hey Du - LP 1971 Shadoks

Price: EUR 39.00

Psychedelic
Shadoks
Dänemark / 1971

Similar items:

ALRUNE ROD - Alrune Rock (3rd Album) - LP 1972 Shadoks

Price: EUR 45.00

Psychedelic
Shadoks
Dänemark / 1972



SPOILS OF WAR - II - CD 1968 Psychedelic USA Shadoks

Price: EUR 12.85

Psychedelic
Shadoks
USA / 1968


THINK DOG - Dog Days - CD 1969 - 1970 Shadoks

Price: EUR 12.85

Psychedelic
Shadoks
USA / 1970


OTIS WAYGOOD - Ten Light Claps And A Scream - CD 1971 Shadoks

Price: EUR 12.85

Beat
Shadoks
Südafrika / 1971


FINJARN & JENSEN - Finjarn & Jensen - CD 1970 Shadoks

Price: EUR 12.85

Psychedelic
Shadoks
Norwegen / 1970


© www.green-brain-krautrock.de