Jan Eggum born 8 December is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who has been active since He is often characterised as a "face for the melancholy", and the themes in his songs are often broken hearts, Boy and sorrow.
Sometimes his lyrics include social criticismbut he also shows more trivial and funny sides of. Eggum was born in Bergenbut started as a pub singer in Londonand made his living for two years writing songs in English.
One of his most famous songs — "En natt forbi" "A night is over" — was originally written in English, with the title "Alone, Awake". He got a record contract in with the Norwegian record company CBSand recorded his debut Boys from Vastervik wiki "Trubadur" that autumn.
His breakthrough came after his third release, the album "Heksedans" from This album gave him the Norwegian award Spellemannsprisenand on this album has such classics as "Mor, Boys from Vastervik wiki vil tilbake". Since this, Eggum has been one of Norway's most well known artists, both as a solo artist and with.
Eggum has been a minor political candidate for the Norwegian Green Party. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jan Eggum.
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