Alexander Rybak and Paula Seling in European tour

Alexander Rybak and Paula Seling in European tour
Alexander Rybak and Paula Seling in Antwerp. Photo: Wim Dehandschutter (EBU)
Antwerp, Belgium -

Former Eurovision Song Contest winner Alexander Rybak and Romanian singer Paula Seling are touring in Europe to promote their duet called I’ll Show You. In a video interview with both artists explain how they met and got the idea to record a song together.

Alexander Rybak from Norway won the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, performing the song Fairytale. One year later, Norway hosted Europe’s Favourite TV Show at the Telenor Arena in Oslo. There, Paula Seling represented her country, Romania. She came third with the duet Playing With Fire, featuring Ovi Martin, a Romanian singer-songwriter and producer, living in Norway.

"At the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo, I was introduced to Paula by Ovi Martin", Rybak says in a video interview with "I was impressed that someone so good on stage was so normal and relaxed in real life. So I added you (Paula) on to the list of people I would like to work with".

Two years later, Alexander recorded the song I’ll Show You together with Paula. "Writing this song, I said: it would be cool to record it as a duet. I needed a strong voice – and it was you (Paula)". The Romanian star is thankful for the collaboration. She said in the interview, recorded in the Belgian city of Antwerp, where they promoted their duet, "I got several messages from your Romanian fans. You love your fans, and they know that".

Take a look at the video interview below:

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  • Posted on 1 October 2012 at 22:53
    The Interview was great :) They are both great Musicians and i am glad that they made a great song together =) i am looking forward to see their music video :) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 29 September 2012 at 04:45
    Beautiful ! Nice Interview ! I heard the Song in the background and looking forward to the Music Video ! Ha Det ! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 27 September 2012 at 18:14
    ma fatela finita!!!!!!!!
    i said in italian that both are boring................ report to the moderator