Bio

Hi. my name is Erling. Some call me Duke...I don't mind. I used to play drums in a coupla bands (The Hauntingly Beautiful Mousemoon and Mojo Juju & the Snake Oil Merchants) and it was a lot of fun and I learnt many things about life. Being a drummer, my own songs never saw much light of day...so back in 2006/2007 I felt like recording some of them - attempting to lay most of the tracks myself. U know, just to take ideas and words out of my head and into the world somehow. My dear friend Calf (of the Book of Ships) helped me and these three songs are some of them. Someone once said to me that "this is music that will push n pull u, love and lull u, maybe even take care of you" ...I like that. Thanks for listening. find me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thedukeoferlington Listen to more tunes and/or download my first EP here: http://thedukesoferlington.bandcamp.com/album/to-whom-it-may-not-concern

Review

crangas

11 May 2007

50

man, if i heard this track on the radio I would listen to the end, and then I would want to listen again. It just keeps u listening...and the sloppy sax in the end is so weird, cheeky yet perfect! I want more dukes of erlington...f-yeah, I love finding new awesome australian bands!!!! thanks guys

man, if i heard this track on the radio I would listen to the end, and then I would want to listen again. It just keeps u listening...and the sloppy sax in the end is so weird, cheeky yet perfect! I want more dukes of erlington...f-yeah, I love finding new awesome australian bands!!!! thanks guys

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B Adrien

20 Jun 2007

50

The first time I heard this track, it was the profile song on someone's MySpace, and it immediately caught my attention. Each instrument's role in this piece works beautifully melodically and rhythmically, and mind you it is indeed very clever song writing as well, structurally and thematically. Some parts remind me of an epic 70s sci-fi movie, yet with the chorus I feel as if I'...

The first time I heard this track, it was the profile song on someone's MySpace, and it immediately caught my attention. Each instrument's role in this piece works beautifully melodically and rhythmically, and mind you it is indeed very clever song writing as well, structurally and thematically. Some parts remind me of an epic 70s sci-fi movie, yet with the chorus I feel as if I'm standing right beneath the sun and it's magical rays are making me all nice and warm. So many different vibes are produced in this song, but it all gels together perfectly. Erling Gronhaug in my opinion is a brililiant and prolific song writer. It easily deserves 5 stars.

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B Adrien

20 Jun 2007

50

One of the most beautiful and honest songs I have heard in a long time. Played and sung with so much emotion, it flawlessly accomplishes to resonate with the listener throughout and long after the piece is finished. The syncopation of the vocal melody makes it feel so brutally sincere, again, another brilliant song. It's songs like this which make me question why Erling Gronhaug isn't...

One of the most beautiful and honest songs I have heard in a long time. Played and sung with so much emotion, it flawlessly accomplishes to resonate with the listener throughout and long after the piece is finished. The syncopation of the vocal melody makes it feel so brutally sincere, again, another brilliant song. It's songs like this which make me question why Erling Gronhaug isn't ridiculously famous. This song is the pure essence of inspiration, a true portrayal of the art of music. I just have to listen to this song over and over again until my heart's content. If you haven't heard The Dukes of Erlington, then unfortunately, you're missing out.

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