Monday, October 31, 2016

Sweden | Cilia - "Hardcore heartbreak"

BRAND NEW

Hailing from Gävle, Cilia is a Swedish singer who is opening her way in the pop scene with a very distinctive sound. Her voice shines in her most recent single, "Hardcore heartbreak", a very cheeky pop song with a great retro feeling.

Russia | Kamila Izmaylova - "Chto eto takoye"

BRAND NEW

Kamila Izmaylova is a singer hailing from Kazan but developing her music career in Moscow. Her most recent single is a great blend of local and international pop sounds: "Chto eto takoye" starts with interesting beats and develops to the kind of Russian pop you just cannot stop listening to!

United Kingdom | As It Is - "Pretty little distance"

BRAND NEW

As It Is is a British band formed in Brighton in 2012. They will be releasing their second studio album, "okay.", next January, but the promotion for it started some days ago with the release of the first single to emerge from it: "Pretty little distance" is a very cool and energetic pop punk track!

Romania | Delia - "Cine m-a facut om mare"

BRAND NEW

Romanian singer Delia confirms her status as one of the biggest singers from the country with her newest single. "Cine m-a facut om mare" is a fantastic pop track which starts very tender and grows to a R&B-infused chorus.

Belgium | Hydrogen Sea - "Beating heart"

BRAND NEW

Hydrogen Sea is a duo formed in Brussels by PJ Seaux and Birsen Uçar. Their most recent single is a very captivating one: "Beating heart" is a cool mix of indie, alternative and soft electronic sounds.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Italy | Salvo Castagna - "Vivimi semplicemente"

RECENT

Salvo Castagna is an Italian singer who was born in Palermo in 1977. His single "Vivimi semplicemente" was released in the beginning of this year, but is only now starting to call attention in local charts. Better late than never, because it's a stupendous song! It's passionate, captivating and with great instrumentals and vocals. We love it!

Belgium | Saule - "Comme"

RECENT

Saule is the stage name of Baptiste Lalieu, Belgian singer who was born in Mons in 1977. He has just released a new single, entitled "Comme". And what an entertaining song it is! Its fun melody, along with Saule's solid vocals, builds a very upwards ambience – reaching the peak in a very enthusiastic chorus. We love it!

Cyprus | Buray - "Kimsenin suçu yok"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Cypriot-born Turkish star Buray, whose latest single is being extremely successful in radios in Turkey. "Kimsenin suçu yok" is a very powerful pop-rock with a marking melody and trenchant instrumentals. Turkish elements are added to the song, resulting in a great combination.

Estonia | The Sun - "Aega on"

RECENT

Estonian band The Sun has a very characteristic style of rock 'n' roll. You don't need to play many seconds of a song to identify them, either by the instrumentals or by Tanel Padar's voice. And their music is always great! Their new single "Aega on" is another perfect example of it: it's very powerful, intense and energetic.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Croatia | KEDZO - "Ronim na dah"

RECENT

KEDZO is the stage name of Croatian singer Damir Kedžo. His latest single, entitled "Ronim na dah", is phenomenal. It presents the usual pop music we get in the Balkans, but taking it to another level, adding the best of contemporary international pop-rock to it. The result of this blend is a track with a lot of personality, remarkable melody and outstanding chorus. It's our song of the week.

Austria | FREIRAUM5 - "Doppelt"

RECENT

FREIRAUM5 are a Vienna-based band formed by Make, Smöre, Käse, Meti and Axxel. They have just released an amazing new single, entitled "Doppelt". It is one of those songs which starts soft and smooth, grows in the bridge and explodes into a very powerful chorus – one of the best of recent times. It's rock 'n' roll at its best form. We love it!

Greece | Onirama - "To miden"

RECENT

It's time to remeet Greek band Onirama, whose new single is surely a must-listen. "To miden" presents a unique set of instruments which builds an even more unique melody – taking their rock 'n' roll to an unusual but very entertaining path. The result is extremely original and highly entertaining!

Norway | Astrid S - "Atic"

BRAND NEW

Single after single, Astrid S is establishing herself as one of the best new talents of the European music scene. And her new single "Atic" is another sample of all of her potential. It is deep and involving, with a melody which is, at the same time, stirring and addictive. Great new song!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Macedonia | DNK - "Jas i ti"

RECENT

We have no doubt: there is no groovier music in Macedonia than the one made by DNK. And "Jas i ti" is another great sample of that. It is led by a delightful melody, which reaches its peak during the chorus. Not dancing to it doesn't seem to be an option!

Estonia | Liis Lemsalu - "Sinu ees"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Estonian star Liis Lemsalu, with her most recent single. "Sinu ees" is a great sample of pop music, with a very involving melody and an extremely contagious chorus. It's impossible to listen to this song without finding yourself dancing along its beats.

Italy | Laura Pausini - "Es la musica"

RECENT

This time, Laura Pausini's new single doesn't come only from Italy, but from all around the world. "Es la musica" is built with the participation of people from several different countries. The result, not only musically, but also in the video clip, is beautiful. Laura offers her usual (and undeniable) vocal talent, but goes beyond – showing music's power to break any cultural and language barrier and bring people together. Listen to the version in Italian by clicking here.

