when the tjugofyraårige Stefan Andersson from Västra Frölunda released his debut album in 1992, he received a Grammy as newcomer of the Year. A promising rock that after the refined and broadened its expression. A visit to the florida bureau of tourism fortress at Marstrand in 2008 meant, however, a completely new turn in his career, as it resulted in a concept album and a performance of some of the prisoners ' extraordinarily striking creatures.
the projects on the West coast's older history, which in 2015 amounts to one ”Made in China” on the east indiaman Götheborg, is now Stefan Andersson back with an album and a floor show at Kajskjul 8 referred to as ”Flyers all over Berlin”. It is about neutral Sweden who walked the political tightrope during the war years 1939-1945. And to be told, as well as in the previous projects, through an unknown destiny in the outskirts of The big story.
A dinner show about the war almost sounds like an impossible challenge. But Stefan Andersson and his ensemble, consisting of actors, dancers and a great band with elviolinisten Erika Risinger that puts the fire in the sound, going ashore with this from the first to the last minute. They have the narrative entirely in his hand and the scales in addition, the contrast of the substance in the painful seriousness with a crazy absurdistiskt humor. As the audience crying and laughing about every two. There are many times heartbreaking, but in a wild way, which dissolves and frees.
secondly, Stefan Andersson deep personal commitment, all the research he put in to get these stories about individual swedes during the war. And how he managed to give this a poetic glow both in text and music. As skilled and experienced songwriter, he has managed to outdo itself in everything from the quivering pianoballader to rusiga rockdängor.
”Sotarpojken” which is about his Norwegian grandfather, who refused to disclose a word about the horrors he experienced as a teen is well worth to be a classic. As well as the show's final hit, the light during ”Then I become like those” who put themselves directly with their conciliatory lines: ”So, if you are lying down on the ground, I want to say that I see you/When your words have been exhausted, I want to say that I hear you”.
Go and see!
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