Australian singles chart:
Moviestar entered the Kent Music Report on 19 March 1976 peaked at #3. The song was #30 on the Top 100 of 1976.
The song is on Moviestar which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 9 August 1976 and peaked at #65.
Record label of Australian release:
Moviestar by Swedish pop singer Harpo is about someone who thinks he’s a real big star, but in reality only did some acting in a TV commercial.
Jan Harpo Svennson started working as an actor in the late 1960s but music remained a distraction.
1972 he visited London and linked up with English producer Mickie Most, who was sure international success was beckoning. Harpo recorded Moviestar with ABBA’s Anni-Frid Lyngstad on backing vocals.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/harpo/moviestar
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