On September 1st, Alexander made a post on his Instagram-account with this text:
“Hey, how are you? The next few days I’m traveling a lot. Which means I will have some time for Instagram. 💪🏼 Send me your best questions in the comments section, and I promise to answer at least 33😃”
A lot of people wrote questions for Alexander and he answered a lot more than 33 :-)
Below, are the questions, that Alexander answered.
Collected and translated from Norwegian and Russian to English by Monika Menyhert
Photo by Joerg Kollan
Do you believe that to your dreams can come true even though others believe the opposite?
– Dream lots of dreams. Some of them may come true.
How do you keep your fingers from getting sore when playing so many concerts?
– I don’t play THAT much really.
Why are you very handsome and cute and sexy and good looking and perfect?
– I am not perfect, and my life has become much easier when I learned that.
Have you ever been in Romania?
– Yes of course. One of my cutest fan clubs is from Romania.
Can we (fans) do anything to make you feel better?
– Yes, but it’s very individual.
What’s your favourite movie?
– “A.I” Artificial Intelligence.
What is your girl tipe?
– She is extremely cute!
What do you think about Jazz?
– It’s the root of everything in music.
Who is your favorite singer?
– M.J. (Michel Jackson) of course.
– Long conversations.
How do you escape from the sense of disappointment and lonely?
– I never escape it, I use it as my weapon.
When will come to Turkey?
– I need to work with a good show producer in Turkey. My turkish concert must be awesome, nothing less.
Hey rybak …Are you so happy with the world?
– Yes, especially the nature.
How much do you care about what people think of you – including fans?
– I only care about what people think of my music, not myself.
Why you’re nice?
– I’m not nice at all, it’s just a myth.
I only want to know how are you really doing. How’s your health nowadays?
– I’m still alive, thank you.
Would you consider making a rock song?
– Listen to “Cathrine” (“Why not me?”)
Whats your best Memory from Eurovision?
– The victory of Salvador Sobral.
Your best summer 2019 memory is…?
Aren’t u bored of singing Fairytale still again and again?
– No. :) It’s a very easy and fun song to sing.
What’s your favorite animal?
– The happy DOG of course.
What is the first thing you see in a woman?
– Depends which way she is turning!
What song is the most difficult to be played on violin?
– “The Last Rose” by Ernst.
If your job/life was not to be a singer/a musician, what job would you have liked to do ?
– A farmer or fisherman. I like the easy life.
Do you have any tips for motivation?
– Take it easy, and it will come to you in time.
Have you seen BoRhap, and which Queen song would you consider to cover?
– Since it hurts when I sing long notes, I could only sing “Another One Bites The Dust”
Do you still have profit of winning Eurovision?
– Oh, yes.
Is there anything that you can’t do this summer?
– I can’t do physical activities.
Do you have any tips to students going back to university?
– Enjoy it and work hard.
Can you come to Iran?
– I hope so.
Are you epic?
– yes, more often than I would like to.
What was you favourite memory of Greece,or what did you like about visiting it,in general?
– Eating crepes with my friend Spyros.
Hi from Spain, what do you think about K-Pop?
– I love the melodies and chords. They remind me of Russian music.
If you are going to do a collab with anyone in the music industry, who would be your dream collab? And what kind of song will you sing with them?
– Alan Walker or Sigrid!
Any new songs coming? Or an album?
– Next year! This year I’m working on my Norwegian musical “Trolle”.
Would you like to learn a new musical instrument? And if so, which one?
– Drums, wohoo!
What is your favourite language?
When will you stop working that much and get a proper rest?
– “Resting” only makes my problems worse. It’s easier to forget the body pain when I’m working..
Is there any song that makes you emotional when you listen?
– “Kim” by Eminem. Every time.
What did you enjoyed the most of your Canadian trip?
– Jet skis.
Which memory of yours is your happiest memory?
– Disneyworld with Julie.
What is your biggest dream?
– Composing music for movies.
In what language do you think?
– It’s a confusing mix of everything.
Do you love your fans?
– Only the kind ones.
What do you think about Poland?
– It’s a beautiful country, with strong history!
Are you working on a new album?
– Yes. :) But with my health problems, it can take years..
Could you have a relationship with a fan?
– A “fan” is somebody who likes my music. So it would be boring to be with someone who is NOT a fan ;)
What is your favorite game character?
– Arthur from “Read Dead 2”
Do you consider returning to Eurovision someday or it’s over for u as a contestant??
– good question! :) I will definitely return to the national selections one day, and then we’ll see! :)
Do you like ice cream? What’s your favourite flavour?
– when I could still eat sugar, I loooooved chocolate ice cream
Which song of yourself do you like the most?
– “First Kiss” I have been singing it a lot, lately
I’m already looking forward to the new Zelda game. Will you play it too when you get home?
– I look forward to playing both Luigi and Zelda this year!
What is your favorite football team?
– I like both Bayern and Tottenham, and this year they’re in the same group
Sasha, do you like cats or dogs?
– I respect cats, but I love dogs
– Still, hoping for the answer Vinyl record? Special limited edition, when??
I think that’s a question for my record label
What is the best advice you have ever recieved?
What do you know about Turkey ??
– cute girls
What’s your favourite Disney princess?
Had u ever been in Sweden?
– At least 200 times. My neighbors
Can you teach me how to play the violin?
– Probably no.
(Questions-answers in Russian )
Объясни мне, почему единственный нормальный мужик живёт в Норвегии???!!!!
– Нас здесь много!
Explain to me why the only nice man lives in Norway???!!!!
– There are many of us here!
Хотелось бы узнать Ваше отношение к таким музыкальным направлениям как шансон, городской романс, дворовая песня
моя любимая музыка! “Ивушка Зелёная»
I would like to know your attitude to such musical directions as chanson, urban romance, street song
– It is my favorite music! “Ivushka zelenaya” (The Little Green Willow)
Превратилась ли Ваша жизнь в «Сказку» после победы на Евровидении?
– она всегда была сказкой
Has your life turned into a “Fairytale” after winning the Eurovision?
– It has always been a fairytale
Будут ли новые Русские песни?
– у меня их уже много, но нужно с начала найти с кем работать в России..
Will there be new Russian songs?
– I already have a lot, but first I need to find someone to work with in Russia..
Глупости получаются случайно, а потом становятся лучшими моментами в жизни. С тобой такое было?
Stupid things happen by chance, and then these become the best moments in life. Ever happened to you?
Ka type telefon har du alex
-iPhone X med knust skjerm
What kind of phone do you have alex
-iPhone X with shattered screen