Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Switzerland | Celeste Buckingham - "Love in your soul"

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In April, we featured "I'm not sorry", a great track by Celeste Buckingham. And yes, the girl is back with us! "Love in your soul" is an epic ballad, a grower that shows all the power in Celeste's voice going along a massive instrumentation. Definitely one not to miss!

Romania | Dya - "Perfect play"

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Dya is a Romanian singer born in Iasi in 1994. She started singing at a very young age, taking part of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006 as part of the group New Star Music, with the song "Povestea mea". Now with much more musical expertise, she released "Perfect play", a very cool and sticky pop song.

Czech Republic | Ezyway - "Little happy"

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We are showing you the perfect way to wake up with energy. Ezyway is a Czech band formed in Ostrava in 2011. Their mix of funk, pop and R&B is very evident in "Little happy", a fantastic upbeat song.

Germany | Maxim - "Alles versucht"

RECENT

The Bundesvision Song Contest 2014 took place on September 20th, and, as last year, Sounds European! will be showing you some of the songs that competed. One of them was "Alles versucht", by Maxim (the same one we showed last year ago with "Rückspiegel"), a delicious indie pop ballad with a spice of synth sounds.

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Charts Day #65 (part 2)

CHARTS

Ariana Grande has been around some weeks ago with her single "Problem" hitting the charts. And now she returns with "Break free", in which she features Zedd, being #4 in Finland!

The Charts Day #65 (part 1)

CHARTS

Pablo Alborán keeps having a great success in his native Spain. This week, he is the chart topper with his latest single, "Por fin"!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Ireland | Sinead O'Connor - "Take me to church"

RECENT

No, this is not a cover of Hozier's superhit. Instead, it seems Irish people are in the mood to pray, because megastar Sinéad O'Connor has just released a fantastic new single also titled "Take me to church". The song is a very powerful pop-rock track, with an empowering chorus and all the intensity of Sinéad's voice.

Macedonia | Elena Milenkovska - "Znam"

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It wasn't long ago when Sounds European! presented the very talented Macedonian singer Elena Milenkovska with her great "Dobar ili los". Now, we remeet Elena: this time, she shows a sexier side of her music with the single "Znam".

Latvia | Jānis Stībelis feat. Marta Ritova - "2 pasaules"

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Jānis Stībelis is a Latvian singer who was born in Ventspils, whose work of several albums is very recognized in his country. He has gathered with Marta Ritova, also Latvian, from Riga, to release "2 pasaules", a very interesting downtempo pop.

Belgium | Maurane - "Trop forte"

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Maurane is one of the most prolific singers in Belgium. Her name is so big that she is even a big name in neighbouring France, where she is part of the jury in Nouvelle Star (the French version of Idols). After some years without releasing new works, she came like a hurricane this year with "Trop forte", a super classical ballad with the outstanding power of Maurane's voice.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Norway | Paul Hansen - "The other side"

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Our song of the week comes from Oslo, Norway! Paul Hansen is better known for being the frontman in the very popular bands Cortina and Vamp. Now he is launching his solo career with the release of his debut single, "The other side". The track is a super sticky pop-rock, with an in cresendo melody and a very captivating atmosphere. No wonder it's our favourite song this week!

Ukraine | Ani Lorak - "Medlenno"

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There is no bigger name in the current Ukrainian music scene than Ani Lorak. There are maybe few ones who are the same level – bigger, surely none. When Ani releases a new song, we already hold our breaths: it's listening and getting dazzled. This time, it was the same. Just take your chance, listen and go crazy for it, too!

France | Yseult - "La vague"

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Meet the newest name in the French music scene. 19 year-old Yseult Onguenet was the runner-up in the tenth season of Nouvelle Star, the French version of Idols, and she decided to launch her music career soon after such an achievement. Her first single is called "La vague", and is all you can expect from a French new singer: a delightful voice, a very classy pop track and an addictive chorus!

