The Kids (Norwegian band)

The Kids was a Norwegian band from Trondheim founded in 1979. Their most familiar song was Forelska i lærer'n (translated to "In Love With the Teacher"), in 1980. Norske jenter ("Norwegian Girls") was another hit. The band released music in Sweden with Swedish language versions of the songs.

The Kids
OriginTrondheim, Norway
Hard rock, Glam rock
Years active1979–1982,
1996, 2007
LabelsSony BMG
Associated actsStage Dolls

The Kids became known for their platinum blonde hair, and were the first in Norway to produce a music video.[citation needed] The video was aired by the program Zikk Zakk, the only rock music program on NRK. The Kids sold to platinum. After the band broke up, Dag Ingebrigtsen took part in the founding of TNT. Meanwhile, Torstein Flakne founded Stage Dolls. In 1996 they had a reunion tour in Norway, and released the "Greatest Hits" on CD.

Known hitsEdit

  • Forelska i lærer'n (1980)
  • Vil du værra me mæ hjæm i natt (1996)

Last lineupEdit

  • Dag Ingebrigtsen - Vocals (1979–1981)
  • Torstein Flakne - Piano, guitarist, backup vocals (1979–1981)
  • Svein Morten Lunde - Bass (1979–1981) (deceased in 1996)
  • Ragnar Vigdal - Drums (1979–1981)
  • Arild Samstad - Keyboards (1979–1981)


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