Jill Johnson: new album to be released in November

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Jill Johnson, Swedish representative in the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest, is going to release her new album Music row on 28th November. Furthermore, several live concerts will be organised to promote the CD.

Music row was recorded in Nashville in the USA and features the well-known singers Nina Persson (lead singer of The Cardigans), Lisa Miskovsky (Driving one of your cars, Lady stardust) and Kim Carnes (Bette Davis eyes, Don't fall in love with a dreamer). The album includes14 songs, most of them cover versions of international country hits. The first single will be Angel of the morning which was made famous by Bonnie Tyler.

  1. Rhythm guitar
  2. Jolene (originally by Dolly Parton)
  3. Why'd you come in here looking like that (originally by Dolly Parton)
  4. Angel of the morning (originally by Bonnie Tyler)
  5. Papa come quick (originally by Bonnie Raitt)
  6. Mama, he's crazy (originally by The Judds)
  7. Tumblin' dice (originally by The Rolling Stones)
  8. You're no good (originally by Linda Ronstadt)
  9. Why not me (originally by Fred Knoblock)
  10. Life in the fast lane (originally by the Eagels)
  11. You don't have to say you love me (originally by Dusty Springfield)
  12. Need your love so bad (originally by Fleetwood Mac)
  13. To know him is to love him(originally by Dolly Parton)
  14. Angel from Montgomery (originally by John Prine)
  • You can listen to audio snippets of all songs on Jill Johnson's official website here.

To promote the album, some live concerts will be held: This Saturday and Sunday, Jill Johnson will perform in Båstad, on 15th November she will appear as a guest at Poptimistic and from 22nd November to 8th December, she will be part of a christmas show in Bökeberg.

Jill Johnson represented Sweden in the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest in Birmingham with the song Kärleken är and finished 10th. In 2003, she took part in the Swedish national final again and finished 4th with Crazy in love. In 2005, she returned to Melodifestivalen, this time as a co-host.

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