Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ireland | Walking On Cars - "Hand in hand"

BRAND NEW

Once again we meet Walking On Cars. Their latest single is called "Hand in hand", and when it follows the great sounds the band portrays, it is a more powerful track. All in all, they are consolidating as one of the Irish acts to follow!

Germany | Beatsteaks - "Gentleman of the year"

BRAND NEW

Beatstakes are a punk rock band formed in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, in 1995. Their new single "Gentleman of the year" is such a cool and groovy rock! Intense and imposing, as you expect a song from this genre to be.

Croatia | Meritas - "Gle"

BRAND NEW

Meritas is a duet of German-born singers who met in 1996 in Croatia to become one of the biggest music grooups of the Balkan country. Their latest single is "Gle", a very unique dark pop song.

France | Archimède - "Julia"

RECENT

The band Archimède started their career in the city of Laval, in Western France, in 2004. "Julia" is the first single of their new album "Arcadie". It's a midtempo-to-uptempo guitar-based pop-rock. The French language adds quite a charm to it.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Turkey | Emre Aydın - "Bitti tebrikler"

RECENT

Emre Aydın was one of the first artists ever to appear on Sounds European!, back on the first days of the site, with his hit "Git". Now, he is back with a new single. "Bitti tebrikler" is a very strong pop-rock, with a (as it's usual with Emre's work) marking chorus.

Armenia | Gaby - "Yerani"

BRAND NEW

Gaby Galoyan is a young Armenian singer. Her most recent single is "Yerani", and is all one can expect from Armenia: a deep, beautiful ballad crowned with soft ethnic instruments.

Slovenia | Victory - "Skupaj s teboj"

BRAND NEW

Victory is a very traditional Slovene band, from the city of Ljubljana. They have just released "Skupaj s teboj", which is a very entertaining pop-rock. Its melody, mixed with a very cool instrumentation, takes you to get involved by the rhythm and the vocals.

Sweden | Tove Lo - "Not on drugs"

BRAND NEW

Tove Lo (who we tasted some time ago with "Out of mind") is shooting to stardom thanks to her charisma and hypnotic singles. She has not long ago released another fantastic one: "Not on drugs" is a dark pop with the quality she has us used to!

Updated on August 23rd, 2014, with the official video.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

United Kingdom | Lily Allen - "As long as I got you"

BRAND NEW

It's not the first time that we feature Lily Allen. The diva of British pop is now releasing another single from her latest album, "Sheezus". The song is "As long as I got you", and it is a slight change from her previous singles: from an irony to modern pop to a very country-influenced song!

Latvia | Normunds Rutulis - "Kā pirmo reiz"

BRAND NEW

From Riga, in Latvia, to the world, the 42-year-old Normunds Rutulis has a very classy tune to offer us. His "Kā pirmo reiz" is an amazing mix of orchestral instrumentation, Normunds's great voice and a choir of very good backing vocalists.

Ireland | Paddy Casey feat. Kim Hayden - "Out of control"

BRAND NEW

Paddy Casey is one of the most renowned voices of Ireland, even though his career entered in a hiatus in 2007. Now, he is relaunching his career with the collaboration of Kim Hayden, a brand-new singer who arrived to the semifinals of the first season of The Voice Ireland. Together, they released "Out of control", a beautiful ballad which complements their two voices very softly.

Poland | Kasia Popowska - "Przyjdzie taki dzien"

RECENT

Kasia Popowska is a 24-year-old Polish singer who was born in the city of Łódź, and got famous after publishing some cover versions for famous songs on YouTube. Her new single, "Przyjdzie taki dzien", is a delicious pop track.

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Charts Day #56 (part 2)

CHARTS

And now, we go back to the custom: German-speaking countries sharing German-language songs. Andreas Bourani was not long ago here, but his song "Auf uns" has reached the top position in his native Germany and in Austria, as well as the #2 in neighbouring Switzerland!

The Charts Day #56 (part 1)

CHARTS

Canadian band MAGIC! is having a huge success with their debut single. The song is "Rude", and it didn't fare higher than a sixth place in thier native Canada, but it is this week on the #2 in the United Kingdom!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

France | Zayra - "Premier regard"

RECENT

Zayra is a French singer who was born in the city of Hyères. She was the second place of the ninth season of one of the most traditional music reality shows in France, Star Academy – finishing in front of a singer who was already presented here on SE!, Sidoine. Zayra's "Premier regard" is an amazing pop track. Very groovy!

