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Eurovision alumni feature in the credits of new Steps album “What the Future Holds”

Eurovision alumni feature in the credits of new Steps album “What the Future Holds”

Pop music fans were delighted this week when British pop group Steps announced the release of their sixth studio album “What the Future Holds” as well as the lead single of the same name. With the songwriting and production credits leaking on Twitter, several of which have been officially confirmed by Musicweek, we see a number of names from the Eurovision family involved! From Swedish stars… Most notably, 2013 Swedish Eurovision representative Robin Stjernberg is reported to be involved in the penultimate track on the album “Hold My Heart”. The track is also co-written with Isa Molin, who wrote Lisa Ajax’s Melodifestivalen 2019 entry “Torn”. Another eye-catching name is Thomas G:son, who won the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest as composer of Loreen’s “Euphoria”. Now a significant name in the Eurovision world, he has also composed Eurovision hits such as “Invincible” for Carola, “In a Moment Like This” for Chanée & N’evergreen, “Alter Ego” for Minus One, “The Best in Me” for Tom Leeb and “Warrior” for Nina Sublatti. His track for Steps, “Something In Your Eyes”, is a cover of Jenny Silver’s Melodifestivalen 2011 entry which reached the Second Chance round. …to Australia and Norway! Furthermore, we have “Eurovision – …
🇺🇦 Maruv releases music video for new single “Sad Song”

🇺🇦 Maruv releases music video for new single “Sad Song”

Despite the global pandemic being far from over, we’ve been treated to new music from many Eurovision stars over the past few months. Though technically not a Eurovision alum, MARUV has continued to gift us with bops over the past year. Her latest is “Sad Song” (topical), which as a reliably sultry video to match. Over the past year, MARUV has continued to be one of the most prolific Eurovision-adjacent artists. Since her Vidbir-winning hit “Siren Song”, MARUV has released 5 singles and an EP – Hellcat Story. To sufficed to say, us fans have been kept fed. Even with you-know-what, she’s STILL coming through with the goods. This week she released yet another sleek and seductive video for “Sad Song”, her latest single. You can watch the video below: Moreover, you can follow us our “New Music Friday” playlist on Spotify, so you never miss a new release from your favourite Eurovision artists: About MARUV MARUV known in Ukraine and Russia for hit singles like “Drunk Groove” and “For You,” is best known to us as the winner of Vidbir in February 2019 with “Siren Song.” As the winner, she was supposed to represent Ukraine at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel …
🇪🇪 Egert Milder releases new song “Your Green Is Better”

🇪🇪 Egert Milder releases new song “Your Green Is Better”

He made his attempt to represent Estonia in Eurovision this year with the song “(Georgia) On My Mind”. Now, Egert Milder is back with a new song. The song came out on 10 September and is ready for you to stream. Music with a soul Have you ever listened to Egert’s songs and wondered why they sound so enjoyable? He gets inspired by the many travellings he did in regions of Philippines, Nicaragua and Georgia. On indiemusiccenter.com, Egert describes his new song as a folky pop song which could easily become the soundtrack during a road trip or a day on the beach. The lyric part “They say the grass on the other side is always greener. It doesn’t matter: your green is better.” is the perfect reference to the meaning of the song. In the end, the people who stand the closest to you, matter the most. Stream “Your Green Is Better” Egert Milder at Eesti Laul Egert Milder participated in Eesti Laul 2020 with the song “(Georgia) On My Mind”. In the first semi final he managed to qualify and in the grand final, he finished fourth. Would you like to see him at Eurovision one day? Enjoy …
🇫🇮 Saara Aalto collaborates with Baga Chipz for new single ‘When the Sun Goes Down’

🇫🇮 Saara Aalto collaborates with Baga Chipz for new single ‘When the Sun Goes Down’

