Waldo's People

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Waldo's People
Waldo's People.jpg
Waldo's People at a Eurovision 2009 press conference
Background information
OriginFinland
GenresEurodance
Years active1998–present
LabelsSony BMG
RCA Records
WebsiteOfficial site
MembersWaldo (vocal)
Karoliina Kallio (vocal)
Sami Lehto (drums)
Karl Sinkkonen (keyboards)
Kimmo Nissinen (guitar)

Waldo's People is a Finnish Eurodance band. The lead singer of the band is Waldo, whose real name is Marko Reijonen. They represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, with the song "Lose Control". It won a place for the Eurovision final on May 16 as the jury's chosen act. They finished in last place out of 25 entries with 22 points.

Waldo already had some success in a solo-career in mid-1990s. His band influenced Finnish electronic dance music in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Waldo's People's first video was U Drive Me Crazy. It was the first Finnish video included in MTV Nordic's daily video-rotation.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2]
FIN
1998 Waldo's People
2000 No Man's Land
2009 Paranoid

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2]
FIN
2008 Back Again: The Greatest Hits 27

Singles[edit]

Year Albums Title Chart positions[2]
FIN SWE SWI UK [3]
1998 Waldo's People U Drive Me Crazy (RCA/Blue Bubble) 3 60 - -
I Dream (RCA/Blue Bubble) - - - -
Let's Get Busy (RCA/Blue Bubble) - - - -
2000 No Man's Land No Man's Land (RCA) 18 - - -
1000 Ways (RCA) 4 - - -
Bounce (To The Rhythm Divine) (RCA) - - - -
2001 Remedy
Disconnected
2008 Back Again: The Greatest Hits Back Again (Sony BMG) 1 - - -
Emperor's Dawn (Sony BMG) - - - -
2009 Paranoid Lose Control (Sony BMG) 1 11 57 100
New Vibration (Sony BMG) 2 - - -
2010 N/A I Wanna Be a Rockstar (Sony BMG) 15 - - -
Jackpot (Sony BMG) 19[4] - - -
2011 Echo (EMI) - - - -
2014 You - - - -
Preceded by
Teräsbetoni
with Missä miehet ratsastaa
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
2009
Succeeded by
Kuunkuiskaajat
with Työlki ellää

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