Saturday, February 28, 2015

Italy | Nek - "Fatti avanti amore"

BRAND NEW

It's time to remeet one of the most important names of the Italian music scene. Nek took part of the 2015 edition of Festival di Sanremo, which also worked as a National Final for Eurovision. His "Fatti avanti amore" ended second place, but many people wanted it to win. And we can understand why: it's a shower of power and intensity, with one of the coolest choruses of 2015. We love it. It's our song of the week.

Sweden | Molly Hammar - "I'll be fine"

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Molly Petterson Hammar was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1995. Her first appearance on TV was on the Swedish version of Idols in 2011, in which she reached the fourth place. This year, she took part of the already classic Melodifestivalen, the Swedish National Final for Eurovision, with the amazing song "I'll be fine". After a mindblowing performance, she was eliminated from the competition, and we still cannot figure out why.

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

Russia | Timur Rodriguez - "Show me"

BRAND NEW

Timur Rodriguez is one of the most versatile artists in the Russian music scene. He has already appeared here on Sounds European! with great electronic and ballad pop tracks – and now it is time for an uptempo pop-rock. "Show me" is an excellent single, and it displays once again how talented Timur is.

Finland | Krista Siegfrids - "On & off"

BRAND NEW

Finnish singer Krista Siegfrids is back to the superb and explosive pop songs! Her latest single is "On & off", a song which mixes pop and R&B elements to convey a very cool and enjoyable song. Welcome back, Krista!

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hungary | Gergő Szakács - "Ősz utca"

RECENT

Born in Szikszó in 1991, Gergő Szakács is a singer and songwriter from Hungary. He took part in the 2015 edition of A Dal, the Hungarian National Final for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song "Ősz utca". The track is a fantastic pop ballad with some R&B elements. Sadly, the song didn't qualify to the semifinals, but we are still in love with it!

Germany | Beyond The Black - "In the shadows"

BRAND NEW

Metal bands with women as the lead singers are almost a genre of their own. It's time to meet one more of these bands, and what a great one: Beyond The Black, from Germany, are here to present "In the shadows". It's an extremely strong song, with amazing instrumentals and vocals. Such a powerful track!

Iceland | Rok feat. Yohanna - "Find a better man"

BRAND NEW

Rok are a very new Icelandic band, formed in the beggining of 2015 by Gudni Thor Thorsteinsson and Trausti Haraldsson, two very experienced music figures in the island. Their first single is "Find a better man", a very emotional ballad which also features Yohanna, the Icelandic sweetie that represented her country on Eurovision 2009 with "Is it true?" and reached the second place.

Sweden | The Echo Field - "Watch your step"

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The indie band The Echo Field was founded in Stockholm in 2013. Currently, their formation consists of Tomas Hellberg, Niklas Mellberg, Billy Cervin and Oskar Nylén. While they are preparing their debut EP to April, they've already released a single, entitled "Watch your step". It's a very enjoyable melodic pop-rock with great retro influences.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Italy | Claudia Megrè - "Tatuami"

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Claudia Megrè is an Italian singer who was born in Napoli. She got famous after taking part of the second season of The Voice of Italy, when she got eliminated on the tenth week. Her new single "Tatuami" is a very powerful pop with amazing chorus – a trademark for Italian divas, a path she can pursue if she keeps the quality. We love it!

Spain | Marta Sánchez - "Welcome"

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A Spanish diva singing a power ballad in English. This couldn't get better. The latest single by the amazing Marta Sánchez, one of the biggest names of the Spanish music industry, is a gorgeous ballad called "Welcome". And we love every single bit of it!

Denmark | Cisilia - "Vi to datid nu"

RECENT

Let's get to know one of the current biggest hits in the Danish radios. Meet Cisilia, whose roots are Macedonian and Moroccan, but was born in Amager, Denmark. Her single "Vi to datid nu" is becoming a huge hit, and we can surely understand why: it's such a classy uptempo, catchy as few, especially if you consider she is only 16 years old. Lovely song!