Finland’s Eurovision 2018 representative has released her new single. However, her latest releases also sees her collaborating with Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK participant ‘Baga Chipz’. ‘When the Sun Goes Down’ sees Saara continues to give us the Dance Pop style that we know from her, as well as asking the right questions. ‘When The Sun Goes Down’ also serves as Saara’s first release on her new record label ‘No Fear Music’ after her departure from Warner Music Finland. Listen to ‘When the Sun Goes Down’ You are now able to listen to Saara and Baga Chipz’s collaboration via the following streaming platforms: Spotify Apple Music Moreover, you can follow us (escxtra) and our “New Music Friday” playlist on Spotify, so you never miss a new release from your favourite Eurovision artists. Saara Aalto at the Eurovision Song Contest Oulunsalo-born singer, Saara Aalto, is no stranger to Eurovision. She first found fame in 2007 when she finished in the top three of Finnish talent show, Talent Suomi. In 2011, Saara took part in Finland’s Eurovision national final, Euroviisut, with the song “Blessed with Love”. She finished in second place with 40.7% of the final vote, only 6% behind eventual winner …
🇧🇾 NAVIBAND release new single ‘Devochka v belom’ dedicated to the female protesters of Belarus

🇧🇾 NAVIBAND release new single ‘Devochka v belom’ dedicated to the female protesters of Belarus

Eurovision 2017 participants NAVIBAND have recently returned with a powerful new single titled “Devochka v belom” (Girls in white), which is sung solely by member Ksenia Zhuk. The message behind the song As explained by @naviband.sweden on Instagram, “Devochka v belom” is about the young girls and women who are currently protesting in Belarus. They are protesting against the recent elections that have took place, as well as state-sanctioned police and military violence. At these protests, female protesters dress up in white and form peaceful “solidarity chains” while holding flowers. Occasionally, they will sing together, all for free speech and safety in their country. English translation Translated by Editor Maria Standing alone in the darkness and swallowing all the words and tears in the windYou’d ask:“Why does love lead only through pain and fear? Though I wear white” You’re showing your lightThey don’t have it anymoreI know, flowers can’t take all the painHow many souls do we need to make him hearRun away, your boomerang is flying backRun away, your boomerang is flying back There’s no more fear, I believeThe power in us is flawlessA proud girl in whiteI’m pure and open, not yours anymoreI don’t believe anymoreEvery wordComes as …
🇬🇧 Michael Rice releases his cover of ‘Beggin’ with Cyborgs

🇬🇧 Michael Rice releases his cover of ‘Beggin’ with Cyborgs

A couple of months after the release of his single ‘Breaking Free’. UK’s Eurovision 2019 representative Michael Rice notches the tempo to the max, as he releases a cover of ‘Beggin’. Michael’s latest cover was originally released by ‘The Four Seasons‘ in 1967. However, it wasn’t until 2007 when Norwegian Duo and 2010 Eurovision Interval act ‘Madcon‘ released the track, which saw the track charting globally. The latest incarnation of the track sees Michael Rice with Cyborgs, as they give the classic track, a modern and house vibes, which will sure make you dance. Listen to ‘Beggin’ You are now able to listen to Cyborg’s and Michae;l’s version of the track via the following streaming platforms: Spotify Apple Music Moreover, you can follow us (escxtra) and our “New Music Friday” playlist on Spotify, so you never miss a new release from your favourite Eurovision artists. Michael Rice at the Eurovision Song Contest In 2019, the United Kingdom selected Michael Rice to represent them in Tel Aviv, with the song ‘Bigger than Us’. The song was written by Laurell Barker, Anna-Klara Folin, John Lundvik and Jonas Thander. During his participation in Tel Aviv, Michael finished 26th in the compeition. What do you …
🇦🇺 Kate Miller-Heidke releases new single ‘A Quiet Voice’

🇦🇺 Kate Miller-Heidke releases new single ‘A Quiet Voice’

