Canada-USA Tour 2015 – September 17th

Wednesday-Thursday September 16-17

The day started at 08:30 am with Janne Mattsson from Sweden Rock Magazine calling me to do an interview about the release of my album Royal Mess. We had a nice chat for about 30 minutes. Guess it will be published in the next issue (?) Ola Gränshagen will probably do the review of the album in Sweden Rock Magazine.

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Martina Edoff and Band at Café Opera, Stockholm.

 

Looking back at the last week:

Rehearsals with Martina Edoff and preparation for the tour in Canada and USA.

Rehearsals at Satelliten, Sollentuna, Stockholm Stefan, Me, Martina, Björn, Jocke and Martinas Manager (far right) Robban Jansson

 

I´ve also been recording for the forthcoming album with Last Autumn´s Dream (L.A.D.) that will be released in Japan in the middle of december. I layed down the last bass tracks in the last minute…

My album Royal Mess will be released on september 25th on Melodic Rock Records in two versions; one ”ordinary” and one ”Special Edition” with one bonus track, and now the album will even have a Japan release on Marquee Records before christmas ! It´s gonna be released at the same time as the new L.A.D. Album. They wanted another bonus track so then we had to make a third version of the booklet !

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Front and back of the Royal Mess booklet

 

One more dream has come true for me with the japanese release ! For many years I´ve been collecting japanese versions of the albums that I´ve played on, and now to have my own album with that ”Obi” and the japanese characters is absolutely fantastic to me !

Things like this really brings out the little boy in me ! 🙂 I´m so happy about it ! 🙂

The gig at the release party at Café Opera, Stockholm, for Martina Edoffs new album was great !

Many friends and people from the music business were there spreading a lot of good vibrations enjoying the evening. !

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Live at Café Opera, Stockholm

 

Off to Arlanda Airport Stockholm ! Me, Stefan Bergström and Jocke Niehoff took a common cab out there. First we flew to Reykjavik, Iceland for the connect flight to Canada. First to Edmonton and then we had to wait there for 3 hours for the last connect flight to Saskatoon.

When we finally reached Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon I had been awake for about 24 hours…. I just can´t sleep on airplanes……… I watched the movie ”JFK” about the murder of John F Kennedy and wrote for my blogg, listened to music and just relaxed……

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Björn & Ernie waiting for the last connect flight from Edmonton to Saskatoon

 

Me and soundengineer & good friend Göran ”Ernie” Ernlund shared room.

This is gonna be so much fun !

🙂

Nalle

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