Jenny Silver

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Jenny Silver
Jenny Silver (2010)
Jenny Silver (2010)
Background information
Birth nameJenny Maria Öhlund
Born (1974-01-22) January 22, 1974 (age 47)
OriginÄngelholm, Sweden
GenresPop, soul, rock
Years active1991–present
Associated actsCandela, Holden, Debbies Wife, Thorsten Flinck

Jenny Maria Öhlund, better known as Jenny Silver (born January 22, 1974), is a Swedish singer.[1]


Jenny Silver started her career in the dance band Candela which was signed to Bert Karlssons label Mariann Grammofon from 1991 to 1997.[1] Candela made it big in 1994 with a string of hit songs that also reached the Svensktoppen charts.[1] Then known as Jenny Öhlund, she was named the queen of danceband and was named by the media as "the next Lotta Engberg".[1]

Silver has also sung in the rock band Holden which was signed to Dead Frog records and she has also been in collaborations with Totta Näslund. Released her solo album Lyckling in 1997 with Andersson Records, she has toured as duet partner with actor Thorsten Flinck and she also landed the leading role in the Swedish version of the musical Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar. In 2004 she recorded a cover of the Sex Pistols classic song "God Save the Queen" on a compilation album called Rendezvous.

In May 2007, "Ett äventyr" was released and it was a duet with [2] from the funkcollective Stonefunkers from Gothenburg. Silver also joined the band Debbies Wife a so-called "allstar-constellation consisting of Jenny Silver, Peppe Carlsson (song), Nikke Ström, , Holger Berg, Flamman, Micke Edlund, Johan Håkansson, guest guitarist . They were produced by Hans Olsson (Universal Poplab, Timo Räisänen) and Peppe Carlsson. Silver has also been seen in other musical roles such as Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls which was played at the in Malmö during 2007 she was joined on stage by Tommy Körberg.[3] And during 2008 she was played the rockwitch Antonia in the Gothenburg opera play . On January 22, 2010 Jenny Silver participated in the SVT television show På Spåret where she sang the Neil Diamond song "Sweet Caroline" and Simon & Garfunkel's "El Cóndor Pasa".[4]

During 2011, she was a guest star on the Lustans Lakejer album Elixir, where she along with sang the duet "Eld & Vatten".[4]


Jenny Silver took part on several Melodifestivalen shows in a bid to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest.

On February 6, 2010, Jenny Silver participated in the first semifinal of Melodifestivalen 2010 at the Fjällräven Center in Örnsköldsvik with her entry "A Place to Stay".[4] However her entry only managed eight and last place in the semifinal. However, her entry charted on the Sverigetopplistan Singles chart reaching number 12 based on downloads following her performance.[4]

On February 5, 2011, she took part again in Melodifestivalen 2011[5] in Luleå with her entry "Something in Your Eyes".[4][6] making it to the "second chance" round, but lost to Love Generation's entry "Dance Alone" failing to reach the final.[4]

Jenny returned at Melodifestivalen in its 2013 edition as part of the group Swedish House Wives alongside Pernilla Wahlgren and Hanna Hedlund in a hope of representing Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. The song ended up 6th in the second semi-final and didn't go to the next round.



  • Mitt julkort - 1994 (Jenny Öhlund)
  • - 1997
  • - 2003
  • - 2007 (Manora Records)

As guest[]


Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Viva! Fernando Garcia" 1994 Mitt julkort
"Hemmets jul"
"Allt eller ingenting" 1997 Lycklig
"När natten blir dag"
"När livet är som bäst" 1998
"Det vet bara jag"
(with Totta Näslund)
2001 Non-album singles
"Nu är tid att leva"
(with Åsa Jinder & Tommy Nilsson)
"Grand Hotel" 2004 Holden
"Ett äventyr"
(with )
2007 Remote Control
"A Place to Stay" 2010 12 Non-album singles
"Something in Your Eyes" 2011 59


Jenny Silver has participated in many television shows such as:


  1. ^ a b c d "Candela: Historik". Archived from the original on 11 September 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Emrik - Kontrollen | Lira Musikmagasin". Archived from the original on August 29, 2010. Retrieved 2011-04-04.
  3. ^ "Jenny Silver öppnar Ryttargalan - Hästmagazinet - Ridsport". 2010-11-16. Archived from the original on 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2011-04-04.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Melodifestivalen 2011: Jenny Silver och Daniel Karlsson uppges klara för Melodifestivalen". Archived from the original on August 24, 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  5. ^ "SVT: This is Jenny Silver". Archived from the original on April 29, 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  6. ^ "Nunstedt: Den här gången gör Jenny Silver allt rätt". Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  7. ^ "Jenny Silver discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  8. ^ TT Spektra. "Guldlåt lockade Jenny Silver - Musik" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2011-04-04.

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