Flemming Borby

Flemming Borby

 Berlin, Berlin, DEU
SoloAlternativePop

"Selected warm folk-pop from Danish songwriter" ROLLING STONE (Germany)
"Flemming Borby shows with "Somebody Wrong" the great art of songwriting, similar to what Robert Forster (Go-Betweens) also masters, and brings at the same time the emotions in turmoil. Highly recommendable!" SOUNDS AND BOOKS
"A front runner in the cyclical nature of fashion and trend and it does all of this without breaking into a sweat. Spot on." DANCING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE

Biography

As member of the very highly praised Danish bands, GREENE and THE POETS in the 90'ties, and as LABRADOR bandleader and frontman till 2012, Borby has already shown his wide range of musical talent.

And what would be expected the next development, an album in own name, is now a reality.

Flemming Borby recorded the first solo album "Somebody Wrong" in Austin, Texas end of 2014 with Ben Kwellers backing band: Mike Meadows (dr) and Andrew Pressman (bass). 

It has now being released in Germany, Austria, Switzerland (sept. 2015 - Revolver/Rough Trade).

Release in Scandinavia is set to November 2015 (Target).

Tour is planned in November 2015 with Greta Brinkman (US) on bass (MOBY; Debbie Harry, L7) and Rich Millin (UK) on drums (BELARUS, Fly Cat Fly).

Since 2004, Flemming Borby has been living in Berlin, Germany, and worked with local icons such as Nikko Weidemann and Tom Krimi, but also international musicians such as Toby Dammit (Iggy Pop, Nick Cave) and Martin Wenk (Calexico).

As a member of the international songwriter retreat "The House Of Songs" in Austin, Texas, Flemming Borby has collaborated with several local songwriters, what resulted in "The Ghostbrother Project" EP release in 2014, a collaboration between NIcholas Ginbey and Flemming Borby.


Discography

Flemming Borby - Somebody Wrong - 2015

OTHER releases over the years:

2014 The Ghostbrother Project  “Back Into Your Heart” EP, Divine Records

2013 Flemming Borby& Ariel Abshire  “Antilovesong” Single, Divine Records

2013 Labrador  “Are You Still Mad At Me?” compilation CD, Firestation Records

2012 MontBlanc   “April Come Down” EP, Divine Records

2012 Labrador     “This Time” CD-album, Divine Records

2010 Labrador     “Talk Of This Town” EP, Divine Records

2009 Labrador     “The Trendy Eastern” CD compilation , High Note Records

2008:Labrador     “Caleidoscope Aeroplane” CD-album, Divine Records, DK, Tyskland

2008 Labrador     CD-compialtion “Sunday in Bed ll” Clubstar, Germany

2008 Labrador     CD-compilation “Series Two Records” USA

2007:Labrador     CD-compilation “Sunday In Bed”  Clubstar,Germany

2004:Labrador     CD COMPILATION “PopRenaissance” Excellent Records, Japan

2004:Labrador     “Instamatic Lovelife” CD-album, Divine Records, Rosemary Records, Firestation Records                                            

2003:Labrador     CD-compilation “Daft, wild. sparkling, strawberry soda”  Apricot Records, Germany

2002:Labrador     CD-compilation “Hanging By a Moment” . Universal Music

2002:Labrador     “Goodbye Susanne” CD-album, Divine Records, Rosemary Records

2001 Labrador     Single “In a Blue Balloon” , Divine Records

2001 Amstrong    “Hot Water Music” Clearspot

1996:Greene:      "Minor Sun" cd-album, Cloudland

1995:Greene:      "Sct. Emetri" på compilation-cd "Fifidong - Gasolin Tribute", Sony

1994:Greene:      "Lovers Lingo" cd-album, Cloudland

1993:Greene:      "The Model" cd-ep, Cloudland

1992:Greene:      "Teenage Museum" lp & cd-album, Cloudland

1987:The Poets   “The Trapper Song bw. Red Jacketed & Blue” Replay Recs. RES4101

1985:The Fence  “Remember Be Scared”  Single – Polydor

1984:The Poets   “The Poets of the Signature” EP Sam 04

1984:Livng Sign  “As Time Goes BY” Single - Garland001