Turkey | Gökçe - "Reva"

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Gökçe Dinçer, who was born in Istanbul in 1979, is one of the biggest current Turkish stars. She has just released her new single. "Reva" is a great pop, which includes national spices perfectly into the song.

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Netherlands | Jeroen van der Boom - "Verslaafd aan jouw liefde"

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After appearing on Sounds European! in April with his single "Nanana", the Dutch singer Jeroen van der Boom is back with a great cover. His "Verslaafd aan jouw liefde" is a version for David Bisbal's "Esclavo de sus besos", as great as the original one.

Sweden | Kent - "Mirage"

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We've already presented Swedish band Kent with "La belle epoque" some months ago. And here they are again! Their latest single is "Mirage", a captivating pop-rock track with a very groovy melody.

Slovenia | Nino - "Zvezdno nebo"

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Time to remeet once again one of the most recurring names on Sounds European!, Slovene singer Nino. This time, his single "Zvezdno nebo" is more leaning towards pop-rock than his usual pop tracks. Even though the style changed a bit, it's as enjoyable as the previous ones.

United Kingdom | Jessie Ware - "Say you love me"

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Jessie Ware is an English singer and songwriter born in Hammersmith in 1984. She has a very peculiar style, very classy and feminine, as it can be glimpsed in other hits of hers such as "Imagine it was us". Her latest single is a deep and heartbroken ballad: "Say you love me" is a soothing tune that will enchant you!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Norway | Martin Halla - "Losing my mind"

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Martin Halla, born in 1988 in Aurskog, was the winner of the Norwegian version of The Voice in 2012. And here we have his third single. "Losing my mind" is a very contemporaneous indie pop track, with great use of Martin's captivating voice.

Updated on October 12th, 2014, with the official video.

Moldova | Dara feat. Inna, Antonia and Carla's Dreams - "Fie ce-o fi"

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Huge meeting of artists from neighboring countries! From Chișinău, the capital city of Moldova, Dara and Carla's Dreams gathered with the Romanian super stars Inna and Antonia to release "Fie ce-o fi". What a cool reunion! And what an even cooler song it is!!

France | Shy'm - "La malice"

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Shy'm is one of the biggest names within the French music scene. And she keeps showing us why she earned such title. Her latest single is called "La malice", and it is an enticing and effective pop song. Its sticky chorus and the classy French language complete this wonderful piece!

Netherlands | Nick & Simon - "Leve de vrouw"

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Nick & Simon are a Dutch duo. Both Nick Schilder and Simon Keizer were born in the same city (Volendam), are the same age (30 years old) and come from families with famous musicians. Their new single "Leve de vrouw" is a very fun country song.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Italy | Ylenia Zobec - "Dan, kot iz sanj"

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Some months ago, SE! has presented Ylenia Zobec, who was born in Italy, but bases most of her work in Slovenia. With her new single "Dan, kot iz sanj", Ylenia shows that one of the specialties is, indeed, great power ballads!

Armenia | Vache Amaryan feat. Lilit Hovhannisyan - "Indz chspanes"

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In search for some exotic sounds? Then meet two of the biggest names in Armenian music. Goris-born Vache Amaryan teamed up with Yerevan's Lilit Hovhannisyan in "Indz chspanes", a magic blending of voices in a very touching and folk ballad.

Spain | Malú - "Deshazte de mi"

RECENT

Sounds European! has been presenting the most recent singles of the great Spanish star Malú. Her most recent one, "Deshazte de mi", has a video clip which shows the amazing ambience of her concerts.

United Kingdom | Pixie Lott - "Break up song"

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British singer Pixie Lott is back with us! After dazzling us in the beginning of the year with "Heart cry", she turned to a classier kind of pop in "Break up song". Get caught by her heartbreaking voice!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Norway | Frøder - "Over the sea"

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We met Norwegian singer Frøder some months ago with her single "Speed of sound". Well, she's back on track: "Over the sea" is an interesting downtempo indie pop which portrays an anthemic chorus.


