Tag Archives: 2012 Eurovision Song Contest

Loreen is back with ‘Jag är en vampyr’

Loreen recently returned with her new song called Jag är en vampyr (I am a vampire). It is an upbeat pop song and it is interesting to hear Loreen singing in Swedish.

Jag är en vampyr is from the EP by Loreen called ‘Så mycket bättre’ and is available to purchase or stream via digital platforms such as Spotify, Amazon, iTunes and many more.

Loreen won the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden with Euphoria.

You can hear Jag är en vampyr below.

Source: ESC Covers

San Marino United Artists release ‘Sogno’ …featuring a couple of ESC acts!

San Marino United Artists have collaborated on a song called Sogno (Dream). The anthemic pop ballad features several acts including former San Marino Eurovision participants – Valentina Monetta (ESC 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017) and Anita Simoncini (ESC 2015 and JESC 2014).

Sogno is composed by Nicola Della Valle, Paolo Macina and Francesco Sancisi

The full list of performers for San Marino United Artists are – Nicola Della Valle, Fabrizio Pregnolato, Sara Jane Ghiotti, Luca Partisani, Piermatteo Carattoni, Alessandra Busignani, Roberto Moghe Moretti, Francesco Zazzi, Anita Simoncini, Paolo Beccari, Valentina Monetta, Monica Hill, Elisa Massari, Irol*.

*Irol MC was the original rapper on the 2018 San Marino Eurovision song, Who We Are, but withdrew before the contest. The final version was performed by Jessika feat. Jenifer Brening.

You can see the official music video for Sogno below.

Source: ESC Covers – photos @ Valentina Monetta, Anita Simoncini from the video clip of ‘Sogno’

Vasya Boykova and her support for Belarus with ‘My Hieroi’

Vasya Boykova
Vasya Boykova

Vasya Boykova has recorded My Hieroi (We Are The Heroes) in support and solidarity of the people with the current situation of protests in Belarus. The song is a cover of the Litesound anthemic Eurovision hit, We Are The Heroes, from 2012.

Vasya is from Ukraine and she took part with many people in a day of action in Kiev support of their Belarussian neighbours.

Vasya has a nice and clear vocal and she has recorded several quality covers of songs including covers of three songs from the 2020 Eurovision – Fall From The Sky (Albania), Empires (Poland) and Fai rumore (Italy).

Italian songs are also a speciality for Vasya. She recently recorded Meraviglioso amore mio by Arisa and the evergreen Ti Amo by Umberto Tozzi.

You can listen to more of Vasya’s songs at her YouTube channel – (1) Vasya & Nina Boykova – YouTube

Check out My Hieroi, Ti Amo and Meraviglioso amore mio below.

Source: ESC Covers

Listen to Pasha Parfeni x Nicoleta Nucă with ‘Lasă-Mă’

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Pasha Parfeni x Nicoleta Nucă  have a released a brand new song Lasă-Mă (Let me). It is a very radio friendly and catchy upbeat song with a strong production.

Lasă-Mă is composed by Pasha Parfeni, Fox Banger and Vica Demici. The production is by Fox Banger and Pasha Parfeni. The mixing and mastering is by Valentin Voluta.

Pasha represented Moldova at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest with Lăutar. He was back at Eurovision in 2013 as a composer for Aliona Moon and her song O Mie.

Nicoleta is also from Moldova and has had several hit songs and music videos in Romania and Moldova.

You can see the official music video for Lasă-Mă below.

Source: ESC Covers

 

 

 

Maya Sar releases new song ‘Hvala’

Maya Sar from the music video of 'Hvala'
Maya Sar from the music video of ‘Hvala’

Maya Sar has released a new song called Hvala (Thank you). It is a slow Balkan style ballad and well performed.

Hvala is composed by Maya Sar. The arrangement is by Maya and Mahir Sarihodžić. Mahir was the music producer also.

Maya represented Bosnia-Herzegovina at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku with Korake ti znam.

You can see the music video for Hvala below.

Source: ESC Covers

 

 

Pastora Soler & Blas Cantó duet on ‘Mi luz’ single

Pastora Soler feat. Blas Cantó from the music video of 'Mi luz'
Pastora Soler feat. Blas Cantó from the music video of ‘Mi luz’

Pastora Soler & Blas Cantó have teamed up for a brand new single and music video for their song Mi luz (My light). It is an upbeat latino track with a powerful production.

Pastora Soler represented Spain at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan with the anthemic power ballad Quédate conmigo.

Blas Cantó was selected to represent Spain at the now cancelled 2020 Eurovision with the song Universo but he will represent Spain at the 2021 contest.

You can see the official video clip for Mi luz below.

Source: ESC Covers

Kurt Calleja & Karin Duff cover ‘Always Remember Us This Way’ by Lady Gaga

Kurt Calleja & Karin Duff from the music video of 'Always Remember Us This Way'
Kurt Calleja & Karin Duff from the music video of ‘Always Remember Us This Way’

Kurt Calleja & Karin Duff have covered Always Remember Us This Way by Lady Gaga from the A Star Is Born Movie Soundtrack. It is a laidback and chilled out song that suits the vocals of both Kurt and Karin.

The guitars are by Kurt Calleja and Wayne Camilleri (Kat Allergy Studios) with bass by Neville Mallia (Kat Allergy Studios). The production is by Cyprian Cassar at Somnio Studios. Kurt also plays the piano on the recording.

Kurt represented Malta at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest with This Is The Night.

Karin recently made it all the way to the Judges Houses phase of the X Factor Malta.

Check out the video of Kurt and Karin singing Always Remember Us This Way below.

Source: ESC Covers

Pastora Soler releases her brand new song – ‘La Tormenta’

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Pastora Soler {copyright: fanart.tv}

Pastora Soler was a big fan favourite in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan with her song Quédate conmigo. Now she returns with another show stopping power ballad entitled La Tormenta (Storm).

The man behind the song is legendary Swedish composer Thomas G:son.

You can see the official lyric video for La Tormenta below.

Source: ESC Covers; YouTube/PastoraSoler

Michelay covers Kaliopi’s Crno I Belo in Afrikaans language on her new album

Rise album cover - Michelay
Rise album cover – Michelay

Michelay is a new and talented star from South Africa. She is about to release her debut album entitled Rise. The album will feature a collection of songs that Michelay wrote herself plus some special covers and is produced by popular musician Johan Kelber. The album will feature a very unique version of Kaliopi‘s 2012 Eurovision entry Crno I Belo in the Afrikaans language and the title is Sy’s Net ‘n Mens.

The Rise album can currently be streamed from https://michelay.bandpage.com/ website but it will shortly be available on all digital platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Google Play.

For more information checkout Michelay’s official Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Michelay-2031813020376244/?fref=ts . Here you can see her news and can be contacted for bookings, etc.

Source: ESC Covers