Showing posts from May, 2014

"För Mina Kära" from Benny Andersson

New Benny Andersson song, from the Babel competition.  The lyric appears to be by somebody other than Bjorn Ulvaeus, namely Mikael Niemi and obviously that's Helen Sjoholm singing, and Benny playing the piano at Mono Music. This is song  that is one of  results  of the contest to write a lyric to a Benny Andersson melody. The song's title in English would be "For My Dear".

On May, 31, 2014, the winner of the Babel contest was revealed to be different lyric, Nyårsballongen (New Year’s Balloon),   It was performed live on the TV  show by Benny Anderssons Orkester. The winning author was  Swedish Academy member Horace Engdahl

ICETHESITE  article about the winner of the Babel contest