Olav Stedje

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Olav Stedje (Born June 8, 1953 in Sogndal, Norway) is a Norwegian singer-songwriter, known for a number of soft rock recordings, six silver albums and three attempts in Melodi Grand Prix.[1][2]


Stedje debuted as a solo singer within the band Compact from Sogndal, in the early 1970s, releasing two singles. He had his Norwegian break through with the album Ta meg med in 1981, receiving an Spellemannpris in 1982.[1]



  • Ta meg med (Take me with you) (1981)
  • Stedje (1982)
  • Tredje stedje (Third stedje) (1983)
  • Rocken Bom (1984)
  • Silje (1984)
  • Når sola renn (When the sun run) (1986)
  • Eg kjem likevel (I'll come anyway) (1987)
  • Ei gåve til deg (A gift to you) (1990)
  • Bot og bedring (Stay well) (Tylden Records, 1995)
  • 21 beste (The best 21) (Tylden Records, 1998)
  • Livstegn (Lifesigns) (September 25, 2006)


  1. ^ a b "Stedje, Olav - Biography" (in Norwegian). Norsk musikkinformasjon. 2006-08-06. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  2. ^ Bergan, Jon Vidar. "Olav Stedje Biography". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
Preceded by
Trond Granlund
Recipient of the Pop Spellemannprisen
Succeeded by
The Monroes