At the recent QX Gay Gala Awards, Peter was awarded Drag Artist of the Year, for his performance as Candy Darling in “Livet är en schlager”. “Livet är en schlager” also won the award for Show of the Year.
Peter gave an emotional acceptance speech where he paid tribute to his half brother Göran, who had passed away.
Peter also appeared on stage with John Glans to perform “Mil efter mil” from “Livet är en schlager”. Check out the video below.
The cast recording of “Livet år en schlager” featuring Peter Jöback and Helen Sjöholm on both CD and through the usual digital outlets.
The album debuted at number one on the official Swedish “collections” chart.
The track listing is as follows:
- Stjärnorna som tindra över Skarpnäck – Helen Sjöholm
- Samhallsvals – Katarina Ewerlöf
- Mil efter mil – Peter Jöback & Johan Glans
- Hur gör man drömmen sann – Helen Sjöholm, Peter Jöback & Johan Glans
- VIP – Oscar Pierrou Lindén
- Ingen är där – Peter Jöback
- Nu är det min tur – Frida Westerdahl
- Söta du – Måns Möller & Anette Belander
- Annars vore jag inte jag – Peter Jöback
- När jag faller – Peter Jöback & Helen Sjöholm
- Tre minuter – My Holmsten
- Om inte du – Helen Sjöholm
- Aldrig ska jag sluta älska dig – Helen Sjöholm
- Som skapta för varann – Helen Sjöholm & Peter Jöback
- Som en vindil (bonus track) – Peter Jöback
The last track is a bonus song that did not appear in the musical. Jonas Gardell has performed that song in his shows.
The original cast recording of “Livet är en schlager” will be released in Sweden on 28 January 2015. It has started to appear in online stores for pre-ordering.
The album will contain 15 tracks.
The first single from the “Livet är en schlager” cast recording has been released worldwide on iTunes and Spotify.
“När jag faller” (When I fall) is sung by Helen Sjöholm (Mona) and Peter Jöback (Candy).
No word yet on when the cast recording is being released.
Lots of news about “Livet är en schlager” courtesy of a press release.
The show has been extended again by a further 48 performances taking it up to 25 April 2015. Tickets for these extra performances go on sale at 9am on Friday 21 November 2014.
Also on Friday, the first single from the upcoming cast recording will be released to radio. “När jag faller” (When I fall) is a duet with Peter Jöback and Helen Sjöholm. There are no further details about the release of the cast recording yet.
On Saturday 22 November 2014, a TV documentary taking you behind the scenes of the show will be broadcast on SVT1 at 16:50. “Livet är en Schlager – och hårt arbete” (Life is a pop song – and hard work) will also be available on SVT Play.
The full press release can be read here (in Swedish).
Peter will be one of the performers on stage at this year’s World AIDS Day Gala in Stockholm. The Gala will be held at the Rival Hotel on 1 December 2014. Other performers include Shirley Clamp, Timoteij, Ann-Louise Hanson, Erik Linder and others.
Tickets can be booked here.
The musical “Livet är en schlager” has been extended until 17 January 2015 at Cirkus in Stockholm. Tickets can be booked here.