|"Tomten, jag vill ha en riktig jul"|
|Single by Busungarna|
|from the album Tjena, vi är Busungarna|
|A-side||"Tomten, jag vill ha en riktig jul"|
|B-side||"Skvallerbytta bing bång"|
Tomten, jag vill ha en riktig jul is a Christmas song written by Kenneth Fridén, and recorded by Busungarna in 1982. Released as a single, it peaked at 11th position at the Swedish singles chart, It also appeared at the 1984 Busungarna album "Tjena, vi är Busungarna".
The song describes Christmas with children asking for presents by Santa Claus, including a radio-controlled aeroplane, a pinball game, Donkey Kong , typical for the 1980s, and a table soccer set.
In 1991, Werner & Werner recorded a parody of the song with new lyrics "Tomten du är så otroligt ful" ("Santa, you look so incredible ugly").
In 1997, the song was recorded by Håbo Music School on the EP Flingor som singlar .
In 1998 the song was recorded by Drängarna & Smådrängarna on the album En skitkul jul .
In 2002, the a recording by girl duo Peaches appeared on a Christmas EP.with a video.
In 2008, the song was recorded by Sonja Aldén, Shirley Clamp och Sanna Nielsen during their Christmas show, with new lyrics.
Carola Maria Häggkvist, also known as simply Carola, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. She has been among Sweden's most popular performers since the early 1980s and has released albums ranging from pop and disco to hymns and folk music. Her debut album, Främling (1983), sold around one million copies and remains the biggest-selling album in Swedish music history. She has also worked as a songwriter. During her career, she has recorded many top-selling albums and singles and is referred to as Sweden's most prominent female singer. Some of her biggest hits are "Främling", "Tommy tycker om mig", "Fångad av en stormvind", "All the Reasons to Live", "I Believe in Love", "Genom allt", and "Evighet". She has released records in various languages: Swedish, Dutch, German, English, Norwegian and Japanese.
"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" is a Christmas song with music and lyrics by British songwriter Tommie Connor and first recorded by Jimmy Boyd in 1952. The song has since been covered by many artists, with one of the most famous covers being attributed to The Ronettes in 1963.
Jon Anders Ekborg is a Swedish actor and singer who has performed the roles of Karl Oskar in Kristina från Duvemåla and Freddie Trumper in Chess, two musicals that were written by former ABBA members Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. He has also acted in many Swedish-language versions of musicals, such as Jekyll and Hyde, Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar. He has been married to the actress Lia Boysen.
Peter Arne Jöback is a Swedish singer, actor and musical artist.
Julafton hemma was released on 11 November 1993 and is a Christmas album from Swedish dansband Wizex.
Min önskejul was released in 1997 and is a Christmas album from Swedish singer Sanna Nielsen. "Där Bor En Sång" was released as a single.
The following is a list of literary works which are set at Christmastime, or contain Christmas amongst the central themes.
Ainbusk are a pop/folk vocal group from Gotland, Sweden. Formed in 1983, Ainbusk are best known for their single "Jag mötte Lassie" – frequently referred to simply as "Lassie" – which was the Christmas chart-topper in Sweden in 1990. They have released four studio albums, one live album and one compilation. Their music mixes pop with traditional Swedish influences; they have also recorded Swedish versions of English-language songs. In 2008, they participated unsuccessfully in the Swedish Eurovision Song Contest selection, Melodifestivalen.
"Jul, jul, strålande jul" is a Christmas song with lyrics written by Edvard Evers and music composed by Gustaf Nordqvist. It was published in 1921.
Tomten, also known as "Midvinternattens köld är hård", is a poem written by Viktor Rydberg, and originally published in Ny Illustrerad Tidning in 1881. While outwardly being an idyllic Christmas poem, the poem asks about the meaning of life.
En spännande dag för Josefine is a song written by Benny Borg, and recorded by Schytts, using it as a B-side for their 1974 single "Hasta la vista " and also charted at Svensktoppen for one weeks, at 9th position, on 20 October 1974. It was also recorded by Curt Haagers on their 1985 album with the same name, and Göran Lindbergs orkester, on the 1993 album Den röda stugan.
"Julen är här" is a Christmas song written by Billy Butt and Sölve Rydell, and intended to be sung as a duet. A famous recording was done by Tommy Körberg with Sissel Kyrkjebø on the 1989 Tommy Körberg Christmas album Julen är här. This version charted at Svensktoppen for four weeks over Christmas-New Year 1989–1990.
När ljusen ska tändas därhemma is a Christer Sjögren Christmas album, released to CD and cassette tape before Christmas 1994, and VHS before the 1995 Christmas. At the Swedish album chart it peaked at 25th position.
Holiday with You is a 2012 Pernilla Wahlgren Christmas album.
Jul i Kvinnaböske is a 1986 Christmas album by Hasse Andersson, accompanied by the Kvinnaböske Band, and many of the songs have lyrics related to peace. The album peaked at number 27 on the Swedish Albums Chart. In 1987, it was re-released to CD.
Mitt julkort is a 1994 Jenny Öhlund Christmas album, and her debut album as a solo artist, though members of her former band, Candela, also contribute. The CD version was released through the KM label, and the cassette tape through the Mariann label.
Busungarna was a Swedish early-mid 1980s pop group, consisting of Rickard Gunnarsson, Patrick Tokarski, Carl Westerberg and Malcolm Murrey. They scored a 1982 success with the Christmas song Tomten, jag vill ha en riktig jul.
Tjena, vi är Busungarna was released in December 1984, and is a studio album by Busungarna. The album consists of something as uncommon as Christmas songs on an album that's not a strictly Christmas album. The theme of changing seasons returns with the final track "Äntligen sommarlov.
Min barndoms jul was released on 20 November 2013, and is a Charlotte Perrelli Christmas album. Perelli's sons Angelo and Alessio contribute to the album along with a choir consisting of 60 children.