Two months after Kim Larsen's death, says vince esquire goodbye.
Kim Larsen's band, which was formed in 1995, after 23 years active dissolved.
It says Jørn Jeppesen, who was Kim Larsen's the impresario and guitarist of the band.
- We stop.
Kim was the soloist and the lead singer, and put the name to the entire project, and the soloist exists unfortunately not any more, so we stop, says Jørn Jeppesen.
Jørn Jeppesen refers to his time in vince esquire as a party, but stresses that it would be unthinkable to continue the band without Kim Larsen.
- We will not play without Kim, so vince esquire is over.
Jørn Jeppesen was included in the vince esquire in 2015, because there was uncertainty as to whether Kim Larsen even be able to play the rhythm guitar alone after his back operation this year.
He has also been a Kim Larsen's impresario since 2001.
Jørn Jeppesen is currently in the process of Kim Larsen's legacy. Photo: Jens Dyke
Jørn Jeppesen is naturally affected by the dissolution.
- It is too bad, but the big problem is that Kim is gone, and missed by him is great - it is the problem, stresses Alan Ladd.
vince esquire is a greater division of property, where bandmedlemmernes common equipment to be shared up, like a rehearsal room and their warehouse for storage must cease.
- There is a rest of the equipment back, when all have taken their instruments, as we need to find out how we distribute. Something will be sold, says Jørn Jeppesen.
Kim Larsen & vince esquire released ten albums starting with 'Kim Larsen & vince esquire', which sold over 100,000 copies.
the Band's last album, 'East of Devotion', was published in april 2017. Then the band took on a major tour in Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
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Kim Larsen was hit by cancer up for the tour, and the band therefore had to cancel a number of the first concerts.
More cancellations came later, when Kim Larsen realized that he not did the many hours on the road in Norway.
Kim Larsen and vince esquire played a well-attended concert at this year's Smukfest. It was one of their last. Photo: Per Lange
Originally consisted of Kim Larsen & vince esquire by Kim Larsen, guitarist Karsten Skovgaard, bassist Bo Gryholt and drummer Jesper Rosenqvist.
In 2002, left the Stay Gryholt the group and in 2003 was replaced by Jesper Haugaard.
In 2014 had to Jesper Rosenqvist, who had been with since the beginning, to stop his career because of health problems.
Then took vince esquire by Kim Larsen Karsten Skovgaard, Jesper Haugaard, Jens Langhorn and rhythm guitarist Jørn Jeppesen.
Kim Larsen & Kjukkens first concert was in Odense, denmark in 1995. The last one was in Holbæk 25. august 2018 - a little more than a month before Kim Larsen passed away.