Tuesday, September 27, 2016

New audience for Bieber in Stockholm, sweden – Göteborgs-Posten

Three years have passed since Justin Bieber was in Sweden. After the last album “Purpose” he has been a major åldersbredd on their fans. Photo: Chris Pizzello, AP, TT

Fun the Last time Justin Bieber played in Sweden, there was chaos on the streets of Stockholm. Crying young people stood outside the hotel hoping to catch a glimpse of the star. Now, when he returns, it seems to be a more mixed crowd of fans who meet him.

When the song “Where are Ü now” was released in the beginning of 2015, many of the Justin Bieber-critics who suddenly got to admit that the new material from the tonårsidolen was good at really. Along with Skrillex and Diplo, which constitute electronicaduon Jack Ü, got Bieber a hit, which struck down like a bomb. When the latest album “Purpose” was the new, more adult side of the artist a fact.

- the “Purpose” is not as trallig and happy as the previous discs. It has a darkness and a modern sound. It is not just the bouncy songs that disappear. They remain, says Malin Collin, nöjesreporter and musikrecensent.

Relationship with the fans

The 29 and 30 september, play Justin Bieber in Stockholm and it has been three years since he played in Sweden last. During the three years, Bieber has gone from flickidol to the sex symbol, but the situation with the fans has become increasingly more strained. Earlier in the year, he announced among other things, that all personal meetings with fans was cancelled because it made him depressed.

- There are certainly hundreds of people who want to be a part of Justin Bieber and he seems not to have felt so good in some periods. Have you been at it for years will probably brittle. But now he is an adult man that I hope can decide for yourself.

a Mixed audience

Step out in the adult world think Malin Collin will also appear on the crowd at the Tele2 arena during the two concerts.

- There is a whole new generation of beliebers who are 80-talister, rather than the 90 – and 00-talister. You will probably see that the average age is higher than three years ago. Now, it will also be 70 – and 60-talister where that is not possible just because their children want to see the concert, ” says Malin Collin.

Facts: Justin Bieber

Age: 22 years.

From: Town of Stratford in Canada. Now lives in Los Angeles.

Discovered: Through Youtube, the 14-year-old when he sang covers of songs by, among others, Ne-Yo and Chris Brown.

the Hits in the selection: “Baby” (2010), “U smile” (2010), “Boyfriend” (2012), “Where are Ü now” (2015), “What do you mean?” (2015) and “Sorry” (2015).

Playing in Stockholm at the Tele2 arena, 29 and 30 september.


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