Peter Sommer

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Peter Sommer
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Peter Sommer during Smukfest (2013)
Background information
Birth namePeter Sommer Christensen
Born (1974-08-28) 28 August 1974 (age 47)
Aarhus, Denmark
Genres Pop, Pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active2002 – present
Associated actsSuperjeg, De Eneste To
Origin Denmark
GenresPop rock
Years active2000-2003
LabelsUniversal Music
Past membersPeter Sommer
Carsten Valentin Lassen

Peter Sommer Christensen (born 28 August 1974 in Skanderborg) is a Danish singer and songwriter. His lyrics are often characterized by interesting puns and word plays. Besides his solo career, he was in the duo Superjeg with Carsten Valentin Lassen, and is currently part of the duo De Eneste To alongside Simon Kvamm.


In duo Superjeg

In the early 2000s, Peter Sommer and Carsten Valentin Lassen formed the pop rock duo Superjeg. Sommer was lead vocals and also played bass, whereas Lassen played guitar and keyboards. The duo utilized many double meanings and puns in their musical output and released two albums: Alt er ego in 2002 and Øst/Vest in 2003, both on the label Auditorium (2). [1] The duo has never officially disbanded, but they have not produced any content together since.


In 2004, Peter Sommer released his debut solo album, På den anden side , which cracked the Top 5 in Denmark. The single "Valby Bakke" was selected as Ugens Uundgåelige (week's pick), a label given to rising artists by Danish radio station P3; [2] however, it never charted. In 2006, his follow-up album Destruktive vokaler won him a prize from Statens Kunstfond (the Danish Arts Foundation), and, in 2007, won the title of "Danish Pop Album of the Year". [3] In 2008, he released his album Til rotterne, til kragerne, til hundene , which came with his first charting single "Rødt kort" and, in 2009, earned the title of "Danish Rock Album of the Year".[ citation needed ] Sommer won "Danish Male Artist of the Year" and "Danish Songwriter of the Year" at the 2009 Danish Music Awards.[ citation needed ] His album producer Henrik Balling won Producer of the Year for his work with Sommer.

In duo De Eneste To

In 2010, Peter Sommer formed the duo De Eneste To with Simon Kvamm. In the same year, the duo released their self-titled album De eneste to , which topped Tracklisten, the Danish Albums Chart. [4] At following concerts, they announced that they would be taking a short break, marking the end of the "first chapter". At the same time, they promised to be back in 3–4 years with new material and a new album. Keeping their promise, Dobbeltliv was released in 2014, peaking at #3 on the Danish Albums Chart. [4]

Personal life

Peter Sommer was married to Lise Westzynthius. They had a son, Ivan, together, and later divorced.




2004På den anden side5
2006Destruktive vokaler4
2008Til rotterne, til kragerne, til hundene6
2013Alt forladt2
2018Elskede at drømme, drømmer om at elske2
2020Stærk strøm hen over ujævn bund2
2022De uforelskede i København2

with Superjeg

2002Alt er ego

with De Eneste To

2010De eneste to1Platinum
2011Det lyder radikalt - Remix EP9
2015Friday I'm in Love



2008"Rødt kort"33Til rotterne, til kragerne, til hundene
2013"Hvorfor Løb Vi?"40Alt forladt

with De Eneste To

2010"Morten"9Gold (download)De eneste to
"Jeg har ikke lyst til at dø"Gold (download)
Gold (streaming)
2011"Østjylland Dreaming"
"Den lige vej" (Carsten Heller Remix)32Det lyder radikalt - Remix EP
"Skrig det til træerne"25Dobbeltliv

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