Sweden | Tove Styrke - "Even if I'm loud it doesn't mean I'm talking to you"

RECENT

Tove Styrke is a 21-year-old singer from Umeå, Sweden. She rose to prominence after taking part of the Swedish version of Idols in 2009, which she ended as the third place. Her new single "Even if I'm loud it doesn't mean I'm talking to you" is one of those song which has no low part: it's intense and exciting from first to last second!

Spain | Ending Sequence - "Until the end"

BRAND NEW

Ending Sequence is a brand-new band based in Madrid, the capital city of Spain. They've just released their first single, the very entertaining "Until the end". The melody is totally involving, and the song's multi-language lyrics make it a very unique work. Give it a listen!

Russia | Julia Parshuta - "Cut me open"

RECENT

Forget everything you are used to listen from Russia: Julia Parshuta's work is very different from the basic Russian pop. The 26-year-old singer from Sochi, who is the former lead singer of the group In-Yan, has just released her new single. And what a great pop "Cut me open" is! Her voice is very imposing, and the chorus, even more!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Denmark | Julie Bjerre - "Zero"

RECENT

Julie Bjerre is one more young talent to appear in Europe. Born in the Danish city of Herlev, the 15-year-old singer got recently known in her country for taking part of (and winning) the music reality show Mentor. Now, she is releasing the single "Zero". With a stupendous mix of a talented voice and a very strong melody, which rises until one of the coolest choruses of the year, she has amazed us on SE!. That's why she is our song of the week.

United Kingdom | Florrie - "Little white lies"

BRAND NEW

Florence Arnold, also known as Florrie, is a 25-year-old drummer, singer and songwriter who was born in Bristol, United Kingdom. Her new single "Little white lies" is very special. It presents a very rare combination of electronic pop and drumming in the chorus. Catchy song, with varied instrumentals and extraordinary chorus: it's as good as it gets!

Ireland | Daithí feat. Danny O'Reilly - "In flight"

BRAND NEW

What a great song to come from Ireland! Daithí Ó Drónaí is a 24-year-old musician who was born in the Irish city of Ballyvaughan. He has released his new single "In flight" together with The Coronas' Danny O'Reilly. It's an electronic song with great melody and instrumentals, a unique voice and an extremely catchy chorus. A perfect mix!

France | Patrick Fiori feat. Tommy - "J'espère que tu vas bien"

RECENT

Patrick Fiori is a 44-year-old singer from Marseille, France. He has gathered with Tommy Chiche, who was also born in Marseille, to record the remarkable pop-rock "J'espère que tu vas bien". The instrumentals are very good, and the chorus has a very special melody.

Updated on January 9th, 2015, with the official video.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Sweden | Per Gessle - "He ain't heavy, he's my brother"

RECENT

The Swedish singer, songwriter and musician Per Gessle, who was born in the city of Halmstad in 1959, is better known for his work in the duo Roxette. But he also has his solo work, from which comes "He ain't heavy, he's my brother", a very cool song with an instrumentation which made us remind of some of the work by The Beatles.

France | Yannick Noah - "On court"

RECENT

Yannick Noah was born in Sedan, in France, in 1960. He is mostly known by his achievements as a professional tennis player – among them, the most notorious ones being the singles and the doubles titles on the French Open, respectively in 1983 and 84. But he also has a large career in music, and his most recent single, "On court", is a very entertaining track.

Poland | Mela Koteluk - "Fastrygi"

RECENT

After being featured with the contagious "Wielkie nieba", Polish indie pop singer Mela Koteluk returns with "Fastrygi". It's a cool song, with unique instrumentals and a very catchy chorus.

Updated on August 25th, 2014, with the official video.

Finland | Tanja Vähäsarja - "Kenen puolella"

BRAND NEW

The Finnish singer Tanja Vähäsarja, who was born in the city of Oulu, was already presented on Sounds European! with her single "Tuulena". Now, she is back with "Kenen puolella", which is a soft pop-rock track with a very good chorus.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Portugal | Cherry - "Five knives"

BRAND NEW

Cherry is a newborn star in Portugal, despite having worked in the music industry for some time already. Her most recent single is called "Five knives", and shows her lovingly sweet voice in a marvelous ballad.

