Kukl

Björk Guðmundsdóttir, Einar Benediktsson, Siggi Baldursson & Einar Mellax.

Also known as K.U.K.L., KUKL.
Members of Kukl: Birgir Mogensen, Björk Guðmundsdóttir, Einar Örn, Einar Melax, Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson, Siggi Baldursson

Discography of Kukl:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Holidays In Europe (The Naughty Nought) 8 Audio 1986-01-24 Crass Records
2 The Eye 8 Audio 1984-09-00 Crass Records
3 The Eye 8 Audio 2002 One Little Indian
4 Holidays In Europe (The Naughty Nought) 8 Audio 2002 One Little Indian
5 Holidays In Europe (The Naughty Nought) 8 Audio 1997 Crass Records
6 The Eye 8 Audio 1997 Crass Records
7 Söngull 2 Audio 1983 Gramm
8 The Eye 8 Audio 2004 One Little Indian
9 À Paris 14.9.84 11 Audio 1985 V.I.S.A.
10 Holidays In Europe (The Naughty Nought) 8 Audio 2004 One Little Indian
11 Söngull 2 Audio 1983 Gramm
12 Holidays In Europe (The Naughty Nought) 8 Audio 2008 One Little Indian
13 The Eye 8 Audio 2008 One Little Indian


Icelandic group formed in Reykjavík in August 1983 consisting of:

- Einar Örn Benediktsson : vocals + trumpet

- Björk Guðmundsdottir : vocals

- Guðlaugur "Gulli" "Gud Krist" Kristinn Ottarsson : electric guitar

- Birger Morgensen : electric bass

- Einar Melax : keyboard

- Sigtryggur "Siggi" Baldursson : drums

Originally the group was a project based on an idea by among others Asmundur Jonsson from [l=Gramm] in Reykjavik. They debuted live in Icelandic radio and played at a [i]We Demand a Future[/i] festival in Reykjavik 9/20/83 before [a=Crass]. Later they played with [a=Psychic TV] and in England with [a=Flux of Pink Indians] and others. Their debut album was recorded in London in January '84. Later the same year they played at concerts in several European countries. In June '85 at the Danish [i]Roskilde Festival[/i] and later the same year at concerts in Iceland they played with Megas, the "grand old man" of Icelandic rock. Kukl's music is complex and rhythmic, and a mixture of punk, rock, jazz, and more experimental music, with the lyrics sometimes in English, and sometimes in Icelandic. A powerful and personal band combining qualities from three important groups in Icelandic rock from the beginning of the eighties.

In 1986, Kukl split, and the core of the band went on to form [a=Sugarcubes, The].


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