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Joey Tempest

Joey Tempest is world-known as the lead-singer and frontman of the mega successful hardrock band EUROPE. Starting his career in 1979 together with John Norum, Tempest achieved a nationwide success in Sweden in 1982 by recording the eponymous first album "Europe". The 1984 album Wings Of Tomorrow enabled Europe to tour the whole Scandinavia. Joey ... See full bio »
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 2015 Chic (Short) (writer: "The Final Countdown" - as Tempest)
 2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2014 Divendres (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.70 (2014) ... (writer: "Lluitaré al teu costat"(Carrie))
 2014 Ritmes del cor (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Lluitaré al teu costat")
 2014 Monsterman (Documentary) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Una de piñas (2014) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2014 H-Man (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- La crise grecque (2014) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2013 Three Many Weddings (writer: "Carrie" - as Tempest, Joey)
 2004-2013 Arrested Development (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Colony Collapse (2013) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
- Exit Strategy (2006) ... (writer: "the Final Countdown" - uncredited)
- Making a Stand (2005) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
- For British Eyes Only (2005) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
- The Immaculate Election (2005) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2012 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2012) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Judges Home Visit 1 (2012) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2012 Pitch Perfect (writer: "Final Countdown")
 2012 Saturday Disney (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- School of Rock (2012) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2012 A Fantastic Fear of Everything (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2011 Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged (TV Movie) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.106 (2011) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rock Week (2010) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The German Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2010 Dancing on Ice Friday (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2010) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.69 (2009) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown", "Last Look at Eden")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2008 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.7 (2008) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2008 Saints Row 2 (Video Game) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2007-2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.2 (2008) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
- Episode #1.11 (2007) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2008 Seuls Two (writer: "Final Countdown")
 2008 The Rocker (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2008 Acné (writer: "Carrie")
 2008 Chikara King of Trios 2008 - Night II (Video) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2007 Atrapats pel cap d'any (TV Movie) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2007 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Songs You Can't Get Out of Your Head (2007) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2007 Heavy Metal in Baghdad (Documentary) (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2007 Danny - Tähti ja tähtien tekijä (Video documentary) (writer: "Final Countdown")
 2007 Hot Rod (writer: "Danger on the Track", "On the Loose", "Rock The Night", "Ninja", "Love Chaser", "Cherokee", "Heart of Stone", "Time Has Come")
 2007 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2007) ... (writer: "The Final Countdown" - uncredited)
 2006 Notte prima degli esami (as J. Tempest, "The Final Countdown")
 2006 Matti: Hell Is for Heroes (lyrics: "The Final Countdown") / (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 2000 Shiner (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 1991 Manta - Der Film (writer: "The Final Countdown")
 1988 The Freddy Krueger Special (TV Movie) (writer: "Superstitious")
 1985 On the Loose (Short) (writer: "On the Loose", "Broken Dreams", "Rock the Night")
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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Our show in Detroit ended up being one of those small, sweaty rock gigs that had something extra. The place was smaller; the crowd was up close and personal. In these circumstances, it's not about the light show, it's not about the big sound system, it's about raw, intimate communication, and you get carried away to some other place where nothing else seem to matter, all the outside thoughts and ... See more »


In between the disbanding of Europe in 1992 and the reunion of the band in 2003, he had a successful career as a solo artist with 3 CDs: A Place To Call Home (1995), Azalea Place (1997) and Joey Tempest (2002). See more »


He likes to wear dark sunglasses



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