Poland | Patrycja Markowska - "Nim się zamienisz w żart"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer Patrycja Markowska was already here before with "Wielokropek". Here you have her most recent single, "Nim się zamienisz w żart" - a fantastic groove, a strong song and a very cheerful video!

Spain | Pablo López feat. Georgina - "Te espero aquí"

BRAND NEW

Pablo López was already with us some times ago with "Dónde". Now, he is back and not alone: he featured Madrid's Georgina in the beautiful ballad "Te espero aquí". You couldn't have a more Spanish taste today!

Updated on December 13th, 2014, with the official video.

Ukraine | VIA Gra feat. Vahtang - "U menya poyavilsya drugoy"

RECENT

VIA Gra (the same girls from "Peremiriye" by the end of last year) teamed up with Georgian-born rapper Vahtang in a very cool summer tune: "U menya poyavilsya drugoy" mixes some traditional sounds to make of this a memorable song!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

United Kingdom | The Ting Tings - "Wrong club"

BRAND NEW

Yes, it's the same guys that shook the world with "That's not my name". British band The Ting Tings are back with a fabulous new single: "Wrong club" is an '80s inspired dark disco track. Grab your wigs and start dancing along!

Czech Republic | Eddie Stoilow - "Believe"

BRAND NEW

Czech band Eddie Stoilow describe their own music as "new pop and far more". Well... we can really see that they don't only stick to pop: their latest single, "Believe", is a powerful anthemic rock with a great chorus and a marking beat.

Portugal | Frankie Chavez feat. Erica Buettner - "Don't leave tonight"

BRAND NEW

Here comes a fantastic duet of Portuguese singers. Frankie Chavez met Erica Buettner in "Don't leave tonight", a sweet and touching ballad which is based mainly on a guitar and very mellow voices.

Ukraine | Julia Voice - "V etom gorode"

BRAND NEW

We've already talked about Julia Voice when she released "Zavyazhi mne glaza", and now it's her turn to be with us again. "V etom gorode" is a very interesting downtempo pop song, which mixes some folkloric elements to convey a very soothing tune!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Kosovo | Jehona Sopi - "Te shkuara"

RECENT

Jehona Sopi was born in Pristina, Kosovo. Her most recent sinlge is "Te shkuara", a very deep ballad with a strong chorus and a fine instrumentation.

Germany | Hundreds - "Our past"

BRAND NEW

Coming from Hamburg, German electropop band Hundreds are releasing their third album this year. And they are presenting it with the release of "Our past" as the second single. Synthpop as never seen before in Germany!

United Kingdom | Kyan - "Taking the city"

RECENT

Kyan is a very new name growing strong in the British music scene. His first single is "Taking the city", a very cool psychedelic synthpop.

Russia | Zara - "Schast'ye nad zemley"

RECENT

Zara (who was featured already with Stas Mihaylov in "Spyashchaya krasavitsa") is currently one of the most prolific Russian singers, having released several albums up to date. Her most recent single is called "Schast'ye nad zemley", and is a very cool summer tune!

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Charts Day #55 (part 2)

CHARTS

This week, a song is placing on the top of the charts in several European countries. "Prayer in C", by Lilly Wood and The Prick feat. Robin Schulz, is leading in Austria, Belgium, Netherlands and Switzerland.

The Charts Day #55 (part 1)

CHARTS

We've already talked about British band Rixton a couple of times before. We saw their beginnings, and now we are seeing their success: their latest single, "Me and my broken heart", tops the charts of the United Kingdom this week!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Norway | Kate Havnevik - "Micronation"

BRAND NEW

Norway is releasing some fantastic tunes lately, and "Micronation", by Kate Havnevik, is definitely one of them. It is a very sweet pop song which reminds a little to those made famous by Lily Allen. Can you also recognize a touch of her in Kate's music?

Greece | Louis - "San choros"

BRAND NEW

Louis Georgiou is a 22-year-old singer who was born in Athens, Greece. His most recent singer, "San choros", is a very cool electronic pop, with an extremely contagious chorus. Catchy from beginning to end!

