Who is Jamie-Lee? PopXport presents Germany's Eurovision entry. Plus: Udo Lindenberg – nearing 70 and still going strong; Klaus Doldinger – a music legend on tour: and the latest from The BossHoss and RAF Camora.
Udo Lindenberg – Full throttle at 70
Rock musician Udo Lindenberg has been going strong for 45 years. Just before his 70th birthday, he’s releasing his 36th studio album, "Stärker als die Zeit“. In May, he starts a major tour.
Germany's Eurovision entry Jamie-Lee
Meteoric rise for a northern German schoolgirl: first Jamie-Lee Krewitz won the TV talent show “The Voice of Germany,” then the German preliminaries for the Eurovision Song Contest. Now her debut album is out.
Klaus Doldinger – Music legend on tour
In May, jazz musician and film composer Klaus Doldinger turns 80. Now his 35th studio album, “Doldinger,” is out. He’s recorded new versions of his hits with stars such as Sasha, Max Mutzke and Udo Lindenberg,
HIT: RAF Camora - Noah
After several changes of name, Raphael Ragucci is now RAF Camora. His sound is a mixture of rap, dance hall and electrorock. The Austrian-born musician has lived in Berlin since 2007 and released seven albums: his latest, "Ghøst" has just entered the charts at number 3.
TIP: The BossHoss - I Like It Like That
For eleven years,The BossHoss have been regulars on the charts with their Country & Western style cover versions of pop, rock and hip hop songs. The seven-member band features Alec Völkel and Sascha Vollmer on vocals. "I Like It Like That“ is the third single from their current album "Dos Bros.”
CLASSIC: Jam & Spoon feat. Rea - Be.Angeled (2001)
The 1990s and early 2000s were the heyday of electronic music duo Rolf Ellmer and Mark Löffel – better known as Jam & Spoon. They churned out chart hits until Mark Löffel’s sudden death in 2006. For "Be.Angeled,“ they worked with Rea Garvey, Reamon’s former frontman.