Monday, March 31, 2014

The Charts Day #40 (part 2)

CHARTS

Mr. Probz is a Dutch hip-hop artist that is having a huge success with a beautiful ballad. The song is "Waves" and has been charting almost everywhere around Europe in the last couple of weeks. This week, he is on top of the Austrian charts.

The Charts Day #40 (part 1)

CHARTS

The Irish charts have a new leader. Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds Of Summer have conquered the top with their latest single, the worldwide hit "She looks so perfect".

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Spain | Malú - "Me fui"

BRAND NEW

Malú was featured in the past when she released the uplifting "A prueba de ti". Her most recent single is "Me fui", a ballad created to be sung by the diva she is!

Ireland | Hozier - "From Eden"

RECENT

Hozier was elected by our editors the #1 song of 2013 in Sounds European!. Now, he is back, with another epic song. "From Eden" has the same grandiose atmosphere of "Take me to church", but with a slightly different approach. Once more, a great track!

Updated on November 23, 2014, with the official video.

Ukraine | Mariya Yaremchuk - "Bez tebya"

BRAND NEW

Mariya Yaremchuk gave a little confusion to the Eurovision fans around the globe. She was heavily criticized for her victory on the Ukrainian National Final with "Tick tock", and the revamped version of the song didn't convince many more people. She eventually presented the final version of the track last week. But in the middle of this mess, she released a single which lasted three minutes and everybody thought would be her bid for Copenhagen. It is not, but we can enjoy the soft and beautiful "Bez tebya" anyway!

Slovenia | I.C.E. - "Na vrh sveta"

BRAND NEW

Tired from Saturday? Lost with the Daylight Saving Time? How about starting this Sunday with a very smooth and deep song? "Na vrh sveta", by the Slovene band I.C.E., is your answer. Wonderful track!

Saturday, March 29, 2014

United Kingdom | Natives - "Can't say no"

RECENT

The song of the week gets British. Natives are a pop-rock band coming from New Forest, in the South of England. After the release of three EPs, the band is currently launching their first album. The first single to "Indoor wars" is "Can't say no", a contagious track!

Portugal | Catarina Pereira - "Mea culpa"

BRAND NEW

Catarina Pereira got famous in Portugal when she tried to represent her country on Eurovision with "Canta por mim" in 2010, but lost the Portuguese National Final. This year, she tried the NF again, but lost once more. Her song "Mea culpa" was much better than the winner, and its defeat is involved in a lot of rumors of fraudulent voting. The song also has a very cool version in English.

Greece | Konstantinos Argiros - "Deuteri fora"

BRAND NEW

Konstantinos Argiros was born in Athens in 1986. His deep voice is very captivating, and that's the main charm of his latest single, "Deuteri fora".

Serbia | SevdahBABY - "Grad"

BRAND NEW

SevdahBABY, born Milan Stanković, is a very successful Serbian DJ. He is currently releasing many songs with the vocalist Dijxx. As, for example, his new single "Grad", which is a very smooth and hypnotizing electronic pop song.

Friday, March 28, 2014

United Kingdom | Rixton - "Me and my broken heart"

BRAND NEW

After the very entertaining "Make out", the British boyband Rixton is releasing a new single. "Me and my broken heart" is an even cooler song, with one of the most involving melodies posted on SE! in the last months.

Updated on August 11th, 2014, with the official video.

Belarus | Angelica Agurbash - "Chernaya vual'"

BRAND NEW

Angelica Agurbash is known to many Europeans thanks to her 2005 Eurovision Song Contest bid "Love me tonight". The style of her latest single, the powerful "Chernaya vual", is far from that attempt, but it's equally great!

Spain | Leiva - "Terriblemente cruel"

RECENT

Leiva, whose alias was based on the Brazilian soccer player Leivinha, is a Spanish singer who was born in Madrid in 1980. His new single "Terriblemente cruel" is an interesting pop-rock track, with contagious rhythm and a very interesting vocal work.

