Bertine Zelitz

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Bertine Zetlitz
Zetlitz performing in Stavanger, Norway in 2004
Background information
Birth nameBertine Axeliane Robberstad Zetlitz
Forby kent asBertine
Born (1975-04-09) 9 Aprile 1975 (age 48)
Oslo, Norawa
GenresElectropop, bubblegum, electronica
Years active1998–present
LabelsEMI (1998–present)
WabsteidOfficial website

Bertine Axeliane Robberstad Zetlitz (born 9 Apryle 1975) is a Norse pop sangster. She is ane o Norawa's maist popular performers.

Career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bertine Axeliane Robberstad Zetlitz began her muisical jurney at a young age, pennin her first numbers agit juist 12. Efter gainin a backgrund in clessical muisic, Zetlitz began tae experiment. Her debut album Morbid Latenight Show wis released in 1998 an spawned several successful singles. It wis follaeed bi the Tore Johansson producit Beautiful So Far in 2000. Her third album, Sweet Injections, wis released in 2003, helmed by electronic experts Howie B, Magnus Fiennes an Richard X (Sugababes, Rachel Stevens). Lead single "Girl Like You" signalled a chynge o direction for the sangster.

Her fowert album Rollerskating wis released in late 2006. EMI describes the release as a "fascinating an unique blend o pulsin electro, clessic Disco nouveaux, twistit pop melodies an guid auld fashioned catchy choruses. It's Bertine as you ken an luve her, but wi a new even mair addictive sting in her tail." Lead single "Fake Your Beauty" wis a radio hit an reached the top spot in the Norse chairts. Its follae-up "Ah-Ah" wis remixed on release an wis a sizeable hit. Zetlitz released her fift album My Italian Greyhound in September 2006. She describit the album as "like its namesake: elegant, humorous, fit and well scented - with a charming hint of neurosis."

Zetlitz gave birth tae her first bairn in 2007 an temporarily retired frae show-business tae become a full-time mither. Later that year she released the greatest hits album In My Mind 1997–2007 the Best of Bertine Zetlitz, which featured twa new sangs. She released her saxt studio album Electric Feet on 16 Mairch 2012.[1]

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bertine Zetlitz is marriet wi twa childer.[2] She is a niece o Francis Sejersted[3] an a stryndant o Jens Zetlitz.[4]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Compilation albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Extended Plays[eedit | eedit soorce]

Singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • "Getting Out" (1997)
  • "Snow on a Hot Day" (1997)
  • "Apples and Diamonds" (1997)
  • "Abigail" (1998)
  • "Fi Fy Fo Fum" (with Marte Krogh) (1998)
  • "Adore Me" (2000)
  • "Cruel" (2000)
  • "Fate" (2001)
  • "Girl Like You" (2002) #2 NOR[5]
  • "For Fun" (2003)
  • "Twisted Little Star" (2003)
  • "Fake Your Beauty" (2004) #1 NOR[5]
  • "Ah-Ah" (2004) #13 NOR[5]
  • "500" (2006) #11 NOR[5]
  • "Islands in the Stream" (with Thom Hell) (2006)
  • "Midnight" (2006)
  • "Ashamed" (2007) #4 NOR[5]
  • "Bubble Bursts" (2007) #6 NOR[5]
  • "Electric Feet" (2012)
  • "Starlight" (2012)

Awairds[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Spellemannprisen (1998): 'Newcomer of the Year' and 'Pop Artist of the Year'[6]
  • Hitawards (1998): 'Female Artist of the Year'
  • Hitawards (2000): 'Female Artist of the Year'
  • Spellemannprisen (2000): 'Pop Artist of the Year'[6]
  • Spellemannprisen (2003): 'Female Pop Artist of the Year'[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. NTB. "Her er vårens plater" (in (in Norse)). Archived frae the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 10 Apryle 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. Line Barka (3 February, 2012): Bertine Zetlitz: – Sjokk å bli mor (in Norse) TV2, retrieved 15 May, 2013
  3. Tore Gjerstad (24 August, 2003): Endelig gift (in Norse) Dagbladet, retrieved 15 May, 2013
  4. Natt&Dag møter Bertine Zetlitz (in Norse) Natt og Dag, 1 October, 2004, retrieved 15 May, 2013
  5. a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Bertine Zetlitz - VG-lista. Offisielle hitlister fra og med 1958". Retrieved 17 October 2010.
  6. a b c "Spellemannprisen". Spellemann. Retrieved 18 October 2010.

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