In 1970 or so a South African singer Dave Mills released a song called Love is a beautiful song which went to number 1 on the South African charts, The song also went on to become a number 1 hit in Australia and probably also New Zealand.
To sing about love has been probably the theme in music but it is interesting to look at which Eurovision songs have the word LOVE in their titles. We are taking a look just from 2004 when the semi finals were introduced.
Three countries entered songs with LOVE in their title
United Kingdom – HOLD ON TO OUR LOVE sung by James Fox
Lithuania – WHAT HAPPENED TO YOUR LOVE sung by Linas & Simona
Poland – LOVE SONG sung by Blue café
My vote goes to the UK, a really great song.
Belarus – LOVE ME TONIGHT sung by Angelica Agurbash
Ireland – LOVE sung Donna & Joe
Iceland – IF I HAD YOUR LOVE sung by Selma
My vote goes to Belarus, a very good song.
Armenia – WITHOUT YOUR LOVE sung by Andre
Denmark – TWIST OF LOVE sung by Sidsel Ben Semmane
Ireland – EVERY SONG IS A CRY FOR LOVE sung by Brian Kennedy
Ukraine – SHOW ME YOUR LOVE sung by Tina Karol
My vote goes to Ireland although all other “love” songs are good.
Belgium – LOVE POWER sung by The KMG’s
Spain – I LOVE YOU MI VIDA sung by D’Nash
Lithuania – LOVE OR LEAVE sung by 4Fun
Romania – LIUBI, LIUBI, I LOVE YOU sung by Todomondo
My vote goes to Spain, very catchy song.
Macedonia – LET ME LOVE YOU sung by Tamara, Vrcak & Adrijan
Moldova – A CENTURY OF LOVE sung by Geta Burlacu
My vote goes to Macedonia who did the songs in various languages.
Lithuania – LOVE sung by Sasha Son
Slovenia – LOVE SYMPHONY sung by Quartissimo featuring Martina
My vote goes to Slovenia by a narrow margin.
Netherlands – IK BEN VERLIEFD (sha la lie) sung by Sieneke
Even although there is just one, my vote would still have gone to the Netherlands as it was my favourite song from that year.
Austria – THE SECRET IS LOVE sung by Nadine Beiler
Bosnia/Herzegovina – LOVE IN REWIND sung by Dino Merlin
Belgium – WITH LOVE BABY sung by Witloof bay
Belarus – I LOVE BELARUS sung buy Anastasiya Vinnikova
Switzerland – IN LOVE FOR A WHILE sung by Anna Rossinelli
Italy – MADNESS OF LOVE sung by Raphael Gualazzi
My vote goes to Belarus, although with 6 songs there were a lot of pick from.
Bulgaria – LOVE UNLIMITED sung by Sofi Marinova
Cyprus – LA LA LOVE sung by Ivi Adamou
United Kingdom – LOVE WILL SET YOU FREE sung by Engelbert Humperdinck
Italy – L’AMORRE E FEMMINA (OUT OF LOVE) sung by Nina Zilli
Turkey – LOVE ME BACK sung by Can Bonomo
My vote goes to Cyprus.
Belgium – LOVE KILLS sung by Roberto Bellarosa
Ireland – ONLY LOVE SURVIVES sung by Ryan Dolan
Norway – I FEED YOU MY LOVE sung by Margaret Bergen
Slovenia – STRAIGHT INTO LOVE sung by Hannah Marcini
My vote goes to Ireland by a narrow margin.
Denmark – Cliché love song sung by Basim
There was only one but my vote goes to Denmark as it is an interesting song and title.
It will be interesting to see what LOVE entries our readers like? And if maybe I have missed one because of the word being in a foreign language.