Greece | Paola - "Os edo"

BRAND NEW

It's no news that Sounds European! loves Greek songs with a folk touch. And that's the case of "Os edo", the fantastic and intense pop-rock by Paola!

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Norway | Margaret Berger - "Scream"

BRAND NEW

While we are still trying to overcome her tight white dress in the last Eurovision Song Contest, Margaret Berger keeps delighting us with new tracks. This time it's "Strong", a deep electronic pop.

Slovenia | Momento feat. Nana Milčinski - "V objemu melodij"

BRAND NEW

The Slovene band Momento gathered with the singer Nana Milčinski, also from Slovenia, to create "V objemu melodij". It is a very smooth pop-rock, with very touching and well-worked rhythm.

Bulgaria | Mihaela Fileva feat. NickName - "Ima li nachin?"

BRAND NEW

Mihaela Fileva rose to fame three years ago when she took part of the Bulgarian version of The X Factor. For her latest single, she teamed up with NickName into a very beautiful ballad, "Ima li nachin?".

Belarus | B-2 - "#Hipster"

BRAND NEW

B-2, also known as Bi-2, is a very traditional band from Belarus. It was created in 1985, in Minsk. Their new single "#Hipster" has a mysterious melody and a very catchy chorus. High-quality rock!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Netherlands | Only Seven Left - "Lost your mind"

RECENT

Only Seven Left is a new and very talented band from the Netherlands. They've just had a big hit with their previous single, the very entertaining "Tonight", and now they're back with a new one. "Lost your mind" shows "Tonight" wasn't an accident, and that they are, indeed, this great!

France | Emmanuel Moire - "Venir voir"

BRAND NEW

Emmanuel Moire is back to Sounds European! after quite some months. After the fantastic "Ne s'aimer que la nuit", he switches to a deep ballad which is empowered by the beauty of French language.

Greece | Dimos Anastasiadis - "Meine dipla mou"

BRAND NEW

After "Panta kai pantou mazi sou", shown in August, Dimos Anastasiadis is back to Sounds European!. His new single "Meine dipla mou" is another amazing display of vocal quality, in a very beautiful melody.

Russia | In-Yan - "Kruto"

BRAND NEW

In-Yan (also known as Yin-Yang) are a mixture of two Russian and one Ukrainian all blended together in a fantastic pop group. Their latest song is "Kruto". Little warning: you will need some space to dance at this!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Slovenia | Hulahoop - "Kozmočud"

BRAND NEW

Slovenian band Hoolahoop is a splash of happiness. Their last single is called "Kozmočud" and is a very big amount fresh air into a fantastic groovy song!

Switzerland | Gotthard - "Feel what I feel"

BRAND NEW

Firstly posted here on Sounds European! in July, Swiss band Gotthard is back with a new single. And an even better one! "Feel what I feel" is involving, and it has an amazing mix of voice, instrumentals and rhythm. Top quality!

Moldova | Natasha Rostova - "Krasavchik"

BRAND NEW

Natasha Rostova was born in Chișinău, Moldova, and developed her music career throughout some of the former Soviet countries. Her latest song is "Krasavchik", an electric uptempo pop!

Sweden | Martin Stenmarck - "När änglarna går hem"

BRAND NEW

Martin Stenmarck is a Swedish singer who represented his country on the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, with "Las Vegas". This year, he tried to go to the festival again, taking part in the traditional Melodifestivalen, from Sweden, with "När änglarna går hem". The song reached the Second Chance phase and didn't manage to go to the final – but it deserved, since it's a very good one.

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Charts Day #39 (part 2)

CHARTS

Debuting as the #1 in the British charts is not something easy to achieve. But Duke Dumont and Jax Jones could make it this week, thanks to their latest single, "I got you"!

United Kingdom | Stereophonics - "A thousand trees"

OLDIE

Celebration time: you are just reading Sounds European!'s 1000th post!!

As a way to cherish this very cool achievement, our editors decided to post a song which has everything to do with it. A track with "A thousand" in its title for our post number 1000! Stereophonic's "A thousand trees" has the typical (and fun) 1990s British rock style. Perfect for this moment!!

