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Backseat, originally named Backseat Boys, is a Danish pop rock band that was established Ivan Pedersen, an already well-known Grammy winning pop artist in 1992 with original members Søren Jacobsen (guitars), Helge Solberg (bass), Esben Just (piano/organ) and Carsten Millner, (drums) with the debut release Wind Me Up. They were signed to Kick Music label. Soon after guitarist Lars Krarup joined in 1994 and a second release followed called Long Distance. In 1995, the band's name was changed from Backseat Boys to just Backseat.
In 1995 three of the five members (Søren Jacobsen, Esben Just and Carsten Millner) left and two new members joined in namely Otto Sidenius (organ) and Claes Antonsen (drums). Backseat also changed labels signing in 1996 with CMC Records. More changes came to lineup as Claus Antonsen, Thomas Helmig and Otto Sidenius stopped and were replaced by Lars "Mitch" Fischermann (drums) and Olle Nyberg on keyboards.
In 1998, the band released a compilation of favourite covers under the title Shut Up and Play with covers including amongst other, songs from Bob Seger, John Haitt, Sheryl Crow, Jimi Hendrix etc. The band broke up in 1999 to be reformed seven years later in 2006 touring Denmark and releasing the album Globalization in 2007.
band has had a big comeback in 2013 with a major release on Target Distribution titled Sesoned & Served that entered Hitlisten the official Danish Albums Chart at #8 in its first week of release.Wide ThumbClearartFanartBanner User Comments