För kung och fosterland

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"För kung och fosterland"
Single by Magnus Uggla
from the album Pärlor åt svinen
A-side "För kung och fosterland"
Released 5 March 2007
Format CD
Genre pop
Label Ugly Music
Writer(s) Magnus Uggla, Anders Henriksson
Magnus Uggla chronology
"Jag är ett bedårande barn av min tid"
(2006)
"För kung och fosterland"
(2007)
"Pärlor åt svin"
(2007)

"För kung och fosterland", written by Magnus Uggla and Anders Henriksson, is a song performed by Magnus Uggla at Melodifestivalen 2007. The song participated in the semifinal in Gävle on 24 February 2007, and reached Andra chansen in Nyköping on 3 March 2007, but failed to rech the finals. The song lyrics criticise consumer society.

On 5 March 2007, the single was released, peaking at 11th position on the Swedish singles chart.

The song als charted at Svensktoppen, entering the chart on 1 April 2007, ending up on a 10th position.[1] The upcoming week the song had been knocked out from the charts.[2]

During Melodifestivalen 2012 the song was appointed a "Tredje chansen" number.

Single track listing[edit]

  1. För kung och fosterland (3:03)

Chart trajectory[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak position
Sweden 11[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Svensktoppen - 1 April 2007
  2. ^ Svensktoppen - 8 April 2007
  3. ^ Chart trajectory