Sume"Ikingutinga (Min ven der er ikke laengere brug for dig)" 1973 Greenland Prog Rock

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Sumé “Sumé” 1977 Greenland Prog Political Rock third album


Greenlandic) was aGreenlandic rock band considered the pioneers of Greenlandic rock music. They were formed in 1972 around the singer, guitarist and composerMalik Høegh (born 1952), and guitarist, singer and composer Per Berthelsen. Their first record Sumut “where to?” was released in 1973 on the Greenlandic ULO label and was purchased by 20 percent of the Greenlandic population becoming an important part of the Greenlandic movement for cultural independence of Denmark.[1] The band was inspired by American rock, but sang in the Greenlandic language and their lyrics were progressive and critical of the Danish colonial power. In the song Nunaqarfiit they sang “It is time to live again as Inuit and not as Westerners”. The cover of the 1973 record Sumut showed a reproduction of a 19th-century woodcut by Aron of Kangeqdepicting an Inuit hunter killing a Danish trader.[2]

The band was dissolved in 1977 but they still perform occasionally, and in 1994 they released the record Persersume “Snowdrift”.[3]

2014 saw the premiere of the movie about the band, its English title was “Sumé: the sound of a revolution”, directed by Inuk Silis Høegh……

Malik Høegh - vocals, guitars
Per Berteisen - guitar, vocals
Emil Larsen - bass
Hans Fleischer - drums


Sumut (1973, Demos)
Inuit Nunnat (1974, Demos)
Sume (1977, U
1973-76 (1988, ULO)কিরনমালার নাটক