The Mourning

About this album:

Navyelectre's newest record and the first in a series of five entitled 'AORTA'
Available in online stores from 1st of January 08. Official release February 20th 2008.

Album information:
Produced, arranged, composed & lyrics by Jonas Howden Sjøvaag.
Mixed by Audun Borrmann at Cabin Recorders, Oslo, Norway
Mastered by Brad Blackwood, Euphonic Masters , USA

Every instrument played by Jonas Howden Sjøvaag, with the exception of synth sax solo on 'Then spring exploded into light' by Jørgen Munkeby of Shining , and guitar solo on 'Skullduggery' by Even Helte Hermansen.

Geek listings:

Instruments used Microphones Mixing equipment  Recording locations Food eaten during recording & mix (6 months)




Acoustic high strung guitar

Electric guitar

Roland synth

Casio SK-5 circuit bent by Daniel Park, USA




Sennheiser MD441

Microtech Gefell 92.1S (thanks Håvard)

Soundeluxe (thanks Audun)

Neumann KM 184, stereo pair (thanks Ivar)

ProTools HD


Dalsbergstien 12

Seilduksgata 25

Slemdalsveien 11

Sagveien 17 



3 bananas

1 roastbeef sandwich

Carrots (2 kilos, approx.)

2 kebabs

50 slices of bread with (alternating or combined) cheese, ham, tomato, basil, cucumber, foies gras

10 liters of milk

3 salad Lyonnaise

100 cups of coffee

3 cups of tea

1 bottle (0,33 l) of Coke

4 club sandwich 



Release date: 


# Title Length Composer
1 The Mourning 7:30 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag
2 When You Lean Back to Fight a War 4:00 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag
3 Just Another Day 3:59 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag
4 The Fuse is Lit and the Fire is On 4:32 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag
5 Then Spring Exploded into Light 5:16 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag
6 Don't Ever Think You'll Win 3:34 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag
7 Up on Chrome Hill 6:12 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag
8 Skullduggery 7:26 Jonas Howden Sjøvaag

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