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TAKING KEiiNO ON A VIRTUAL TRIP ACROSS EUROPE AND BEYOND – DAY 15 (the last day of the trip) – CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

KEiiNO (members Alexandra Rotan, Tom Hugo and Fred Buljo) was selected directly for the final of the 2021 Norwegian Eurovision selection.

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Marlé Bruyns releases Afrikaans cover of 2016 ESC Australia – ‘Hartklop’

Marlé Bruyns from the video clip of 'Hartklop'
Marlé Bruyns from the video clip of ‘Hartklop’

Marlé Bruyns has released an Afrikaans language version of Sound Of Silence by Dami Im entitled Hartklop (Heartbeat).

Hartklop is very well produced and Marle’s vocals suit the song very well. The track sounds very effective in Afrikaans.

The song, Hartklop, is currently on the Springbok Internet Radio’s Top 20 in South Africa.

You can see the official music video for Hartklop below.

Source: ESC Covers

Norway: Watch Akuvi perform in South Africa

Akuvi @SABC3
Akuvi @SABC3

Akuvi is an artist that was announced who will be a direct entrant in to the final of the 2020 Melodi Grand Prix in Norway on 15 February.

Akuvi performed in South Africa and sang on the Expresso Morning Show on the tv channel SABC3. She sung the song Obligations.

The song that Akuvi will perform at Melodi Grand Prix will be Som du er (As you are).

You can see Akuvi’s performance of Obligations on the Expresso Morning Show below.

Source: ESC Covers

Listen: Marli with ‘As My Liefde Oortree’ – cover of Poli Genova (Bulgaria 2016 Eurovision)

Marli @facebook.com/marli.legrange
Marli @facebook.com/marli.legrange

Marli has covered the 2016 Eurovision song of Bulgaria by Poli GenovaIf Love Was A Crime. She recorded the track in the Afrikaans language and it is entitled As My Liefde Oortree (If my love violates).

Marli has written the Afrikaans lyrics for the track.

Recently Marli, from South Africa, released a country pop song Just Another Country Song. She is very versatile and talented with her singing and style.

Check out As My Liefde Oortree below.

Source: ESC Covers

Marli releases new country song ‘Just Another Country Song’

Marli - 'Just Another Country Song'
Marli – ‘Just Another Country Song’

Marli is a talented young singer from South Africa. She has released a brand new single entitled Just Another Country Song. It is a catchy and upbeat country style song with a positive vibe.

Marli is currently based in Pretoria and her music career is really kicking off in style. She has grafted hard for her success. She started in choirs and grasped at every opportunity for sing along the way. Marli took part in the Kraal Arts Festival where she gained much success.

Marli composed Just Another Country Song herself.  The track was recorded by ProTrax by Allen Roy Scott and Jolanda Becker.

Just Another Country Song is available to purchase or stream on most digital platforms such as Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and others.

Source: ESC Covers

Birthday Greetings to Colé van dais

cole-birthday

One of the ESC COVERS staff has a birthday today – We send a Very Happy Birthday to Colé van dais.

Colé is from South Africa and has sung many EUROVISION covers and we hope she enjoys her birthday today.

Check out Colé performing the winning song of Denmark from 2013 by Emmelie de Forest, Only Teardrops, in the Afrikaans language. This performance was in the Euroclub at the Eurovision in Copenhagen in 2014.

Ylva & Linda enter the race for South Africa at the AfriMusic Song Contest with a song for Linda Killian

Linda Kellian
Linda Kellian

The Swedish composers Ylva and Linda Persson have composed a song for Linda Killian to compete at the 2019 AfriMusic Song Contest in the selection for South Africa.. The song is entitled I Will Never Fight Again.

Linda Killian is a successful singer from South Africa who has been nominated for the Kyknet Ghoema awards as best Rock album for 2018. Linda wanted to try a new challenge and work with international composer Ylva and Linda, who have written many Eurovision national selection songs.

Rian Swanepoel recorded the vocals in South Africa and Linda Killian has worked with him for nine years.

You can vote at the following link https://www.afrimusicsongcontest.com/copy-of-west-africa-contestants-1?fbclid=IwAR1K_IZNfYyfaYtu0F5DyutJM5rRzwN8qjZaqvsUJzHo_pTPbUr7ZGal_80 .

I Will Never Fight Again can be heard below.

Source: ESC Covers

Heuning release Afrikaans cover version of Romania ESC 2017 – ‘DIE LIED WAT SKREE’

Heuning
Heuning

Heuning are a popular singing duo from South Africa. They normally specialise in country music but they have released a new single with a change of direction. They have covered the 2017 Romania Eurovision song, Yodel It! by Illinca & Alex Florea. The track in Afrikaans is entitled DIE LIED WAT SKREE.

Hansie and Jeanette are the duo that are Heuning. They have already released several albums that have done very well in their homeland.

Yodel It! was composed by Mihai Alexandru and Alexandra Niculae and the Afrikaans lyrics for DIE LIED WAT SKREE are by Jeanette from the South African duo.

DIE LIED WAT SKREE is available to purchase from most digital platforms such as iTunes and Google Play.

Take a listen to DIE LIED WAT SKREE below.

Source: ESC Covers