Each North European country has less population than Japan, but there is great presence. Indica is a Finnish pop rock group. Why are the splendid singers born in North Europe?
As for the opportunity when North European music was recognized widely in Japan, existence of ABBA of Sweden is big.
And we can know the music circumstances of each country by Youtube recently.
Because there are many words of the open syllable, it is easy to hear the Finnish to a Japanese. But the grammar is difficult. However, I love the Finnish sound, too 🙂