Pop-musiikkia

"Pop-musiikkia" (in English "Pop Music") is a single released in November 1997 by Finnish artists Neljä baritonia ("Four baritones"), a band consisting of Ismo Alanko, Kalle Ahola (of Don Huonot), Ilkka Alanko (of Neljä Ruusua) and A. W. Yrjänä (of CMX).[1] It is the only song the band recorded, and has been certified double platinum in Finland – currently the song ranks 61st on the list of the best-selling singles of all time in the country, with sales of over 17,000 copies.[2] The song's music video was directed by Tommi Pietiläinen.

"Pop-musiikkia"
Pop-musiikkia cover.jpg
Single by Neljä baritonia
ReleasedNovember 1997
RecordedOctober 1997
GenrePop
Length4:03
LabelPoko Records
Songwriter(s)Ismo Alanko

ChartsEdit

The song entered the Finnish charts in 1997 and stayed there for a total of 34 weeks. It held the first position for eight weeks from December 1997 to February 1998.[3] As of March 2008, it is placed third on the Finnish charts all-time top 100, after "Teit meistä kauniin" by Apulanta and "Over the Hills and Far Away" by Nightwish.[4]

CompilationsEdit

The following compilation albums include the original version of "Pop-musiikkia":

  • Pure Finnish Rock - Aitoa Suomirockia (Poko Rekordsin Historia 1977-2004) (various artists, 2004)
  • Soundi DVD 2006 (various artists, 2005)
  • Taiteilijaelämää Vuosilta 1989-2006 (Ismo Alanko, 2006)[5]

PersonnelEdit

CoversEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ NELJÄ BARITONIA: Pop-musiikkia / finnmusic.net
  2. ^
    • "Kaikkien aikojen myydyimmät kotimaiset singlet" [Best-selling domestic singles of all time] (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 2013-08-30.
    • "Kaikkien aikojen myydyimmät ulkomaiset singlet" [Best-selling foreign singles of all time] (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 2013-08-30.
  3. ^ finnishcharts.com - Neljä Baritonia - Pop-musiikkia
  4. ^ finnishcharts.com - Finnish charts portal
  5. ^ Neljä Baritonia