"Wig Wam" is a Norwegian rock band, which is dedicated to the Glam rock, Glam metal and imitates the style of typical American rock bands from the 1980s.
In the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 Wig Wam represented Norway after winning the Norwegian pre-selection ''Melodi Grand Prix''. With the song ''"In My Dreams"'', written by guitarist ''Teeny'', they brought Norway to a ninth place in Kiev. The song immediately became a huge hit in Norway, being among the most bought singles for 19 weeks and peaking for three weeks at the top of the national single chart http://lista.vg.no/album_info.php?AlbumOp=show&albumId=4526&albumtype=song&albumtype_id=, an achievement neither of Norway's two Eurovision winners managed. Also in Iceland and Sweden it enjoyed moderate to huge commercial success. The band's slogan says: "Rock'n'Roll is the new schläger".
Wig Wam first took part in the Eurovision in 2004, finishing 3rd in the Norwegian final. With the song ''"Crazy Things"'' they could not beat singer Knut Anders Sørum (''"High"''), who subsequently slumped to last place in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2004. Band leader ''Glam'' also took part in the Norwegian preselect...
|music genre|| Glam rock|
|current members|| Glam|