A Message from Knut Anders
"I was born and raised in a small place in Norway called "Skreien".
It's so small that you won't find it on the map. You could probably find
"Toten" on the map. Cause Toten is a really big place, but with
a rather modest population according to the size of it. If you compare
with, take Tokyo or Mexico City, there's nobody here, but, if you compare
it with the North Pole, Toten is placed in a rather central position.
It's about one and a half hour drive north from Oslo, the capital of Norway.
Which is also a very small place, compared with Tokyo. Well, there are
only small places in Norway, so that wouldn't make me any special from
the rest of the people who live in this rather unpopulated, big country."
"I live on the edge of the forest and I try to visit it as often
as possible. In the winter; with snowboard and ski's in all different
shapes and sizes. I just love snow and minus degrees.
I would say; beautiful corner of the world."
"These days I live in an old "storehouse on pillars". In
Norwegian: a "stabbur". It's from 1922 and placed on my father's
farm. Yes, he's a farmer! On the first floor I have my own little studio
where I make my music, and on the second floor I've build my living room,
containing a big TV, bookshelf, sofa, bed, fridge and a small bar."
"Livin' in such cold and lonely environment makes favourable conditions
for the growth of art. A lot of great singers and musicians have breath
these woods and felt the silence of these environment become a great inspiration
for their work. Of course all of us ends up in Oslo, but, what the heck,
it was a nice thing to write! Wasn't it?"
"I've done a lot of different things since I started of playing piano
at the age of… I don't remember! I've been traveling for ten (!)
years with the band Expect. Expect is a band who almost exclusively
have been playing original songs. Mostly written by Lewi Bergrud and myself.
We've released two albums and one EP." "What's worth mention
is that I'm also a hobby actor! I've been acting in both theatre and movies."