In 2010 Lena Meyer-Landrut surprisingly won the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). A recording from 2007 shows that the pop singer rocked the stage at the tender age of 16.
Hanover – At the Eurovision Song Contest * (ESC), Lena Meyer-Landrut * (29) – then still a student – 2010 all of Europe. In addition to the second victory for Germany at the event, her reward was the beginning of a thoroughly successful music and television career that continues to this day. But was the pop singer really as inexperienced as she pretended to be “Our Star Before Oslo” with Stefan Raabs * (54)? An almost unknown recording from 2007 shows how the Hanoverian rocked the stage at the tender age of 16 – and what optical change she laid down. Extratipp.com * reports.
Lena Meyer-Landrut: Unknown recording enthusiastic – pop singer rocked even before her ESC victory
This video is one real treasure trove for all fans by Lena Meyer-Landrut *: In December 2007, the later ESC winner (“Satellite”) performed together with a friend at the Roderbruch cultural center in her hometown of Hanover *. One of those present filmed – not realizing that the then 16-year-old was within a few years would become a celebrated pop star.
The recording, which appeared on YouTube * years later, shows a young Lena Meyer-Landrut, who at first appeared quite shywhich – accompanied by a friend on the guitar – is on the stage of a Hanoverian cultural center.
The duo first performs “It’s Probably Me” by Rockstar * Sting (69) and adds a decent encore with Bob Dylan’s (79) “Knockin ‘on Heaven’s Door” and Pohlmann’s (48) “If now summer would be” – one more interesting song selection!
Lena Meyer-Landrut: Pop singer looks transformed – “She was like a baby”
Between the young girl who appeared in front of a handful of spectators in her hometown in December 2007 and the always top-notch Lena Meyer-Landrut, who we know today, optically are worlds apart. Musically, the pop singer was already convincing at the age of 16, because her voice is simply unmistakable.
The fans, who agree in the comments on YouTube, see it similarly that the 29-year-old was “already a natural”. About these rare photo of the young Lena however, there is great joy.
The recording from 2007 has now almost 60,000 views (as of February 17, 2021), but anyone who has seen the video will be amazed how much courage the 16 year old student hadto just stand on stage and start singing.
The verdict of many fans is correspondingly clear: “How cute was she? Today she is my idol! “
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