|Posted by Eurovision On Top on January 27, 2019 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
According to the british website Official Charts, we have a long wait till we can listen new songs from ABBA reunited! Well... it's only some months compared to what we've been waiting!
As we can read in the website "The quartet, who parted ways 35 years ago, have recorded new music for a 'Virtual Abba' experience, which is expected to happen this year. The songs, called I Still Have Faith In You and Don't Shut Me Down, are hopefully being released in the second half of 2019. A representant told Variety: "No release before the summer," they said. "Hopefully this fall."
Benny Andersson said legal compilations had pushed back the virtual tour and therefore the new music. “We are still trying to establish the agreement that needs to be done to be able to continue," he explained. "We are good. It’s the other side, everything that has to be done, everything that has to be drawn. It’s delayed. It’s not our doing."
In the interview, Andersson teased the possibility of a third new song, to be released when the show launches. Talking about recording together again, he said: "We had such a good time, we really, really did, we were all back to where we ended, having fun. It was just like no time had passed, we all felt that and we were all happy about feeling that."
source: official charts
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on October 4, 2018 at 10:25 AM||comments (0)|
According to the website officialcharts.com, ABBA's recent stint in the studio could result in a full new album from the group.
"The quartet revealed back in April that they would be releasing two brand new songs - their first in over 35 years - to coincide with their ABBATARS project, a digital avatar tour set for 2019.!" It is already known that ABBA's new songs will be called I Still Have Faith In You and it will be premiere on the BBC in March 2019.
"Now, it looks like an entire new album could be in the works. Speaking to the Evening Standard, Björn Ulvaeus said their time in the studio could lead to "a new album, possibly" - as refered in official charts.
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on August 1, 2018 at 5:25 AM||comments (17)|
EuroPride Stockholm now reveals two additional acts to this years Schlager Evening on August 2 - Lena Katina from the international super group t.A.t.u and the Finnish popstar Saara Aalto from Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
- It is Amazing to have been invited to EuroPride and take part in this special evening. I am so looking forward to lots of sing-along, says Lena Katina from t.A.t.u.
- This will be My first EuroPride and I am so thrilled to be a part of this very important event, filled with so much love. I cannot wait to meet the everybody and feel all the joy and see all the colors of the rainbow. To be able to spread so much love through my music during EuroPride Stockholm will definetly be the highlight of my summer, says Saara Aalto.
The following acts will perform during the Schlager evening August 2.
The evening will also be full of surprise acts.
Eleni Foureira (Cyprud 2018 )
Lena Katina/t.A.t.u (Russia 2003)
Kati Wolf (Hungary 2011)
Robin Bengtsson (Sweden 2017)
Saara Aalto (Finland 2018 )
Jessica Andersson (Sweden 2003)
Lindsay Dracass (Storbritannien 2001)
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 4, 2018 at 1:55 PM||comments (0)|
1. Ingrosso was born in Danderyd, Stockholm surroundings to a former dancer now restaurant owner Emilio Ingrosso, and singer Pernilla Wahlgren. Watch Pernilla, Ingrosso´s mother act at the 1985 Melodifestivalen singing what then became a hit in Sweden, featuring his father as one of the dancers as well.
2. He is also a cousin of Swedish House Mafia band member Sebastian Ingrosso.
3. Benjamin is one of Sweden’s most popular male pop-artists. With over 25 million Spotify streams and reaching 1x Platinum and 3x Gold with his singles.
4. He won the celebrity dancing TV-show Let's Dance 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sN0An1lT54
5. Ingrosso participated in Melodifestivalen 2017 with the song " Good Lovinn”. He placed fifth in the final.
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 2, 2018 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
Georgia - Vocally they are blameless. They have a lot of presence and can be the big surprise of the night, if they please an older age group and the jury. MAYBE
Poland - The act is not very impressive and the movement with the hands to imitate waves seems very repetitive. MAYBE
Malta - Despite all that was thought the acting was pretty well thought out and can work great on the screen. MAYBE
Hungary - For those who like rock is the perfect performance, for those who do not like it so much will be surprised. They fill the stage. YES
Latvia - Latvia does not look bad on stage, although it seems the stage is too much for its performance. There are things missing in this performance. NO
Sweden - Perfect for a first rehearsal. Everything was thought with all the details. Top 5 again for sure. YES
Montenegro - Predictable!! too much! It looks like a wedding... or....well... we don't think so, but MAYBE
Slovenia - We had big expectations for this song as we thought Slovenia could be in the final... In the second third of the song, Lea pretends the music failed - If they were already in the final, it may work... but if the reach the final, it won't be a surprise since everyone watched it in the semi. With Barei from Spain (2016) it didn't work. Why should now? NO
Ukraine - Are vampires alive? Is this a sci-fy thing? MELOVIN looks like a vampire coming from a piano that opens... we can describe it, but you have to see it. MAYBE.... 'because it is Ukraine
Photo by: Andres Putting