" is a song by Norwegian
, released as their second single. In 2003, it was re-released as the duo's third single from their first album Melody A.M.
The song's title comes from the Norwegian
word for apple
. The song was licensed by Apple
and used as the introduction music for the Mac OS X v10.3 Setup Assistant
. It was also used on Sky One
's gaming show Gamezville
as background music during the opening of the show. The track is also used as background music on the UK television programme The Kevin Bishop Show
, in which a man called Gary in one of its sketches pretends to be a radio announcer, only to the annoyance of his girlfriend.
A small snippet of the song also is used for the station ID
for American public television
, as well as for their identical production logo
featured at the end of their productions such as Austin City Limits
The single was used to accompany a television TestCard in the UK during 2001.
The song is the background music heard in a video made by Volvo called "Vision 2020" in which it showed off future semi truck concepts.
The now-defunct German music channel MTV2 Pop
used a snippet of this song to introduce the commercial breaks.
The song is mainly based on a melody contained in Bob James
' song "You're as Right as Rain" in his 1975 album Two
The song was listed as the 336th best song of the 2000s by Pitchfork Media
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