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

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


Stary Klion

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

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.

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Alexander Rybak – Det Gåtfulla Folket

Alexander Rybak performed the song “Det Gåtfulla Folket”  Allsang på Skansen 2009

Lyrics: Beppe Wolgers

Music: Olle Adolphsom

Barn är ett folk och dom bor i ett främmande land,
detta land är ett regn och en pöl.
Över den pölen går pojkarnas båtar ibland, Continue reading Alexander Rybak — Det Gåtfulla Folket

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

Russian cover of “Funny Little World”


Перевод Tanya Tiny

Внезапно стал известным
И знают все меня
И тысячи девчонок
Желаний не таят
Но сердце ты пленила
Лишь улыбнувшись мне
И счастлив я пусть даже
Любовь – мгновение Continue reading Russian cover of “Funny Little World”

Warm wishes in a pillow

Moscow concert on 28 December, 2009 was chosen to be a great meeting of Russian-speaking FaceBookies. And we had been dreaming of presenting an unusual and memorable gift to Alex. Marina Ageeva had come up with a brilliant idea (like everything that comes to her mind) to make a pillow stuffed with soft hearts, hand-made by the fans of Alex. Lily aka Hands Off had sewed an extraordinary beautiful pillow. And 18 girls and one boy in different CIS countries had spent sleepless nights in creating, sewing, knitting and embroidering small touching hearts, which later crossed hundreds and thousands of miles to get to Moscow. As a result we’ve created a pillow filled with our love. Could you imagine what dreams Alex has when his head touches the pillow? 😉 Continue reading Warm wishes in a pillow

A report about the concert in Oslo and the FaceBookies meeting, Oct. 10th 2009

( A report by Jitka Holanová , Czech Republic)

There is one thing with AR concerts…and that is, that only one is not enough….I hoped so much, that I will calm after seeing him live..but I was very wrong, sigh..after return from Norway I became to be blue…no other concerts, everything already was nice, but it is gone…

Continue reading A report about the concert in Oslo and the FaceBookies meeting, Oct. 10th 2009

Report of the concert in Gothenburg, Sweden, Oct. 19th 2009

(A report by Milada Lenhartová from Brno, Czech Republik)

(Translated from Czech by Danka Čolláková, Slovakia)

Hi, Hi there everyone! I returned from Sweden, I have not even unpacked, and I’m with you. Do I have noted that it was such a surreal experience that I absolutely did not provide. For the record: I’m the old person who finally went with her husband the “honeymoon” after 37 years of marriage – to Alex’s concert in Goteborg. (I will find that once I’ve got a new computer, I’m not used to it…) but I should have noted that even though I’m an old granny according to calendar, I still feel like a girl, so I can also take these trips for Alex (in total enchantment) …

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Interesting stuff about charts and prizes – Alexander Rybak

(researched by Simone)

(updated in February, 2010)

Record Sales:


the debut album “Fairytales”:

# 1 for 19 weeks in the charts (triple platinum, which means over 90.000 sold copies)

the single “Fairytale“:

#1 for 22 weeks

the single “Funny little world“:

# 1 for 9 weeks

the single “Roll with the wind“:

#10 for 2 weeks


the debut album “Fairytales“:

#16 for 6 weeks

the single “Fairytale“:

# 4 for 17 weeks


the debut album “Fairytales“:

# 46 for 3 weeks

the single “Fairytale“:

# 10 for 13 weeks


the debut album “Fairytales“:

# 65 for 3 weeks

the single “Fairytale“:

#3 for 7 weeks


the single “Fairytale“:

#10 for 3 weeks


the single “Fairytale

on # 1 :

Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Island, Sweden, Russia

on # 2 :

Ireland, The Netherlands

The song “Fairytale” was # 3 in the European Billboard Charts. It has been released in 25 countries, 120.000 copies were sold in Norway, 300.000 copies in Europe: it also made Gold in Sweden (10.000 sold singles) and in Poland (5.000 sold singles), it got Double Platinum in Russia (40.000 sold singles).

The debut album “Fairytales” made 400.000 copies worldwide.




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