World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Fångad av en stormvind

Article Id: WHEBN0005211028
Reproduction Date:

Title: Fångad av en stormvind  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest, Melodifestivalen 1991, Un baiser volé, Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Fångad av en stormvind

"Fångad av en stormvind"
Eurovision Song Contest 1991 entry
Stephan Berg
Stephan Berg
Finals performance
Final result
Final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Som en vind" (1990)   

"Fångad av en stormvind" (literally translated as "Captured by a storm wind") is a 1991 single by Swedish pop singer Carola which was the winning Swedish entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 1991 in Rome.

The song won with the smallest margin of victory in Eurovision history, winning on the second stage of the tie-breaking procedure by virtue of receiving more ten point votes than the French entry, Le Dernier qui a parlé... by Amina; the two songs had tied on 146 points, and in the first tie-breaker stage both had received twelve points from four countries. This was the first and, to date, only time the tie-breaker has been required, since it was introduced after the four-way tie in 1969.

In the singles charts, it peaked at #3 in Sweden and #6 in Norway. On 28 April 1991, the song reached first place in the Swedish hitlist Svensktoppen.

The song was performed in Swedish and likens the singer's love for her paramour to the effects of a stormwind. The English language version of the song was called "Captured by a Lovestorm".

The song was succeeded as winner in 1992 by Linda Martin representing Ireland with "Why Me?".

Cover versions

The Swedish heavy metal band Black Ingvars covered "Fångad av en stormvind" on

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.