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Alexander Rybak in the 4th episode of HGVM – Simone’s Day

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.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-nMhgvwBZA&feature=youtu.be

Smooth Escape + Inro + lyrics

Upload and English translation by Hilde M. English revision, subtitles and transcribe of lyrics by Anni J.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su6lIwzGcmg&list=UU-sbLDm2lPOOB4fOfMqo8-Q

 

Alexander Rybak – Cover version of “Smooth Escape” by Simone Eriksrud

– “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) 

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(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.

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Simone Eriksund from “Hver gang vi møtes” 2014 on TV2- Alexander Rybak

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.
-Simone Eriksrud

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…

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