A staggering seven out of ten of this weekend's Melodifestivalen finalists will launch new albums this week. In addition, the 2008 Melodifestivalen double-DVD has been made available to pre-order via esctoday.com's partnerstore, CDON.com. As the finalists gear up for battle on Saturday night, the annual chart battle is now well underway to see who will reach the number one spot in Sweden this weekend.
All ten final entries have now been released for radio airplay and purchase by the public after the completeion of the second chance round this weekend. Every year, there is a marathon charge on the Swedish charts by the songs in the competition, it would not be unexpected if the top 50 chart in sweden next week features all 32 competing songs. All the songs in the final are now available as CD singles.
Amongst the biggest releases is the forthcoming Greatest Hits album by BWO (Bodies Without Organs), a re-release of Amy Diamond's gold album, Music in motion and Linda Bengtzing's second album release, Vild & Galen.
You can find the links below to purchase the entries along with the new albums. All purchases will see our partner store, CDON.com make a small payment to esctoday.com to invest in new servers as we try to avoid further crashes in peak periods wihtout any extra charge to readers.
The Melodifestivalen Finalists (click on product to purchase):
- Charlotte Perrelli – Hero CD Single
- Sibel – The diving belle Album (12th March)
Sibel – The diving belle Album (itunes now)
Sibel – That's where i'll go CD single
- Rongedal – Just a minute CD Single
- Linda Bengtzing – Vild & Galen Album
Linda Bengtzing – Hur Svårt Kan Det Va CD single
- Christer Sjögren – Jubileum – 40 År Med Christer Sjögren Double Album
Christer Sjögren – I love Europe
- Amy Diamond – Music in motion (Gold edition) (12th March)
Amy Diamond – Thank you CD Single
- Sanna Nielsen – Empty Room CD Single
- Nordman – Djävul Eller Gud Album
Nordman – I Lågornas Sken CD Single
- Frida – Hoppa Upp Album (12 March)
Frida – Upp och hoppa CD single
- BWO – Pandemonium Greatest HitsAlbum
BWO – Lay your love on me CD Single