Finland | New Deadline - "Monte Rosa"

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In need for some rock? Then we couldn't give you something better. New Deadline are a Finnish post-hardcore band from Lahti which is releasing its debut album this year after several Eps. Their latest single is "Monte Rosa", a song which will throw you to the edge of your seat!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Czech Republic | Marek Ztracený - "O pravdě"

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Born in 1985, Marek Ztracený is a quite popular name upon the Czech music scene. He has already released three albums, and his latest single is just a sneak peak of how great his music is: "O pravdě" is a very cool pop-rock!

Georgia | Nodar Reviya - "Frau"

BRAND NEW

Get ready to listen to an amazing song! Nodar Reviya is a Georgian singer who was born in Tbilisi in 1992, but grew up in Russia. His new single "Frau" is an extremely contagious pop track. The melody is catchy, the vocals are flawless... it's impossible not to fall in love with it!

Sweden | Vanbot - "Trooper"

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Here comes Vanbot, a Swedish electronic musician. Her music tends to mix electronic beats and pop, resulting in very interesting and captivating sounds. Her latest single is "Trooper", a deep and downtempo piece to chill out to.

France | Maude feat. Romy M - "A l'attaque"

RECENT

Last year, the French singer Maude made our hearts shine with the great single "Rise up". She is now back, together with the Paris-born Romy M, to release "A l'attaque". It's a very groovy pop, in which their voices mix greatly and the melody is exciting and addictive.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Sweden | Timoteij - "Wildfire"

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One of the coolest folk groups of Europe is back. Now as a trio, Timoteij, from Sweden, is releasing a new single after some years of break. "Wildfire" shows they still got it: it's an amazing song, which brings what's traditional in music into very modern pop. It's impossible not to love it.

Updated on March 1st, 2015, with the official video.

Russia | Sabina Nel's - "Nachnu s nulya"

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Sabina Nel's is from Sochi, in Russia. She has a growing career in Russia, and with singles as the one we are presenting you we can only expect the best from her. "Nachny s nulya" is a very nice pop ballad with a great chorus!

Latvia | Lana Frančeska - "Lions"

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Sounds European! firstly introduced the Latvian singer Lana Frančeska last year, with "Jauna diena", her duet with Normunds Rutulis. Now, she is back with a song which took part in the National Final of Latvia for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. "Lions" didn't win the selection, but it surely won our hearts. It's such a powerful ballad!

Denmark | Camille Jones - "All that matters"

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Camille Jones is a singer, songwriter and producer born in Skanderborg, Denmark, in 1973. She has released a very big number of singles, placing herself among the most known within the Danish music pop scene. Her latest single is "All that matters", a ballad with a very interesting mix of electronic beats.

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Charts Day #84 (part 2)

CHARTS

We're not the only ones loving Ellie Goulding: the girl is at her best moment, and the #1 spot in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Sweden with the lovely "Love me like you do" just confirms it!

The Charts Day #84 (part 1)

CHARTS


Anna Vladimirovna Shurochkina, better known as Nyusha, is one of the most popular names within the Russian music scene. No wonder that her latest single, "Tsunami", reached the #1 in her country!

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Croatia | Ivan Zak - "Daleko"

RECENT

Fancy some traditional Balkan sounds? Then Ivan Zak is your song of the day. Born in Zagreb in 1979, Zak is releasing his fourth studio album this year, titled "Usne varane". His latest single is "Daleko", an uptempo pop with those amazing folkloric sounds to top it off!

Norway | Kate Havnevik - "Falling"

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Kate Havnevik had appeared on Sounds European! with her beautiful "Micronation", and here she comes again with a second single. The song is "Falling", a very modern pop with synth beats that will haunt your heart!

Spain | Dvicio - "Enamórate"

BRAND NEW

We've talked about Spanish band Dvicio before, and their addictive tunes just keep on coming! Their latest single is "Enamórate", a pop-rock song that sounds very Latin, with a very catchy riff of guitars and a very cute video!

United Kingdom | Sam Smith - "Lay me down"

BRAND NEW

Fresh from the oven is the latest single by Sam Smith. The boy went through a million loving demonstrations on social media after his relationship with a dancer went public, and then saw even more love when he broke up. His awaited single "Lay me down", an emotive ballad, portraits a video with a very true and thoughtful message. 

