Minsk 2018

Listen to French Junior Eurovision comeback entry “Jamais sans toi” by Angélina!

A day ahead of the official release date, the 2018 French Junior Eurovision Song Contest entry has leaked online. France 2 internally selected The Voice Kids winner Angélina Nava to represent the nation with the song Jamais sans toi.

An early leak

Yesterday it was revealed that the French entry was due to be officially released tomorrow, October 15th. Nevertheless, this afternoon the song leaked on various social media platforms. You can check out the song by clicking here! You may have to log in to listen to the song, but this can be achieved by connecting through Facebook. It is expected that the official video clip will be revealed tomorrow.

Youthful yet professional

Jamais sans toi (Never Without You) has been composed by Fico, Comblat, Stawski and Age Ali. It is performed in both French and English and is a modern uptempo entry that sounds like it will appeal to children and adults alike with its youthful yet professional sound.

Angélina, who rose to fame after winning The Voice Kids in France last year, was announced as the French participant for Minsk by the EBU on the official Junior Eurovision website when she was added to the list of participants on France’s country page on the website.

Second ever appearance for France

Prior to this year, France only had one Junior Eurovision appearance to their name. Thomas Pontier represented France on their debut in the Norwegian city of Lillehammer in 2004 with the song Si on voulait bien. It was a successful debut for France as they finished in sixth place with 78 points.

Unfortunately, French Junior Eurovision broadcaster at the time, France 3, decided to withdraw from the contest due to a lack of motivation to compete. Now, following a renewed interest in the adult contest, France 2 are back for the junior version too!

What do you think of this year’s French Junior Eurovision entry? Let us know in the comments below!

Ryan Cobb

My first memory of watching the Eurovision Song Contest was back in 2001 and, over the years, my passion and enthusiasm for the contest has very much turned into an obsession. I adore music and I love geography, so this contest is a natural fit for me. If la la loving Eurovision was a crime, I'd certainly be a criminal!

Comments on Listen to French Junior Eurovision comeback entry “Jamais sans toi” by Angélina!

  • Official ESC

    That is a great return of France and with that song / singer they should be able to get into the top 5. For now, I see these 5 countries in the top 5 (but I guess Poland will make an impact with their singer/song too): Kazakhstan, France, Ukraine, Australia and (The Netherlands / or Albania).

  • https://wordpress.com beccaboo1212

    Amazing! Time to participate at JESC every year, France!

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