Tag Archives: Alexander Rybak

Concert in Prague 2010

Here is a very nice photogallery I found on a Czech site about music

http://musicserver.cz/clanek/29188/Alexander-Rybak-Lucerna-Music-Bar-Praha-25-2-2010-fotogalerie/

Russian events 2010

Thanks to our dear press-agents Facebookies Lena Snetkova and Vika Kashtankina for the pictures!

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Alexander and Igor Rybak performing at Compatriot Award in Moscow 11.02.2010

Alexander was awarded with the Russian award “Compatriot 2009”

The awarding took place the 11th of February at the Final Gala Concert at Grand Hall of House of Trade Unions, Moscow.

Alexander performed at the Gala Concert, and together with his father Igor he played “Hungarian Suite”. Here is a video of the performance, and pictures from the show you’ll find below.

Pictures from the show:

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Missed the fiddler on the Russian radio “My Music My Life”? Listen here!

Interview on Radio 7 from Febr. 19th, 2010

Translation by Olina Novikova and Irina Kuvaldina

To listen radio-show click here

Hi! Alexander Rybak is with you on the Radio 7, this is the show “My music – my life”. I’ve heard a lot of music in my life. I remember my first melody which my mother bought me when I was young:)) It was “Ooops, I did it again” by Britney Spears. When I was a child I only listened to classical music so I was surprised a lot by the fact that my mother bought me pop-music. I didn’t expect that she would invite me to this world, because she always forced me to practice. So Britney Spears “Ooops, I did it again” is my very first pop-song. Let’s listen to it with me now. Continue reading Missed the fiddler on the Russian radio “My Music My Life”? Listen here!

Schedule Archive 2009

Researched and collected by Milena Wiatrak and Anastasia Douvertaki

MAY

May 5th, 2009 – first rehearsal of performance and press conference at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, Moscow (Russia)

May 7th, 2009 – appearance at Belorussian Party in Eurodom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, Moscow (Russia)

May 9th, 2009 – appearance at the show “Poputchiki” on the radio “Echo of Moscow”, Moscow (Russia)

May 10th, 2009 – appearance at the opening ceremony of Eurovision Song Contest 2009, Moscow (Russia)
 
May 11th, 2009 – appearance at Belorussian Party at Eurovision Song Contest 2009 and presentation of Ani Lorak’s album, Moscow (Russia)
 
May 13th, 2009 – dress rehearsal of the Semifinal at Eurovision Song Contest 2009 and his birthday celebration in Norwegian Embassy, Moscow (Russia)
 
May 14th, 2009 – participation to the Semifinal at Eurovision Song Contest 2009, Moscow (Russia)
 
May 15th, 2009 – dress rehearsal of the Final at Eurovision Song Contest 2009, Moscow (Russia)
 
May 16th, 2009 – APPEARANCE AT THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2009 – VICTORY, Moscow (Russia)

Continue reading Schedule Archive 2009

“Europe’s Skies” Premiere ” & “Fairytale” in Finland, Jan. 30th, 2010

http://www.youtube.com/v/xv1moM-hEd4

Warsaw concert 7th of December 2009

Thanks to Polish fan-club for the pictures!

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Press Conference in Moscow, Nov. 23th 2009 (short version)

http://www.youtube.com/v/M7OXYkTn0Wk

Interview at the Morning Show “Dobroe Utro” (Russia) Dec. 2009

http://www.youtube.com/v/9Qq_i30IIs8

Russian MTV News Nov. 2009

http://www.youtube.com/v/TTr5kEY0L74

Press Conference in Moscow, Nov. 2009 (long version)

http://www.youtube.com/v/DehWjDERFbs

Interview in Minsk Oct. 2009 – “Culture People” TV program (Belarus, Minsk, 1st channel)

http://www.youtube.com/v/DwXCX4do3tY

Kupalinka w/lyrics – A Belarusian folksong – Alexander Rybak

“Kupalinka” a Belorussian folk song 

Alexander Rybak has performed this song many times, and it was also the song he performed on his first visit to Belarus since he left in the age of 5.  The video of his performance you’ll find below the lyrics. And if you wonder what the song is about,  read the text below the video. 

KUPALINKA

Transliteration by Zhenya Russian

Kupalínka, kupalínka,
Tseomnaya nochka,
Tseomnaya nochka,
A dze zh tvaya dochka?

Continue reading Kupalinka w/lyrics — A Belarusian folksong — Alexander Rybak

Komarovo – Alexander Rybak

KOMAROVO

Lyrics: Mikhail Tanich Music: Igor Nikolaev
Transliteration by Zhenya Russia

Na nedelʹku do vtorova ya uedu v Komarovo
Poglyadet’ otvykshim glazom na baltiĭskuyu volnu.
I na more budu razom korablem i vodolazom,
Sam sebya naĭdu v puchine,
Yesli chasom zatonu.
Na nedelʹku do vtorova ya uedu v Komarovo,
Sam sebya naĭdu v puchine, yesli chasom zatonu.

Continue reading Komarovo — Alexander Rybak

I’m Yours – Alexander Rybak

Alexander Rybak performing Jason Mraz famous song “I’m Yours”

I’m Yours

Lyrics and music by Jason Mraz

Well you done done me and you bet I felt it
I tried to be chill but you’re so hot that I melted
I fell right through the cracks
Now I’m trying to get back Continue reading I’m Yours — Alexander Rybak

500 Miles – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“500 Miles” – cover by Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales”  album, released in 2009, but only as a bonus track on the downloadable version. 

