VNV Nation

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VNV Nation

VNV Nation Live at New City, Edmonton, September 2007
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Futurepop
EBM
Electro-Industrial
Years active 1990–present
Labels Anachron, Dependent, Discordia, Energy, Metropolis, Off-Beat, SubSpace, Wax Trax!/TVT
Website http://www.vnvnation.com
Members
Ronan Harris, Mark Jackson

VNV Nation are an electronic music band originally from Wexford and London, now based in Hamburg, that combines elements of trance, synthpop and electronic body music (EBM), into what they call futurepop. Earlier works also include some electro-industrial influences. The members are Ronan Harris and Mark Jackson.

History[change | edit source]

Origin of their name[change | edit source]

The "VNV" in the name stands for Victory, not Vengeance, in keeping with the group's motto, "One should strive to achieve; not sit in bitter regret.[1]"

Discography[change | edit source]

Studio Albums[change | edit source]

  • Advance and Follow – (CD Album) 1995 - Energy Rekords
  • Praise the Fallen – (CD Album) 1998 - Energy Rekords, Off Beat • (CD Album) 1999 - Wax Trax!, TVT Records • (CD Album) 2000 - Metropolis
  • Empires – (CD Album) 1999 - Metropolis, Energy Rekords, Dependent Records • (CD Album) 2000 - Metropolis
  • Futureperfect – (CD Album) 2002 - Dependent Records, Metropolis, Energy Rekords
  • Matter + Form – (CD Album) 2005 - Anachron Sounds, Metropolis, SubSpace Communications
  • Judgement – (CD Album) 2007 - Anachron Sounds, Metropolis, SubSpace Communications • (CD, Promo, Enhanced) 2007 - Anachron Sounds • (CD, Promo) 2007 - Anachron Sounds, SubSpace Communications

Singles and EPs[change | edit source]

  • Body Pulse – (12") 1990 - no label
  • Strength of Youth – (12") 1990 - no label
  • Solitary EP – (CD EP) 1998 - Energy Rekord, Off Beat • (CD EP) 1999 - Dependent Records
  • Darkangel – (CD Maxi) 1999 - Dependent Records • (AAC File) 1999 - Metropolis
  • Burning Empires/Standing – (2xCD, Ltd Edition [4700 copies]) 2000 - Dependent Records • (AAC File) 2006 - Metropolis
  • Advance and Follow (v2) – (CD Album, Remastered, Reissue) 2001 - Dependent Records • (AAC File) 2006 - Metropolis
  • Cold – (Rated 'R' Mix by Mig-29) – (MP3 File) 2001 - no label
  • Standing – (CD Maxi) 2000 - Metropolis, Dependent Records
  • Genesis (Radio Edition) (CD Maxi, Ltd. Edition, Promo) 2001 - Dependent Records
  • Genesis.0 – (CD Maxi, Promo) 2001 - Dependent Records
  • Genesis.1 – (CD Maxi) 2001 - Dependent Records, Metropolis
  • Genesis.2 – (CD Maxi) 2001 - Dependent Records, Metropolis
  • Beloved – (CD Maxi, Promo) 2002 - Dependent Records
  • Beloved (Hiver and Hammer Mixes) – (12") 2002 - 3 Lanka
  • Beloved.1 – (CD Maxi) 2002 - Dependent Records • (AAC File) 2006 - Metropolis
  • Beloved.2 – (CD Maxi) 2002 - Dependent Records • (AAC File) 2006 - Metropolis
  • Honour 2003 – (CD Maxi, Enhanced) 2003 - Anachron Sounds • (AAC File) 2003 - Metropolis
  • Pastperfect – (2xDVD + CD-ROM Special Edition) 2004 - Anachron Sounds, Metropolis • (2xDVD) 2004 - Anachron Sounds
  • Chrome/Matter + Form – (CD, Promo) 2005 - Anachron Sounds
  • Chrome – (MP3 File) 2005 - Anachron Sounds, Metropolis, SubSpace Communications • (CDr, Promo) 2005 - SubSpace Communications

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