Simon Mathew

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Simon Mathew
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Simon Mathew at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008.
Background information
Born (1984-05-17) 17 May 1984 (age 30)
Hirtshals
Genres Pop, R&B, soul, blues
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Years active 2005–present
Website www.simonmathew.dk

Simon Mathew (born 17 May 1984) is a Danish pop singer. He is the brother of teen-pop singers Rebekka Mathew and Sabina Mathew.[1] Mathew won the Danish Melodi Grand Prix 2008, and represented Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, singing "All Night Long". He placed 15th in the grand final.

Mathew debuted with his first solo album in 2005; an album which became classified as melodic rock. Mathew's first single, "These Arms" stayed in the Danish national hitlist Tjeklisten for 5 consecutive weeks, and sat in the top 3 of the official single sales chart. Mathew's 2nd single, 'Dreamer" received exposure and support through local Danish radio stations and stayed at number one on the local radio hitlist for a number of weeks.

Mathew is currently writing and recording his second solo album.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Simon Mathew (2005)
  • All For Fame (2008)

Singles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rebekka og Simon Mathew: Synger på Disney film (Danish), Udfordringen.dk, August 29, 2007
Preceded by
DQ
with Drama Queen
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
2008
Succeeded by
Niels Brinck
with Believe Again

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