Bad Birthday has been described as etno-nintendo music, tap dancing Radiohead and even eclectic pop.

This four piece band is characterized by a very particular constellation; synth, bass, vocals and percussive trash.


Set in motion by pots, pans, old bottle caps and Frej Lesner’s peculiar sense of organic rhythm, Bad Birthday creates captivating melodic tunes with at times punk-like bass, an intelligent and varied congregation of synths and Michelle Elmhøj’s intense dreamy vocals.

Mathias Jæger (synth)

Frej Lesner (percussion)

Jens Mikkel Madsen (bass)

Michelle Elmhøj (vocal & synth)