Who is Bogofish?
Bogofish is the solo music project of Bo Jensvold - an Indie Singer/Songwriter from Arizona, USA.
After years of entertaining kids and teens at soccer camps and summer camps; Bo is now sharing his songs with the world.
Bogofish music includes a wide variety of styles. Most are high energy songs with fan created choreography. Themes range from Soccer (Futball) life, skills and play-style to Dinosaurs, Zombies, Aliens and just plain fun!
Genres include Indie Children, Family, Family Road Trip, Sing Along, Workout, Pop Rock, Indie, Singer/Songwriter, Kids, Children's Indie Soccer, Indie Football with touches of Country, Rock and Alternative.
2015 brought the release of "Kid Tested, Soccer Mom Approved."- featuring Soccer Mom and We Rock.
The first release for Bogofish was a ballad, the single “Abe Lincoln” released in 2011. It is the closing song at most of the shows. Bogofish released the first studio album titled " No App For That" in 2012.
Bogofish is registered with BMI, CDBabyPRO and Harry Fox Agency.
For Mechanical License (Cover Song License) use Robert Jensvold as writer. harryfox.com
Release Date: May 27 2015
1. Soccer Mom - The ultimate multi-tasker, a pop song about what our soccer moms do for us .
2. We Rock - Your team rocks as a fan or a player. From the practice field to tournaments to the World Cup. This is a rock song to listen to before a match, to celebrate with or to add to your YouTube videos.
3. Zombie Grr Grr - We all feel like a zombie sometimes, stumbling along in darkness. This song should bring you into the light with a little fun.
4. Indominus Grin - Mix dinosaurs and soccer together - what could be better!
5. Rattle Your Cage - It's time to break free and let your talents show. This rock song will rattle your cage so you can do the same.
6. Abe Lincoln (Deluxe) - This is a song for anyone with a dream or a goal. I hope it will inspire you with examples of people who achieved greatness by not giving up.
7. Know Sweat - Those who achieve on the field and off the field need to the push and hard work to really know sweat.
8. Wilbur (Boys) - The story of a soccer ball that comes to life to get revenge for getting kicked around. Boys version.
9. It's My Mess - A blues song about why we don't clean up our rooms...
10. Beautiful Dance - A ballad about the beautiful game. The strategy and play of the game is like a beautiful, choreographed dance.
11. Wilbur (Girls) - The story of a soccer ball that comes to life to get revenge for getting kicked around. Girls version.
"Kid Tested, Soccer Mom Approved"
All songs written by Bogofish (Bo Jensvold)
Recorded at Rock Art Recording Studio in Phoenix, Arizona Rock Art Recording
Tracks Mixed and Mastered by Jeff Kolb, Recording Engineer.
Special thanks to Jeff for his talented instrumentation.
Drum Tracks from Studio Pros, Los Angeles, California. Studio Pros
PRO: BMI, International PTO: CDBabyPRO
Release Date: June 8, 2012
1. Throw It In - Quicker than Captain Jack Sparrow... a dance song about soccer bravado.
2. I Get A Kick Outta That - Chants of Boom Shaka Lahka Lahka Lahka will gear you up to score that goal!
3. You, Me and Goal - A fast country song. My three favorite words are you, me and goal!
4. Aliens - Abducted by aliens and forced to teach them soccer. Lumpy brains are good for heading!
5. No App For That - Apps can do a lot, but there's no app to handle a defender that's right in your face!
6. Dig For Power - A rock song about the power that's inside of you and what it takes to succeed.
7. Kickin Party - Soccer strategies with a party feeling!
8. Take The Shot - When it's the right time you've got to take the shot , on and off the field.
9. Hold Em - Mash together Texas Hold Em Poker and Soccer strategy and bravado! Ruff, Ruff, Ruff, Ruff!
10. No Speaky Spanish - Never assume. A cute mistaken identity story while trying to watch a soccer match in a different language.
11. Kick The Ball - Olay, Olay, Olay, Olay! One kid's story up to the championship game.
" No App For That"
- Words and Music by Bogofish (Bo Jensvold)
Recorded at Rock Art Recording Studio in Phoenix, Arizona
Tracks Mixed and Mastered by Jeff Kolb, Recording Engineer.
Bogofish performed every summer for the Az Soccer Camp from 1985 - 2019.
Bogofish performed for the Kyrene Del Pueblo Science Camp at Red Rock State Park - Sedona AZ for many years.
Other venues included School Lock Ins and Church Pre-Teen Camps during this same time period.
Bogofish was nominated for "Best Song in Children's Music" for the title "We Rock" and for "Best Recording in Children's Music" for "Abe Lincoln (Deluxe)" at the National Indie Channel Music Awards in Hollywood, March 20th, 2016.
Bogofish received Best Album and Best Song in the National Akademia Music Awards - Los Angeles January 15th, 2016
Bogofish was victorious in the January 2016 Akademia Music Awards in Los Angeles, winning awards for "Best Song in Pop/Country" for the title "Rattle Your Cage," "Best Song in Children's Music" for the title "We Rock," and "Best Album in Children's Music" for the album "Kid Tested, Soccer Mom Approved."
The winners were selected by a judging panel of music industry professionals who reviewed hundreds of song entries for consideration of the accolades.
The songs "Rattle Your Cage and We Rock" are featured on the Bogofish album, "Kid Tested, Soccer Mom Approved." Bo said, "This is awesome news! I am very honored to have been nominated by the judging panel, and thank them and The Akademia Music Awards for deeming the songs and album worthy of this honor."
The Akademia team said, "We wanted to take this opportunity to formally congratulate you on winning The Akademia Music Award for Best Children's Music Album for Kid Tested, Soccer Mom Approved" in the January 2016 Akademia Music Awards! Winning an Akademia Award is a rare career distinction. Please accept our warmest congratulations from The Akademia team on your outstanding achievement in the field of music."
The Akademia awards team made this quote about "Rattle Your Cage," "Between it's pulse pounding beat, fervent guitar riffs and memorable hook, fans will have no choice but to groove to Bogofish's intelligent and infectious anthem."
In conclusion, the awards team had this to say about "Kid Tested, Soccer Mom Approved," This collection of intensely original tracks by the Bogofish offers a feast of feverish lyrics and valiantly exerted instrumental interludes that is destined to become a children's classic."