NEW to the playlist this week
Human Race is the title of Margaret Berger’s brand new single, and it’s one of the latest additions to our playlist. Margaret performed Norway’s entry to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, I Feed You My Love, which came fourth in the grand final. In the Best Song voting at the 2013 ESC Radio Awards the song faired even better, finishing in second place.
So far the track is available for download on iTunes at http://bit.ly/17D0cVX
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Watch the official lyric video of Human Race here:
Two other 2013 ESC contestants are among the newbies: Italy’s representative Marco Mengoni has released Non Passerai (You Shall Not Pass) as the third single from his best-selling album Pronto A Correre. The song is an international collaboration, written by Lee DeWyze, Tobias Gad and Evan Bogart, with lyrics by Andrea Regazzetti. Non Passerai entered the Italian singles chart at #10. Check out the music video here:
Last month, Gianluca Bezzina, who flew the Maltese flag at the Contest in Malmö, Sweden, with the song Tomorrow (placed eighth) released his debut album entitled Waiting For Tomorrow. It’s available in all the major download shops, and the opening track Count Me In has been added to our playlist.
1 Count Me In
3 I’ll Be There
5 Light Me Up
6 High And Away
8 Happy Song
9 Walk On Blind
10 Perfectly In Tune
Forgive Me is the title of the new album by Eric Saade, Sweden’s 2011 ESC representative (Popular, placed third). It’s Eric’s fourth album release since the start of his solo career in 2009 and it shot straight to the no. 1 spot of the Swedish album charts last week. Watch here the video clip of the single release and album title track Forgive Me:
Dolly Parton’s 1980 hit song 9 to 5 has been covered by two of Eurovision’s big names, or ‘two divas’ as they were aptly labeled for this collaboration: Chiara from Malta and Hera Björk from Iceland. The song is available for download on iTunes and amazon, as part of the five-track EP Two Divas. Check out the video clip of 9 to 5 and a the clip from a live performance in Munich, Germany, last month
Sensation Of Love is a recent single release of Miroslav ‘Miro’ Kostadinov, who represented his native Bulgaria at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo, Norway (Angel Si Ti / You’re An Angel). Despite not qualifying for the grand final in Oslo, Miro remains one of the biggest names on national music scene. Sensation Of Love was composed and written by Italian synth pop artist Ryan Paris, who scored a massive European hit in 1983 with the song Dolce Vita. Watch the official music video of Sensation Of Love here:
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