Gunther And The Sunshine Girls (Sweden)
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21/11/2014 : Günther & The Sunshine Girls announced that a new release was planned for January.
13/12/2013 : Günther's new single is entitled I'm Not Justin Bieber Bitch.
30/10/2010 : Gunther And The Sunshine Girls are back with a new single entitled Famous, which will was released on October 11th. The song is "a tribute to all those who do anything for fame" (thanks to Eve).
22/09/2008 : The teaser of a new Gunther and the Sunshine Girls song called Pussycat, a very nice dance song, can be heard on his official website. The future forthcoming single ?
06/07/2008 : Gunther and the Sunshine Girls will be touring in US in the Fall 2008. At the moment they are on a European tour.
04/03/2007 : Gunther is still in studio working on his new album. According to the teasers, it could be called Obsession of Lust. A tour in the US could also be planned (thanks to Tavi Meran).
01/01/2007 : Gunther is in studio too, working on a new album. 2 brand new tracks can already be discovered : Obsession and My Boudoir. One of them is maybe the forthcoming single (thanks to Tavi Meran)
Gunther And The Sunshine Girls albums
|Pleasureman||2nd Jun 2004|
|Pleasureman (International version)||2007|
Gunther And The Sunshine Girls singles
|Ding Dong Song||21st Jan 2004||LISTEN|
|Teeny Weeny String Bikini||5th May 2004||LISTEN|
|Touch Me (feat. Samantha Fox)||Dec 2004||LISTEN|
|Tutti Frutti Summerlove||2005|
|Christmas Song (Ding Dong)||Dec 2005||LISTEN|
|Like Fire Tonight||Mar 2006||LISTEN|
|Famous||10th Nov 2010|
Aliases - Records released under other names
|Gunther - I'm Not Justin Bieber Bitch||27th Nov 2013||LISTEN|
Gunther And The Sunshine Girls biography
Behind the name "Günther" stands Mats Söderlund from Malmö.
Günther is a parody of the 80's style and especially the German 80's. He's singing in English with a German accent. He wears a moustache, hair style of the 80's and nasty sunglasses. In the video to the disco hit Ding Dong Song he's tempting after the choir girls (The Sunshine Girls) and is singing with an excessively dark and erotical voice things like "Oh, you touch my Tralala". The song was an unbacked big hit and took the first place on the single chart. It also had some success abroad, reached #3 in Ireland and #8 in Norway.
In the begining of May 2004 the next song was released Teeny Weeny String Bikini, which already went #7.
According to Mats Söderlund, Günther is 29 years old and a bachelor. Mats himself is seven years older, married and has two children. Söderlund is known as a well known club owner and party fixer in Malmö and has worked internationally as a photographer's model. Günther and the Sunshine Girls are managed by former Warner Music A&R agent Henrik Uhlman, and are represented in the United States by prominent entertainment agent Mayar Zokaei.
For his third single, Günther re-released Touch me!, this time featuring the famous Samantha Fox. He turned right in to place 19 on the first week of the hit list "Tracks" in Swedish channel SR P3 in December. In French engineers schools parties, he had a lot of success.
2005 : Gunther's new single is entitled Tutti Frutti Summerlove. It entered the Finnish charts directly at #12. At the end of the year, their new single Christmas Song was released. The video was censored by the Swedish television.
2006 : Günther & The Sunshine Girls competed in March to be selected to represent Sweden at the Eurovision contest. Unfortunately they did not make it to the final.
At the end of the year, Gunther entered the studios to work on a new album. 2 brand new tracks can already be discovered : Obsession and My Boudoir. One of them is maybe the forthcoming single.
2007 : a track called Ding Dong Song Philosophy vs Tom Snare was released. The new single Suntrip did quite well in the Swedish charts.
2008 : The teaser of a new Gunther and the Sunshine Girls song called Pussycat, a very nice dance song, can be heard on his official website. The future forthcoming single ? Günther is currently working on a new album with the working title Dirty Man Swedish Sex Beast.
Thanks to Mikoo, Tavi Meran, Denis "DJ Hooligan" Zhabkine, Anders Bøgh, reBeL and to EuroSwede
The biography was last updated Sat, January 31st 2015
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