Bodies Without Organs first wildcard in Sweden

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Bodies Without Organs has just been announced as the first wildcard that will participate in the Swedish selection Melodifestivalen 2006. Their entry is called Temple Of Love. Bodies Without Organs made their debut in Melodifestivalen this year with the song Gone but didn�t make it to the final. During the time after their Melodifestivalen debut they have had several hits and successes on the charts in Sweden and has also made it on the charts around Europe and Asia.

Bodies Without Organs (BWO) consists of Martin Rolinski, lead singer, Marina Schiptjenko, keyboardist and Alexander Bard, the composer and creator of the band, have composed several hits throughout the years and remembered as the front figure in the popular band Army of Lovers a few years ago. Alexander Bard also created the band Vacuum.

Earlier this year Bodies Without Organs was quite unknown and not established as a band in Sweden. But after the release of the successful album Prototype including the hits; Sixteen Tons of Hardware, Sunshine in the Rain, Living In A Fantasy, Open Door and Conquering America. Bodies Without Organs have now become known to a large public and must be considered as very strong contenders to the other �giants� that are competing in the very strong line-up for Melodifestivalen 2006. Bodies without Organs new album is scheduled for release during the spring of 2006.

The remaining three wildcards in the Swedish selection will be announced in the beginning of January. In total 32 songs compete in the Swedish selection. There will be a return of several popular and known names as Carola, Kikki Danielsson, Roger Pontare, Linda Bengtzing, Sahlene and many others. The first semifinal is held in the village of Leksand the 18th February.

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