Tuesday, 10 August 2010


Brainstorm is a Latvian pop/rock band which was formed in the summer of 1989 in Jelgava, Latvia by four former classmates: Renārs Kaupers, Jānis Jubalts, Gundars Mauševics and Kaspars Roga. Soon after, their classmate Māris Mihelsons also joined the band. Brainstorm scored their first hit in 1992 and became quite popular in Latvia, Germany, UK, Sweden and the Baltic States.

In 2000 they participated in the first Latvian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest with the song My Star which won the Latvian final and came 3rd in Stockholm. After that good result they became successful in Europe. In 2003 Renārs was one of the hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest which was held in Riga, Latvia.

In 2004 Gundars Mauševics died. Despite this loss, the other band members continued working and are still successful.

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