"Could Switzerland be in the running?" was the question on everyone's lips when Paolo Meneguzzi took to the stage in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest. Cited by many as one of the favourites to win, the collective dissapointment was tangible when he gave a rather shaky performance on the night. He is however at the top with this album.
Hera has been one of Iceland's most popular and sought after artists for quite a few years now. Having moved to
Copenhagen, she is also slowly but surely beginning to build herself a wider fanbase in Denmark too.
The return back home to Denmark by Mike Tramp, formerly known as Michael Trempenau, has so far resulted in this “come back” album: Mike Tramp & The Rock `N`Roll Circuz. A lot of things have happened since 1978, when he represented Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Alexander Rybak became a superior winner of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest and the single Fairytale a massive hit on the charts around Europe, but can he live up to this success with his debut album Fairytales or will he face the destiny of being a smiling one-hit-only boy?
Jeroen van der Boom, one third of the Dutch representatives at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, has released a new solo album. Among the 14 songs, in his usual soft rock style, we find a Dutch version of the Danish entry, Believe Again.
Dutch singer Ronnie Tober's latest album NU, is a nice collection of international and Dutch hit songs. The album contains 11 songs of which three are medleys from Ronnie Tober himself, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. All songs are performed in an easylistening bigband style, and the total running time is 41 minutes.