There are two bands called Prudence. One is a UK band, who is called Prudence., (that is Prudence. 'full-stop', the full-stop added just to differentiate between the two here on Last FM). To read about the UK Prudence please search for Prudence. in the music search bar, or go to Prudence.. The Norwegian rock band Prudence is maybe one of the most legendary Norwegian rock bands ever and were one of the leading rock bands from the late 1960's till they quit.
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The Norwegian rock band Prudence is maybe one of the most legendary Norwegian rock bands ever and were one of the leading rock bands from the late 1960's till they quit. The band was founded in Namsos, outside Trondheim. They were heavy influenced by such bands as Jethro Tull, The Band and The Beatles and is often mentioned as a group influenced by folk and folk rock. The band was named after "Dear Prudence" by The Beatles.
Prudence was playing a type of rock music no one else did in Norway and dominated the scene in Norway in the 1970's alongside such bands as progressive psykedelia groups Popol Vuh (later Popol Ace) and Aunt Mary.
They differed from other bands as they made some songs with english lyrics and others with norwegian lyrichs (in "tr?ndersk", their local dialect).
Mild Grey Fog, 14 Pages, ? e Tr?nder ?, Tomorrow May Be Vanished, Kom Igjen Kara and Det e Lang Igjen Til Royal Albert Hall are just some of their best known songs.
The lead singer ?ge Aleksandersen is often named "The Grandfather of Norwegian Rock" and has been a very successfull solo artist since Prudence broke up. The band broke up because of internal fights and some of the members didn't talk to each other in years.
The band contained of:
Kjell Ove Riseth
Per Erik Wallum.
Tomorrow may be vanished (LP 1972, CD 1990)
Drunk and happy (LP 1973, LP 1990/95)
No. 3 (LP 1974, CD 1990)
Takk te dokk (LP 1975, CD 1990)
11/12-75 (LIVE LP 1976, CD 1992/2004)
If only yesterday could be today, greatest hits (LP 1976)
The legendary Prudence tapes, vol.1 (LP/CD 1992)
Det det va (CD 2005)
Into the fire/Kom bli med til K?benhavn (single, 1970)
Small things in life/Hairy fairies (single, 1971)
My new day/The sky gets blue (single, 1971)
What man has made of man/North in the country (single, 1972)
Drunk and happy/Sitting bull (single, 1973)
Bells ringing/Bilbo and Frodo (single, 1974)
Takk te dokk/? e tr?nder ? (single, 1975)