This weeks special guest is well known for her French language songs, including her Eurovision entry. She brings us some dreamy new music, whilst you provide another fan favourite! Plus we have a smorgasboard of a National Triple Play for you and this weeks contest news…
Sweden is one of the most successful competing participants at the Eurovision Song Contest, with a total of six victories, second only to Ireland’s seven wins. Sweden also has the most top five results of the 21st century, with 12; in total, Sweden has achieved 26 top five results in the contest. After finishing second with Lill Lindfors and Svante Thuresson in 1966, Sweden went on to achieve its six victories with ABBA (1974), Herreys (1984), Carola (1991), Charlotte Nilsson (1999), Loreen (2012) and Måns Zelmerlöw (2015).
This Weeks Highlights
Charlotte PerrelliNational Triple Play
Anna Jenny Charlotte Perrelli, formerly Nilsson, is a Swedish singer and television host. She was the winner of the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Take Me to Your Heaven'. She once again represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with her song 'Hero'.
Wig Wam is a Norwegian glam metal band formed in Halden in 2001. Wig Wam’s lineup—consisting of vocalist Glam (Åge Sten Nilsen), guitarist Teeny (Trond Holter), bassist Flash (Bernt Jansen) and drummer Sporty (Øystein Andersen)—has remained unchanged since the band’s formation. The band’s style mixes glam metal and hard rock with humorous lyrics and imagery. The band had their international breakthrough in 2005 when they represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest held in Kyiv and placed ninth with the song “In My Dreams”. Wig Wam split up in 2014, but reunited in 2019.
|1||I Want Your Love||Eduard Romanyuta||2015 Moldova|
|3||When Spirits Are Calling My Name||Roger Pontare||2000 Sweden|
|4||Undo||Sanna Nielsen||2014 Sweden|
|5||Hero||Charlotte Perrelli||2008 Sweden|
|6||L’Amore E Femmina||Nina Zilli||2012 Italy|
|7||Loin d’Ici||ZOË||2016 Austria|
|8||Rêverie||ZOË||2021 Non Contest|
|9||To nie ja||Edyta Górniak||1994 Poland|
|10||In My Dreams||Wig Wam||2005 Norway|
|11||Coming Home||Sjonnis’ Friends||2011 Iceland|