Alien Beat Club

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Alien Beat Club
Alien Beat Club - ANR Hirtshals - ubt -40.JPG
In Hirtshals, 2010
Background information
Also known as ABC
Origin Denmark
Years active 2009 -
Website http://alienbeatclub.dk/
Members Kasper Spring Ehlers
Patricia Namakula Mbabazi
Marcel Mark Gbekle
Stephanie Lykkehøj Gudmundsen

Alien Beat Club (often abbreviated as ABC) are a Danish pop/R&B group, best known as second-place winners on Series 2 of The X Factor. Its members - Kasper Spring Ehlers, Marcel Mark Gbekle, Patricia Namakula Mbabazi and Stephanie Lykkehøj Gudmundsen - had originally auditioned as solo artists at the beginning of the competition, but were later formed into a band by judge/mentor Remee.[1][2]

X Factor[edit]

Date Theme Performer Song Result
13.02.2009 Hits Duffy "Warwick Avenue" Safe to next round
20.02.2009 Made in Denmark Dieters Lieder / Rune "Dig og mig" / "Calabria" Safe to next round
27.02.2009 Motown songs Jackson 5 "I'll Be There" Safe to next round
06.03.2009 ABBA songs ABBA "Voulez-Vous" Safe to next round
13.03.2009 Danish Big Band Britney Spears "Toxic" Safe to next round
20.03.2009 Sanne Salomonsen songs Sanne Salomonsen "Taxa" Safe to next round
Dedication Jason Mraz "I'm Yours"
27.03.2009 Free choice Elton John / Lady Gaga "Circle of Life" / "Just Dance" To second round of finals
X Factor winning song "Det bedste til sidst" X Factor runner-up

Prior to joining Alien Beat Club, Kasper had been a finalist in Idols, Patricia was a customer service representative for Telia, Stephanie was a singer/songwriter in another band, and Marcel was a football player.[3]

After X Factor[edit]

Alien Beat Club released the single "My Way", in weeks 38/2009, which went to number one on Tracklisten, the official Danish Singles Chart. They have also released a charity single "It's My World", in support of UNICEF.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
DEN
[4]
2009 Diversity 12

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
DEN
[4]
2009 "Dig og mig" 11
"My Way" 1 Diversity
2010 "Simple Things"  –
"It's My World"  –

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dr.dk/DR1/xfactor/Historie/forside2009.htm (in Danish)
  2. ^ Alien Beat Club
  3. ^ Alien Beat Club info
  4. ^ a b "Alien Beat Club discography". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 April 2015.