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Czech Republic | Mirai - "Dítě robotí"

BRAND NEW

Novy Jicin, Frýdek Místek and Brno are the cities that share the origins of one of the coolest Czech bands we've recently come accross. Mirai Navrátilovi, Šimonu Bílému and Michal Stulík make up Mirai, and their first single is as addictive as it can get: "Dítě robotí" is a fantastic mixture of pop and rock. And we liked it so much that we decided it to be our song of the week!

Finland | Tiisu - "Elämältä turpiin sain"

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What happens when you mix a very catchy song with a very original and funny video? An instant love. Tiisu are a band coming from many different cities of Finland, characterized by their spontaneousness and fun. Their latest single, "Elämältä turpiin sain", is a great track, with a catchy melody and a fantastic video!

Netherlands | Orange Skyline - "I don't mind"

BRAND NEW

If you are up for a trip back to old school rock, then Orange Skyline is all you want. The Dutch band has just released their first single, "I don't mind", a song which will have your head bobbing up and down along!

Slovakia | Nikolas Takács - "Telihold"

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Nikolas Takács, despite developing his career in Hungary, was born in Galanta, Slovakia, in 1986. He was the runner up of the Hungarian version of The X Factor in 2010, and since then he has released three studio albums and several singles. His latest song is "Telihold", a song which mixes pop and soul with a fantastic groove and a very good vibe.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Sweden | Tove Styrke - "Ego"

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It's not the first time that we talk about Tove Styrke, but we couldn't miss showing you her latest single. "Ego" is a downtempo, minimalistic pop that will catch your attention with the sweetness and the very nice beats it presents.

Bulgaria | Preyah - "Nyuansi"

RECENT

Preyah was born in Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, in 1994. She took part in some talent shows before her current recorder noticed her talent. Her latest single is "Nyuansi", a beautiful pop song with thraces of R&B mingling perfectly.

Poland | Andrzej Piaseczny - "Kalejdoskop szczescia"

BRAND NEW

Here comes a very charming ballad from Poland. Andrzej Piaseczny was born in Pionki in 1971, and has become one of the most popular singers in Poland. He has represented the country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 with "2 long" and also starred in the Polish version of The Voice as one of the coaches. "Kalejdoskop szczescia", his latest single, is a very sweet ballad which is greatly accompanied by Andrzej fantastic voice.

Ireland | Lisa Lambe - "Heaven"

BRAND NEW

Lisa Lambe is an Irish singer and actress, popularly known for being part of the ensemble Celtic Woman. Here we have her latest single as a solo performer: "Heaven" is a touching ballad, which flows with just a guitar and some other very calm instruments, letting Lisa's melting voice stand out. A lovely song!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Spain | Pastora Soler - "Un ratito más"

BRAND NEW

Not long ago, Sounds European! talked about the Spanish reality show Hit, where composers try to convince artists to record their songs. Rosa was the overall winner, with "Me da igual", but it wasn't the only great song presented. Pastora Soler's "Un ratito más" is also an amazing single, with that touch of vocal power which we are used to have on her songs.

Russia | Mira - "Lekarstvo ot etogo chuvstva"

BRAND NEW

Mira is a Russian band which was formed in the city of Smolensk and is currently based in Saint Petersburg. They are composed by Maryam Monadikos, Aleksey Smirnov, Ilya Antoshchenkov, Andrey Kulomin and Roman Shatokhin. Their new single, entitled "Lekarstvo ot etogo chuvstva" is a very potent pop-rock track.

United Kingdom | Superfood - "You can believe"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European!'s readers were firstly introduced to the British band Superfood the past October, with "Mood bomb". The group is back to our site, this time with "You can believe". A song which is as good and interesting as their previous one, but now presenting a retro feeling in it which is just irresistible!

Turkey | Gülden Mutlu - "Yatsın yanıma"

RECENT

Time to travel to Turkey and enjoy the best of their music. Let's meet Gülden Mutlu, whose single "Yatsın yanıma" is a great Turkish ballad pop. Both the instrumentals and the voice are very traditional, but at the same time the song has a very modern spice in it.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lithuania | Sasha Song feat. Žygis and Saulė Rinkevičiūtė - "Aš lauksiu"

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The Lithuanian singer Sasha Song, who was here on Sounds European! in 2014 with "Erotic hotline", is now back with his brand new single. For "Aš lauksiu", he gathered with the also Lithuanian musicians Žygis and Saulė Rinkevičiūtė. The result couldn't be more positive: it's an extremely beautiful song.