The Charts Day #39 (part 1)

CHARTS

In a week where "Happy" is leading most of the charts in Europe, the #1 in Denmark is an exception. It's "Happy home", by Hedegaard, on the top.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Belgium | Paulien Mathues - "Loving you"

BRAND NEW

Paulien Mathues was shown twice here on Sounds European!. Once, as soon as she had won The Voice of Flanders; the other time, with "Ain't no fool". Her new single "Loving you" is just one more affirmation of her huge talent. The song is very beautiful.

Finland | Pete Parkkonen - "Mun"

BRAND NEW

Pete Parkkonen is back with us! After the strength of "Mitä minä sanoin", it's time to meet a calmer version of this amazing singer in an in-crescendo pop-rock titled "Mun".

Italy | Ylenia Zobec - "Ujemi pot do svojih sanj"

RECENT

Ylenia Zobec was born in Trieste, Italy, but has performed all around the neighboring region – besides Italy, some examples are Albania and Slovenia (where she bases most of her work). Her single "Ujemi pot do svojih sanj" displays all her beautiful vocal quality.

United Kingdom | The Vamps - "Last night"

BRAND NEW

The Vamps are not a new name for the followers of Sounds European!. The British band has just released "Last night", a very sticky pop track!

Saturday, March 22, 2014

France | Kyo - "Le Graal"

RECENT

Kyo is a French band which was active from the 1990s until the middle of the 2000s. After an eight-year break, they are reunited. And what a reunion! Their single "Le Graal" is an excellent track: involving and with great rhythm and vocals. It's our song of the week.

Poland | Agnieszka Chylińska - "Kiedy przyjdziesz do mnie"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer and TV personality Agnieszka Chylińska is in the music bussiness since the middle of the '90s. Maybe that's why she is so experienced at making addictive music, such as her sensual "Kiedy przyjdziesz do mnie".

Ireland | Ryan Dolan - "Start again"

BRAND NEW

Ryan Dolan was the Irish representative on the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, with the very entertaining "Only love survives". His new single is not only great, but its video clip is also very strong and with an important message to everyone. In all senses, a masterpiece.

Greece | Isaias Matiaba - "Niose me"

BRAND NEW

Isaias Matiaba is a singer born in Ioannina, in Greece. Student of music from an early age, his latest release is the classic Greek ballad "Niose me". A special treat to start weekend with!

Friday, March 21, 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina | Hari Mata Hari - "Da ti ko covjek oprostim"

BRAND NEW

Hari Mata Hari, from Sarajevo, achieved Bosnia and Herzegovina's best placing on Eurovision Song Contest in 2006, with the Balkan ballad "Lejla". With "Da ti ko covjek oprostim", his latest single, he confirms that ballads are his thing!

Portugal | Like Us - "You mean the world to me"

BRAND NEW

Four boys from different parts of Portugal won a selection to create the country's new boyband. Like Us is formed by Daniel (17 years old), David (17), Francisco (15) and João (18). Their first single "You mean the world to me" is as fun as a song can get.

Netherlands | Sandra van Nieuwland - "Banging on the doors of love"

BRAND NEW

Sandra van Nieuwland released one of the editors' favourite song of 2013, "Hunter". Now she is back with another fantastic track: the strong "Banging on the doors of love".

Poland | Mrozu feat. Tomson - "Jak nie my to kto"

BRAND NEW

An old-style rock is here to give Friday a great start! Polish singer Mrozu receives Tomson, born Tomasz Lach, also from Poland, to perform "Jak nie my to kto", a very fun and entertaining song.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Finland | Kerkko Koskinen Kollektiivi - "Tallinnan-lautta"

BRAND NEW

What an enjoyable pop Finland has to offer! Kerkko Koskinen Kollektiivi's "Tallinnan-lautta" has great vocals, a very fun instrumental and some parts of it which make us remember of ABBA.

