WFMU and the Free Music Archive challenged songwriters everywhere to unseat “Happy Birthday to You” from its cultural throne by composing possible replacements.This entire birthday song repository is licensed Creative Commons Attribution, including our winning songs.
Alexander Kläser is a jazz guitarist from Bonn, Germany. Although not very popular in public, he is more known from his work as a session guitarist. Aside his work as session guitar player, he works on his own projects in which he convinces by his very melodic and harmonic approaches. “At the end, everything in music boils down to melody and harmony… there is no separation in styles or in whatever… it is just music!” (Alexander Kläser)