Macedonia | Tamara Todevska - "Tažna ljubov, sreḱna pesna"

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The Macedonian singer Tamara Todevska is becoming a usual name here on SE!: it's already her third appearance on our site. Her new single, called "Tažna ljubov, sreḱna pesna", is a very good one!

Turkey | Esin Iris - "Bu gece"

RECENT

Born in 1988 in Istambul, Esin Iris has been involved in music from various aspects, including advertisment jingles and songwriting. The single she is bringing us is a fantastic pop track: "Bu gece" is a sweet song exploding in Turkish sounds and flavours.

Netherlands | My Radiant U - "Ar kuģiem un lidmašīnām"

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My Radiant U is a band which mixes Dutch and Latvian members, and was formed in Amsterdam. Their new single is sung in Latvian: "Ar kuģiem un lidmašīnām" is a smooth and involving soft rock track.

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Charts Day #64 (part 2)

CHARTS

Calvin Harris has contacted John Newman for his latest single. Together they released the upbeating "Blame", which is becoming the new big presence in charts around Europe. This week, for example, they are #4 in Bulgaria!

The Charts Day #64 (part 1)

CHARTS

Swedish singer Tove Lo is having a dreamt year. She is being a huge success all around the world with her first steps in music, and she seems to have no roof. And, as a proof of this, she is #2 in France this week with "Habits (Stay high)".

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Finland | Benjamin - "Underdogs"

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It's time to meet an awesome new singer coming from Finland. Benjamin is the stage name of Niclas Benjamin Peltonen, Finnish singer who was born in Kaarina in 1997. His debut single "Underdogs" is a very cool pop track. The melody and the voice show a lot of potential. We may be seeing the beginning of a future big Finnish star!

Italy | Ligabue - "Siamo chi siamo"

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Ligabue is one of the artists we saw appearing more times here on Sounds European!. The Italian rocker's fourth appearance is with his new single "Siamo chi siamo", a very interesting track, which highlights his very unique style.

Belgium | Boycode - "I got my mind set on you"

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One Direction reopened the music market to boybands, specially for the ones with younger singers. From hundreds of candidates, Lennert, Mattias, Gregory and Timmy were selected to form Boycode, a group which was born to be the Belgian version of 1D. And man, they are good! Their single "I got my mind set on you" is everything you can expect from a boyband song: contagious, catchy chorus, dancy melody, good voices... very cool!

Spain | Partido - "The apologist"

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Time to meet the Spanish band Partido, from the city of Barcelona. Their smooth and classy rock style is very clear in their new single "The apologist". It's rare to see such a cool song in English coming from Spain, and this one is really enjoyable!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Italy | Annalisa - "L'ultimo addio"

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The Italian singer Annalisa has a big fanbase on this site's editorial team. Her voice, her music style, her sweetness... everything in her makes us totally in love with her. So, it's easy to imagine what happens when she releases such a cute and powerful single as "L'ultimo addio", right? It's our song of the week!

Updated on October 28th, 2014, with the official video.

Netherlands | Anouk - "Places to go"

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It's time to remeet one of the biggest music stars from the Netherlands, Anouk. Her new single, "Places to go", once again displays all her vocal capabilities, wrapped in a more uptempo song than what's usual for her most recent work.

Sweden | Josef Johanssón - "Blickar kan mörda"

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Josef Johanssón is a Swedish singer who was born in Gothenburg in 1994. He is better known by his participation on the 2014 Melodifestivalen, the Swedish National Final for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the beautiful "Hela natten". Josef has just released "Blickar kan mörda", an energetic electronic pop.

Slovakia | Zuzana Smatanová feat. Adam Ďurica - "Miesta"

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Great Slovak singer Zuzana Smatanová meets Adam Ďurica, who was born in Nitra, a city in the Western region of Slovakia, for releasing a new single. Their "Miesta" is a very beautiful ballad.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Spain | Pablo Alborán - "Por fin"

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Last year, we met Spanish star Pablo Alborán with "Donde está el amor", a beautiful single he's recorded together with Mexican duo Jesse & Joy. Now, he is back, singing solo, with another touching ballad. "Por fin" is deep and filled of emotions from beginning to end!

