Friday, March 4, 2011

Jimmy Dean - Piirtelet mun sydämeen

Cat Cat -duo represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest back in 1994 in Dublin. Apart from the ESC -entry "Bye Bye Baby" the Kätkä sisters didn't really have other big hits. This post-Eurovision single "Piirtelet mun sydämeen" (You make drawings in my heart) released in 1995 as a CD single, might have been a hit (but for some reason, it wasn't). The lyrics were provided by another Finnish pop star Tauski (real name Tauno Peltonen). The original song was of Swedish origin and was a smash success for all-girl group Troll in 1989. Troll included 7 (!) girls - all childhood friends - from the city of Falun. This "Jimmy Dean" (with reference to James Dean) was their only big Scandinavian hit and after two albums and a couple of more singles they folded up. You can see them perform the song in this video clip.

Here's the pair:

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