Switzerland | We Invented Paris - "Polar bears"

BRAND NEW

We Invented Paris is a European collective band based in Basel. Their creative style can be very well seen in "Polar bears", a song with an amazing rhythm and a very funny video.

Ukraine | Emotion - "Mezhdu prochim"

BRAND NEW

Emotion is a group formed in Kiev, Ukraine, but mostly based in Russia, currently. Their single "Mezhdu prochim" is a very smooth electronic track. Soothing and with a catchy melody!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

United Kingdom | Chlöe Howl - "Disappointed"

RECENT

It's not the first time that we talk about Chlöe Howl, but we fell in love with her latest track.It is called "Disappointed", and it turned out to be her most explosive pop song to date. Actually, we are so into her new single that it became the song of the week!

Denmark | Julias Moon - "Lipstick lies"

RECENT

Julias Moon is a progressive pop trio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Their single "Lipstick lies" is excellent. With a spice of '80s music, but with very modern elements added to it, it's the perfect track to make you dance through this weekend!

Italy | Alessandra Amoroso - "Bellezza, incanto e nostalgia"

BRAND NEW

It's not the first time that we talk about Alessandra Amoroso, but we can't resist her charm. Her latest single is called "Bellezza, incanto e nostalgia", and is literally made up of those three elements: beautiful, charmful and nostalgic pop song, blended with a magnificent Latin touch.

Poland | Aneta - "The one"

RECENT

Aneta Sablik is a Polish singer who was born in Bielsko-Biała in 1989. Her single "The one", a dancy pop with very catchy chorus, is becoming a hit all over Europe. Specially in the region of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, it's hitting great positions in the charts.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Serbia | Minival feat. Ida Prester - "Minival"

BRAND NEW

The Serbian duo Minival invited the Croatian singer Ida Prester, the voice of the very popular group Lollobrigida, to record "Minival". The result is an extremely entertaining dance track. Get ready to shake your body, and press play!

Ukraine | Alena Vinnitskaya - "Podari"

BRAND NEW

Alena Vinnitskaya was once part of girl band VIA Gra, but is for some time focused on her solo career. "Podari", her latest single, is an intense ballad that maintains the intensity from start to end.

United Kingdom | Sigma feat. Paloma Faith - "Changing"

BRAND NEW

Sigma is a drum and bass duo from Leeds, in the United Kingdom. From the same country, Paloma Faith is a very popular singer who was born in London. Sigma and Paloma got together to produce "Changing", an interesting dance track which mixes their modern beat with her unique and classy voice.

Ireland | Nadia Forde - "BPM"

RECENT

Irish model and singer Nadia Forde has showered us with something not common in the Irish music scene: an explosive pop track. Her latest single, "BPM", is the sort of pop song that will make you jump our of your seat!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Spain | Sweet California - "This is the life"

RECENT

Spanish girl trio Sweet California has enchanted almost everybody with their sweet mixture of pop and country. Here we have them with "This is the life", a very fresh drop of happiness!

Italy | Giorgia - "Io fra tanti"

BRAND NEW

The Italian diva Giorgia is a frequent name here on Sounds European!. And it couldn't be different, since her work is amazing. She has just released "Io fra tanti", and, as her previous singles, it's just as catchy as it gets. The chorus and the melody are among her best ones ever!

France | Indila - "S.O.S"

BRAND NEW

Indila has become in the new sensation on French music, having her songs charting on several European countries. Her most recent single is titled "S.O.S", and is a closer attempt to a classy pop ballad.

Netherlands | Town Of Saints - "Stand up"

RECENT

Town Of Saints is an indie-folk band formed in Groningen, Netherlands. Their latest single, "Stand up", is one to pay attention! It's totally contagious, and the mix of strong instrumentals and well-fit vocals is very clear. Totally worth the listen!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Germany | Andreas Bourani - "Auf uns"

RECENT

Andreas Bourani is a 30-year-old singer who was born in Augsburg, Germany. His single "Auf uns" is very good. The mix of imposing and modern vocals with classical instrumentation, besides a growing and strong chorus, is just perfect.

