The last episode of 3rd season of “Hver gang vi møtes” was traditionally dedicated to duets, when one or several artists featured another artist during the performance of his/her song. Alexander was involved in 3 duets. Here are full episode with subs, the songs took part in and reviews of them made by the largest Norwegian newspapers. Continue reading Alexander Rybak — Duets Day in HGVM with Reviews
Here is a shortened version of the 4th episode of TV-show “Hver gang vi møtes”, which was broadcasted on TV2 channel on 22.03.2014. And the separate video of Alexander’s performance of Simone’s song “Smooth escape” with intro and lyrics in different languages. Enjoy! 🙂
Recording & video edition by Venche M. English translation by Jorunn Ekre. English revision by Anni Jowett. Subs by Julia B.
Smooth Escape + Inro + lyrics
Upload and English translation by Hilde M. English revision, subtitles and transcribe of lyrics by Anni J.
– “The guy is a firework of a performer, and I loved that version. I had hoped that he would do it “Fairytale”-like, and it was exactly what he did. I was blessed afterwards”- says Simone to TV 2 (transl. by Anni Jowett)
(Translation by Hilde M.)
VG.no by Stein Østbø – Dice 3
Alexander tries to transform 90’s funk into folk music, and that is not an easy task. Alexander only manages half-way. His interpretation does not meet the promise of the sweeping violin intro. But, he sings very well and gives the song a touch of classic Rybak optimism.
Last Saturday it was Day of honour of Alexander Rybak in “Hver Gang Vi Møtes”. Every of 6 artists have made a cover of his song. Here you can watch the performance and what Alexander tells about the original songs, about the covers and what the artists think about the songs and their own performances. The videos are listed in a performing order:
Samsaya – “Europe Skies”
Music: Alexander Rybak, Lyrics: Alexander Rybak & Thomas Waernes
Upload by Tessa Lande. Translation by Jorunn Ekre. English revision and subs by Anni Jowett.
Sigvart Dagsland – “13 Horses”
Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak
Upload by Tessa Lande. English translation by Marit O. Subs by Sonya Luzina. English revision by Anni Jowett.
Simone Eriksrud was one of the artists in the Norwegian TV-show “Hver gang vi møtes” 2014 with Alexander Rybak
In addition to his special talent and his musicality, I like that Alexander is so sincere and passionate. And that he doesn’t try to be better or different. He is also quite good at recognizing others.
NAME: Simone Eriksrud
BIRTHDAY: 21st of August
HOME COUNTRY: Norway
3 WORDS TO DESCRIBE MYSELF:
Playful, friendly, talkative…
WHAT DO I HAVE IN MY POCKETS RIGHT NOW:
My two-year-old’s pacifier…
Source: VG -Paper Issue
Author: Thomas Talset
Photo: Robert S. Eik
Translated by Tessa Lande. Revised by Anni Jowett.