Lederhosen and checked handkerchiefs suit him better: the Styrian folk rock’n’rollers try their hand at being an entertainer with international flair. And fails. Everything just doesn’t work. Billie Eilish doesn’t cover Hansi Hinterseer either. Gabalier doesn’t care: the cash registers never sound sweeter.
What a year it is! Now that too: no Helene Fischer show on Christmas days. A replacement is needed and the ORF didn’t have to look far. In this country there is Andreas Gabalier, a representative of the booming neo-Schlager industry, in which everything is allowed to romp around, from zero-eight-fifteen disco players to playback boy groups, from starry skies to frivolous beer tent songs. The propaganda machine was already in full swing in advance, the 36-year-old prepared his fans and opponents for the coming with the following words …
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