Poland | Łukasz Zagrobelny - "Tylko z tobą chcę być sobą"

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Polish singer Łukasz Zagrobelny, born in Wroclaw in 1975, firstly appeared on Sounds European! the past February, with "Dotrę do ciebie". Now, he is back with a new song. His "Tylko z tobą chcę być sobą", which is part of the official soundtrack of the movie "Wkręceni 2", is becoming a big hit in Poland. And it's surely deserved, since it's a beautiful track.

Ukraine | Kristina Mezhynskaya - "50 ottenkov serogo"

BRAND NEW

Kristina Mezhynskaya is a Ukrainian singer and model who was born in the city of Kiev. She has just released the single "50 ottenkov serogo", which is a very involving track. The instrumentals, inserted in a very catchy melody, are a great feature on this song.

Netherlands | B-Brave - "Ik laat je los"

RECENT

Sounds European! has been highlighting the work of the new dutch boyband B-Brave since their first steps. And what is a boyband without a cute ballad, right? And it's B-Brave's time to get into the genre, with "Ik laat je los". It's a very beautiful song.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

United Kingdom | Room 94 - "So what"

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Room 94 is a British band from Hertfordshire. They are releasing a new album, self titled, and a single named "So what". According to them, this single "will slap you round the face" and "grab you by the throat to make sure you’re listening". And, man, their promise is accurate! It's such an explosion of strength and potency! A short-length song which comes, impacts and ends without giving any time for a reaction. Amazing tune!

Slovenia | Šank Rock - "Restart"

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It's time to meet one of the most traditional and famous Slovene rock bands. Šank Rock was formed in 1982 in Velenje, in the Northern region of Slovenia. And, even after more than 20 years, they still have what it takes to make great rock 'n' roll. Their new single "Restart" is a great example of it: rock at its best!

Poland | Tabb feat. Sound'n'Grace - "Dach"

RECENT

Very cool meeting of artists in Poland. Tabb, stage name of Bartosz Zielony, born in Poznań in 1984, got together with the group Sound'n'Grace, from Warsaw, to release "Dach". It's a very entertaining track, with a contagious melody and involving vocals.

Latvia | Jānis Stībelis - "Kad sapņi izbeigsies"

RECENT

It's time to remeet Latvian singer Jānis Stībelis, who was here on SE! last year, with "2 pasaules". He is now back with his new single, "Kad sapņi izbeigsies", which is becoming quite a hit in his country. And we can surely agree with its success: it's such a groovy and catchy pop!

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Charts Day #83 (part 2)

CHARTS

American star Selena Gomez released the sensual "The heart wants what it wants" some months ago, but it is still topping the charts around the world. This week, she is the #2 in Bulgaria.

The Charts Day #83 (part 1)

CHARTS

British singer and songwriter Charli XCX is having quite a nice success with one of her latest single, "Break the rules". This week, she is the #4 in Germany!

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Poland | Rafal Brzozowski - "Kto"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer Rafal Brzozowski is becoming a usual name on SE!. His work is very appreciated by our editors, and his new single "Kto" is another example of that. It's such a warm, positive and refreshing tune, with sweet instrumentals and vocals! Definitely lovely!

Belarus | Dima Kaminski - "Lunokhod"

BRAND NEW

Some months ago, we firstly met the Belarusian singer Dima Kaminski, with his song "Smile :)". He is now back to Sounds European!, with an even cooler single. "Lunokhod" has the great groove Dima can produce, in a very entertaining dance pop track. It's very enjoyable!

Romania | Sore - "Magnet de frigider"

RECENT

Time to remeet an artist who's been on Sounds European! quite some times before. The Romanian singer Sore has a new single, entitled "Magnet de frigider". It's a very deep song, with great melody and a huge vocal display of Sore. Quite a track!

Russia | Egor Kreed - "Samaya samaya"

RECENT

Let's meet Russian singer Egor Kreed. His single "Samaya samaya" is getting great reception in the region: it's hitting the top places of radio charts and a high number of views on YouTube. It's a very entertaining track, with addictive melody which will just make you start dancing. Extremely fun!

