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Maria Louise Jønsen (born January 21, 1985 in Copenhagen), professionally known as Aura Dione, is a Danish singer-songwriter of Faroese, Spanish, French and Danish origin. In 2008 she released her debut album, Columbine which as of 2011 has sold 100,000 copies worldwide. The album spawned the hit single "I Will Love You Monday (365)" which reached number one in Germany, and was certified platinum for shipments of 300,000 copies.Read More...
Her Faroese-French mother and Danish-Spanish father introduced her to music, and the first song was written when she was as young as 8 years old. Her parents were hippies and sailed around of the oceans of the world with her as a child until the 7-year-old was given residence on Bornholm, Denmark. Here she began her schooling and was enrolled as a teenager in high school, but in the middle she chose to move to Australia where she sought inspiration from the Aborigines. This resulted later in the song "Something From Nothing", which was chosen as "Unavoidable Track of the Week" by the biggest Danish radio station, P3.
She debuted in summer 2007 with the single "Something From Nothing", but has also gained success with the track "Song for Sophie" - both from the album Columbine, which was released in 2008. The single "I Will Love You Monday" a No.1 hit in Europe, where it was issued in an expanded version titled "I Will Love You Monday (365)".
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- I Will Love You Monday (365) - 240,912 plays
- LyricsAhhhh ahhhhh
Ge-ge-e jo jo uh lala hmm let's go, Geronimo
I'll get you outta here
There's too much talking in this atmosphere
Cuz I just wanna get you out of here
- LyricsFree, free to be myself
Free to need some time
Free to need some help
So I'm reaching baby out
When I'm lonely in the crowd
- LyricsThis is a song for a girl called Sophie
used to write her name on my arm.
Time has made us strangers
and I don't know her anymore.
But I really hope she's made it
- LyricsYoure in love with a girl whos in love with the world
And I all I wanna do is spend a little time with you
You spend all your time waiting
Told you right from the start that I'm no 9 to 5
I'm planning to stay, wish I could see you everyday
- I Will Love You Monday - 81,012 plays
- Glass Bone Crash - 62,721 plays
- Something From Nothing - 54,957 plays
- Geronimo - Jost & Damien Radio Mix - 45,888 plays
- Little Louie - 31,159 plays