Norwegian Metal Star Finds Himself An Unlikely Council Member The musician known as Fenriz never expected to win. His campaign photo showed him posing with his cat and his plea was: don't vote for me. Apparently people loved the cat — he's in office four years.

Norwegian Metal Star Finds Himself An Unlikely Council Member

Norwegian Metal Star Finds Himself An Unlikely Council Member

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The musician known as Fenriz never expected to win. His campaign photo showed him posing with his cat and his plea was: don't vote for me. Apparently people loved the cat — he's in office four years.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Some musicians branch out when they get older - they become producers or put out an album of standards. The Norwegian metal music star Fenriz, now in his 40s, is going into politics, although not voluntarily. A friend asked him to fill out a candidate list. He never expected to win, and even posted a photo of himself posing with his cat and saying, don't vote for me. Apparently people loved the cat because he's now on a village council for four years. It's MORNING EDITION.

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