Russia | DAKI - "Kofe v postel'"

BRAND NEW

DAKI is a pop duo formed in Kaluga, Russia, in 2009, by Damir Shabakaeva and Cyril Popelnyuka. Their latest single is called "Kofe v postel'", and proves that there is a stream of amazing summer hits  coming from the Soviet region!

United Kingdom | Charli XCX - "Boom clap"

RECENT

Charli XCX, born Charlotte Emma Aitchison, is a 21-year-old singer from Stevenage, in the United Kingdom. Her name rose to bigger fame after featuring in the worldwide hit "I love it", together with Icona Pop. She has just released "Boom clap", an energetic pop track which invites you to move with it!

Iceland | Unnur Eggerts - "Dansa til að gleyma þér"

BRAND NEW

Iceland may not be the favourite tropical destination for a summer holidays, but they also get to have their own summer dance track. Unnur Eggerts is a growing pop singer whose latest single is "Dansa til að gleyma þér", an intense pop track with a fantastic beat. We're sure you'll start moving your body along!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina | Vukašin Brajić - "Na usnama"

BRAND NEW

In 2010, Vukašin Brajić brought one of the coolest rocks that the Eurovision Song Contest has ever seen, with "Thunder and lightning" making it to the grand final. Some years after that experience, he is releasing another great rock track: "Na usnama" is a fantastic track!

Belgium | Stromae - "Ta fête"

BRAND NEW

The World Cup is over, but there's always time for us to get to know a song related to soccer. Stromae is one of the biggest names of the current music scene in Belgium. His single "Ta fête" has all the special elements you can find in most of his songs. This time, directed to the Belgian Red Devil's sport.

Germany | Jennifer Rostock - "Schaflos"

RECENT

We've already talked about Jennifer Rostock with "Phantombild". Now it's time to show how versatile the band can be: "Schaflos" is a heartfelt ballad, with a deep instrumentation and a very strong atmosphere.

United Kingdom | Glass Animals - "Pools"

RECENT

Time to go to the United Kingdom and meet Glass Animals, from Oxford. The band has released "Pools", a very interesting rock track with unique instrumental and vocal work. Very soothing!

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Charts Day #54 (part 2)

CHARTS

We are all about the latin Spanish flavour today. Bustamante was featured here not long ago, and we are seeing him having a big success in Spain: "Feliz" is already at #2 on his homeland's charts!

The Charts Day #54 (part 1)

CHARTS

Enrique Iglesias is one of the biggest names to emerge from Spain. His fame is so big that there is no surprise in finding his last song, "Bailando" (in which he features Descemer Bueno and Gente De Zona) on top of the Spanish charts. What's really something to highlight is that the song is currently at #4 in Bulgaria!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Denmark | Scarlet Pleasure - "Under the palm trees"

RECENT

Scarlet Pleasure is a Danish band formed in Copenhagen. After the very entertaining single "Windy", they have released the not less interesting "Under the palm trees" – an electronic pop which makes us relive some of the best of the '80s music!

Latvia | Ivo Fomins - "Mans ceļš"

BRAND NEW

Latvian singer Ivo Fomins, who firstly appeared on SE! with his very cool "Putni bez spārniem akustiskā" is back with his new single. "Mans ceļš" is a very good pop-rock. Strong and intense, specially in the chorus.

Romania | One - "Superstare"

BRAND NEW

The Romanian duo One is not a new name for Sounds European!. Their work is always impressing us, and their new single "Superstare" is just one more example of their perfect mix of voices and very catchy melodies.

Updated on August 30th, 2014, with the official video.

Kosovo | Enis Bytyqi - "Te mos dashuroja kurre"

BRAND NEW

Enis Bytyqi is a singer who was born in the Kosovar city of Ferizaj. His song "Te mos dashuroja kurre" has a very traditional Albanian taste in it. It's very entertaining!

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Bulgaria | Zhana Bergendorff - "Samuray"

BRAND NEW

Zhana Bergendorff was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, 28 years ago. In 2013, she became the winner of the Bulgarian version of The X Factor, and, since then, her career shot to stardom. Her latest single is "Samuray", a very intense pop ballad which is so fantastic that is our new song of the week!