As we are nearing to the release of her new album ‘Child in Reverse’ next month, Australia’s Eurovision 2019 representative Kate Miller-Heidke has released her new song ‘A Quiet Voice’. To coincide with the release of her new single, Kate has released a lyric video for the song, which you are able to see below: About ‘A Quiet Voice’ When Kate released her new track, she has revealed via social media, a bit more about what the track is about. ‘A Quiet Voice’ is about that yearning. It manifests itself as the nostalgia we have for half-remembered childhood moments. Simple things, like pencil on a paper. Resting easy in the world. Waiting at a bus stop – just waiting. Kissed so much we didn’t see the movie. Listen to ‘A Quiet Voice’ You are now able to listen to Kate’s latest single, via the following streaming platforms: Spotify Apple Music Moreover, you can follow us (escxtra) and our “New Music Friday” playlist on Spotify, so you never miss a new release from your favourite Eurovision artists. Kate Miller-Heidke at the Eurovision Song Contest Last year, Kate Miller-Heidke participated in the first ever edition of Eurovision – Australia Decides in which she took …
🇫🇷 Bilal Hassani releases new single ‘Tom’

🇫🇷 Bilal Hassani releases new single ‘Tom’

Shortly after releasing his single ‘Dead Bae’, France’s Eurovision 2019 representative Bilal Hassani is back with another upbeat song. His new song ‘Tom’ is about the hardships and bullying kids can experience throughout school. The boy in question, Tom, loves to dance but feels the need to hide it from his classmates. Bilal sings that he wants to “open his arms” to the boy and “sing his name”. While the song is upbeat, it certainly carries an emotional message. Listen to ‘Tom’ Bilal’s new single is released on all streaming platforms! Those who want to see the video clip will have to wait until Wednesday, when it is released at 18:00! Check it out on Spotify down below: You can also follow ESCXTRA on Spotify to stay up to date with all your favorite Eurovision artists! Follow the New Music Friday playlist right here: Bilal Hassani at the Eurovision Song Contest Bilal Hassani represented France in 2019 with the song ‘Roi’, meaning King, after winning the national final ‘Destination Eurovision’. He was guaranteed a spot in the final thanks to the Big 5 rule. In the end, he ended in 16th place with 105 points in total. What do you …
🇸🇪 Molly Sandén releases new single “Jag mår bra nu” feat. Newkid

🇸🇪 Molly Sandén releases new single “Jag mår bra nu” feat. Newkid

After her brilliant success with the movie “Eurovision: The Story Of Fire Saga” as My Marianne and the biggest song of the movie “Husavik” already reaching over 14 million streams on Spotify, Molly Sandén is back under her main artist name with her brand new single “Jag mår bra nu” (eng.: I feel good now) feat. Newkid. The song is written by Molly herself together with Alex Ferrer, Kevin Högdahl, and Victor Thell! Molly Sandén keeps saving 2020 Molly just released her brand new single “Jag mår bra nu” and it’s already No. 3 in the Swedish Spotify charts with almost 200k streams just in Sweden and this comes after Molly already delivered several amazing tunes in 2020. Her latest release is no exception. A song we are vibing to and we love the sound and the positive message! Recently, Molly received two awards at Rockbjörnen 2020 in the categories Female Live Artist of the Year for the second year in a row and the Music Initiative of the Year (for the “Sverige” song together with Victor Leksell and Joakim Berg). You can listen to “Jag mår bra nu” below Spotify Apple Music Molly Sandén in Melodifestivalen Molly participated three …
🇩🇪 Cascada announces release date of new single “I’m Feeling It (In The Air)”

🇩🇪 Cascada announces release date of new single “I’m Feeling It (In The Air)”

Earlier today, Cascada announced the release of their first single in more than a year! The internationally successful dance act, who represented Germany in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, will release “I’m Feeling It (In The Air) on October 2nd… so just four weeks to go! Are you ready to feel it? “I’m Feeling It (In The Air)” will be released by Zooland Music, the act’s long-term music label, and will be Cascada’s first single release since “Like The Way I Do” hit digital and streaming music services in August 2019. It is the latest in a series of non-album singles including tracks such as “Blink” abnd “Reason” that have followed the release of “The Best of Cascada” in 2013. Cascada, consisting of vocalist Natalie Horler and producers DJ Manian and DJ Yanou, joined the Eurovision family after representing Germany in Malmö at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. Despite placing 21st, “Glorious” saw commercial success, particularly in homeland Germany with a peak position of #6. As a result, Cascada earned their first top 10 hit in Germany since 2009’s “Evacuate the Dancefloor” and remains their most recent single to achieve such a feat. Million-selling singles The band rose to fame …
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