Roll with the Wind

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"Roll With the Wind"
Single by Alexander Rybak
from the album Fairytales
Released June 2, 2009 (2009-06-02)
(see release history)
Format Digital download, CD single
Genre Pop, Folk
Length 03:34
Label EMI
Writer(s) Mårten Eriksson, Lina Eriksson
Producer(s) Amir Aly
Alexander Rybak singles chronology
"Funny Little World"
"Roll With the Wind"
Music video

"Roll With the Wind" on YouTube

"Roll With the Wind" is a song by Norwegian singer–songwriter Alexander Rybak from his debut studio album, Fairytales. "Roll With the Wind" was written by Mårten Eriksson and Lisa Eriksson and produced by Amir Aly.

Music video[edit]

A music video for "Roll With the Wind" was filmed on the island Giske in Norway, in July 2009.[1] It was released on September 15, 2009.[2]


"Roll With the Wind" entered the Norwegian charts on the 2nd June 2009 at 16#.[3] At the same time, Rybak had two other singles in the top 3, "Funny Little World" and "Fairytale". The next week it climbed to 10#. The single dropped out of the Top 20 in its 3rd week.[4]

Chart (2009) Peak
Norway (VG-lista)[5] 10

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
Norway 2 June 2009 Radio, digital download
Germany 23 October 2009 CD single

Other versions[edit]

A version of the song, sung in Swedish and with the title ""Vända med vinden", was featured on the 2010 debut album Längtan by Swedish group Timoteij. This version features Alexander Rybak on violin.

German CD single tracklist[edit]

  1. Roll with the wind
  2. No Milk Today (Herman's Hermits Cover)