Macedonia | Tamara Todevska - "Tesko bez tebe"

BRAND NEW

We've already shown Tamara Todevska some months ago. Now, she is back to Sounds European! with the deep and mysterious "Tesko bez tebe".

Netherlands | B-Brave - "Als je van mij bent"

BRAND NEW

New boyband coming from the Netherlands. B-Brave's "Als je van mij bent" has the pop groove and the catchy chorus we expect from any group of this style. Very cool!

United Kingdom | George Ezra - "Cassy O'"

BRAND NEW

The ripped voice of George Ezra is making him a big new name in British soil. His last single, "Cassy O'", is a very intense country-like song.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Spain | Mario Jefferson - "Not over you"

BRAND NEW

Finding a song in English coming from Spain is not uncommon these days. Mario Jefferson's heartbreaking "Not over you" is one of them. And for sure it's amazing!

Portugal | Kevin Stone - "You're not here"

RECENT

Kevin Stone is a talented Portuguese singer and songwriter who is just starting his career. His first single, "You're not here", is a very entertaining pop dance song which mixes great voice and contagious rhythm. Give it a listen and enjoy his work!

Germany | Das Gezeichnete Ich - "Weil du da bist"

BRAND NEW

Unser Song Für Dänemark, the show through which Germany selected this year's Eurovision representative, took place last week. Among the songs that didn't make it, we found this jewel: "Weil du da bist", by Berliner band Das Gezeichnete Ich, is a fantastic pop-rock with a great rhythm.

Slovenia | Baxter Sonix feat. Kaja Židanek - "Anxiety"

BRAND NEW

Slovene producer Baxter Sonix got together with the talented (and also Slovene) singer Kaja Židanek, from Logatec, for the single "Anxiety". It's one of those songs which even those who are not fans of electronic music will enjoy.

Updated on June 1st, 2018, with the new stage name of the artist.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ireland | Kian Egan - "Home"

BRAND NEW

Kian Egan is one more voice coming from the boyband Westlife who is debuting a solo work. His single "Home" is an extremely enjoyable pop-rock song, with a very entertaining chorus. And (as all the guys from Westlife) Kian's voice is great, making this track even better!

Romania | Liviu Teodorescu - "Esti piesa"

RECENT

Liviu Teodorescu is a Romanian singer and songwriter who was born in Bucharest in 1992. Not long ago, he has released his latest single. "Esti piesa" is a downtempo pop song that shows all his vocal intensity!

Macedonia | Sara Markoska - "Private show"

BRAND NEW

The Macedonian singer Sara Markoska was shown here on SE! for the first time in December, with "Zeleno svetlo". She is now back with "Private show", an enticing pop with cool mix of rhythm and voice.

United Kingdom | Cosmo Sheldrake - "The moss"

BRAND NEW

Let's start Tuesday with a new talent. Cosmo Sheldrake comes from the United Kingdom with a different, daring, captivating and strong song. "The moss" is a fantastic track!

Updated on May 1st, 2014, with the official video.

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Charts Day #38 (part 2)

CHARTS

She has lost the National Final of Sweden for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest by a very small margin. But, in the Swedish charts, no one can beat her: Ace Wilder is the country's #1.

The Charts Day #38 (part 1)

CHARTS

A song which was released more than one year ago is topping the charts in Finland. It is "Thrift shop", by Macklemore feat. Ryan Lewis and Wanz.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Poland | Marta Podulka - "Mocna"

BRAND NEW

Can you imagine the mixture of soul and pop in a very energetic and groovy song? That's what Polish singer Marta Podulka offers us in the cheerful "Mocna"!

Cyprus | Anna Vissi feat. Antonis Remos - "Ena i kanena"

RECENT

A totally Greek pop song, performed by two artists born in other countries. The Cypriot Anna Vissi meets Antonis Remos, who was born in Düsseldorf, for a very powerful ballad. Delightful!

