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Herreys is a Swedish pop group, consisting of the three Mormon brothers Per Herrey (born August 9, 1958), Richard Herrey (born August 19, 1964) and Louis Herrey (born November 3, 1966). They won the Sopot International Song Festival in 1985 with "Sommarparty på Stranden", and before that the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 with the song "Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley". At the time Herreys won Eurovision, the brothers were living and working as singers in the United States. As a result, all three of the Herrey brothers are fluent in English as well as Swedish.

In the Swedish lyrics of the song, written by Britt Lindeborg, a man relates the story of how he finds a pair of golden shoes that will make him surpass any obstacle. Herreys continued to record and tour for a few years, but had no hits of the same magnitude as the Eurovision winner. Louis Herrey decided he needed to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and with his brothers' permission he left for two years leading to the breakup of The Herreys.

The three brothers reunited to perform "Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley" in the intermission of one of the Swedish Melodifestivalen semifinals of 2002. Richard made an appearance at Congratulations, a 50th anniversary concert, held in Copenhagen, Denmark in October 2005. In February 2006 Richard released his first solo album, "Jag e Kung".

In August 2009 the Herreys performed at the party of the recreational cycling ride VasaTrampet in Mora, Sweden.

Contents

Discography

Albums

  • 1984: Diggi-loo Diggi-ley
  • 1985: Crazy People
  • 1985: Not Funny
  • 1986: Different I's
  • 1987: Live in Tivoli
  • 1994: Där vindarna möts
  • 1995: Herreys Story
  • 2002: Gyllene Hits

Singles

  • "Crazy people" / "I'm so sorry"
  • "You" / "I see the love"
  • "Kall som is" / "Mirror mirror"
    • (#18 in Sweden) (1984)
  • "Diggi-Loo-Diggi-Ley" (1984)
    • (#2 in Sweden, #5 in Norway, #10 in Switzerland, #11 in Germany, #18 in Denmark, #46 in UK)
  • "People say it's in the air" / "I'm so sorry"
  • "Varje liten droppe regn" (EP)
    • (#11 in Sweden)
  • "People from Ibiza" / "Sommarparty"
    • (#20 in Sweden)
  • "Din telefon" / "Why Why"
  • "Chinese Temptation" / "Sweet Love"
  • "Freedom" / "Little Pretty Girl"
  • "Min ensamma vrå" / "Livet i dig"
  • "Öppna dina ögon" / "Hanna"
  • "Här vill jag leva" / "Hon ger dig allt"

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Corinne Hermès
with "Si la vie est cadeau"
Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest
1984
Succeeded by
Bobbysocks
with "La det swinge"
Preceded by
Carola
with "Främling"
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
1984
Succeeded by
Kikki Danielsson
with "Bra vibrationer"







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