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Italy | Laura Pausini feat. Melendi - "Entre tú y mil mares"

BRAND NEW

We have already pointed out Laura Pausini's recent trend of releasing duets with different artists. And now, it is time to get to know one more of them: she gathered with the Spanish singer Melendi to release a version for one of her biggest hits ever, "Entre tú y mil mares", originally "Tra te e il mare". We love the original, we love this version, we love the "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" inspiration for the video... we love everything! No wonder, it's our song of the week.

Spain | Rosa López - "Me da igual"

BRAND NEW

Rosa López is a very talented Spanish singer who was born in Láchar in 1981. She rose to fame after winning the reality show Operación Triunfo, which took her to the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest. She has recently taken part of another reality show, named Hit - La Canción (the Spanish version of The Hit, from Ireland), where songwriters try to convince established artists to record their creations. With "Me da igual", a very good uptempo pop, Rosa ended up as the overall winner of the show's season.

Poland | Bracia - "Niepisane"

BRAND NEW

Bracia is a Polish band from the city of Lublin, formed by Piotr Cugowski, Wojtek Cugowski, Jarosław Chilkiewicz, Tomasz Gołąb and Bartłomiej Pawlus. Their new single "Niepisane" is rock as it should be: intense, deep and with great instrumentals. It's all adding up to make a great song!

Turkey | Murat Boz - "Elmanın yarısı"

RECENT

Murat Boz, born in Karadeniz Ereğli in 1980, is a very famous Turkish singer. His new single "Elmanın yarısı" is part of the soundtrack for the movie "Hadi İnşallah". It is a very cool uptempo pop with groovy rhythm and contagious melody.

Friday, February 13, 2015

United Kingdom | Lonely The Brave - "Trick of the light"

BRAND NEW

The British band Lonely The Brave firstly appeared on Sounds European! the past June, with the great "Victory line". Now, they are back, with their new single "Trick of the light". It's a very traditional rock 'n' roll track. Strong, well-defined and effective. Delightful to listen!

Lithuania | Pikaso - "Puolęs angelas"

RECENT

The work of the Lithuanian group Pikaso is quite known by the readers of SE!, since they have already been published here some times. They have a new single, named "Puolęs angelas". It's a very cool ballad, which shows their work always keeps a high-level standard.

Macedonia | Miki Sekulovski - "Nauci da sakas"

RECENT

After appearing for the first time on SE! with "Druga ne dopira", the Macedonian singer Miki Sekulovski gets back to our site with his new single. It's called "Nauci da sakas", and it's a very groovy pop ballad. The instrumentals fit very well the original melody of the song.

Russia | Jasmin - "Dozhdi"

BRAND NEW

Jasmin is a very important name in the Russian music scene. Born in 1977 in Derbent, she started her career in 1999, and has released many singles and albums since then. Her new song "Dozhdi" is very delightful. It has that very specific Russian pop beat, wrapped with her very enjoyable voice in a great melody.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Italy | Daniele Celona - "La colpa"

BRAND NEW

Daniele Celona is a relatively new name within the Italian music scene. Born in Turín, he released his first album last year, and here we have his first single: "La colpa" is simply an exquisite rock song!

Poland | Natasza Urbańska - "Hipnotyzuj mnie"

BRAND NEW

Natasza Urbańska is a singer, dancer and actress born in Warsaw in 1977. Among her most remarkable feats, Natasza took part of the tenth season of the Polish version of Dancing With The Stars, in which she came second, having eleven ut of her seventeen dances graded with the top marks by the jury. Her latest single is "Hipnotyzuj mnie", a captivating pop with a subtle and charming touch of electronic sounds.

Georgia | Tamta - "Den ime o, ti nomizis"

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We've told you before about Tamta, the singer who developed her whole career in Greece but was actually born in Georgia, when we featured her with the catchy "Gennithika gia sena". She returns to Sounds European! with "Den ime o, ti nomizis", a song which is equally catchy and has that Greek touch that everybody loves!

