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  • Format: CD
  • Label: RPM
  • Genre: Progressive

Life’s eponymous album, issued in 1970, is one of the most sought-after Swedish progressive albums.

The album describes the cycle of love in life ; it boasts tight, melodic songs underpinned by tough drums and lacerating guitars. The trio were supplemented by psychedelic-flavoured string arrangements.

Although recorded in and released in Swedish, 800 copies were manufactured in 1971 of an English-language version of the album for the export market. RPM International’s reissue brings them together for the first time and adds the tracks from Life's non-album singles.

Life was produced by Anders Henriksson, fresh from just having completed the legendary prog album by Quatermass at Abbey Road. Before that, Henriksson had been the long-term producer of Sweden's Tages

Issued with the cooperation of EMI Sweden, RPM International’s reissue of the Life album includes input from band member Anders Nordh.

Specially remastered from EMI Sweden’s archived master tapes The Swedish-language version of the album - the original version - has never previously been reissued, and makes up Disc 1 plus the bonus singles.

This is the first-ever CD reissue of the English-language version of the album outside Sweden, and here makes up Disc 2 . There are notable track time differences between many of the English language versions and the Swedish language versions.

Track Listing

  • QUO VADIS (I)
  • JAG STOD ENSAM PÅ MIN VÄG
  • DE VA' SÅ LÄNGESEN!
  • KÄRLEKENS SPRÅK
  • HON VANDRAR ÖVER RUMMET - PÅ JORDENS KLOT
  • EN BIT AV EVIGHETEN
  • QUO VADIS (II)
  • ATT LEVA ÄR ATT ÄLSKA
  • VARJE MAN
  • PUNDA' VIDARE
  • EN AV OSS
  • JAG
  • EN GÅNG I TIDEN
  • QUO VADIS (III)
  • JAG FÄRDAS
  • TO THE COUNTRY
  • TRO PÅ VÅR VÄRLD
  • QUO VADIS (I)
  • NOBODY WAS THERE TO LOVE ME
  • MANY YEARS AGO
  • EXPERIENCE OF LOVE
  • SHE WALKS ACROSS THE ROOM
  • SAILING IN THE SUNSHINE
  • QUO VADIS (II)
  • LIVING IS LOVING
  • EVERY MAN
  • EXPERIENCE OF LIFE
  • ONE OF US
  • YES, I AM
  • ONCE UPON A TIME
  • QUO VADIS (III)