Aslak Dørum

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Aslak Dørum
DumDum Boys @ Døgnvill 2009 11.jpg
Dørum and DumDum Boys at Døgnvill, 29 August 2009.
Background information
Born (1964-08-07) 7 August 1964 (age 55)
Oslo, Norway
InstrumentsBass, Guitar, Vocals, Autoharp, Piano

Aslak Dørum (born 7 August 1964 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian writer[1] and bassist of the Norwegian rock band DumDum Boys.


Dørum and DumDum Boys live at Strandgateparken in Hamar, August 28, 2009.
Dørum and Kjartan Kristiansen with DumDum Boys at Døgnvill, 29 August 2009.

Dørum joined DumDum Boys in 1993, after having been closely associated with them for years, and been responsible for the band's videos,[2] he immediately became a song writer for the band, and alongside Kjartan Kristiansen, won the Spellemannprisen 2009 in the class 'Text writer of the year', for the lyrics to the DumDum Boys album Tidsmaskin (2009).[3]

Dørum released his debut solo album Lonesome Means Happy in 2005,[2] and in 2013 he debuted as a novelist with the adventure novel "En flåte av gull" (A fleet of gold).


  • 2009: Spellemannprisen in the class text writer of the year, for the lyrics to the DumDum Boys album Tidsmaskin


Solo albums[edit]

  • 2005: Lonesome Means Happy (Bauta Recordings )


With Follow That Dream
  • 1987: Fishing For Success (Thank You Sir May I Have Another Record)
  • 1988: Follow That Dream (Thank You Sir May I Have Another Record)
With DumDum Boys
  • 1994: Ludium (Oh Yeah!)
  • 1994: 1001 Watt (Oh Yeah!)
  • 1996: Sus (Oh Yeah!)
  • 1997: Stjernesludd (Oh Yeah!)
  • 1998: Totem (Oh Yeah!)
  • 2006: Gravitasjon (Oh Yeah!)
  • 2009: Tidsmaskin (Oh Yeah!)
  • 2012: Ti Liv (Oh Yeah!)
With Racer
  • 1995: Kan Det Være Nødvendig Å Være Så Sint? (Oh No!)
  • 1998: Bønda Fra Nord (Oh No!)
  • 2000: Bønda Fra Nord 2000 (Oh No!)
With Blister
  • 2003: Brand New Antiques (Blister Records)
  • 2008: Birthdaysongs]] (Blister Records)
With other projects
  • 2004: Full House (Bergen Records), with Karin Wright
  • 2005: Frolic (Capitol Records), with Anneli Drecker on "Strange Little Bird"
  • 2006: Desembernatt (CD-R), with Torill Beate Nilsen and Renate Grimsbø Kulbrandstad


  1. ^ Gulbrandsen, Troy (2013-08-20). "Dum Dum Boys-bassist Aslak Dørum gir ut bok" (in Norwegian). TV2 Norway. Retrieved 2014-12-22.
  2. ^ a b "Biografi" (in Norwegian). Dumdum Boys. Archived from the original on 2017-07-29. Retrieved 2014-12-22.
  3. ^ "DumDum Boys". MIC Norsk Musikkinformasjon (in Norwegian). 6 August 2006. Archived from the original on 17 September 2010. Retrieved 28 May 2010.

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