Spain | Anni B Sweet - "Chasing illusions"

BRAND NEW

Ana López is the birth name of Anni B Sweet, born in Málaga in 1987. Her indie-pop music is one of the sweetest and coolest you can find in Spain, and her latest single just confirms this statement: "Chasing illusions" is a happy tune that will have your body dancing to it from the minute you hit play!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Belgium | Ozark Henry - "We can be heroes"

BRAND NEW

After being featured on our site with "I'm your sacrifice", Belgian singer Ozark Henry returns with a beautiful ballad. "We can be heroes" is a downtempo song which flows with the beat of a piano until a chorus explodes with classical instruments all around. Undoubtedly one of the most touching songs of the year so far.

United Kingdom | The Wombats - "Greek tragedy"

BRAND NEW

The Wombats are a Luverpudlian band formed in 2003. This year they will release "Glitterbug", their third studio album, and here we have the second single to come out of it: "Greek tragedy" is a fantastic rock song!

Norway | Sandra Kolstad - "My yellow heart"

BRAND NEW

Norwegian singer Sandra Kolstad was born in 1985, and has studied music from a very young age. Her style is the mingling of pop, electronic and synth music all together, as her latest single, the beautiful "My yellow heart", quite accurately shows.

Spain | La Habitación Roja - "La moneda en el aire"

BRAND NEW

La Habitación Roja is a Spanish indie rock band formed in 1994 in Valencia. Last year, the guys released their ninth album, called "La moneda en el aire", homonymous to the first single to emerge from it. The song is the vivid image of why we love indie rock in Spain!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Netherlands | Bade - "Heartbeat"

RECENT

Bade is the stage name of Bart van Liemt, a Dutch singer from the city of Harleem. His mixture of pop and electronic sounds make his music be a very unique one, as much as his single "Heartbeat" shows!

United Kingdom | Rae Morris - "Under the shadows"

RECENT

British singer Rae Morris has just released her debut album, "Unguarded", but we could glimpse a bit of her music some months before. The single "Under the shadows" is a bright sample of electronic pop with a very classy atmosphere.

Poland | Justyna Steczkowska - "Kochankowie syreny"

RECENT

Dark indie pop from Poland? Yes please. Polish singer Justyna Steczkowska has just released "Kochankowie syreny", a very cool and mysterious song that has your senses holding onto it until the last second.

Spain | Leiva - "Los cantantes"

RECENT

We met Leiva quite some time ago, when they released the fantastic single "Terriblemente cruel", so we were really happy to find out they had released a new single! "Los cantantes" follows the style we presented before: a calm rock song which grows in the chorus and just sticks to your head!

Monday, February 09, 2015

The Charts Day #82 (part 2)

CHARTS

George Sabanis was featured some months ago with his fantastic "Kaneis den xerei". Well... it seems it's not only us who love the song: it's #3 in the Greek charts!

The Charts Day #82 (part 1)

CHARTS

Canadian rock band Nickelback are breaking the charts in Ukraine with one of their latest singles. "What are you waiting for?" is currently on #3 in the country's charts!

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Italy | Giorgio Moroder feat. Kylie Minogue - "Right here, right now"

BRAND NEW

The Australian diva Kylie Minogue seems to have liked the experience of collaborating with Italian people. After a great duet with Laura Pausini in 2013, she is now featuring in the new single by the Italian DJ Giorgio Moroder, "Right here, right now". And what a great song it is! Involving melody, great beats, amazing vocals... perfect match!

Russia | Alsou - "Razlyubit' ne v silakh"

BRAND NEW

Born in Bugulma in 1983, Alsou Ralifovna Abramova is one of the biggest and most respected names of the current Russian music scene. She firstly appeared to Europe when she finished the 2000 Eurovision Song Contest as the runner-up. She has now released a new single, which is a very beautiful ballad pop.

Denmark | Rasmus Walter - "Verden i stå"

RECENT

Rasmus Walter is a Danish singer from Copenhagen. "Verden i stå", his latest single, is a very enjoyable song. Its beats and melody are very involving, and his singing is a perfect wrapping for the track.

Norway | Frida Amundsen - "Told you so"

BRAND NEW

Frida Amundsen is a Norwegian singer who was born in Vaksdal. Her debut single "Closer" was a hit not only in Norway, but also in all the Nordic region and countries such as Italy, Germany and Spain. She has just released "Told you so", a soothing and involving pop track. Very enjoyable!