Russia | Alexander Elovskih - "Ya vspominayu o nas"

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Russian singer Alexander Elovskih impressed us a lot last year. So much, his single "Perestrelka" was elected the third best track of 2013 by our editors. Now, he is back with "Ya vspominayu o nas", a groovier song, but with the same impressive quality.

Germany | Adel Tawil feat. Matisyahu - "Zuhause"

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The German singer Adel Tawil was firsly presented on Sounds European! last November, with his great single "Lieder". Now, he gathered with the American musician Matisyahu to release "Zuhause", a very cool and groovy track!

Italy | Timothy Cavicchini - "Fondamentalmente"

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After two appearances on SE! in 2013, it took some time for us to remeet Timothy Cavicchini in 2014. But the waiting period was totally worth: "Fondamentalmente" is a very cool pop-rock track, which once again highlights Timothy's unique voice.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Poland | LemON - "Scarlett"

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We've talked about Polish group LemON some times before, and now it's time to present another single by them. It's "Scarlett", a very powerful rock ballad which grows incredibly in the chorus thanks to the intense use of guitars and the strength of the lead singer's voice.

Russia | Maria Bulavina - "Vechnaya lyubov'"

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Maria Bulavina was born in Moscow in 1988. The young singer has not long ago released "Vechnaya lyubov'", a very soft pop song that shows her voice perfectly.

United Kingdom | Charli XCX - "Break the rules"

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Charli XCX is an artist who likes to surprise with her versatility: after the sweet and catchy "Boom clap", she returns with a more aggressive and intense pop tune: "Break the rules"!

Denmark | The William Blakes - "Give it a try"

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The William Blakes is a pop-rock group from Denmark. They started their career in 2008, and have released several albums since then. Their latest single is "Give it a try", a very attractive indie-pop track with a very good use of an oldie spice.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

France | Cécile Corbel - "Entendez-vous"

BRAND NEW

In Sounds European!, we also give you the soundtrack to go to bed very relaxed. That's because French singer and harpist Cécile Corbel has just released a fantastic new single. "Entendez-vous" is a charming and soothing ballad filled with a very classical atmosphere.

Russia | Julia Beretta - "Striptease"

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Remember Julia Beretta? She is back with another addictive track. This time, it's the sexy "Striptease", a very entertaining pop. We bet you won't resist dancing!

United Kingdom | The Green Children - "Kisses from the sky"

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Norwegian singer Milla Sunde and British producer Marlow Bevan met in Liverpool, and together they created The Green Children. Their latest single is called "Kisses from the sky", a song that makes great use of synth elements in a touching ballad.

Ireland | Hudson Taylor - "Chasing rubies"

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Hudson Taylor, this Irish duo that are one of the biggest newcommers in the island, have released a great new track. "Chasing rubies" follows the lead of very charming folk songs.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Poland | Varius Manx - "Cudowne dni"

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Polish band Varius Manx dazzled us with "Wierzę w miłość" some months ago. It's time to meet them again in "Cudowne dni", a melodic pop with a dance touch thanks to the use of a hypnotic saxophone! 

Ukraine | Yaroslava - "Geroy"

BRAND NEW

Yaroslava makes her third appearance in our blog as a solo singer. The beautiful Ukrainian lady goes from pop to a very simple, yet amazing, ballad: the touching "Geroy".

United Kingdom | Twin Atlantic - "Brothers and sisters"

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Twin Atlantic was featured once before with the fantastic "Heart and soul". The Glaswegian boys keep releasing fantastic tracks: "Brothers and sisters" is their new single, another explosive rock song.

Sweden | Gutarra - "Let's get fxxxed one last time"

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Now here comes an intense track. Stockholm-born Gutarra has released "Let's get fxxxed one last time" some months ago, but we only came accross this great track now. It is an intense pop track with a heavy and great display of Gutarra's voice.

