Two of the most popular bands in recent years at Melodifestivalen will take to the stage at London's Astoria on July 21st. Bodies without Organs return to the United Kingdom as anticipation of their first hit in the country grows. esctoday.com can now confirm that they will be joined by Alcazar as the group have agreed to reform for one night in London to support what is being billed as a celebration of 20 years of Swedish pop music by Alexander Bard.
London's G-A-Y nightclub at the Astoria on Charing Cross Road will be the venue, and the two bands will be joined by Alexander Bard's Army of Lovers who will also reunite, ensuring a buzy night for one of the World's most respected producers.
Bodies Without Organs have delayed the release of their first single in the United Kingdom and will be using the event to promote the song Chariots of Fire. The band were the performers of the night at a special media event held at the Punk nightclub earlier this year. esctoday.com were there to cover the event in full.
Alcazar split up as a group after failing to win the 2005 Melodifestivalen, reaching 3rd place for a second time with their entry, Alcastar. Both that song and their first Melodifestivalen attempt, Not a sinner nor a saint, have gone on to become classic Melodifestivalen and Eurovision songs with fans across Europe. They have agreed to reunite for this special event acknowledging Alexander Bard's contribution to pop music over the last two decades.
esctoday.com will of course be covering the event in full with interviews and footage from the night. Don't forget to stay tuned to esctoday.com over the weekend for extensive footage from last night's Eurovision Memory Lane concert in Oslo, including video interviews with Bobbysocks, Mans Zemerlow, Wenche Myhre and Katrina.