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Melodifestivalen: Full line up revealed

Melodifestivalen: Full line up revealed

scandipop December 17, 2008 0

The final two places on the list of the 32 performers of Melodifestivalen 2009, have finally been announced. And what names they are! Star Pilots, whom we wrote about last week, and aesthetically pleasing

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The Melodifestivalen Files: Thorleifs

The Melodifestivalen Files: Thorleifs

scandipop December 11, 2008 0

The addition of Thorleifs to the list of Melodifestivalen 2009 acts has probably divided reaction like no other. To many, it’ll be the first time they’ve heard the name of the group, and they

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Next week!

Next week!

scandipop December 11, 2008 0

    Afternoon all!   It’s just one week to go until the third scandipop event – surely the bestest, spangliest, poppiest club night to hit in London in many a year! Even the

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Mmmmmm(GP)

Mmmmmm(GP)

scandipop December 10, 2008 0

NRK have announced the first 11 (out of 18) song titles and composers that will compete at the Melodi Grand Prix, to represent Norway at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. No performer names yet,

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59 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes, and 37 seconds to go!….

59 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes, and 37 seconds to go!….

scandipop December 10, 2008 0

    Six more names have been announced for Melodifestivalen 2009. They’re mostly unknowns outside of Sweden, but they do include Anna Sahlene and Maria Haukaas Storeng performing a duet. Anna has participated in

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The Melodifestivalen Files: Velvet

The Melodifestivalen Files: Velvet

scandipop December 9, 2008 1

The announcement of performers taking part in Melodifestivalen 2009 has so far generated a lot of excitement amongst fans. Some people are most excited about long overdue debutantes, others are hoping that their favourite,

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The one and only Star Pilots!

The one and only Star Pilots!

scandipop December 9, 2008 0

We just don’t like ‘The One And Only’ by Chesney Hawkes. Its become synonymous with ‘ironic’ television and radio countdowns of ‘one hit wonders’, ‘guilty pleasures’, ‘bad songs it’s ok to like’ etc etc.

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Dance (half of the) Nation!

Dance (half of the) Nation!

scandipop December 9, 2008 1

Buoyed by the success of AATW’s Clubland tour, our favourite UK label, Hard2Beat, have announced a national tour of their own – Dance Nation Live. What does this mean for fans of Scandinavian pop

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Radio Friendly

Radio Friendly

scandipop December 5, 2008 0

scandipop favourites are doing very well in the Swedish charts this week. The likeable Danny has risen all the way to number one with his new single ‘Radio’. This bodes well for the release

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Bless the beats of his heart!

Bless the beats of his heart!

scandipop December 3, 2008 0

    After last week’s article on new scandipopster Jonas Oakland, where we mentioned our disappointment at not being able to download any pictures from his site to show everyone what he looked like,

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The Melodifestivalen Files: Marie Serneholt

The Melodifestivalen Files: Marie Serneholt

scandipop December 3, 2008 0

It was with great relief today that we discovered Marie Serneholt will be the third wildcard in Melodifestivalen 2009. Marie hasn’t given us any new music since her debut solo album ‘Enjoy The Ride’

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A record label getting it right…

A record label getting it right…

scandipop December 3, 2008 0

 

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Hithunter…

Hithunter…

scandipop December 3, 2008 0

Basshunter hopes to continue his domination of UK chart dance this month with the release of his 4th single ‘I Miss You’. The song is a cover of a Westlife album track but obviously

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Finland: The 12 songs dissected here!

Finland: The 12 songs dissected here!

scandipop December 3, 2008 5

  YLE of Finland has uploaded the 12 songs that will be competing to represent Finland at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow. They’ve also announced the running order in which they’ll perform.

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All That We Want

All That We Want

scandipop December 2, 2008 0

As was written about on here last month, Ace of Base have made a long overdue return to the world of music with their new Greatest Hits album and three 2008 remixes of their

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Gold!

Gold!

scandipop December 2, 2008 0

It’s been a very good week for Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of Abba. The DVD of the film ‘Mamma Mia’, containing Abba’s songs, has become the fastest selling DVD off all time in

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Six More Names!

Six More Names!

scandipop December 2, 2008 0

SVT have announced six more participants for Melodifestivalen 2009. And they’re the names we’ve been waiting for! We’ll be writing lots more about these delectable ladies in future ‘Melodifestivalen Files’, but for now, you

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Danny’s new album sleeve…

Danny’s new album sleeve…

scandipop December 2, 2008 0

 

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The Claus are out!

The Claus are out!

scandipop November 28, 2008 0

As mentioned earlier in the week, Charlotte Perrelli’s ‘Rimfrostjul’ was the first Christmas album of the schlager divas’ out of the blocks last week. It entered at a disappointing 12. This week, it’s down

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November September Update

November September Update

scandipop November 28, 2008 1

Flavour of the month for the past 12, September, is finally laying ‘Cry For You’ to rest in the UK and releasing a follow up single. We’re getting a tranced up version of ‘Can’t

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