The Getaway People

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... read moreThe Getaway People is a post-alternative combo from Stavanger, Norway. Like Beck, the band blends a number of genres -- surf, blues, rock, soul -- and filters it through contemporary hip-hop trends and a lo-fi aesthetic. The band formed in 1994, taking their name from a British advertisement...

Key songs

She Gave Me Love (Album Version)
The Getaway People
3:56
Chocolate
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4:33
Blind
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5:03
Mr. E
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3:52
Does My Colour Scare You?
The Getaway People
5:12

Biography

Active: 1990s-2000s
Country Of origin: Norway

The Getaway People is a post-alternative combo from Stavanger, Norway. Like Beck, the band blends a number of genres -- surf, blues, rock, soul -- and filters it through contemporary hip-hop trends and a lo-fi aesthetic. The band formed in 1994, taking their name from a British advertisement campaign. In the spring of 1998, they released their eponymous debut album in America on the Columbia subsidiary Tangerine.Two years later, the group returned with Turnpike Diaries. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine~ Rovi

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