Linnea Dale

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Linnea Dale
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Background information
Born (1991-04-22) 22 April 1991 (age 26)
Tinn, Telemark, Norway
Genres Pop, electropop, alternative
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 2007–present
Associated acts Donkeyboy

Linnea Dale (born April 22, 1991) is a Norwegian singer.

Early life[edit]

Linnea Dale was born in Tinn, Telemark, Norway. She attended the high school Skien videregående skole.[1]


She was a contestant on the fifth season of the Norwegian Idol series in 2007, finishing in seventh place. She performed "What Do I Know About Love", a song written by herself, in the semi-finals on October 10. She has qualified for the Norwegian final.

Musical career[edit]

In 2009, Dale collaborated with the Drammen band Donkeyboy on their debut album Caught in a Life, providing guest vocals on the songs "Ambitions", "Sometimes", and "Awake". "Ambitions" debuted on the Norwegian singles chart at number seven on April 6, 2009,[2] and reached the number one spot on June 29, after 13 weeks on the charts. She also recorded the song "Anything Goes (and Everything's Alright)" with Magnus Sinnes.

Her first EP, Children Of The Sun, was released 27 January 2012 on Warner Music. Her first solo album, Lemoyne Street, was released in April 2012, with help from producer Øystein Greni and Nikolai Eilertsen from Bigbang.

Dale competed in Melodi Grand Prix 2014, the Norwegian competition to find their representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. She competed with her song "High Hopes" and came second in the gold final.

Her album Good Goodbyes was released on 9 May 2014. Pal Waaktaar, from a-ha, co-wrote and produced three songs.




  1. ^ Drugg, Eva Susanne; Westhrin, Veronica (2009-06-17). "Hun synger sommerlåta" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2009-11-03. 
  2. ^ "DonkeyBoy debuterer på VG-lista". Drammens Tidende (in Norwegian). 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 

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