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Lene Nystrom comes from Norway. In 1994, she joined the band Aqua, with which she launched such hits as “Doctor Jones”, “Roses Are Red” and “My Oh My”. The song “Barbie Girl” brought them the greatest popularity, which has 1.2 billion views on YouTube. In October, the star will turn 50 and is still professionally active. She regularly shares photos from concerts with fans.
Lene Nystrom and Aqua. It’s been 29 years since the band was founded
The Aqua band functioned on the music market in the years 1994-2001. Before Lene Nystrom joined him, she worked as a bartender and appeared in the Norwegian show “Casino”. She also worked on the ferry, where she was responsible for the chants. During the cruise, she met Rene Difa, who offered her to become the singer of his band.
The song “Barbie Girl” was included in their first album in 1997. After the band was dissolved, Lene released her solo album, but it was not successful. The band Aqua was reactivated in 2007 and Nystrom became its vocalist again. Since 2018, they have been touring America and Europe.
“Barbie Girl” is a hit of the 90s. A dispute with a company that produces Barbie dolls
The song “Barbie Girl” quickly conquered the charts. It reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and was considered one of the most popular songs of the 1990s. Mattel, the manufacturer of the Barbie doll, did not like the lyrics of the song. In 2000, he filed a lawsuit against the band Aqua. The musicians were accused of damaging Barbie’s image, copyright infringement and negatively affecting the good name of the company. Aqua won the case, and the court ruled their song a mere parody.
In the beginning, Lene was involved with Rene Dif, the founder of the band. They broke up after three years, and the singer became involved with guitarist Soren Rasted, who also belonged to the band Aqua. They got married in 2001 and had two children. This relationship also did not last and in 2017 the couple announced their divorce.
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