Netherlands | Anouk - "You & I"

BRAND NEW

Anouk was already a star in the Netherlands, but since her participation in the last Eurovision with "Birds", she has also become an artist to pay attention in the eyes of Europe. Her latest single is "You & I", and it represents a change of style compared to her previous single.

Italy | Noemi - "Bagnati dal Sole"

BRAND NEW

One more song of the Festival di Sanremo is highlighted here on Sounds European!. This time, let's listen to the amazing voice of Noemi in the beautiful "Bagnati dal Sole".

Saturday, March 15, 2014

France | Al.Hy - "Tous seuls au monde"

BRAND NEW

The song of the week has a French flavour this time! Al.Hy took part in the first season of the French version of The Voice, in which she finished in third place. She launched her solo career after the show, with fantastic singles such as "Echo". Her latest release is "Tous seuls au monde", an intense pop song with a very catchy chorus and a groovy melody.

Belgium | Suarez - "Au bord du gouffre"

RECENT

The Belgian band Suarez has released another great single. "Au bord du gouffre" is an uptempo soft rock. The rhythm is contagious and the voice suits it all very well.

United Kingdom | Elyar Fox - "A billion girls"

BRAND NEW

Elyar Fox is a new name in the British music scene. His last single is a downpour of pop, happiness and rhythm: meet "A billion girls" and move your body along!

Ireland | Red Empire - "Small mercies"

RECENT

Some European countries are masters in producing good rock music. One of them is surely Ireland. One more example of it is the Irish band Red Empire. Their new single "Small mercies" is a very cool soft rock.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Denmark | L.I.G.A - "Julia"

BRAND NEW

"Julia" is a very refreshing song coming to us from Denmark. Groovy and contagious, L.I.G.A's single is extremely enjoyable. Surely, one of the greatest new findings from the latest months on SE!.

Spain | Xuso Jones - "Megaphone"

BRAND NEW

After a meteoric beggining of his musical carreer, Spanish singer Xuso Jones has become one of the biggest names of the country. His latest single is called "Megaphone", and it shows us a more mature sound with a still teen energy that makes the track absolutely perfect!

Lithuania | Džordana Butkutė - "Nebijok - Aš su tavim"

RECENT

Džordana Butkutė is one of the most important names in Lithuanian pop music. "Nebijok - Aš su tavim" is her new single. It's a very intense pop ballad with some great instrumental work during the chorus.

Sweden | NONONO - "Hungry eyes"

BRAND NEW

NONONO are a Swedish indie rock trio from Stockholm, formed by Stina Wäppling, Tobias "Astma" Jimson and Michel "Rocwell" Flygare. Their debut single, the excellent "Pumpin blood", was a worldwide hit, charting in several European countries and in the United States. They have just released a fantastic new single. "Hungry eyes" is a rather calm and relaxing pop which will catch you at the first listen!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Macedonia | Aleksandar Tarabunov - "Sega znam"

BRAND NEW

British reality show Idols had a Bulgarian version entitled Music Idol. The show grew bigger than Bulgaria and was also aired in Macedonia after the third season. That's how Aleksandar Tarabunov, born in Skopje, took part in the reality show. He didn't find a place in the final, but he found a way to show his music and continue with his career. "Sega znam", a powerful rock ballad, is his latest single.

Finland | Krista Siegfrids - "Cinderella"

BRAND NEW

The fairytale of the Finnish singer Krista Siegfrids continues. Her new single, "Cinderella", is another great track. It's a dance pop, in the style we are getting used to listen from Krista.

United Kingdom | Coldplay - "Magic"

BRAND NEW

British rock band Coldplay have released a teaser from their upcoming album. It's the already second single of their sixth studio album, "Ghost stories". The song, entitled "Magic", is here to tell us that there is Coldplay for a long time still.

Updated on November 7th, 2014, with the official video.

