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    Movits!

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    Genre:Rap, Jazz, Hip-Hop
    Rank:1038
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    5.0/5 from 2 users
    Albums:8
    Songs:30

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1
    3,026 4.2/5
    Limousin lyrics
    Movits! feat. Maskinen
    2
    5,630 4.6/5
    Halvvägs lyrics
    3
    8,948 4.3/5
    Skjut Mig I Huvet lyrics
    4
    9,637 5.0/5
    Fel Del Av Gården [English] lyrics
    5Som Det Brinner lyrics
    6
    5.0/5
    Spela Mig På Radion lyrics
    Zacke feat. Movits!
    7A-Kasseblues lyrics
    8Medströms lyrics
    9Röksignaler lyrics
    10
    4.0/5
    Swing För Hyresgästföreningen lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Äppelknyckarjazz [Single] [2008]
    2Swing För Hyresgästföreningen [Single] [2007]
    3Huvudet Bland Molnen
    4Ut Ur Min Skalle [English Translation] [2011]
    5Ut Ur Min Skalle [2011]
    6
    5.0/5
    Äppelknyckarjazz [English Translation] [2009]
    7Äppelknyckarjazz [2008]
    8Dom Försökte Begrava Oss, Dom Visste Inte Att VI Var Frön

    Biography

    Movits! is a Swedish music group from Luleå. The group plays swing mixed with hip hop.
    Their debut album Äppelknyckarjazz, literally translated as Apple swiper jazz, was released in November 2008 and has been recognized by national Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
    In the United States the album Äppelknyckarjazz is released by Comedy Central Records.

    The name Movits! alludes to Fader Movitz, a character in the Epistles of Fredman by Swedish 18th-century poet Carl Michael Bellman. The band, however, replaced the last character of the name Z with an S in order to avoid being associated with Swedish bands playing dansband style music, such as Lasse Stefanz, Svänzons or Larz-Kristerz.

    On 27 July 2009, Movits! was featured on the American satirical news show The Colbert Report. The band was interviewed and performed their song "Fel del av gården". Colbert mentioned on his show on 30 July 2009, that the band's album Äppelknyckarjazz recently had gained significant popularity on Amazon.com and claimed that their appearance on his program was significantly responsible for their newfound popularity (referred to as "The Colbert Bump").

    The band is made up of brothers Johan Jivin' Rensfeldt (vocals), Anders Rensfeldt (multi-instrumentalist and DJ) and saxophonist Jocke Nilsson.

    They have also recently finished five performances at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Showcase in Austin, Texas.


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