Ivan Pedersen

Ivan Pedersen

Also known as I, Pedersen, I. Pedersen, I. Petersen, I.Pedersen, IP, Ivan, Ivan Petersen, Pedersen
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.ivanpedersen.com/

Discography of Ivan Pedersen:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Konger For En Aften 3 Audio 2003 ArtPeople
2 Det Blå Hotel 4 Audio 1988 Sonet
3 Uden For Nummer, Men Venlig Stemt 12 Audio 2004-04-19 Silly Songs

Danish vocalist, drummer and producer. Born 22. april 1950.

Founded the band [a=McKinleys] in 1966. After 13 years and 5 albums they split up in 1980. In 1981 Ivan writes for other artists and joins up with [a=Peter Grønbæk] to form [a=Taxie (2)]. Taxie candidates for The Danish European song contest 1982, but gets very few points and ends up in last position. From 1982 to 1988 he has great pop succes with the duo [a=Laban] together with [a=Lecia Jönsson], achieving chart positions in the USA, East Asia, South America and Scandinavia. Simultaneously Ivan sings backing vocals with [a=Henning Stærk], [a=Poul Krebs], [a=Moonjam] and others. In 1989 he releases one album with Ivan & The Smallwonders and after that starts a recording studio with his friend [a=Søren Jacobsen]. In 1992 while singing with Moonjam he meets old friends, and starts Backseatboys, later [a=Backseat]. That year he also, with [a=Søren Jacobsen], wrote the song "The Perfect way" performed by [a=Ester Brohus], winning the title as the danish "Hit of the Year". Throughout his carrer, Ivan Pedersen has been acclaimed for his vocal skills and he is frequently seen as backing vocalist in various settings in the studio and on stage with major danish artists. In 1995 he is nominated for a danish Grammy in the category "Singer of the Year, a prize that he finally wins in 1996. From 2001 to 2004 he releases soloalbums "Monogram" and "Udenfor Nummer, Men Venligt Ment". In 2006 the 40 years anniversary boxed set "Memo" is released.

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