Italy | Lacuna Coil - "Nothing stands in our way"

BRAND NEW

Let's start this Thursday with power! Lacuna Coil is one of the most internationally successful bands from Italy. They've released "Nothing stands in our way". Strong and heavy, as their work usually is.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Slovenia | Siddharta - "Samo jedyny"

BRAND NEW

Siddharta is the biggest Slovene band of all times. Their work is world-class quality, and offers a wide variety of genres and styles among their singles. They've just released "Samo jedyny", which is a version in Polish (they are quite known in Poland) for one of their biggest hits, "Samo edini" – which had already had a version in English released before. Amazing tune!

Spain | Antonio Orozco - "Temblando"

BRAND NEW

Antonio Orozco was featured not long ago in his brilliant "Llegará". Now, it's time for a new single: "Temblando" is a fantastic pop-rock track which is complemented with Antonio's raw and intence vocal performance.

Estonia | Grete Paia - "Armageddon"

RECENT

Grete Paia is one of the biggest new talents of Estonian pop music. Her new single is "Armageddon", a very cool well-paced ballad.

Malta | Airport Impressions - "Hymns of June"

RECENT

Maltese band Airport Impressions was already featured in Sounds European! with the amazing "Walk with me". Towards the end of last year, they released "Hymns of June", an intense indie-rock song.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Slovenia | Anette - "Danes"

BRAND NEW

Anette is the stage name of Anja Bukovec, a Slovenian singer coming from Ljubljana. Her most recent single is the delicate "Danes", a very sweet and cheesy pop song which shows Anette's lovely voice.

Slovakia | TWiiNS feat. Flo Rida - "One night stand"

RECENT

The duo TWiiNS represented Slovakia on the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, with "I'm still alive". Now, they are with a new single, featuring the American rapper Flo Rida. "One night stand" is becoming a big hit.

United Kingdom | Kaiser Chiefs - "Coming home"

BRAND NEW

Kaiser Chiefs are coming back to our ears with a fantastic new track. The guys from Leeds presented "Coming home", a great rock track, towards the end of last month.

Albania | Eleni Foureira - "Anemos agapis"

RECENT

Ah, the power of female singers in Greek music! Eleni Foureira was born in Albania, but her career is totally connected to Greece. Her single "Anemos agapis" is one more amazingly strong song coming from the country. Her performance on this single is outstanding!

Monday, March 10, 2014

The Charts Day #37 (part 2)

CHARTS

Swiss singer Anna Rossinelli is a huge star in her home country. That's why her latest single, "Shine in the light" has kept in the charts almost since it was released. This week, the song is at #6.

The Charts Day #37 (part 1)

CHARTS

It was not long ago that we featured Jess Glynne topping the charts in the UK being featured in the melodic "Rather be". When Clean Bandit's hit is being a chart success around Europe, Jess is again on the top spot of her home country, this time as a feature of Route 94's "My love".

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Russia | MyZZa - "Odno tseloye"

BRAND NEW

The unique talent of MyZZa was already displayed on SE! in November. Now, it's time to check her new single "Odno tseloye", which only reinforces all her quality. The songs she produces are great!

Sweden | For BDK - "What I must find"

BRAND NEW

For BDK is made up of Marcus Borrman and Adele Kosman. Their first release of this year is the dramatic and intense "What I must find". That drama is surely kept during the video, creating a very fantastic atmosphere.

Portugal | Mariana - "Pearl in the rain"

BRAND NEW

Great new talent from Portugal. Mariana was a finalist of the Portuguese version of the reality show The X Factor. Her voice is extremely beautiful, and "Pearl in the rain" is an anthemic single to start her career.

Austria | Julian le Play - "Mein anker"

RECENT

Coming from Viena, Julian le Play is a singer and songwriter also known for his work as a radio host. His latest single is "Mein anker", a soft ballad with an intense beat.

Saturday, March 08, 2014

Ukraine | Anastasia Prikhodko - "Polovina puti"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! celebrates the International Women's Day with a very special song. Anastasia Prikhodko was born in Ukraine, but got famous for the rest of Europe when she represented the neighbor Russia on the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with the beautiful ballad "Mamo". And amazing ballads are surely her specialty, since her new single "Polovina puti" manages to be even greater than her Eurovision entry. No wonder, it is our song of the week.

