Label: Polydor - 811986-4 • Format: Cassette Compilation • Country: Norway • Genre: Rock, Pop •
Jahn Teigen born 27 September is a Norwegian singer, musician and comedian. He represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest three times, in  and and became known throughout Europe as a result of his performance in the contest, which won "nul points" a zero score for Norway. Since Octoberhe has been residing in Sweden. He started his career in the late s, when he released a few singles and one album with Enemies.
However, his commercial break-through did not come until the early s as the lead singer of the six member rock band Popol Vuh. They released three successful albums, the first self-titled in Their most popular Accela - Ohmwreckers Part Two was released incalled Stolen From Timebut this time under their new name Popol Aceto avoid confusion with the German rock band with the same name that also was popular in the s.
During and first half ofArman Sumpe D. Jahn performed at one of Europe's two Naboen - Jahn Teigen - Hopp 78-83 music festivals, the Roskilde Festivalin he became one of the major attractions as part of Popol Vuh credited as Arman Sumpe .
He had previously performed in Roskilde at the Fjordvilla Club   in with the band Red Squares. Jahn Teigen was a member of the Norwegian humour trio Prima Verawith Herodes Falsk  and Tom Mathisenwho released seven albums between and Most of their repertoire consists of popular hits with the most ridiculous lyrics. This struck a chord with the Norwegian audience, since, at the time, to ensure airplay, English-language songs often were re-recorded with Norwegian lyrics.
Their breakthrough album, s Brakarawent to number 1 in the charts and sold more thancopies, and includes Teigen's spirited mock-Russian rendition of Mil Etter MilZagra Znja Zagra. This second version is the only available recording of the original arrangement; whether in English or Norwegian, Jahn Teigen's serious recordings of the song feature more electric guitar. The serious version was also a huge hit, making Teigen one of the few performers ever to have success with both a serious version and a parody of the same song simultaneously.
Teigen decided to leave the band inwhich made the band break up and caused a hateful relationship between him and the other members for several years - they finally reconciled in In in Paris Jahn Teigen made his first appearance on the Eurovision stage, performing the song Mil etter mil Mile after milewhich became famous for not receiving a single point from any of Gentleman - Joanne Kasner - Higher State Of Conscious participating nations.
This was the first occurrence of zero points with the new, and current, voting system of the Eurovision Song Contest. Despite the obvious lack of Το Παζλ Στον Αέρα (Coti K. Ρεμίξ) - Στέρεο Νόβα - Το Παζλ Στον Αέρα recognition, the song gained a huge audience back in Norway where his countrymen embraced it. The single dominated the national singles chart for more than four months, being among the ten most-bought singles for no less than 19 consecutive weeks, for five of those also topping the chart for the most popular international hit of the nation.
Still, having been in the nation's spotlight for more than 30 years, this remains his most successful hit. Teigen's runner-up single was called Jeg gi'kke oppmeaning I Naboen - Jahn Teigen - Hopp 78-83 give upand his first album release the same year was just as self-ironic, as it was entitled This Year's Loser. Jahn Teigen returned to the Eurovision stage in in HarrogateUnited Kingdomwhere he sang Adieu in duet with Anita Skorgan to whom he was married and with whom he has a daughter ending up at 12th place.
Inin MunichGermanyhe went solo again, with Anita Skorgan and three other women as backing vocals, with the melody Do re micomposed together with Anita Skorgan, which rendered him his finest position, a respectable 9th place.
In addition to this, Teigen has been the host of Melodi Grand Prix and provided the interval act of the Melodi Grand Prix on a number of occasions. He has also acted as commentator for Norwegian television in in Rome, together with Jon Andreassen. Teigen has released 17 albums as Naboen - Jahn Teigen - Hopp 78-83 soloist as of 1 January His most successful albums to date were En dags pause One day's break released in Naboen - Jahn Teigen - Hopp 78-83 , Mentalkrem Mental cream in and Klovn uten scene Clown without stage in In he took the part of the Executioner in the London run of the heavily panned Norwegian opera-musical Which Witch.
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