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Italy | Osvaldo Supino - "Stop the rain"

BRAND NEW

Osvaldo Supino describes himself as unconventional, and we quite agree with that. He is an Italian singer born in Torremaggiore who plays a kind of pop that is unique for Italian standards – and in English! His latest single is "Stop the rain", a calm yet quite catchy pop ballad. The staff of Sounds European! liked this song so much that they decided it to be our song of the week!

France | Louane - "Avenir"

RECENT

Louane Emera is a French singer from the city of Lille. Her single "Avenir" is a very enjoyable song. Her beautiful voice fills a very unique and well-marked melody, which explodes in an exciting chorus.

Sweden | Tove Styrke - "Borderline"

RECENT

In 2014, the Swedish singer Tove Styrke gifted us one of the greatest songs of the year – in quality and in name size, since "Even if I'm loud it doesn't mean I'm talking to you" is a quite huge title for a track. She is now back with a single with a much simpler name: "Borderline" is a sexy track with very well-marked beats.

United Kingdom | James Bay - "If you ever want to be in love"

RECENT

James Bay is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist who was born in Hitchin (and has been shown here on SE! last November, with "Hold back the river"). After releasing three well-received EPs, he's preparing his first album, "Chaos and the calm". From the album, we can already listen to "If you ever want to be in love", a very nicely paced rock track. James's voice is great, and fits the song perfectly.

Updated on December 16th, 2015, with the official video.

Friday, February 06, 2015

Spain | Lucy Paradise - "EIO (Everything is okay)"

BRAND NEW

Let's meet Lucy Paradise, a Spanish singer who was born in Seville. Her work presents a mix of cultures, since she is a huge fan of Korean pop. Her debut album is set to be released this February, and, prior to that, she has launched the single "EIO (Everything is okay)". It's such a happy pop! And you can really see the K-pop influence in it!

Denmark | The Asteroids Galaxy Tour - "Rock the ride"

RECENT

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour is a Danish band which was formed in Copenhagen in 2009. Their alternative pop style is quite clear on their song "Rock the ride". It has a very interesting mix of instruments, and the melody is quite inviting. We love it!

Ukraine | Evan - "Evan is my name"

BRAND NEW

Vladislav Volovikov is a singer who was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine. After taking part of Holos Krayiny, the Ukrainian version of the music reality show The Voice, he decided to change his stage name to Evan. And this very enthusiastic single of his makes it very clear.

Slovenia | Bohem - "December"

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Bohem is one of the coolest bands from Slovenia. They started their work in the city of Trbovlje in 2004. Their new single "December" shows how great they music is: a mix of symphony and high-quality rock, in a beautiful ballad track.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Russia | Klava Coca - "Pyatyy bitl"

BRAND NEW

Klava Coca is the stage name of Klavdia Vadimovna Vysokova, a Russian singer who was born in Yekaterinburg in 1996. Her single "Pyatyy bitl" is a very entertaining track. The instrumentals are quite well placed and produced, and her sweet voice brings it all to a higher level.

Updated on July 11th, 2017, with the new stage name of the artist.

Spain | Carlos Sadness - "Que electricidad"

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Carlos Sadness is a Spanish singer and illustrator from Barcelona. He is currently releasing "La idea salvaje", his fifth album (he has, alongside, released two EP and two LP), and the first single to emerge from it is "Que electricidad". The song is as happy as the video is: a splash of freshness and colour!

Italy | Lodovica Comello - "Todo el resto no cuenta"

BRAND NEW

Born in 1990 in San Daniele del Friuli, Lodovica Comello shot to stardom after being the main character in the Argentine version of the Disney Channel series Violetta. During 2015 she will be releasing her second studio album, "Mariposa", and now we can have a taste of it: the first single to emerge from the album is "Todo el resto no cuenta", a fantastic uptempo pop which will surely put your mood up!

United Kingdom | Laura Doggett - "Old faces"

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Hailing from Bath, in the South of England, Laura Doggett is one of the British sounds to keep an eye from during this 2015. Her latest single, "Old faces", is an anthemic and very touching ballad, completed with a powerful instrumentation and her very special voice.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Ireland | Walking On Cars - "Always be with you"

BRAND NEW

The guys from Walking On Cars keep on releasing fantastic tracks. Their latest single is "Always be with you", a very intense song which keeps their usual sounds with the addition of some synth instruments in the chorus.