Portugal | Berg - "Tell me"

BRAND NEW

Teófilo Sonnenberg was the last winner of the first edition of The X Factor Portugal under his stage name, Berg. He has released "Tell me", his debut single, last month. It's a fantastic pop song which surely shows why he deserved to win the competition!

Denmark | Volbeat feat. Sarah Blackwood - "Lonesome rider"

BRAND NEW

Volbeat is, for sure, one of the best bands from Denmark. Their new single, "Lonesome rider", featuring the British singer Sarah Blackwood, is a very interesting mix of rock and American old-West country. Epic song with amazing vocals.

Spain | Vega - "El alud"

BRAND NEW

Vega is one of the most exciting acts to emerge from Spain in the last decade. After having a marking success with hits such as "Cuánta decepción", "Mejor mañana" and "Como yo no hay dos", her music turned more mature and intimate. Her latest single is "El alud", a typical Spanish pop-rock track which includes indie elements and a deep vocal performance.

Friday, March 07, 2014

Estonia | Birgit - "Olen loodud rändama"

RECENT

Birgit, our favourite Eurovision mother of 2013, has released another sweet and touching ballad. After her experience in Malmö with "Et uus saaks alguse" and the release of "Nii täiuslik see", it's time for "Olen loodud rändama" to enlight our souls!

Czech Republic | Klara - "Survival"

RECENT

From Czech Republic, let's listen to "Survival", by Klara. The song as a whole is mysterious, the voice is great and the rhythm is hypnotical.

United Kingdom | Young Kato - "Help yourself"

BRAND NEW

Formed in 2011, British indie-pop band Young Kato have released their fifth single last month. The song is called "Help yourself", and is a great indie-rock track!

France | Yoann Freget - "Sauras tu m'aimer"

RECENT

Get ready to be introduced to a huge talent coming from France. It's a very hard task to find words to describe how great Yoann Freget's voice is. And it's beautifully used in the new single "Sauras tu m'aimer".

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Italy | Perturbazione - "L'unica"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! keeps showing the best songs which were presented during this year's edition of Festival di Sanremo. Now, it's time to get to know "L'unica", by the group Perturbazione. It was the most creative and unique candidate in the festival. Exciting, catchy, and fun from first to last second!

Finland | Satin Circus - "Expectations"

BRAND NEW

After "If you love me", a fantastic debut song, Satin Circus are back on track with "Expectations". This one is a bit more alike to what we are used to listen from boybands, but it's still magnific!

Slovenia | Nina Pušlar - "Poljub na klopci"

BRAND NEW

Nina Pušlar, who was here on SE! in October with "Svet je tvoj!", is one of the biggest talents of Slovenian music. Her new single "Poljub na klopci" is just one more great song for her collection. It's a very enjoable pop-rock!

United Kingdom | I Am A Camera - "Lost in love"

BRAND NEW

I Am A Camera are a new duo coming from London. Their latest release is "Lost in love", and was recorded in Gotenburg, Sweden. We can just describe in one way: this is what happens when a British electronic duo meets a Swedish recorder. Explosive mixture!

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Sweden | Marlene - "Stay awake"

BRAND NEW

Marlene made her first appearance in the middle of 2013 with the release of "Bon voyage". She is now back with "Stay awake", a relaxing pop song with an explosion of music in the chorus.

France | Owlle - "Don't lose it"

RECENT

A new dance hit it coming from France. Owlle's "Don't lose it" has hypnotizing rhythm and voice. Listen to it, and get addicted!

Poland | Varius Manx - "Wierzę w miłość"

BRAND NEW

Varius Manx is a very successful Polish band which was formed in 1989 in the city of Łódź. Their latest single is called "Wierzę w miłość", and is a pop song with a twist: a different and darker side of pop that caught our ears on a first listen!


