Song Lyric Sunday. 3/9/2019.

It’s Sunday again and time for Song Lyric Sunday. I missed out last week due to being unwell but here I am back like the preverbial bad penny not totally fit but on the right road.

Well this week it’s T.V. music and Jim Adams said: “This week you can write about either the TV show or the song, or both. Everyone should be able to find a song that is featured in a TV show and works with this prompt. Try to find a song that fits the prompt, then write your post.”

I have chosen the theme to The Bridge an absolutely brilliant Scandinavian darker than dark drama. The theme is an absolute perfect match to the story. I fell in love with the theme after 60 secs of hearing.

The theme is by Choir of Young Believers is the musical project of singer, writer and guitarist Jannis Noya Makrigiannis from Copenhagen, Denmark. The band, which consists of Makrigiannis along with a rotating cast of supporting players, has had multiple No 1 hits in their home country of Denmark and was named the “Best New Act” at the 2009 Danish Music Awards. COYB’s music combines folk melodies, orchestral instrumentation, and dark lyrics. More Information here.

The theme is called Hollow Talk.

The series The Bridge is one of most compelling I have ever watched. It is set around an Autistic policewoman, a detective, who has some very strange character traits and comes from a difficult family background.

It is written by Hans Rosenfeldt. A joint creative and financed production between Sweden’s Sveriges Television and Denmark’s Danmarks Radio, it has been shown in more than 100 countries.

The first series begins with the discovery of a dead body exactly on the centre of theØresund Bridge, which links Malmö with Copenhagen, necessitating a joint investigation. Sofia Helin, as the Swedish police detective Saga Norén, stars in all four series. In the first and second, her Danish counterpart, Martin Rohde, is played by Kim Bodnia, and in the third and fourth Thure Lindhardt plays Henrik Sabroe. The first series was broadcast on the Swedish SVT1 and Danish DR1 during the autumn of 2011, and on the United Kingdom’s BBC Four the following spring. More information here.

There are four seasons each as good as the first. I can really recommend it to anyone. You soon get used to reading the subtitles.

Here is a little clip to wet your appetite.

#songlyricsunday.

18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. John Holton
    Aug 04, 2019 @ 14:13:56

    Boy, that does look dark… good song, though.

    Reply

  2. jwebster2
    Aug 04, 2019 @ 14:22:32

    Good to have you back on form again 🙂

    Reply

  3. Ritu
    Aug 04, 2019 @ 14:29:46

    Great choice!!!

    Reply

  4. newepicauthor
    Aug 04, 2019 @ 15:13:44

    I spent a day in Copenhagen and it really is a beautiful city. I ate lunch in a café where I could see the famous mermaid statue. I never heard of this TV show, but I do like the song.

    Reply

  5. ghostmmnc
    Aug 04, 2019 @ 15:16:09

    This does sound like a great drama series! 🙂

    Reply

  6. msjadeli
    Aug 04, 2019 @ 16:07:01

    Sounds like a good series. Will have to check to see if my library has it.

    Reply

  7. A.C. Melody
    Aug 04, 2019 @ 18:46:02

    Oh, wow, that trailer is captivating. I don’t mind reading subtitles, I’m going to have to see how I can watch this series. Thank you for the introduction!

    Reply

  8. robertawrites235681907
    Aug 05, 2019 @ 14:34:02

    A most intriguing trailer, Willow.

    Reply

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