After more then 35 years in the music business, Mike Tramp has released this acoustic album where he reflects on his life up until now. It's a quiet album, away is the rock ‘n' roll sound and left is a naked honest album from a man who has been around.
After becoming #4 in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Gwendolyne, Julio Iglesias has been traveling the globe for more than 40 years, selling more than 300 million albums, earning 2600 gold and platinum records, making him the most loved Spanish singer ever. He has now released this double album called 1.
After two unsuccesfull attempts to win the Swedish Melodifestivalen, Peter Jöback now moves in a new direction with this release. It's an album containing 11 French songs with newly written Swedish lyrics plus 3 new songs under the double titel Livet, Kärleken och Döden, La Vie, L’Amour, La Mort. (Life, love and death in English).
On her new album Birthe Kjær is showing a rather new side of herself when she diggs into 12 well known international classics to give them new life. For Birthe this album is a dream come true, but is she too much out of her comfort zone here or does she have what it takes?
Jedward's second album went straight into the top position on the Irish chart, but is it just their country fellow men who are just as crazy as they are or could this album be well recieved all over Europe? They have a large teenager fanbase, but is it also for us a bit older? Let's find out.
With a musical output of one album a year, there is a certain danger in some cases that quantity will forego quality. After a lukewarm reception and ditto sales figures for his last album No Boundaries, Alexander Rybak has ventured into the studio once more with a rather fetching new project.
"I’d rather stick needles in my eyes!", Michael Ball said about plans for a return to the Eurovision song Contest, where he in 1992 sung the UK entry One Step Out Of Time to a second place. Despite that, we can still enjoy his new album.
Who could have resisted the charms of young Axel Ehnström, otherwise known as Paradise Oskar as he strummed his simple plea to save the planet for Finland in Düsseldorf? Well, the talented young musician strikes will the iron is hot and wastes no time in releasing his debut album Sunday Songs.
Gerard Joling, who represented the Netherlands at the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest and since has been one of the best selling names in Dutch pop music, has released a new album, which for Eurovision fans includes a cover version of Carola's 1983 Swedish entry.
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.