Music and lyrics by The Proclaimers

When I wake up yeah I know I’m gonna be
I’m gonna be the man who wakes up next to you
When I go out yeah I know I’m gonna be
I’m gonna be the man who goes along with you Continue reading 500 Miles — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Kiss and Tell – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

Kiss and Tell – Alexander Rybak

From the “Fairytales”  album,  released in 2009

Music by Alexander Rybak and Kim Bergseth
Lyrics by Alexander Rybak and Piotr Andrej

And you always try to warn me
Of the pretty girls out there
Now I finally learned my lesson
And she got a story to share. Continue reading Kiss and Tell — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Abandoned – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“Abandoned” – Alexander Rybak

From the “Fairytales” album, released in 2009.

Music by Alexander Rybak and Kirill Moltchanov
Lyrics by Alexander Rybak and Piotr Andrej

Sleepless in the night
I try to lose my faith in you
Saying to myself
You can’t be the right one for me

Continue reading Abandoned — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

If You Were Gone – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“If You Were Gone” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” album, released in 2009.

Music and original Norwegian lyrics by Hennig Sommero
English lyrics by Alexander Rybak

If you were gone the moon would lose it’s brightness
Without your smile the finch would sing no more
And once in a while some waves would sigh with sadness Continue reading If You Were Gone — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

13 Horses – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“13 Horses” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” album, released 2009

Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak

13 horses, swimming in the sea.
waiting for someone to find them.
Their ship is gone, and now they’re all alone
with water everywhere around them
The men were saved, from the sinking ship,
right before it started to burn. Continue reading 13 Horses — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Dolphin – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“Dolphin” – Alexander Rybak

From the “Fairytales” album, released in 2009

Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak

Drifting along
Where am I to go
The purpose in me
Sadly I don’t know

Who’ll take my hand
I’m sailing in the sand Continue reading Dolphin — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Funny Little World – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“Funny Little World” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” album, released 2009.

Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak

Suddenly I’m famous,
and people know my name.
I’ve got a thousand girls just waiting,
and therefore it’s a shame Continue reading Funny Little World — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Roll with the Wind – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“Roll with the Wind” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” CD, released 2009

Music and lyrics by Mårten and Lisa Eriksson

I won’t blame the hurting on you
You left in the sweetest way
I won’t say that it’s you
Making me feel this way Continue reading Roll with the Wind — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Fairytale – lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“FAIRYTALE “- Alexander Rybak

From the “Fairytales” album, released in 2009. 

Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak

Years ago, when I was younger
I kinda liked a girl I knew
She was mine and we were sweethearts
That was then, but then it’s true Continue reading Fairytale — lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Stary Klion (Old maple) – Alexander Rybak

 

Stary Klion

Lyrics: M. Matusovsky. Music: Alexandra N. Pakhmutova

The song “Stary Klion” (Old Maple) performed by Alexander Rybak at the concert of Alexandra Nikolaevna Pakhmutova. Moscow, October 23, 2009.

 

Transliteration by Zhenya  Russian

Staryĭ klen, staryĭ klen,
Staryĭ klen stuchit v steklo,
Priglashaya nas s druzʹyami na progulku.
Otchego, otchego,
Otchego mne tak svetlo?
Ottogo, chto ty ideshʹ po peryeulku.

Continue reading Stary Klion (Old maple) — Alexander Rybak

VÅRSØG – If You Were Gone – Alexander Rybak

If You Were Gone – Vårsøg – Alexander Rybak

The song “If You Were Gone” is original the Norwegian song “Vårsøg” (Longing for Spring) by Henning Sommero. Here is the original lyrics in Norwegian and English

Lyrics: Hans Hyldbakk Music: Henning Sommerro

No skin det sol e høgste Svealiå

No bli det vår, det kjenne e so vel
De søng så trongt kring alle dalasiå Continue reading VÅRSØG — If You Were Gone — Alexander Rybak

Clay violin

Do you think that this violin was made by tiny elves living somewhere in a fairy forest? You are almost right. This charming little thing was created by a six-year-old Lisa Popkova and her mother Natalia. And certainly this clay violin could not but impress Alex.

 

Fan Art of Alexander Rybak

Mikaela Brorson

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Nicole Walles

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Karine Panosian

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Madina Angel

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Report on the birth of the BOOK and the concert in Oslo, Oct., 10th ’09

“The Operation 10/10
or
how Rybak’s Facebookies went to Olso”
a report by
Irena Bay

Part 1

Well guys, I think it’s time for me to report back to the grid… to be honest I don’t feel that I will be able to put into words what I have experienced this weekend with these indescribably wonderful people … I know my account will fail to convey what really happened … still – I am a FB spy on duty, night and day, and I would never let you down! 😀

My story begins way earlier than the most stories you have read here until now[1]. My story began in July this year when out of the blue I found myself organizing and directing a facebook project – how the hell did that happen again?? (And why I am working on the new one in my head like crazy again since yesterday??)

Continue reading Report on the birth of the BOOK and the concert in Oslo, Oct., 10th ’09

AR Facebook Friends meeting in Ukraine

Made by Mariy Grenaderova. English subtitles by Irene Bay

http://www.youtube.com/v/JvyzD8lMFyQ&hl=ru_RU&fs=1