Cyprus | Maria-Elena Kyriakou - "Dyo angeloi stin Gi (Un angelo disteso al Sole)"

BRAND NEW

Maria-Elena Kyriakou is the first winner of The Voice of Greece. Born in Larnaca, in Cyprus, she was coached by Despina Vandi during the reality show. She has recorded a version for "Un angelo disteso al Sole", huge hit by Eros Ramazzotti, in Greek. "Dyo angeloi stin Gi" is very beautiful, and displays all her vocal quality, which took her to win the competition.

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

Croatia | Tony Cetinski - "Zena nad zenama"

BRAND NEW

Tony Cetinski, who was born in 1969 in the city of Pula, is one of the most popular Croatian singers. He has just released "Zena nad zenama", which is a very enjoyable pop-rock song. You can enjoy Tony's amazing voice, together with the very beautiful Croatian sceneries which illustrate the video clip.

Belgium | Stan Van Samang - "Junebug"

BRAND NEW

Stan Van Samang is a 35-year-old singer and actor who was born in Leuven, Belgium. His new single is called "Junebug". It's a very soothing pop song, with great instrumentals and very interesting vocals.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Kosovo | Lindi Islami feat. Venera Lumani - "Nata e pare"

BRAND NEW

Time to meet a real Balkan mix! A duo formed by Lindi Islami, who was born in Peć (Kosovo), and Venera Lumani, from Struga (Macedonia), to perform "Nata e pare". This song was prepared to take part of the Albanian National Final for Eurovision 2014, and it's a very beautiful ballad. It has a great mix of voices and a very touching melody.

Romania | Sore - "Inima"

BRAND NEW

Sore is not an unknown name for the frequent readers of Sound European!, having been one of the first names ever to be presented on the site. She has just released her new single "Inima", which is a very groovy and contagious song. It's already becoming a huge hit in Romania!

Greece | Giorgos Giannias - "Mou ftanei na echo esena"

BRAND NEW

Get ready for the Greek beat to invade your house! Giorgos Giannias's "Mou ftanei na echo esena" is a very traditional Greek pop, with typical instrumentals and a great voice. The chorus is as catchy as it gets!

Bosnia and Herzegovina | Tony Petrić - "Halucinacija"

RECENT

Tony Petrić is a singer who was born in Kreševo, a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His new single "Halucinacija" is a great mix of pop-rock with traditional Balkan music. Very entertaining!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Portugal | Solange Hilário - "Tick tock"

RECENT

It's because of these kinds of surprises that we love what we do. Solange Hilário has just brought us a very exotic song from Portugal: "Tick tock" is influenced by R&B and mixed with cool pop sounds, making it one of a kind in her country!

Poland | Kasia Nova - "Hello hello"

BRAND NEW

Kasia Nova is a Polish singer, actress and host who has a quite prolific career in her home country. Her latest single is "Hello hello", an explosive pop song that doesn't lose its intensity.

Italy | Giada - "Siamo amore"

BRAND NEW

We've already presented several artists who emerged from Italian show Amici. And here comes one more. Giada Agascucci is only 19 years old but she already shows she has the potential to be a massive star. Her first single is "Siamo amore", a very fine pop song.

Ireland | Jedward - "Free spirit"

BRAND NEW

Here comes the most eclectic duo of twins that Ireland has ever seen. Jedward are widely known for their Eurovision participations in 2011 (with "Lipstick") and 2012 (with "Waterline"), and they have a new single on their records: "Free spirit" keeps the fantastic beat of the twins!

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

United Kingdom | Laura Welsh - "Break the fall"

BRAND NEW

Laura Welsh is one of the most popular British names of the last years. Her most recent single is called "Break the fall", and is a very deep, mysterious song with a very strong vocal performance to wrap it up into a gorgeous track!

Germany | Frida Gold - "6 billionen"

RECENT

Frida Gold has already been quoted several times on Sounds European!, and here comes another massive track of theirs. We talk about "6 billionen", a very soft pop track that confirm the group's success accross Germany.

Sweden | Jill Johnson - "Clockwork"

BRAND NEW

With 13 albums behind her back, Jill Johnson is one of the most popular names on Swedish music scene. Her prolific career (which includes a Eurovision performance in 1998 with "Kärleken är") continues with "Clockwork", a simple yet very interesting pop song.

