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What can I say about a record that changed history in Sweden, an LP turned CD that was very high up on the top chart (incl. pop and rock) and selling well in excess of 100'000 copies so far? I suppose I am grateful but it certainly leaves me wondering about what it is that actually makes the charts. Was it the beautiful cover art, specially ordered by Stig Lundquist, now hanging beside my desk? The poem written to the LP, after which it took its name "Sunflute", written by Bo Setterlind, the then most popular Swedish poet, the earwashing repertoire (Albinoni's Adagio, The Frog is lifting (sorry, Fog), a Concerto for Flauto d'Amore, which I found and transcribed, Bach's Air, some other popular items)? I will never know, nor will I understand. The playing is nice, but not at all spectacular, and still it outsold any classical album (and most others) for many years. I will never really understand this business, but I am grateful for being part of it. This one record is the reason that we survived long enough to build up our catalogue.  RvB

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