Tim Schou won the contest Danish Young Talent 2005 which led to the recording of A friend in London's first single, "Thoughts of a Boheme". Won with his band A friend in London the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2011 (National Final of Denmark) and became 5th in the Eurovision Spnog Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Tim took part in the reality television show Skjulte stjerner (Hidden star) aired from 2 September to 14 October 2011 on Danish television. He introduced a young new Danish artist called Thomas Meilstrup mentoring him throughout the show and singing duets with him. Thomas and Tim won the series. His band, 'A friend in London', released their debut album Unite on 21 January 2013. Prior to the release of the album, they supported New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys during their European tour. As a result, Howie D. of the Backstreet Boys is featured on a remake of "New Tomorrow". The track featuring Howie D. is found as a bonus track on the iTunes Deluxe Version. The album also featured the Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen on one of the main album tracks, namely "Rest from the Streets".