The Danish Brigitte Bardot
Vivi Bach (Vivi Bak) was born September 3rd 1939, in Copenhagen.
She started as a hairstylist but ended it to pursue a modelcareer, with great success.
She was soon known as the first Danish teenager, and recorded some albums for Phillips in 1958-1958, but not with the same impact.
More success had she with some Danish films, though she was not the biggest talent.
In 1960 she got a music contract in Germany, and became a popular tv-host. Bach and Dietmar Schönherr were the hosts of a controversial German television program in the late 60s famous for nearly drowning an entire family is a staged car accident but nevertheless managed to score a chart hit with this bizarre, cheerfully arranged single endorsing radical leftist politics and terrorist tactics. It's a pretty fascinating relic from the era, to say the least.
Since then she became a tv-producer in Germany, but visited Denmark regularly to perform and record Danish records in 1970's.
Today she share homes in Schweiz and on Ibiza with her husband Dietmar Schönherr.
In Denmark she is more known as an icon and a small actress than a singer. It's actually pretty hard to find her Danish records, but if you can't get enough of Vivi's german records, look her up at ebay.de
More photos of Vivi at my new Photo Album!
(I guess being sick, make me incredibly active on the blog)
So, here is a zillion songs. I couldn't choose. They are all so good!
If you are new to Vivi, then check her and husband Dietmar Schönherr's hip "Molotow Cocktail Party" which is featured on the 'In-Kraut Hip Grooves in Germany' cd. I have a couple more songs by her, but tell me what you think of these first!
Vivi Bach & Dietmar Schönherr - Molotow Cocktail Party
Vivi Bach & Dietmar Schönherr - Mein Schatz ich muß zum Bus
Vivi Bach & Rex Gildo - Singen Swingen
Vivi Bach - Hey Boy, Geh deinen Weg
Vivi Bach - Summ, Summ, Summ
Vivi Bach - Voulez vous, Monsieur
Vivi Bak - Venedig (Venice) (as Vivi Bak)