Madrugada is a Norwegian rock band formed in 1995. The band members include Frode Jacobsen (bass), Sivert HÃ¸yem (vocals), and Robert BurÃ¥s (guitar).
Vangen took over for Jon Lauvland Pettersen, a founding member of Madrugada; Lauvland Pettersen left the band after their second album (in 2002) and is currently playing in the band Milestone Refinery; Simen Vangen announced his leaving in 2005 and stated he wanted to focus on various jazz projects, things that did not fit together with being a member of Madrugada; however, he will continue to collaborate with Sivert HÃ¸yem in The Opposition.
Madrugada finished recording their fourth album -- The Deep End -- late in 2004 and it was released on February 28th, 2005 in Norway, on March 31st in the rest of Europe and finally in the US on April 11th. A radio single entitled "The Kids Are on High Street" was released for domestic radio play on January 14. A music video for the single was filmed in London.