Tag: Europe

Europe rules the world with "The Final Countdown" in 1986
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Europe rules the world with “The Final Countdown” in 1986

Inspired lyrically by David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”, Europe’s “The Final Countdown” reached number one in 25 countries, including the United Kingdom on December 6th, 1986

Europe's bass man John Levén turns 57 today
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Europe’s bass man John Levén turns 57 today

John Levén joined the band Europe as a bass player in 1981 and together with lead singer Joey Tempest is the only band member to have played on all Europe’s studio albums. Europe rose to fame in 1986 with “The Final Countdown”

Europe's lead singer Joey Tempest turns 57
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Europe’s lead singer Joey Tempest turns 57

He composed and sung one of the most popular songs of all time: “The Final Countdown”