Tag: MGP 2021

Song review: “Alt for Norge” – finally in a new version

Football songs that are made solely to be there, tend to be a bit small, full of bragging and nationalistically charged words.

For someone who for 28 years has had a strained relationship with the football song “Alt for Norge”, first and foremost due to Jørn Lande’s affected and pompous “heavy ballad vocals” full of emotion, it is liberating to hear the new version with Alexandra Rotan, from Keiino, as a vocalist.

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All three infected – we are worried

Recently, the Omikron variant of the coronavirus has led to an explosive increase in the number of cases of infection. It is also noticeable in the celebrity world – almost every week a number of newly infected celebrities appear.

Now it is the band KEiiNO that is experiencing problems related to the corona. On Instagram, it appears that all three – Tom Hugo (42), Fred Buljo (34) and Alexandra Rotan (25) are infected.

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Creates hit factory for Asia – earns annual salary on one song

The songwriters of Robbie Williams, Lionel Richie and Jay Z take over Kristiansand this weekend. 20 star producers will hopefully create “monster hits” for artists in Asia. Around 20 songwriters, producers, artists and managers from all over the world are gathered at the songwriting camp, “Hooklab”, on Odderøya in Kristiansand. Pop music is primarily intended to trigger artists in South Korea.

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New style for Alexandra

“New year – new me!”, Rotan declares on his Instagram story.

– I took a chance and dyed my hair dark. Would go into the new year with a new look, says the artist to VG.

– I like it very much! Still a little unfamiliar with looking at myself in the mirror, but I like it. I have always loved dyeing my hair and trying new things. Gets bored quickly, she elaborates.

– I hereby change the expression to «brunettes have more fun»!

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KEiiNO at Vulkan Arena – Concert report

After the backstage visit with KEiiNO and having pictures taken, photos signed etc. we went back into the arena where the show was going to be. It was a bit shocking to see how many had arrived while we were backstage, the room was more or less filled and it was SO hot and the concert had not even started yet.

We began to mingle a little and try to move our way towards the scene, but it was packed up there and very hot and not knowing how long it would be before the show started, we didn’t feel like standing that close amongst people already then. So we began to look back and sideways to find a better place less crowded. Turning around, right behind me I saw a sweet familiar face and went to say hello:

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The Interest in the band rises as soon as one of us does well

Fred Buljo looks forward to visiting the City scene, which this time welcomes both young and old.

– The first concert is for children between 10 and 17 years. Then we play with a slightly lower sound level and have a slightly different pedagogical approach. Concert two is for those over 18, and then we raise the sound level, says Buljo who makes up the band together with Alexandra Rotan and Tom Hugo.

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