Sweden | Molly Sandén - "Phoenix"

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Born in 1992 in Stockholm, Molly Sandén is a singer, host and voice actress famous for starting the Sandén dinasty in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (she represented Sweden in 2006 with "Det finaste någon kan få", while her sister Frida took part in 2007 and her other sister Mimmi did so in 2009). Molly also took part in the popular Melodifestivalen twice, in 2009 with "Så vill stjärnorna" and in 2012 with "Why am I cring", both times reaching the final. The latest release by this young yet very prolific singer is "Phoenix", an anthemic pop song with a touch of R&B that will surely uplift your soul!

France | Shy'm - "On s'en va"

BRAND NEW

French singer Shy'm keeps releasing fantastic music! Here we have the third single to come from the album "Solitaire": "On s'en va" is a very soothing pop track, quite a change from her previous two releases, yet equally enticing!

Updated on March 1st, 2015, with the official video.

United Kingdom | Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - "Ballad of the mighty I"

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After Oasis split in 2009, Noel Gallahger created Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds in 2011. The band is releasing their second studio album, Chasing yesterday, and we already have another foretaste of it: the second single to emerge from the new album is "Ballad of the mighty I", a fantastic piece of Brit rock as only Noel could bring us!

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Estonia | Karl-Erik Taukar - "Kell kuus"

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Karl-Erik Taukar is an Estonian singer who reached fame by taking part of the fifth season of the reality show Eesti otsib superstaari, in which he placed fourth. His latest single is "Kell kuus", a very sweet and delicate song.

Italy | Francesco Renga feat. Alessandra Amoroso - "L'amore altrove"

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Two very big Italian names gather to release a song together. Could it be better? Francesco Renga and Alessandra Amoroso's "L'amore altrove" is a classic Italian ballad, a perfect tune to relax and let your mind wander off.

Norway | Emila - "Phoenix"

BRAND NEW

Emila is a 16-year-old girl from Lillestrøm, in Norway, and has sung since a very early age. Her first single is called "Phoenix", an R&B ballad with soothing melody and a very cool display of Emila's vocal performance.

France | Baden Baden - "J'ai plongé dans le bruit"

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Ah, experimental French music… Indie rock band Baden Baden, formed in 2010 in Paris which combines folk and electronic music to create a fantastic mixture. Their latest release is "J'ai plongé dans le bruit", a very relaxing track.

Monday, February 02, 2015

The Charts Day #81 (part 2)

CHARTS

Jamaica is invading Europe! The single "Cheerleader", by the Jamaican reggae singer OMI, is leading the charts in Denmark and in the Netherlands.

The Charts Day #81 (part 1)

CHARTS

Maroon 5 are one of the most popular bands nowadays. We have already featured them being a hit with "Maps", and here they are once more on our site with "Animals". The song is currently topping the charts in Bulgaria!

Sunday, February 01, 2015

United Kingdom | Charli XCX feat. Rita Ora - "Doing it"

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What can happen when stars meet? Another hit-to-be, that's for sure! The British Charli XCX gathered with the Kosovar-born Rita Ora to release the new single "Doing it". It's a very involving track, with soothing voices in a very cool melody.

Czech Republic | Bára Zemanová & Band - "Runaway"

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Bára Zemanová & Band is a Czech group which was formed in 2007 in the beer city of Plzeň. Their new single "Runaway" is such a great track! High-quality mix of great melody, perfect vocals and exact instrumentals, everything in the proper measure. Enjoyable from first to last second!

Norway | Suite 16 - "Stupid lovesong"

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Time to meet a new boyband! The Norwegian group Suite 16 is the result of the music reality show Prosjekt: Boyband. Alexandru, Andreas, Kevin, Thomas and Vemund's first single is entitled "Stupid lovesong", and it's a great boyband-like pop track. Extremely catchy rhythm, and great vocal synchrony.

Denmark | Basim - "Picture in a frame"

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Basim is a Danish singer who is also known for having represented his country (the host one) on the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. He has just released a new single, entitled "Picture in a frame". It's a quite involving ballad.