Spain | Münik - "Sígueme"

RECENT

Madrid's Münik are a pop-rock trio who have just emerged with a fantastic first single. We are talking about "Sígueme", an electric pop-rock with a slight touch of electro sounds and a lot of power. Definitely one that can't be missed on your music player!

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Lithuania | Vaidas Baumila - "Free love"

BRAND NEW

Vaidas Baumila came to the spotlight as one of the finalists of the last Lithuanian selection for Eurovision (where he lost to Vilija Matačiūnaitė). His latest single is called "Free love", and is everything we wouldn't expect to come out of Lithuania: a soft, sweet love ballad.

France | Vianney - "Je te déteste"

BRAND NEW

Vianney is one of the newest names in French music scene. His first single is "Je te déteste", a very cool pop song which we have no doubt will make you clap along!

Denmark | BYRTA - "Minnist tú"

BRAND NEW

BYRTA is an electropop duo from the Faroe Islands formed by Guðrið Hansdóttir and Janus Rasmussen. Their latest single is called "Minnist tú", a very cool synthpop song.

Turkey | Erdem Kınay feat. Merve Özbey - "Helal ettim"

RECENT

Here comes a bomb of Turkish sounds to start the day with. Erdem Kınay teamed up with Merve Özbey in a song which mingles an addictive dance-pop rhythm with typical instruments: "Helal ettim" is as cool as it can get!

Monday, July 07, 2014

The Charts Day #53 (part 2)

CHARTS

Sia grew a name of her own thanks to her charm and intensity when singing. She came back this year with a massive single, "Chandelier", which is being very successful worldwide. This week, she's on the #2 of the French charts.

The Charts Day #53 (part 1)

CHARTS

Cro is having a major success in the German-speaking countries. His latest song, "Traum" (which was featured here some days ago), is currently at #2 on the Austrian charts.

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Sweden | Eric Saade - "Take a ride (Put 'em in the air)"

BRAND NEW

We can't resist Eric Saade's charm. And we can't help but loving his new track. It's called "Take a ride (Put 'em in the air)", and is a great turnover in his career: a less explosive, yet sweeter, kind of pop. Definitely taking the summer over with this one!

Czech Republic | Voxel - "5. song"

RECENT

From Kopřivnice, in the Czech Republic, it's time to meet Voxel's new single "5. song". It is a great ballad song, which gets even more enjoyable because of the very cool vocals.

Italy | Arisa - "Quante parole che non dici"

RECENT

After her victory on this year's Festival di Sanremo with the gorgeous "Controvento", Arisa's name got bigger by the minute. Her newest single is called "Quante parole che non dici", and it shows a clear change when compared to her previous singles: she turned into a great diva!

Macedonia | Superhiks - "Skok"

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Superhiks is a very traditional ska-punk band from Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia. Their new single "Skok" is a very entertaining ska rock track. The strong melody is contagious, and the vocals are a perfect match for it.

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Sweden | Robin Stjernberg - "Body language"

BRAND NEW

We all know that Robin Stjernberg was the home hopeful for Sweden on the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 with "You" (which he covered with German singer Cascada some months after). But he has been working very hard to keep his career up, and some weeks ago he presented his most recent single, "Body language". We got to tell you, Robin, you are on the right way: your explosive display of groove got the song of the week this time!

Updated on August 30th, 2014, with the official video.

Italy | Dolcenera - "Niente al mondo"

BRAND NEW

Dolcenera is one of the most talented singers of Italy. Her voice is unique. Her musical style, even more. After around two years without releasing a new single, she presented "Niente al mondo". The new song shows she still has a lot to offer: it's one of her coolest tracks ever!

Finland | Järjestyshäiriö - "Rantakatu"

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Finnish pop-rock band Järjestyshäiriö has been together since 1997. After some time with no new single, they came back this year with the fantastic "Rantakatu", a very interesting turn towards indie-pop. 

Ukraine | Anastasiya Stotskaya - "Poshutila"

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Ukraine is a country which produces many female singers with a very strong kind of pop music. It's also the case for Anastasiya Stotskaya, who was born in Kiev. Her single "Poshutila" is a great song, in the style we are used to get from the country.

