Madeline Juno

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Madeline Juno
Madeline Juno - Portrait.jpg
Madeline Juno in June 2013
Background information
Birth nameMadeline Obrigewitsch
Born (1995-08-11) 11 August 1995 (age 24)[1]
OriginOffenburg, Germany
GenresPop, pop rock, piano rock
InstrumentsVocals, piano, guitar
Years active2013–present
LabelsUniversal Music Group
Websitemadelinejuno.com

Madeline Obrigewitsch (born 11 August 1995),[1] better known by her stage name Madeline Juno, is a German singer-songwriter. She released her first single "Error" in November 2013.

Early life[edit]

Madeline Juno was born on 11 August 1995. Her father is a drummer and her mother is a pianist.[1] She grew up in Offenburg-Griesheim in the Black Forest in Germany.[2] She graduated from Realschule in 2012[3] and went to Gymnasium in Lahr.[4] When she was 6, Madeline Juno was taught to play piano by her mother. At the age of 12, she started playing guitar and writing her own songs.[5]

Career[edit]

Madeline Juno at Unser Song für Dänemark 2014

Madeline Juno recorded her first songs and uploaded them on YouTube when she was 14.[5] In October 2012, she went on tour with Tom Beck,[6] and in September 2013, she was on tour with Philipp Poisel.[5] In 2013, Juno signed a record deal with Universal Music Group.[2] Juno's first single Error premiered on 14 September 2013 on YouTube.[7] The single was officially released on 1 November 2013.[8] Two weeks after its release, the single entered the German charts at position 63.[9] Her first album, called The Unknown, was originally scheduled to be released in January 2014,[10] but that date was postponed to 7 March 2014.[11] Juno performed her song Error on 23 November 2013 in the television show Verstehen Sie Spaß?.[12] She was one of the eight acts to compete in Unser Song für Dänemark, the German national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Denmark.[13] There she performed her song "Like Lovers Do" but she was voted out after the first round.[14] That song is also featured on the soundtrack of the film Pompeii.[15] She was part of the German jury for the final.[16]

On 11 August 2014, which was also her nineteenth birthday, she released a music video for the song "Always This Way".[17]

In 2015 Madeline Juno announced her second studio album, Salvation. Some days later she published the song Into the Night. Her first official single was released on 12 February 2016 and is called Stupid Girl. The album was released two weeks later on 26 February 2016.[18]

On 30 September 2016 Juno released her EP Waldbrand which contains five songs that are all in German language.[19]

In January 2017 she published the song Für Immer as the title track for the movie Wendy – Der Film.[20] A few months later, Juno announced her new studio album DNA to be released on 8 September 2017 which is completely in German language.[21] The first single, Still, was published on 5 May 2017, the second one, Gift, on 28 July 2017.

After touring Juno released her latest single Borderline on 15 June 2018 which is not part of any album yet. The music video was shot in Hong Kong.[22]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
GER
[23]
AUT
[24]
SWI
[25]
The Unknown
  • Released: 7 March 2014
  • Label: Polydor (UMG)
  • Formats: CD, digital download
24 45
Salvation
  • Released: 26 February 2016
  • Label: Polydor (UMG)
  • Formats: CD, digital download
35 70 70
DNA
  • Released: 8 September 2017
  • Label: Embassy of Music (Tonpool)
  • Formats: CD, digital download
58
Was bleibt
  • Released: 6 September 2019
  • Label: Embassy of Music (Tonpool)
  • Formats: CD, digital download, Boxset
25

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
Waldbrand
  • Released: 30 September 2016
  • Label: Embassy of Music
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GER
[23]
AUT
[24]
SWI
[25]
"Error" 2013 50 The Unknown
"Like Lovers Do" 2014 96
"Stupid Girl" 2016 Salvation
"You Know What?"
"Waldbrand" Waldbrand
"Für immer" 2017 Wendy – Das Musikalbum zum Kinofilm
"Still" DNA
"Gift"
"Halt mich fest"
"Schatten ohne Licht" 2018
"Borderline" Was bleibt
"Gib doch nach" 2019
"Automatisch"
"Grund genug"

