She celebrated her 40 years anniversary 5 years ago, later this year she turns 65, but Birthe Kjær appears nowhere near her pension as she is about to release yet another new album. The singer who came third in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1989 is also back touring.
The composer, producer and performer Juan Carlos Calderón died yesterday in Madrid after suffering a heart failure at the age of 74. He was the author of four of the Spanish entries at the Eurovision Song Contest in the 70s and 80s; Eres Tú, Tú Volverás, La Fiesta Terminó and Nacida Para Amar.
Carmelo Martínez is well known as one of the members of the most recognized band on the Spanish music scene in the 80s, La Década Prodigiosa who represented Spain at the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest. Since then, he has continued working on music and now he is back with this version of a great hit.
Poor Justine Pelmelay, it really hasn't been her week. Following excruciating pains and fever, the popular former Eurovision artist was admitted to hospital for emergency surgery, with three major operations performed on her within a week.
When the Netherlands on Saturday kicks off for their new entertainment programme where well known names will be competing on diving skills a former Eurovision Song Contest participant will be hosting it, yet another one will be taking part - and joined by a Junior Eurovision Song Contest winner.
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?
Despite celebrating her 40 years anniversary on the music scene a couple of years ago Birthe Kjær, who represented Denmark at the 1989 Eurovision Song Contest, is still going strong. On a new album released today she fulfil a dream of hers. The album, that is entirely in English, includes classics such as My Way and Smile.