Waldo's People

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Waldo's People
Waldo's People.jpg
Waldo's People at a Eurovision 2009 press conference
Background information
Origin Finland
Genres Eurodance
Years active 1998–present
Labels Sony BMG
RCA Records
Website Official site
Members Waldo (vocal)
Karoliina Kallio (vocal)
Sami Lehto (drums)
Karl Sinkkonen (keyboards)
Kimmo Nissinen (guitar)

Waldo's People is a Finnish Eurodance band. The lead singer of the band is Waldo, whose real name is Marko Reijonen. They represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, with the song "Lose Control". It won a place for the Eurovision final on May 16 as the jury's chosen act. They finished in last place out of 25 entries with 22 points.

Waldo already had some success in a solo-career in mid-1990s. His band influenced Finnish electronic dance music in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Waldo's People's first video was U Drive Me Crazy. It was the first Finnish video included in MTV Nordic's daily video-rotation.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2]
FIN
1998 Waldo's People (RCA/Blue Bubble) 6
2000 No Man's Land (RCA) 6
2009 Paranoid (Sony BMG) 13

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2]
FIN
2008 Back Again: The Greatest Hits 27

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2]
FIN SWE SWI UK [3]
1998 U Drive Me Crazy (RCA/Blue Bubble) 3 60 - -
I Dream (RCA/Blue Bubble) - - - -
Let's Get Busy (RCA/Blue Bubble) - - - -
2000 No Man's Land (RCA) 18 - - -
1000 Ways (RCA) 4 - - -
Bounce (to the Rhythm Divine) (RCA) - - - -
2008 Back Again (Sony BMG) 1 - - -
Emperor's Dawn (Sony BMG) - - - -
2009 Lose Control (Sony BMG) 1 11 57 100
New Vibration (Sony BMG) 2 - - -
2010 I Wanna Be a Rockstar (Sony BMG) 15 - - -
Jackpot (Sony BMG) 19[4] - - -
2011 Echo (EMI) - - - -
Preceded by
Teräsbetoni
with Missä miehet ratsastaa
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
2009
Succeeded by
Kuunkuiskaajat
with Työlki ellää

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