Friday, July 04, 2014

Slovenia | Omar Naber - "I won't give up"

BRAND NEW

Omar Naber is a singer who was born in Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, in 1981. He represented his country on the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, with "Stop". This year, he tried to go to Eurovision again, with "I won't give up", but he didn't win EMA (the Slovene National Final). Now, with new arrangements, he has released its video clip – which has a surprising end.

France | Camélia Jordana - "Dans la peau"

BRAND NEW

Camélia Jordana is a French singer who rose to fame in 2009, when she came thrid in Nouvelle Star (the French version of Idols). Her most recent single is "Dans la peau", a very classy pop track.

Sweden | Llojd - "Fel folk"

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Llojd is a Swedish duo formed in the city of Malmö by André Carlsson and Isak Friberg. Their single "Fel folk" is a very enjoyable and soothing electronic pop. Impossible not to fall into its melody!

Poland | LemON - "Ake"

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It's been long since last time we heard of LemON. But thankfully the band released a brand new single last month, and we just fell in love with it! We are talking about "Ake", a very sweet rock ballad.

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Croatia | Nina Badrić - "Dan D"

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Some time ago, we showed Nina Badrić in "Dat će nam Bog". And now, it's time for her newest single. "Dan D" has a very strong instrumental and a fantastic voice, a perfect combination for a great pop track!

Czech Republic | Nebe - "Než se rozední"

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Nebe is a band from Havířov, a city in the Eastern part of the Czech Republic. Their new single, called "Než se rozední", is a very cool rock track with great chorus.

Norway | Monika May - "Marilyn"

BRAND NEW

Norwegian singer Monika May is currently working on her debut album. But, in the meantime, she is dazzling us with a very fabulous single. "Marilyn" is a fine example of the mixture between electronic and pop that only Scandinavians can do!

Finland | Molly - "Half life"

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The work of the Finnish young star Molly has been shown here on Sounds European! since her first single. Now, we present her most recent single, "Half life", which keeps showing how varied her music style is – and always maintaining the quality.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Spain | Bustamante - "Feliz"

BRAND NEW

David Bustamante, born in 1982 in San Vicente de la Barquera, is one of the biggest names of the current music scene in Spain. After more than one year without releasing a new single, he has just presented his new work. "Feliz" is, as the title say in Spanish, a very happy pop song. Great way to enlighten our days!

Updated on July 14th, 2014, with the official video.

Denmark | Christopher - "Mama"

BRAND NEW

There is no doubt that Christopher, as we showed before, is one of the biggest young stars in Denmark. His most recent single just confirms this statement: "Mama" is full of groove and charm!

Serbia | Željko Joksimović feat. Daniel Kajmakoski - "Skoplje Beograd"

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Famous and brand-new names meet in the Balkans, when Serbian star Željko Joksimović joins the first winner of The X Factor Adria, Macedonian singer Daniel Kajmakoski (who was in Željko's team on the reality show). "Skoplje Beograd" is a very cool mix of pop with traditional Balkan sounds.

Netherlands | Michel van Dyke - "Bestimmt was vergessen"

BRAND NEW

Michel van Dyke was born in the Netherlands, but has developed his career in Germany. His latest track is called "Bestimmt was vergessen", a calm and joyful pop song. Definitely very enjoyable!

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Croatia | Marko Tolja - "Back to basics"

BRAND NEW

Now here we have a very classy way to end Tuesday. Marko Tolja is a Croatian singer born in Rijeka in 1984. His most recent single is a very classy soul song titled "Back to basics".

Italy | Il Cile - "Sole cuore alta gradazione"

BRAND NEW

Il Cile is the artistic name of Lorenzo Cilembrini, a 32-year-old singer who was born in Arezzo, Italy. His new single "Sole cuore alta gradazione" has an extremely involving melody, and Il Cile's voice completes it in the best possible way. It's very catchy!

Romania | Smiley - "Nemuritori"

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We've already feature Smiley with his massive success "Acasă". Well, it was about time to hear from him again, and here we feature his most recent track, "Nemuritori", a more uptempo song with a catchy melody!

Sweden | Ida Redig - "I'm in trouble"

BRAND NEW

Ida Redig is a 26-year-old Swedish singer who was born in the city of Gothenburg. Her new single "I'm in trouble" is an energetic electropop with a very good mix of beats and voice.