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Iceland’s Emilíana Torrini Still Tops the German Charts

The single “Jungle Drum” from Icelandic singer-songwriter Emilíana Torrini’s latest album Me and Armini has been in the top seat of the German charts for six weeks in a row—a unique achievement in Icelandic musical history.

Emilíana Torrini. Copyright: Icelandic Photo Agency.

An Icelandic song has never topped the charts in a country the size of Germany before and an Icelandic song has never maintained this level of popularity for so long, Morgunbladid reports.

Torrini is currently touring the US—where “Jungle Drum” was played in the hit television series Grey’s Anatomy—but will move on to Europe in the fall.

In Europe, another popular Icelandic singer-songwriter, Lay Low, will warm up before Torrini’s concerts.

Click here to read more about Torrini’s success story.

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