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Mezzoforte - Surprise, Surprise flac album Performer: Mezzoforte
Title: Surprise, Surprise
Style: Jazz-Funk, Jazzdance
Released: 1983
Country: UK
MP3 album: 1486 mb
FLAC album: 1330 mb
Rating: 4.8
Other formats: AHX FLAC AA MIDI XM MP1 VOX
Genre: Electronic / Jazz

Surprise Surprise ‎(LP, Album). Surprise Surprise ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM). ZYX Music.

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Surprise Surprise was recorded at PRT Studios, London in July–August 1982 and mixed at Red Bus Studios in September. It was the second time the band worked with producer Geoff Calver in London after the recording of their second album Í Hakanum – released internationally as Mezzoforte and re-released as Octopus in 1996 – in 1980. Despite gaining some popularity and playing concerts in the UK, the album was first released in Iceland in 1982 simply named 4 and then renamed Surprise Surprise for the international release.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Surprise
Percussion – Geoff Calver
A2 Gardenparty
Flugelhorn [Solo] – Steve Dawson
A3 Gazing At The Clouds
Written-By – Kristinn Svavarsson
A4 Early Autumn
Brass – Bill Eldridge, Kristinn Svavarsson
A5 Action Man 5:08
B1 Funk Suite No. 1
Written-By – E. Gunnarsson*, F. Karlsson*, G. Briem*, J. Asmundsson*, K. Svavarsson*
B2 Easy Jack 4:54
B3 Fusion Blues 5:47
B4 The Old Neighborhood 5:44
B5 Surprise, Reprise 0:58

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – PRT Studios
  • Mixed At – Red Bus Studios
  • Printed By – Gerhard Kaiser GmbH


  • Alto Saxophone – Chris Hunter
  • Arranged By – Mezzoforte
  • Arranged By [Brass, Vocals] – Chris Cameron
  • Bass – Johann Asmundsson*
  • Drums – Gunnlaugur Briem
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Dai Reynolds
  • Engineer, Producer – Geoff Calver
  • Guitar – Fridrik Karlsson
  • Keyboards – Eythor Gunnarsson
  • Percussion – Eirikur Ingolfsson, Gunnlaugur Briem, Johann Asmundsson*, Kristinn Svavarsson, Louis Jardim*
  • Programmed By [Obx-a] – Winston Sela
  • Saxophone – Kristinn Svavarsson
  • Sleeve, Design – Ernst J. Backman
  • Tenor Saxophone – Chris Hunter, Martin Dobson
  • Trumpet – Bill Eldridge, Stuart Brooks
  • Vocals – Chris Cameron, Shady Calver
  • Written-By – Eythor Gunnarsson (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B5), Fridrik Karlsson (tracks: A4, B2 to B4)


Recorded in PRT Studios, London 1982.
Mixed in Red Bus Studios, London 1982.

℗ © 1982 Steinar Records (UK) Ltd.

Made and printed in West Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Rights Society: GEMA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
STE LP02, STE LP 02 Mezzoforte Surprise Surprise ‎(LP, Album) Steinar, Steinar STE LP02, STE LP 02 UK 1982
BHM 1086-2 Mezzoforte Surprise Surprise ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) ZYX Music BHM 1086-2 Germany 2015
JSC 3301 Mezzoforte Surprise Surprise ‎(Cass, Album) Jump & Shout JSC 3301 Belgium 1983
NL74131 Mezzoforte Surprise Surprise ‎(LP, Album, RE) RCA NL74131 Europe Unknown
CDSTE02 Mezzoforte Surprise Surprise ‎(CD, Album) Steinar CDSTE02 UK Unknown