Kim Larsen

There are several Danish musicians by the name Kim Larsen: 1) Kim Larsen (born October 23, 1945 in Copenhagen. Now living in Odense) is a Danish best selling rock musician, known for his solo career as well as being the lead singer of Gasolin'. 2) Kim Larsen is one of Denmark's leading underground figures, best known for his work with doom metal band Saturnus and his solo folk-noir project Of the Wand and the Moon. He has also issued records under the Solanaceae and The Loveless banners, and is a member of and lyricist in the band Black Wreath. ...show more

There are several Danish musicians by the name Kim Larsen: 1) Kim Larsen (born October 23, 1945 in Copenhagen. Now living in Odense) is a Danish best selling rock musician, known for his solo career as well as being the lead singer of Gasolin'. 2) Kim Larsen is one of Denmark's leading underground figures, best known for his work with doom metal band Saturnus and his solo folk-noir project Of the Wand and the Moon. He has also issued records under the Solanaceae and The Loveless banners, and is a member of and lyricist in the band Black Wreath.

The rest of this article is about 1. Inspired by The Beatles and rock'n'roll, Kim Larsen began writing songs and playing guitar. In 1969 he met Franz Beckerlee and Willi Jønsson. The three of them founded Gasolin' and were later joined by drummer søren berlev.

After Gasolin' released their second album, Kim Larsen left the band due to creative differences, but he was quickly convinced to rejoin the band again. In 1973, prior to Gasolin' releasing their third album, Larsen recorded his first solo album, Værsgo. Another followed in 1978, when Gasolin' disbanded. That same year he released a live album, Vogt dem for efterligninger, under the name Starfuckers (together with Stig Møller). ...show less