Sogblettir Mbl Sept 1987When love bites…

Smekkleysa’s 14th releases was the 12 inch “Fyrsti kossinn” (The First Kiss) by the punk band Sogblettir, The ‘Love Bites’ (1986-1988). The band members were Arnar Sævarsson (halfbrother of Björk on guitar), Ari Eldon (brother of Þór, the drummer of The Sugarcubes and ex-husband of Björk on bass) and Gunnar Sæmundsson (drums), who played some years together when Jón Júlíus Filippusson joined them in the period 1986-87. New singer in 1988 was Grétar. After Sogblettir split up, Arnar and Jón played in the band ‘Niður’ (1992-1997), and Ari Eldon with the band of Dr. Gunni ‘Bless’ (1988-1990).

Tracklist

A1 “Mín Vegna”

A2 “Ættjarðaróður”

A3 “Einkamál”

B1 “Rauða Brosið Þitt” was written by Johnny Triumph

B2 “Vampíran”

B3 “Guð”

More Sogblettir in my virtual Icelandic Music Museum: http://icelandicmusicmuseum.blogspot.be/2013/12/70.html

Sogblettir- Wim Van Hooste