February 14, 2007

Teitur: Tour Dates and MP3

Teitur Lassen is from the Faroe Islands which are caught somewhere between Scotland to the south, Iceland to the west and Norway to the east. Teitur (tie-tor) is how he is known to fans of music the world over due to his enormous talent at penning originals and re-making classics, or at least the classic "Great Balls Of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis.
And it was his own version of this song (he's put the lyrics to his own music) that made me pay much more attention to his completely original music. Anyone who can renew, or invite, interest in a song I had heard hundreds of times before deserves to be praised and more closely listened to.

Currently touring his latest record Stay Under The Stars (Arlo and Betty Recordings), I encourage you to seek out tickets for his shows and discover him for yourself.

great balls of fire [mp3]

BUY Stay Under The Stars

Here are the current tour dates for Teitur.

Feb 15 2007 Mile End Cultural Centre Montreal, Quebec
Feb 16 2007 The Drake Hotel Toronto, Ontario
Feb 17 2007 Ohio University-Baker University Centre Athens, Ohio
Feb 18 2007 Beat Kitchen Chicago, Illinois
Feb 20 2007 Chop suey Seattle, Washington
Feb 21 2007 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, Oregon
Feb 24 2007 Swedish American Hall San Francisco, California
Feb 28 2007 Largo Los Angeles, California
Mar 1 2007 Largo Los Angeles, California
Mar 16 2007 18th floor Austin, Texas
Mar 19 2007 The Vanguard Sydney
Mar 20 2007 Brass Monkey Sydney, New South Wales
Mar 21 2007 Manchester Lane Melbourne

Stream Teitur songs in this player from Canadian indie label Equator Records.

Official Site * Myspace * Buy - Teitur * More MP3s

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