Monday, May 26, 2008
Ma che freddo fa - Seikkailu
Kristian (real name Bengt Huhta) won a song contest in Finnish television in 1968. This launched his career that lasted only couple of years. His initial backing group evolved into famous Finnish pop group Wigwam. In 1969 he released a song that became a minor hit. It was called "Seikkailu" (Adventure). The original was performed by a teenage Italian songstress Nada in 1969 Sanremo Music Festival and was titled "Ma che freddo fa" (But What The Cold Makes). The Sanremo Festival has been a source for many Finnish cover versions, as you will see ...
Updated 08.10.2011: Added Tuire Lehtomäki's version "Käyn tyhjää rantaa" (I walk on empty beach).
Here's the bunch: