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06/12/2014 : Petra Marklund (September) recorded Closer, a ballad for Stop, Play, Rewind - The Monopoly Game, a theatre show that she'll be appearing in. Petra is signed up to host another season of Allsång På Skansen
07/06/2014 : Petra Marklund (September) will be the new host of TV show Allsång på Skansen (means Sing-along at Skansen) on Swedish channel SVT during summer of 2014, every Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:00 (local time). More infos.
28/03/2014 : As part of a promotional campaign by Sony Music Sweden, Petra Marklund (September) recorded a cover of Swedish singer Linnea Henriksson's latest single Cecilia (thanks to Scandipop).
12/09/2012 : Discover a snippet of Petra Marklund's forthcoming single Händerna Mot Himlen (meaning "Hands up in the air" in Swedish). She also launched her own (mini) webpage.
10/09/2012 : Petra Marklund (September)'s forthcoming solo album's release date was advanced to October 17th. It will include 11 tracks. First single to be taken from Inferno will be entitled Händerna mot himlen and it should air from September 14th.
04/09/2012 : Petra Marklund's (September) forthcoming solo album title was changed to Inferno.
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Petra Eos Marklund was born in September 1987. She is half Swede, half Slovene. She comes from a tradition of folk musicians (her mum once took part to a Slowenian song contest) and in really into space exploration (her dad is professor in astronomy). Her sister designs clothes. Her singing career began in 1998 when Petra was discovered by Swedish producer and songwriter Hans Edler. She then recorded her first album Teen Queen, produced and written by Edler. The sound was dance with a touch of bubble-gum. She had just completed three years of musical training and education. The biggest mistake about her ? "People think I am stupid just because I have blond hair and and sing dance music" she explains.
Since 2003, she's been fronting the project September. And according to rumors, Petra has a superstition: before concerts, she doesn't want to see any calendar that shows any other month but September.
The biography was last updated Tue, November 02nd 2010
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