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Charts Day #63 (part 2)

CHARTS

It's not the first time that we talk about the huge success of 5 Seconds Of Summer (5SOS for the relatives). Their latest single, "Amnesia", is another hit of theirs: it is currently at #3 in Ireland!

The Charts Day #63 (part 1)

CHARTS

Meghan Trainor shook everybody with the release of "All about that bass". The song, that brings heavy critics to nowadays standards of beauty, is climbing the charts around the world. In Scandinavia, she is having great success: #3 in Sweden and Norway and #2 in Denmark!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Spain | Sweet California - "Comprende (It's over)"

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After appearing on SE! with their mixture of pop and country on "This is the life", the Spanish trio Sweet California returns with a different style. Their new single "Comprende (It's over)" is a more basic pop track, but as entertaining as the previous one – and, maybe, even more addictive. The bilingual chorus add a cool spice to it.

Macedonia | Miki Sekulovski - "Druga ne dopira"

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Miki Sekulovski is a singer who was born in Veles, a city in the central region of Macedonia. His new single "Druga ne dopira" is a very intense and catchy pop-rock, with an interesting chorus.

Italy | Chiara Galiazzo - "Un giorno di Sole"

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After appearing on Sounds European! last year with "Vieni con me", Italian singer Chiara Galiazzo has taken some time off releasing new songs. Now, she is back. Her new single "Un giorno di Sole" is a very powerful pop track, which displays all of her vocal intensity.

Updated on June 5th, 2018, with the new stage name of the artist.

Portugal | D.A.M.A - "Luísa"

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D.A.M.A are a Portuguese band from Lisbon, formed by friends Francisco Maria Pereira, Miguel Coimbra and Miguel Cristovinho. "Luísa" is a very cute guitar-based pop song. The melody and the vocals are extremely sweet, making it impossible not to fall in love with it.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Russia | Anastasia Karpova - "S toboy"

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Russian singer Anastasia Karpova is stepping strong with her latest single. Former member of Serebro (with whom she released the hit single "Mama lover"), the girl is now going solo in "S toboy", a song with marking pop beats and a catchy tune. And yes, we fell in love with it so hard that it is our song of the week!

United Kingdom | Years & Years - "Take shelter"

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Years & Years is a British group which was formed in London, by the boys Olly, Michael and Emre, in 2010. Their new single "Take shelter" is a high-quality song. It's so groovy, the vocals are so perfect to the melody... everything is very entertaining. It's a must-listen!

Italy | Modà feat. Tazenda - "Cuore e vento"

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Time for the meeting of two big bands of Italy. Modà is one of the biggest names of the current Italian music scene, and their songs have already appeared on SE! some times. Tazenda is a traditional ethnic pop-rock band which was formed in the 1980s. The two groups gathered to release "Cuore e vento", a very beautiful and touching track.

Azerbaijan | Farid Mammadov - "Adıma layıq"

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The 23-year-old Azerbaijani singer Farid Mammadov is mostly known by his participation on the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, when his beautiful "Hold me" ended runner-up. He has just released "Adıma layıq", showing romantic songs are really one of his biggest trademarks.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Slovenia | Puppetz - "Top of the world"

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Puppetz is one of the coolest bands of Slovenia, which plays mostly indie rock songs. Their new single "Top of the world" has a very clear difference from the previous ones: it's sung in English, while most of their previous work was in Slovene. The song is strong, the instrumentals are very interesting and the chorus is extremely catchy.

France | David Carreira - "Haverá sempre uma música"

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Even though he has his entire career developed mainly in Portugal, David Carreira was actually born in France, in the city of Dourdan, in 1991. The French-born Portuguese singer (who was a soccer player until having a knee injury) has released a new single. "Haverá sempre uma música" is a very beautiful ballad pop.

Sweden | Alina Devecerski - "Armé"

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Alina Devecerski is a Swedish singer who was born in the city of Sundbyberg. Her new single is for strong people, because wow: "Armé" is strong and intense as few songs manage to be. So get your energy level high and enjoy it!

