Martin Svensson (singer)

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Martin Svensson
Birth nameMartin Svensson
Born (1978-03-11) 11 March 1978 (age 40)
OriginKalmar, Sweden
GenresPop , rock
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, musician, author
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active1997–present
Associated actsNina Rochelle
WebsiteOfficial Site

Martin Svensson also known as Martin (born 11 March 1978) is a Swedish singer, author and musician.

Svensson was born in Kalmar, Sweden. He moved to Varberg in 1981. He started as a solo artist. His debut single "Rymdraket" from his 1997 debut album Pojkdrömmar. His biggest hit remains though "(Du är så) Yeah Yeah Wow Wow", a song he wrote himself and sang at Melodifestivalen 1999 in a bid to represent Sweden in the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest in Jerusalem. He finished 4th overall, but the single reached the top of the Swedish Singles Chart. There was also an English version of the song entitles "(You Are So) Yeah Yeah Wow Wow".

In 2003, he formed a Swedish rock band called Nina Rochelle

Martin Svensson also began a career as a writer with Hej! Mitt namn var Elton Persson (Hello! My name vas Elton Persson) followed up by Din heder (Meryem's honour) in 2009.[1]

In 1998, Svensson met Swedish-Kurdish pop singer Dilbihar Demirbag known as Dilba at a party, and they later married in the summer of 2000. A divorce was filed in 2002.

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

Albums
  • 1997: Pojkdrömmar
  • 1999: En helt vanlig Svensson
  • 2000: Lyxproblem & Moderna Störningar
  • 2002: Martin och Sibirien
Singles

With Nina Rochelle[edit]

Albums
  • 2003: Om Sverige vill ha det så
  • 2005: Mörkertal
  • 2006: Måndagsfolket
Singles
  • 2003: "Taxi 43"
  • 2003: "(Happy) Jag hatar att det är så"
  • 2004: "Stockholm kommer förstöra mig"
  • 2005: "Mörkertal"
  • 2005: "Rött ljus"
  • 2006: "Måndagsfolket"

Bibliography[edit]

  • 2007: Hej! Mitt namn var Elton Persson
  • 2009: Din heder

References[edit]

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