Agnes - Fingers Crossed

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  1. Gangsta Nancy Lam

    Gangsta Nancy Lam Slut's Spaghetti

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    This song is incredible.

    On why she hasn't had more success, I can only assume radio programmers look at her name and go 'SORRY GRANDMA' and throw her on the NO pile with Ethel, Phyllis and Madonna.
     
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  2. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    I mean, she took SEVEN YEARS off - it's hard to survive that and come back with a hit. She's basically a new artist again, making music that is very much For The Gays - what do people expect?
     
  3. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    We expect nothing less than world domination hun x
     
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  4. Will

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    If a Swedish artist racks up 20-30 million streams, that's a huge hit, not a modest one.

    Darin's latest one hasn't left the Spotify Top 50 since its release earlier in the year, and yet hasn't hit 20 million streams yet. Smith & Thell's 'Goliath' has been one of the biggest hits of the year in Sweden, and is still some way off 15 million streams.

    She's doing fine for an independent artist with no radio support and who doesn't need to worry about streaming income (her partner, a prolific songwriter, has that covered).
     
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  5. Suomi

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    I looked at Anna Bergendahl’s stats and worked out that she currently gets about $1,750 a month from her streams.
     
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  6. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    Glad she’s picked a soulmate well :eyes:
     
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  7. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    Is she still a doctor?
     
  8. Suomi

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    Yes, after her performance on Allsang Pa Skansen a few weeks ago she said she was specialising to be an anaesthetist
     
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  9. VoR

    VoR Take it or leave it

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    This is now #1 at Swedish Radio, and it reaches a new peak of #52 on the main Swedish charts too. It's also at #59 on Swedish Spotify.
     
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  10. Ill Advised

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    Finally!! It’s my song of the year
     
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  11. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    So it should pick up and become a proper legit hit? We need this to be picked up and be the start of a worldwide Aggie comeback :disco:
     
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  12. Ag

    Ag BRING BACK TAGS

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    She's had so much good stuff the last few years which needs to be acknowledged.

    AGNES FORUM NOW!
     
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  13. Suomi

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    The video for this is just incredible! Her visuals - that monobrow!
     
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  14. wurst

    wurst EVITA COLOLO

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    I wasn’t that INTO Fingers Crossed on the ONE LISTEN I graced it, maybe I should give it another go

    *watches the iconic QX GAY Awards performance again instead*
     
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  15. VoR

    VoR Take it or leave it

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    I doubt she'd compete, but I wonder if she could bag an interval slot at Melfest this year? That'd be a great gig for her.
     
  16. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    Are YOU that somebody?

    ARE YOU?
     
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  17. David 5000

    David 5000 I'll dance alone

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    I'm the opposite. Fingers Crossed is increible for me, that QX thing has never clicked.
     
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    Wow, this really is a grower. I didn't think much of it on first listen but now I'm addicted.
     
  19. Ag

    Ag BRING BACK TAGS

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    SAME!

    Queen of GROWERS.
     
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  20. BoysForSeles

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    This is fine but Nothing Can Compare is easily the best, for me, of these comeback batch of songs followed by iTrance.
     
  21. David 5000

    David 5000 I'll dance alone

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    This is my Agnes highlight of 2020 :disco:
     
  22. Hak

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    I liked Nothing Can Compare immediately but this... this is something different. Her trembling voice combined with the instrumental gives me an uneasy feeling, like it's the hair of the dog :manson:

    Hmmm... I see it's slowly creeping up the ranks on Svensktoppen too, it's now at number 2 and now on the verge of overtaking Zara Larsson :D:(
     
  23. PercyPig

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    This just got 5 seconds of vocals and a sound bed on Naked Attraction.

    iTunes number 247 incoming
     
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  24. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    PROMO STARTS NOW
     
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  25. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    This thread has just made me go and buy I NEED YOU NOW on 12" for NO APPARENT REASON :disco:
     
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    monsta CAUGHT YOUR FEVER

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    She did the most fucking incredible mini set in Sweden over the weekend. The whole thing is on the TV4 app which is a bit of a faff but worth it :disco:
     
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  27. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    Fingers Crossed is my favourite Agnes song of all time :o
     
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  28. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    Nothing Can Compare probably ties One Last Time for me
     
  29. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    1. On And On (Any version but UK wins)
    2. Fingers Crossed

    AS WE SPEAK
     
  30. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    did we say that remixes are out?



    Until Dawn is basically just the original but 10x gayer :disco: definitive version!
     
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  31. Suomi

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    The video to this is incredible
     
  32. SDF

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    Makes me want to grow a monobrow tbh
     
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    ARE YOU THAT SOMEBODY :disco:

     
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  34. Mother Superior

    Mother Superior Bless U and all that jazz

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    :disco::disco::disco::disco::disco::disco::disco::disco::disco:
     
  35. FetchFugly

    FetchFugly closing in again

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    Is that Agnes saying 'Sweaty!' over the credits? :D
     
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  36. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    Top points for listening to the fact all year I've sung the same line OVER AND OVER AGAIN, but complete FAIL in that I can't wear this admittedly WONDERFUL t-shirt outside the house in case anyone thinks I'm a DESPERATE SINGLETON :D

    v[​IMG]
     
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  37. Hak

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    Also she did it! after 16 weeks Agnes finally did it :disco:

    ’Fingers Crossed’ has toppled ’Sag Mig’ to net Agnes her third Svensktoppen #1 and her first in over a decade.
     
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  38. VoR

    VoR Take it or leave it

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    @Hak - which chart is considered more significant to Swedes? Svensktoppen or Sverigetopplistan?
     
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    This really is a TRIUMPH
     
  40. wurst

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    So is it number 1 in SWEDEN?

    I know it's "out" in the UK already, but I REALLY hope it gets picked up for a proper release in the new year. It would fit effortlessly onto most UK radio playlists, and with THAT VIDEO in the bag its a ready-made PACKAGE!
     

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