Apparatjik (pronounced /?p??r?t??k/ ap-?-RAT-chik) is a supergroup that consists of bassist Guy Berryman from Coldplay, guitarist/keyboardist Magne Furuholmen (Magne F) from a-ha, singer/guitarist Jonas Bjerre of Mew and producer Martin Terefe. The band's name literal translation is 'agent of the apparatus'. Apparatjik stands for apparatchik, which is a word of Russian origin and is used to describe 'people who cause bureaucratic bottlenecks in otherwise efficient organisations'.
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