The Coorparoo Song - A song about the Brisbane suburb of Coorparoo, describing one of many ways to drive there.
Return to Norway - Written before my first return to Norway in May after 5 years in Australia. The album has 3 versions of this song, one with English lyrics, one with Norwegian lyrics (Tilbake til Norge) and one with piano only.
Return to Australia - A sentimental song, describing how it feels to leave your country of birth and return to your favourite country, Australia. The album has two versions of this song, one with piano only.
Irish Interlude - written after leaving my wife's family in Ireland. Short and sweet.
All My Love, High Above - Soon after marrying and living in Sydney, my wife had to go to Brisbane and leave me alone for a few weeks. I felt very lonely, and realised how sacred love is. Love is high above and greater than me. It encompasses the universe.
Tilbake Til Norge - For English comments, see Return to Norway. Melodien ble laget like før første tur tilbake til Norge i mai etter 5 år i Australia. Teksten skrevet senere.
Johansen's Nocturne - A classical piece, written on a late evening in Mount Isa, Queensland after we had 43 degrees during the day.
Christmas in Our Land - One of the few Australian Christmas songs. Note the key change in the instrumental section, and how it returns to the original key.