» » Mezzoforte - Octopus

Mezzoforte - Octopus Full Album

Mezzoforte - Octopus Full Album Performer: Mezzoforte
Title: Octopus
Style: Fusion, Jazz-Funk
Category: Jazz
Date of release: 1996
Country: Germany
Label: ZYX Music
Catalog number: ZYX 10041-2
Size MP3: 1406 mb
Size FLAC: 2857 mb
Rating: 4.9


1Danger High Voltage / Háspenna Lifshætta
Saxophone – Ron AspreyWritten-By – Eythor Gunnarsson, Johann Asmundsson
2Northern Winds / Vindur Úr Suðri
Written-By – Fridrik Karlsson
3Finale / Niðurlagið
Written-By – Mezzoforte
4Humoresque / Gletta
Written-By – Eythor Gunnarsson, Fridrik Karlsson
5Octopus / Eftirsjá
Written-By – Eythor Gunnarsson
6Rendez-Vous / Fyrstu Kynni
Saxophone – Kristinn SvavarssonWritten-By – Fridrik Karlsson
7Midnight Express / Miðnæturhraðlestin
Saxophone – Kristinn SvavarssonVoice – Ellen Kristjánsdóttir, Shady OwensWritten-By – Fridrik Karlsson
8Shooting Star / Stjörnuhrap
Congas – Bobby HarrisonSaxophone – Ron AspreyVoice – Ellen Kristjánsdóttir, Shady OwensWritten-By – Eythor Gunnarsson, Johann Asmundsson


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
Steinar 039Mezzoforte Í Hakanum ‎(LP)SteinarSteinar 039Iceland1980
MEZZCD02Mezzoforte Octopus ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)SporMEZZCD02Iceland1996
BHM 1087-2Mezzoforte Octopus ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)BHM ProductionsBHM 1087-2Germany2015
PRO S.T.L.P. 009Mezzoforte Mezzoforte ‎(LP, Album)Steinar, PromusixPRO S.T.L.P. 009Portugal1983
LP01Mezzoforte Mezzoforte ‎(LP, Album)SteinarLP01UK1981


  • Bass GuitarJohann Asmundsson
  • Drums, PercussionGulli Briem
  • GuitarFridrik Karlsson
  • Handclaps [Claps], Finger Snaps [Snaps], Arranged ByMezzoforte
  • KeyboardsBjorn Thorarensen, Eythor Gunnarsson
  • PercussionLouis Jardim
  • Producer, Engineer, Arranged ByGeoff Calver
  • Remastered ByOskar Pall Sveinsson


Reissue of Mezzoforte - Í Hakanum.
Recorded at Hljóðriti Studios in Hafnarfjörður Iceland from mid August to mid October 1980.
Additional recordings and mixing were made at the Red Bus Studios in London in October 1980.
Digitally remastered by Oskar Pall Sveinsson at South Bank Studio, London 1996
Manufactured by license from Spor Records
Made in Germany


  • Barcode: 0 90204 53762 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): ZYX MASTERING ZYX 10041-2
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): none
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): none
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): ZYX 10041-2 ZYX Music #1
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L173
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 3069
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 6350


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Seventh Heaven
  • Copyright (c) – ZYX Music
  • Licensed From – Spore Records
  • Published By – Melodie Der Welt
  • Recorded At – Hljóðriti
  • Mixed At – Red Bus Studios
  • Remastered At – South Bank, London


Í Hakanum is the 1980 studio album of Mezzoforte on Steinar released in Iceland. The September 1981 UK release, titled Mezzoforte, had a different cover artwork, but since their first album, released only in Iceland, was also called Mezzoforte Í Hakanum was usually referred to as Octopus, what became the title of the 1996 CD re-release. Seven of the eight tracks were included in 1983 on the compilation album Catching Up With Mezzoforte which also included 7 songs from their third album, Þvílíkt Og. Octopus - Mezzoforte. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Album 1999 8 Songs. Other Versions. 8 Songs. Music Videos. Danger High Voltage. More by Mezzoforte. Forward Motion. Mezzoforte: Live In Reykjavik. Mezzoforte: Octopus. Artist: Mezzoforte Genre: Jazz Label: ZYX Catalog No: BHMK 1087 Format: CD Release Date: 2015-09-18 Original 2005 Number of Discs: 1 UPC Code: 090204688630. FreeFreight Is Available. Click for Details List Price: Your Price: Low Stock, usually ships in 3 - 5 days . Album Notes. Personnel: Fridrik Karlsson guitar Björn Thorarensen, Eythor Gunnarsson keyboards Johann Asmundsson bass guitar Gulli Briem drums, percussion Louis Jardim percussion. Audio Remasterer: Oskar Pall Sveinsson. Liner Note Author: Eirikur Ingolfsson. Octopus I Hakanum. Mezzoforte - Octopus I Hakanum 1980. To favorites 2 Download album. Listen album. Songs in album Mezzoforte - Octopus I Hakanum 1980. Mezzoforte - Humoresque Gletta. Mezzoforte - Midnight Express. Mezzoforte - Danger High Voltage. Mezzoforte - Octopus. Mezzoforte - Shooting Star. Mezzoforte - Northern Winds. Mezzoforte - Rendez-Vouz Fyrstu Kynni. Mezzoforte - Finale. レーベル: ZYX Music ZYX 10041-2. フォーマット: CD , Album, Reissue, Remastered. 国: Germany. Reissue of Mezzoforte - Í Hakanum. Recorded at Hljóðriti Studios in Hafnarfjörður Iceland from mid August to mid October 1980. Additional recordings and mixing were made at the Red Bus Studios in London in October 1980. Play album. Get album. Mezzoforte are an Icelandic Jazz-Funk Fusion ensemble. They shot to the world's attention in 1983 with Garden Party from the Surprise Surprise LP. They are still performing in 2004 with the original lineup. The band members are: Eythor Gunnarsson - Keyboards Fridrik Karlsson - Guitars Gunnlaugur Briem - Drums Johann Asmundsson - Bass Kristinn Svavarsson - Saxophones They awoke many musicians, as well as united them in the lyrics from Garden Party that evoked images of the iconic demise of The Beatles and included bold, yet humorous sarcastic references to differentials in tim read more. Humoresque 3:35 Midnight Express 3:30 Danger High Voltage 4:00 Octopus 5:22 Shooting Star 5:02 Northern Winds 5:15 Rendez-Vous 5:45 Finale 2:17. Bass J. Asmundsson Drums G