Updated on September 20th, 2014, with the official video.

Russia | MakSim - "God"

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MakSim is the stage name of Marina Sergeevna Abrosimova, a very successful Russian singer who was born in the city of Kazan in 1983. Her new single is called "God". It is a very secure and entertaining pop track.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Italy | Laura Pausini feat. Thalia - "Sino a ti"

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We really believe the Italian star Laura Pausini is planning to release a compilation album with her duets. Most of her recent releases (which SE! has been showing) have another big artist singing with her: Gloria Estefan, Kylie Minogue, Alejandro Sanz, Alex Ubago... Now, she meets the Mexican diva Thalia for "Sino a ti", the Spanish version of her single "Se non te". Very powerful track!

Denmark | Invader Girl - "Starting fires"

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Danish singer Invader Girl is currently based in London, and from there she is releasing amazing music. Her latest hit is the empowering "Starting fires", a mixture of pop and modern dubstep sounds.

United Kingdom | Janet Devlin - "Creatures of the night"

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Northern Irish sensation Janet Devlin has released another fantastic song, the follow-up single to "House of cards". "Creatures of the night" is a very sweet folk-pop song which demonstrates that this young lady grows with every step she takes!

Poland | Maciej Mucherski - "W słowach"

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Here comes a brand new name in Poland. Maciej Mucherski released his debut single, "W słowach", in the beginning of August. The song is a very charming pop-rock track, and we are sure he is starting with the right foot! Don't miss the beautiful clip, either!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Finland | Jenni Vartiainen - "Eden"

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Finnish diva Jenni Vartiainen will be releasing a special edition of her last album, "Terra", on October 3rd. But she didn't leave us waiting on tenterhooks: she already released "Eden", a soft and charming track that will be featured in the new release.

Netherlands | Aliyah - "Stapelgek"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! keeps discovering artists from their early starts. And our latest discovery is Dutch teenager Aliyah. She is a very talented 15 year-old girl who has dazzled us with "Stapelgek", a true display of her voice in an addictive pop track!

United Kingdom | Young Guns - "I want out"

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Young Guns is an English band formed in 2009. Their sound combines melodic and hard rock in a fantastic way, as they have showed in hits such as "Bones". Two years after the release of their last single, here they come again with the more melodic, yet equally strong, "I want out".


Romania | Alexandra Stan - "Give me your everything"

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Alexandra Stan was one of the biggest returns of the year. She was so big that her two return singles were songs of the week for our blog. Her latest release is equally addictive: "Give me your everything" is a delicate pop song which explores her voice very accurately. And no, we didn't miss the ethnic sounds hidden in it!

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

France | Cats on Trees - "Love you like a love song"

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Remember Cats on Trees? We featured them some months ago with their successful "Sirens call". Their new single really surprised us: they turned the pop hit "Love you like a love song", originally performed by Selena Gomez, into a beautiful soft track!


Spain | David Bisbal - "Sí pero no"

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David Bisbal is now one of the most featured artists of Sounds European!. His latest single, "Sí pero no", is a very effective pop song, wrapped up in a very classic atmosphere.

United Kingdom | Kaiser Chiefs - "My life"

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Kaiser Chiefs have come back on track this year with "Coming home". Their new single, "My life", keeps on the good path: it's a very interesting indie-rock song.

Netherlands | Nielson - "Sexy als ik dans"

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Dutch singer Nielson is not a new name for our followers. If you already liked his other songs, you will find this one even greater: "Sexy als ik dans" is one of the last summer hits before Europe gets its autumn. Get ready to dance along!

Monday, September 08, 2014

The Charts Day #62 (part 2)

CHARTS

Medina is no surprise atop the Danish charts. The successful singer is topping the charts in her home country with the very cute "Giv slip"!

The Charts Day #62 (part 1)

CHARTS

The Script is always on top on the Irish charts. And their latest single, "Superheroes", is not an exception: they are leading their country's ranking this week, as well as being #3 in the United Kingdom!

