Forgotten Pop

Forgotten Songs! – This Week – Eple

There are so many songs that are out there everywhere then all of a sudden they disappear and you only hear from them very rarely that they can create a sense of nostalgic for you, the listener. So roll up and welcome to Forgotten Songs where we celebrate these forgotten wonders.

Eple – Röyksopp

Today we are heading over to Norway to talk about an electronica duo that had a single that did well in the United Kingdom in the early noughties. It is one of those songs that you may not know the name of but you would have heard of the track.

Eple was released by Royksopp on the 23rd July 2001, it was also the second single from the band. The name of the track is the Norwegian pronunciation of the word apple. The track was written by Svein Berge and Torbjorn Brundtland and released under the record labels of Wall of Sound and Astralwerks.

The main reason why you may recognise this track was that it was licensed to be used by Apple for the introduction music for the Mac OS X v10.3 Setup Assistant. It was also used on a number of other media including Sky One’s Gamezville, The Kevin Bishop Show and an advert for Volvo.

When it was first released in the United Kingdom in 2001 the single only reached 57 in the charts however it was re-released in 2003 and managed to climb up to number 16.

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