Monday, August 11, 2014

Polle & Myrthe - Calm after the storm



The Kids Are Alright!. Here's Polle and Myrthe doing a younger version of the Common Linnets' Eurovision hit Calm After The Storm.

Junior fans may know Polle from his 2011 participation in the Dutch preselection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. His Music In My Heart stranded in the first semi.

It was an unexpected pleasure to see the Netherlands end the runner up at the Copenhagen contest, but the commercial success of Calm After The Storm is even more surprising. The song went top 10 in many countries' charts and is still in the top 10 in Germany and Austria (August 2014).
It was also the first ever #1 hit for a Dutch entry in the Belgian (Flemish) charts.

Find out more about Calm After The Storm, the chart history, the cdsingles, versions and the acclaimed hit album The Common Linnets here at the Copenhagen Collection

More Calm After The Storm coverversions
Zuwer Scheerwol - Pien In Mien Haart (Pain In My Heart, sung in Gronings,Dutch regional language)
- on CD Doalders (2015, Amlow records 0150028)
Lisa del Bo and Eli  - Stilte na de storm (Flemish)
- on CD Voor Een Moeder, Door Een Moeder (APR Works 217)
Josh Oudendijk (English)
- on CD Nylon
Urban Beach (English)
- on CD Urban Vibes-Live in Hamburg
Gab Veläzques (English)
- on CD The Remixes (Ethernal works)
Asher Quinn (English)
- on CD Sun, Sorrow, Flowers, Moon
Erica from Drifters and Andreas from Sannex  - Lugn Efter En Storm (Swedish)
- on CD Blå blå Känslor (Drifters)   (Neptun Records)
Tommi Soidinmäki ja Saija Tuupanen - Myrskyn Jälkeen Kirkastuu (Finnish)
- digital release (Magnum music)
Cheap xerox versions under different names like The Campfires, Mix factor, MC Flipside, New Tribute Kings, Clara Oaks, Cream Cuts etc. also exist but are crap.


Polle FB, at KidsTop20 and Youtube channel.

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