Vanessa – City Lips

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Vanessa was a Norwegian rock band and jazz group, formed in 1973. The band made their recording debut in 1975 with the album City Lips. The band was working on its third record when the group disbanded in 1978. City Lips was their first album and consisted of Svend Undseth, Frank Aleksandersen, Haakon Graf, Brynjulf ​​Blix, Knut Værnes and Jan Erik Pedersen. The record moves in a progressive fusion/jazz rock landscape and was released on Nils Bjarne Kvams On Records. In many ways, this was also the start of Compenduim Records, which was formed the following year.

Track listing:
A1 Candy Dandy And The Fat Rat 7:50
A2 Leaves Of Love 5:30
A3 Billy Bop And The Jungle Jam 3:25
B1 Rat And Cat Dance 5:43
B2 City Lips 5:11
B3 Milky Unit 8:41

Alto Clarinet – Svend Undseth
Bass – Jan Erik Pedersen
Clavinet – Haakon Graf
Congas – Frank Aleksandersen
Drums – Frank Aleksandersen
Electric Guitar – Knut Værnes
Electric Piano – Brynjulf Blix, Haakon Graf
Ensemble [String] – Haakon Graf
Flute – Svend Undseth
Organ – Brynjulf Blix
Percussion – Frank Aleksandersen
Soprano Saxophone – Svend Undseth
Synthesizer – Haakon Graf
Tenor Saxophone [Acoustic] – Svend Undseth
Tenor Saxophone [Electric] – Svend Undseth
Twelve-String Guitar [Acoustic] – Knut Værnes


Label: On Records (4) – 6317 603
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Norway
Released: 1975