Italy | Ligabue - "Per sempre"

BRAND NEW

The Italian rocker Ligabue is back for the third time to Sounds European!. "Per sempre" is a perfect description of how his musical work is. Ligabue as only Ligabue can be.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Ukraine | Myata - "Plachu"

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Let's close this Tuesday with "Plachu". The song, performed by the Ukrainian singer Myata, has a very appealing rhythm. It's impossible not to get caught by it.

United Kingdom | The Saturdays - "Not giving up"

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We all know The Saturdays thanks to hits such as "Up", "What about us", "Higher" and we could go on with many more. But it's time to focus in their newest work: "Not giving up" is a contagious electropop which explores all the sensuality of the girls in the video clip.

Serbia | Svi Na Pod! - "Barakuda"

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Very unique song coming from Serbia. "Barakuda", by Svi Na Pod!, is a dance pop with interesting voice, catchy rhythm and sticky chorus. Perfect combination!

Sweden | John Martin - "Anywhere for you"

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John Martin rose to international fame after being the voice behind "Don't you worry child", the smashing hit by Swedish House Mafia. He is now releasing his first single, "Anywhere for you", which starts as a pop song to drift amazingly to a great electronic song.

Monday, March 03, 2014

The Charts Day #36 (part 2)

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You don't win the Festival di Sanremo, one of the most traditional and important music festivals of the world, without being an automatic hit in Italy. And that's exactly what's happening with Arisa's "Controvento". #1 in Italy, just one week after its victory.

The Charts Day #36 (part 1)

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Not long ago, we published "Jalousi", by the Danish singer Medina, saying it was already one of the current biggets hits in Denmark. So, no wonder, it ends up here on this section. This week, it is on the top: #1 in her home country.

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Netherlands | Dinand Woesthoff - "Legendary lane"

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The Dutch team that went to compete in the Sochi Winter Olympics had its own theme song! "Legendary lane", by Dinand Woesthoff, is an anthemic ballad that fulfills greatly the feeling of the Olympic Games.

Czech Republic | Ewa Farna - "Ulubiona rzecz"

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Ewa Farna, singer who was born in Třinec in 1993, is one of the biggest names of the current music scene in the Czech Republic and region. Her latest single, "Ulubiona rzecz", is another huge hit of hers. It's an incredible uptempo pop-rock with very exciting chorus.

Ireland | Leaders Of Men - "For want of a better word"

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Irish music scene usually tends to indie and pop, but when it goes rock, it goes big. That's what we find in Dublineer five-piece band Leaders Of Men. Their latest track is "For want of a better word".

France | Indila - "Tourner dans le vide"

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Indila's first single was shown here on Sounds European! when it had just been released in the market. After that, it became a huge hit in France, and even in neighboring countries. Now, she has a new song. "Tourner dans le vide" is grandiose, and has everything to keep her in the track for success.

Updated on November 7th, 2014, with the official video.

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Portugal | David Antunes feat. Vanessa Silva - "Não te quero mais"

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Finding a pop-rock song from Portugal can be a hard task. But when you come across something like this, you just know you can't resist. The song is called "Não te quero mais", and is sung by Portuguese singers David Antunes and Vanessa Silva. This break-up song oozes energy, has a fantastic vibe and makes you move along to it, and that's why our blog considers it is the song of the week!

Ukraine | Tanya Nedelskaya - "Prosto smotri"

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The Ukrainian singer Tanya Nedelskaya, sometimes also called as Tatiana Nedelskaya, has just released "Prosto smotri". It is one of those ballad songs which makes you totally hypnotized.

Austria | FDTF - "You're not alone"

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From Down To Fall, better known as FDTF, are a five-piece band from Vienna, the capital city of Austria. Their latest single is "You're not alone", and it's big. Big lyrics, big instrumentation, big chorus... Just click play and get carried away!

Italy | Emma - "Trattengo il fiato"

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The great work of Emma has always been highlighted here on Sounds European!. The singer, who will represent Italy on the next editon of Eurovision Song Contest with "La mia città", has just released a new single. "Trattengo il fiato" is a beautiful Italian ballad.