Niklas Strömstedt SD song in “So Much Better” has received some of Sweden’s artists and celebrities to pay homage to him.
Jonas Gardell, Sarah Dawn Finer and Alexandra Pascalidou are few.
“Niklas Strömstedt lifted the country,” writes Pascalidou.
While writing several television viewers that they must register the program.
The protest song against the Sweden Democrats in Saturday’s “So Much Better” has aroused strong reactions. Niklas Strömstedt chose in the program to do for Ace of Base song “Happy Nation” a song in which he takes away from the Sweden Democrats and sites that incite against immigrants.
Angry viewers on social media wrote that they should notify TV4 to Strömstedt mix politics into a family program. But many of the celebrities choose to pay tribute to him.
Among others, TV host Alexandra Pascalidou and former Left Party leader Lars Ohly. Although artist colleagues Patrik Isaksson and Sarah Dawn Finer chose to pay tribute to his colleague on Twitter.
Jonas Gardell wrote in an acclaimed tweet Niklas Strömstedt “may there with beautiful rhymes! Love and respect!”. And the accolades also flowed into the artist’s Facebook page. In a text message to Expressen writes Strömstedt this:
– Clearly a topic that interests and I am proud and happy that so very many people have been in touch with nice and encouraging words. Of course there is also a small portion of the flow that think differently. Would be strange otherwise. We live in a democracy and everyone gets to be even if we do not always agree with each other ..
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