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Belgium | Lara Fabian feat. Mustafa Ceceli - "Al götür beni"

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International meet to close this Sunday. The Belgian star Lara Fabian, who was born in Etterbeek, Belgium, gathered with Mustafa Ceceli, singer from Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. They released "Al götür beni", a great song which mixes very well the traditional Turkish sounds with a more international melody, specially in the chorus.

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Slovenia | Nika Zorjan - "Po dežju"

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Nika Zorjan is one of the best new talents to have recently appeared in the Slovene music market. Her new single "Po dežju" is a great example of her quality: even though very different from her previous single "Nasmeh življenja", it is as great!

Germany | Resaid - "Rhythm of the night"

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Resaid is a German duo which is formed by Leo, from Berlin, and Tamy, from Bavaria. They are releasing acoustic versions for big hits of dance music –  such as "Freed from desire", "All that she wants" and "Toca's miracle". Their new single is "Rhythm of the night", a song which needs no further presentation, whose version is very cute.

Bulgaria | Raffi feat. Hoodini - "Nali taka"

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Sunday starts as groovy as it gets on Sounds European!. Raffi Boghossian and Hoodini are two Bulgarian artists who were born in the city of Burgas. They got together to record and release the single "Nali taka", which is a very funky pop song.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Belgium | Roberto Bellarosa - "Agathe"

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It's time for another 2013 Eurovision Song Contest artist to be shown here on Sounds European!. Roberto Bellarosa is a 20-year-old Belgian singer who was born in the city of Huy. He has just released his new single, "Agathe", which shows his style is clearly developing. The very interesting voice effects, the contagious instrumentals, the catchy melody... everything in this song made us fall in love with it. And that's why it was elected our song of the week.

Denmark | Emmelie de Forest - "Drunk tonight"

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The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest winner is back with a new single. The Danish singer Emmelie de Forest has just released "Drunk tonight", a song which shows that her victory on the festival wasn't an accident. Her beautiful voice is filling another track with an intense and totally involving melody, as it happened with "Only teardrops". Thanks for keeping great, Emmelie!

Romania | Ruby - "Tu (Inima si sufletul)"

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Ruby is the stage name of the Romanian singer Ana Claudia Grigore, who was born in 1989 in the city of Medgidia. Her single "Tu (Inima si sufletul)" is a very entertaining dance pop. The groovy melody, the fresh instrumentals and the extremely catchy chorus make it a great song. Surely worth the listen!

Kosovo | Naser Berisha - "Lora"

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Naser Berisha is a singer who was born in the Kosovar city of Gjilan. He has just released "Lora", a single which displays his unique and strong voice, great instrumentals and very imposing chorus.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Greece | Eleni Hatzidou - "De tha se perimeno"

BRAND NEW

Eleni Hatzidou is a Greek singer who was born in the city of Thessaloniki. She has just released "De tha se perimeno", a single with all the elements which usually make a great pop from Greece: traditional instrumentals fit into a very uptempo pop rhythm, plus an extremely addictive chorus.

Latvia | Dween feat. Oskars Deigelis - "Man tevis nepietiek"

BRAND NEW

Kaspars Dvinskis, better known as Dween, is a quite successful Latvian DJ. For his latest single, he's gathered with Oskars Deigelis, a singer who was born in the capital city of Latvia, Riga. "Man tevis nepietiek" is a very groovy song, with great mix of instrumentals and vocals. It's an extremely pleasing track to listen!

Slovenia | Kastelo - "Ti si ta"

BRAND NEW

Kastelo is a singer from the city of Celje, in Slovenia. His new song "Ti si ta" is a cool pop-rock, whose instrumentation is very well done and the melody is extremely involving.

Denmark | Sarah Færch - "Har det for vildt"

BRAND NEW

Fresh and delightful summer hit from the Danish lands. Sarah Færch's "Har det for vildt" is an entertaining and catchy pop track, with a very easy-listening chorus.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

United Kingdom | Ella Henderson - "Glow"

BRAND NEW

We've already featured Ella Henderson with her hit single "Ghost". Time to meet the lady again, since she has just released "Glow", an epic follower. The song is a fantastic pop ballad.

