‘Julen Är Här’ is perhaps one of the best known and most loved Christmas songs across Scandinavia, ever since it was first released by Tommy Körberg back in 1989 on his Christmas album of the same name. Back then, the song spent four weeks at number 1 in Sweden, released as a duet with Norwegian opera singer, Sissel Kyrkjebø. And if you listen to it, you’ll hear why. It’s a simple, understated, pretty Christmas ballad. That despite its timidness, still manages to sound really powerful.
Predictably, we’ve gone for the Amy Diamond version though! It was released as part of her Christmas album ‘En Helt Ny Jul’ a couple of years back, and is a big favourite of ours. It is LOVELY!