Photo: Julia Marie Naglestad/NRK2 days ago I posted our interview with JOWST and today is Aleksander's turn (Yes, TTTH is one of my fav songs in MGP 18), here are his answers:
Name: Aleksander Walmann Åsgården
Favorite color: Burgundy and beige
Favorite food: Taco
Where are you right now? In bed
3 things that make you happy: Family, music and friends
What’s your strangest talent? I can click with my eye.
What are you really good at? Drifting a car
What are you really bad at? Chess
Childhood idol: Justin Timberlake and My uncle
Childhood memory: My first kiss with a girl that had too much lipstick on.
Celebrity crush: Margot Robbie
Favorite movie: Transformers
Favorite TV series: Stranger Things
What is your guilty pleasure? Boyband music
If you were a girl for a day, what would you do? Shop
Name a song that never fails to make you happy: The A team
Can you teach me some interesting words in Norwegian? Trudderudetrantan
I’m happy and exited!
How would you describe yourself as an artist?
Dedicated, happy and emotional.
Photo: Aakermann PhotographyYou won MGP last year and represented Norway in Kyiv with “Grab the moment”, what did you learn from your Eurovision experience?
I learned so much! It has been the best musical school!
Joakim / Jowst showed me a song some months ago and I loved it 😃
They are all awesome so it has been a blast!
Photo: Aakermann PhotographyWhat’s the story behind the song?
It’s a song about believing in yourself and having faith in your own decisions. There will always be a lot of opinions and talk but it’s important to believe in your own way of doing things. Have faith in yourself!
Describe the song with 4 words:
Funky, catchy, inspirational and fun!
A bunch of people loving music!
Have you heard any of the other songs in the competition (MGP 18)? Any favorite?
They are all so good! Can’t name one.
Photo: Kristian JøraandstadWhat do you like about Eurovision?
Everything ! But mostly all the love and the beautiful people!
What do you dislike about Eurovision?
That it’s over too fast! I wish it could go on for forever!
Darkness: The band! I believe in a thing called love.
Fangirling: A thing I do a lot.
Squirrel: Super cute. Have a lot in my backyard at home.
No pants: All day every day
Dream: Winning Eurovision 2018 and hosting it in 2019.
Sing a lot!
Is there anything you want to say to close the interview?
THANK YOU !