Joost Klein scores summer hit in Germany with number ‘Fries’

Joost Klein last year at Pinkpop in Landgraaf

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Germany has a wonderful summer song that is even richer, namely the song Friesengung by Dutch rapper Joost and Berlin-based rapper Ski Ago. Friesenjung is an adaptation of the big hit An Englishman in New York From 1987 to singer Sting.

In 2022, Joost Klein and artist Ski Aggu will be the support act for American rapper Yung Gravy in Berlin. This led to a collaboration, which led to the hit This Summer. “that it crazy experiment”, Klein says NOS stories. “I don’t know what’s going on. I now have shows in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.”

Klein was born and raised in Friesland, and sings about it in the song. 74-year-old German comedian Otto Walks can also be heard singing.

1 month at number one in the German chart

Although the song could not be found in the Dutch charts, it took number one in Germany a month ago. It’s on Spotify Friesengung Played five million times within a week. “It makes it even more ridiculous and I secretly think that has its charm. In the Netherlands they have no idea what’s going on there.”

Klein dreams of participating in the Eurovision Song Contest. “This is truly mine Objectives from an early age. Eurovision is in my heart, kidneys and DNA. I do Eurovision music, this is no joke! “

The last time a Dutchman achieved number one abroad was in July 2015. Yannick Davey then provided the vocals for the song. reality Lost Belgian DJ Frequencies.

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