Tag: magnus carlsson

  • Christmas Music in Sweden

    Christmas Music in Sweden

    They’ve been playing Christmas music in the shops for a few weeks, and Christmas is still two weeks away!

    Here in Australia, there’s a certain cringe factor with the likes of Michael Buble and Mariah Carey with their “Christmas Albums”.… Read the rest

  • Eskilstuna Pride

    Eskilstuna Pride

    “What’s your name? Are you German or something?”, I was asked by the bloke who sat down beside me offering me a beer. He was part of a larger group of men and women sitting at the adjoining table at Eskilstuna Pride.… Read the rest

  • You Know It’s Christmas In A Week And A Day

    You Know It’s Christmas In A Week And A Day

    As I’ve previously mentioned here, I’m a fan of Swedish pop singer, Magnus Carlsson. With Christmas coming “in a week and a day”, this is one of my favourite songs from him.… Read the rest

  • Melodifestivalen 2015 #2

    Melodifestivalen 2015 #2

    I’m quite a fan of the Swedish pop singer, Magnus Carlsson. To be precise, Magnus who was in Swedish pop bands Barbados and Alcazar, not Magnus Carlson (one “s”) who was in Swedish indie band, “Weeping Willows”.… Read the rest

  • Christmas Music and Sweden

    Over the last few years I’ve written a couple of blog posts about the proliferation of of “Christmas Music” on the Swedish pop charts at this time of the year.

    The first post was in 2009 when I mentioned that…

    One of my colleagues, half-Australian/half-Swedish, asked me today if I had any Swedish Christmas music she could borrow.

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  • Melodifestivalen 2013 #4

    Melodifestivalen 2013 #4

    “What a bunch of bogans”, I thought to myself as I watched how the Swedish public voted in the Heat 4 of Melodifestivalen, the finals which choose the song which represents Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest.… Read the rest

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