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Into the Night" 2015 Salvation
"Salvation" 2016
"No Words" 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Neu in BAYERN 3: Madeline Juno – "Error"" [New on BAYERN 3: Madeline Juno – "Error"] (in German). Bayerischer Rundfunk. 4 November 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Madeline Juno aus Offenburg-Griesheim: Nachteule startet zu Höhenflug" [Madeline Juno from Offenburg-Griesheim: Night owl starts rising]. Mittelbadische Presse (in German). 26 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Offenburg – Verantwortung als Auftrag" [Offenburg – Responsibility as mission]. Mittelbadische Presse (in German). 24 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Madeline Juno: Ein Sabbatjahr für die Gesangskarriere" [Madeline Juno: A sabbatical year for her music career]. Badische Zeitung (in German). 17 December 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Madeline Juno: "Es war ein harter und langer Weg"" [Madeline Juno: "It was a hard and long way"] (in German). Focus. 14 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Tom Beck, Lauter Leben & Madeline Juno – Köln, Live Music Hall Köln (06.10.2012)". sparklingphotos.de. 6 October 2012.
  7. ^ MADELINE JUNO – ERROR, in: youtube.com (14 September 2013).
  8. ^ ""Error": Anfang November erwartet euch Madeline Junos erste Single" ["Error": Madeline Juno's new single is expecting you early November] (in German). Universal Music. 21 October 2013.
  9. ^ "Deutsche Single-Charts mit allen Neueinsteigern (Stand: 15.11.2013 12:00 Uhr)" [German single charts with all new entries]. mix.de (in German).
  10. ^ ""The Unknown": Madeline Junos erstes Album für Anfang Dezember angekündigt" ["The Unknown": Madeline Juno's first album announced for December] (in German). Universal Music. 12 November 2013.
  11. ^ https://www.amazon.de/The-Unknown-Madeline-Juno/dp/B00G09Q15I
  12. ^ Peter Disch (20 November 2013). "Madeline Juno singt bei "Verstehen Sie Spaß?"" [Madeline Juno sings at "Verstehen Sie Spaß?"]. Badische Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  13. ^ "Deutscher Vorentscheid: Kandidaten stehen fest". eurovision.de. 13 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  14. ^ "ESC-Vorentscheid: Elaiza vertritt Deutschland in Kopenhagen" [ESC preliminary decision: Elaiza is going to represent Germany in Copenhagen] (in German). Spiegel. 13 March 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
  15. ^ "Madeline Juno ganz traurig zum ESC-Vorentscheid". RP Online. 4 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Full Split Results | Eurovision Song Contest – Copenhagen 2014:". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 18 May 2014.
  17. ^ Always This Way. Myvideo.de.
  18. ^ "MADELINE JUNO – Zweites Album erscheint am 26. Februar 2016" [MADELINE JUNO – Second album to be released on 26 February 2016]. LifeOnStage.Net (in German). Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  19. ^ "Madeline Juno "Waldbrand"". MDR JUMP (in German). Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  20. ^ "Wendy Der Film: Schau exklusiv das Musikvideo von Madeline Juno!" [Wendy The Movie: Watch exclusively the music video by Madeline Juno!]. STARZIP (in German). Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  21. ^ "Madeline Juno entdeckt ihre DNA" [Madeline Juno reveals her DNA]. MusicHeadquarter.de (in German). Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  22. ^ "Madeline Juno veröffentlicht Musikvideo zur neuen Single Borderline" [Madeline Juno releases music video for new single Borderline]. SounDJungle (in German). Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  23. ^ a b "Chartvelfolgung / Madeline Juno" (in German). Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  24. ^ a b "Austrian Charts / Madeline Juno" (in German). austriancharts.at Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  25. ^ a b "Swiss Charts / Madeline Juno" (in German). swisscharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 March 2017.

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