In 2001 the English translation of the Michael Learns To Rock biography Something You Should Know by Poul Martin-Bonde was titled It Never Rains In Bali. It refers to the 1995 MLTR concert in Bali which had to be stopped due to rain despite forecast for dry weather.
In December 1997, riot police had to be called in to a Michael Learns To Rock concert in Hanoi, Vietnam as 20,000 fake tickets had been sold and the holders of the fake tickets vandalized the venue in attempting to break in through the windows, ceilings and doors. The number of fake tickets sold was more than twice the number of genuine ones.
Among the artistes to have influenced Michael Learns To Rock, the band members have named Supertramp, Elton John, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, the Eagles, Billy Joel, ABBA and Bee Gees.
Jascha Richter also named Talk Talk, A-Ha and Eurythmics.
At the height of their popularity Michael Learns To Rock was given the honour of headlining the Celebrate Hong Kong concert on 6 July 1997, on the historic occasion of the handover of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China.
In 2000, Michael Learns To Rock was reduced from four members to three when guitarist Søren Madsen left to pursue a solo career.