Article published on www.eurovision-quotidien.com 31.10.2012.
Written by Antoine. Link to original article in French here
Found by Claire Lefebvre. Translation from French by Claire Lefebvre and Marion Delafoy-Martin. English revision by Katie Anderson.
Photo: Patrycja Pajor
This week, for the event of the release of his new single » Leave Me Alone », the Eurovision success story, Alexander Rybak, returns.
Rybak currently holds – and probably will hold for a while – the record of points obtained in Eurovision: 387 points.
He also holds the largest gap to his closest competitor, 169 points, but was dethroned by Loreen and her number-of -12 points- record: He got only 16 while the Swedish performer got 18.
Continue reading Article: “What´s up Alexander Rybak? — L´eurovision au quotidien”. French article. Oct. 31st. 2012
Found by Zhanna Segueeva. Translation by Yannis Papadopoulos.
Alexander Rybak returns with a new single in Norwegian*
[The song is in Swedish, but it’s mistakenly referred as Norwegian in the article]
The winner of the Eurovision song contest 2009, Alexander Rybak, is back with a new single, “Resan till dig”, which is performed in Norwegian, the first piece from his third new album «Visa vid vindens ängar», which is available since the last June.
The Norwegian singer Alexander Rybak hasn’t met the anticipated success in France, after his victory at the 54th Eurovision song contest with «Fairytale» in 2009, however he remains a star in his country, where he recently released his 3rd and latest album «Visa vid vindes ängar», introduced with a single sung in Norwegian, «Resan til dig» – thus probably resigning from the effort to export himself after two years and focusing on the market of his homeland.
[However, Alexander has denied himself that the new Scandinavian release means that he’s abandoning his international career]
Continue reading French article about Alexander Rybak by “Charts in France” — 13.7.2011