Belgium | Hadise - "Nerdesin aşkım"

BRAND NEW

Belgian-born Hadise is a superstar not only in her native Belgium but also in Turkey, where her family comes from. She is such a big name in Turkey that she even represented the country on the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009, coming fourth with the catchy "Düm tek tek". Her latest release is "Nerdesin aşkım", another great pop song with the traditional flavour only Turkey can give us!

Spain | Vanesa Martín - "Sin saber por qué"

BRAND NEW

Vanesa Martín was one of the first artists featured in our blog, with the amazing "Ropa desordenada". Now she released a very fresh pop-rock ballad: "Sin saber por qué" displays her voice amazingly!

Sweden | Ida LaFontaine - "Anthem"

BRAND NEW

We love self-explanatory titles. "Anthem", by Swedish young singer Ida LaFontaine, is exactly that: an anthemic pop song with an epic chorus and a great beat.

Updated on January 19th, 2015, with the official video.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Latvia | Fēlikss Ķiģelis - "Nieki, nekas"

RECENT

Latvian singer Fēlikss Ķiģelis is a rock musician and multi-instrumentalist: he plays the guitar, the piano and the violin. His latest release is "Nieki, nekas", a song with a great strength, an amazing beat and all portrayed with Fēlikss' fantastic voice!

France | Fréro Delavega - "Le chant des sirènes"

BRAND NEW

Fréro Delavega (who you must have heard before thanks to their beautiful "Sweet darling") have released a new single. The song, "Le chant des sirènes", is a very delicate and soft piece of pop, absolutely in tune with a relaing afternoon.

Norway | Carl Espen - "Holding on"

BRAND NEW

Carl Espen melted everybody with "Silent storm", the Norwegian song for this year's Eurovision Song Contest. His latest single is "Holding on", a song which has a stronger instrumentation and vocal display yet keeping a sweet side attached to it.

United Kingdom | Lower Than Atlantis - "English kids in America"

BRAND NEW

We featured Lower Than Atlantis not long ago, thanks to their uplifting "Here we go". It's time to see their following single: "English kids in America" reminds us of that kind of rock which was very successful in the beginning of the last decade, and it still does the trick for us!

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Poland | Marta Podulka - "Nie przeszkadzać"

RECENT

Polish singer Marta Podulka was already featured in Sounds European! with "Mocna". Now, she's with us again with the very cute "Nie przeszkadzać", a song in which her voice fits to perfection.

Spain | Natalia Jiménez - "Creo en mí"

BRAND NEW

Natalia Jiménez (Madrid, 1981) shot to stardom as the lead singer of La Quinta Estación, a band which released hit singles such as "El Sol no regresa", "Tu peor error" and "Que te quería". She became one of the biggest names of the Spanish music scene, and her latest single confirms it all once more: "Creo en mí" is a powerful rock ballad which shows the power of Natalia's voice.

United Kingdom | Ella Eyre - "Comeback"

BRAND NEW

Ella Eyre (who we have featured before) was, without a doubt, one of the British newcommers of 2014.  Her newest single, "Comeback", is as classy as her other songs, keeping her very special voice framed with an intense growing track.

Iceland | Ásgeir - "King and cross"

RECENT

Ásgeir is a rising name in the Icelandic music scene. His melodic folk (as he describes his own music) has attracted the ears of everyone in the island and is now ready to conquer the world. His most recent single is "King and cross", a deep and soothing song.

Monday, September 01, 2014

The Charts Day #61 (part 2)

CHARTS

If you scroll down a little, you'll find that we talked about Jan Smit yesterday. Well, the guy is a success in the Netherlands: for the third week in a row, he's the #1 song on the Dutch charts!

The Charts Day #61 (part 1)

CHARTS

Maroon 5 have released a new album recently, and their new singles are infecting the charts worldwide. Their latest single, "Maps", is currently #2 in the United Kingdom!