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Royal treatment

It’s widely known that Scandinavia is a good market for Purple and apparently their popularity extends all the way into the royal families. In Norway, crown prince Haakon joined a local band at their gig and played Smoke on the Water.

His wife, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, who was in the audience, was less enthusiastic and was seen putting her fingers in her ears, according to The Local.

Thanks to Chris Blackmore for the link.

6 Comments to “Royal treatment”:

  1. 1
    al says:

    now this is reaching out, I guess we,common people should feel better now,since the “blue blood” is listening to Deep Purple.

  2. 2
    Gwain Pineda Maranon says:

    thats my favorite song in purple.smoke on the water..

  3. 3
    Nosh Hodjaty says:

    I can see a great future for that country!

  4. 4
    Mike Quinlan says:

    Awesome comment Nosh!

  5. 5
    Milan says:

    Didn´t know Norway was a monarchy, I thought they were an autonomous collective…

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    Kjell Sandersen says:

    Unfortunally, this is not true. He played the riff of Back In Black by AC/DC in a local band’s rehersal room at the local school. So, no Purple riff for Crown prince Haakon. 🙁

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