MLTR is a European / band that has been active since 1988 and has published a number of multi-platinum selling albums and hit singles. Among their best selling songs are such as “The Actor”, “That’s Why You Go Away”, and “Paint My Love”, including others. Their name is a tribute to pop legend Michael Jackson.

The group was formed in 1988 by singer, songwriter and keyboard player Jascha Richter (b. 1963), drummer Kare Wanscher (b. 1969), guitarist and producer Mikkel Lentz (b. 1968) and Soren Madsen (b. 1967) in Aarhus, Denmark. The group now consists of 3 members. The group started as a little cafe band, but soon won the annual talent contest in Aarhus in July 1988. MLTR signed with one of the judges, JP Andersen, as their new manager, and got a recording deal with Medley Records, who later became a part of EMI.

Since their international debut in 1991 with the album Michael Learns to Rock, the group has sold more than 12 million legal albums, and has been performing ever since. Their song catalog continues to be very popular. Since the september 1991 debut of the album Michael Learns to Rock, they have released Colours (1993) , Played On Pepper (1995), Nothing To Lose (1997), Michael Learns to Rock - Greatest Hits(1999), Blue Night (2000), “Michael Learns to Rock” (2004), “The Best Of Michael Learns To Rock – Live” (2007) and “Eternity” (2008). MLTR is one of the most popular bands, in their homeland as well as in China, India and South East Asia.
Thanks to social media such as You Tube and Facebook, MLTR’s fan base continues to grow world wide …

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Edited by promisedeyes on 17 Mar 2014, 06:59

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