Latvia | Jānis Stībelis - "Dejo vēl"

RECENT

It's been a year since Sounds European! highlighted a single by Jānis Stībelis, but now the wait is over. And what a great way to remeet him! "Dejo vēl" is a huge invitation for everyone to dance. Its melody is very fun and quite irresistible. Get your body moving to it!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Germany | Butrint Imeri - "Kanga jote"

RECENT

Butrint Imeri was born in Lörrach, Germany, but has based his music career in Albania, where his family is from. His most recent single is "Kanga jote", a magnific mix of pop and R&B.

Montenegro | Nina Žižić - "Kiss you, goodbye!"

BRAND NEW

Nina Žižić is a singer born in 1985 in Nikšić, Montenegro. She represented her country on the 2013 Eurovision as a feature of Who See in "Igranka", sadly not making it to the final. Her newest single, "Kiss you, goodbye!", is a really beautiful ballad. The song made it to Azerbaijan, where it will be included in the official soundtrack of the movie "Hedden artiq uygunluq".

Poland | Agnieszka Chylińska - "Królowa łez"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer Agnieszka Chylińska returns to Sounds European! with yet another fantastic single. "Królowa łez" is a perfect mixture of pop and rock, completed marvelously with Agnieszka's unique voice.

France | Boulevard des Airs - "Ce gamin-là"

RECENT

Boulevard des Airs are a French group formed in Tarbes in 2004. Their music is a blend of local French sounds and influences from several other genres, making their music really unique. Thier most recent single, taken from their new album "Paris-Buenos Aires", is "Ce gamin-là". Close your eyes and let the French sounds in!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Spain | Dani Martin - "Los charcos"

BRAND NEW

Dani Martin is on fire! The Spanish singer has come up with yet another amazing single: "Los charcos" is a fantastic rock ballad which increases in intensity as it plays on.

Latvia | Justs - "Kaut mazliet"

BRAND NEW

Latvian singer Justs is having a very productive year. He has recently released his third single this year: "Kaut mazliet" has a very mysterious groove within an intense alternative pop melody. The song also has its English-language version, titled "Have it all".

Netherlands | Femke Maines - "Wazig"

RECENT

Dutch sweetheart Femke Maines is back to our site with a new single. And a very different sound, we must say. "Wazig" keeps her sounds in the pop line, but she added some electronic beats to make it more contemporary. We really loved it!

Sweden | Sabina Ddumba - "Kingdom come"

RECENT

Sabina Ddumba has dazzled us with R&B realness before, but now she's taking the game to a whole new level. Her most recent single is "Kingdom come", a song that brings a reggae-like melody which fits the last day of summer perfectly!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Turkey | Ozan Pehlivan - "Hadi eyvallah"

RECENT

Ozan Pehlivan was born in 1991 in the city of Kırklareli, Turkey. He took part in the fourth season of O Ses Türkiye, the local version for The Voice, and has since worked on his music career. His latest single is "Hady eyvallah", a very catchy blend of folkloric sounds and electronic beats.

Portugal | Paulo Sousa - "Não me deixes ir"

RECENT

Paulo Sousa is a Portuguese singer hailing from Miranda do Corvo. Last year, he finished third on the latest season of Ídolos (the Portuguese version of Idols), and now he is presenting us his new song: "Não me deixes ir" is a very sweet ballad, which gets even sweeter in the voice of Paulo.

Germany | Bollmer - "Der grund"

RECENT

Bollmer is a German pop-rock musician hailing from Berlin. Meet him in one of his most recent singles: "Der grund" has calm verses and a more intense chorus, wrapped up perfectly by Bollmer's raspy voice.

Belgium | Milow - "No no no"

RECENT

Belgian singer Milow is back to our site with a fabulous new single. We're talking about "No no no", a calm pop track with an envolving melody and a cool groove all throughout. The video is also very entertaining, helping to build a very cool atmosphere together with the song!

Monday, October 24, 2016

The Charts Day #163 (part 2)

CHARTS

When Lost Frequencies released a very cool version for one of the biggest hits of the '90s music, Haddaway's "What is love", there was no doubt we would see it appearing in the charts of several countries. And it didn't take long for it to start happening: two weeks after the release, it's already giving its first steps in the charts of Austria, France and Sweden and reaching top positions in Belgium – #3, this week.

The Charts Day #163 (part 1)

CHARTS

"Le lac", by Julien Doré, is a song which has been around the top positions of the French charst for more than three months. This week, it's reached #1 for the first time, confirming it's one of the biggest hits of France in 2016.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Russia | Tina Karol - "Tvoyi hrikhy"

RECENT

Tina Karol is the stage name of Tetyana Hryhorivna Liberman, singer who was born in Orotukan, Russia, but was raised in her mother's home country, Ukraine. She is best known for representing Ukraine on Eurovision Song Contest in 2006, and for currently being a coach of the Ukrainian The Voice and The Voice Kids. Tina has just released "Tvoyi hrikhy", which is a deep and involving pop song with a very powerful and hypnotic ambience. This song also has a version in English, which you can check here.

Greece | Thanos Petrelis - "Logo timis"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Greek star Thanos Petrelis, who has just released another amazing single. "Logo timis" presents the best Greek pop has to offer, with that power and intensity only Thanos can add to his work. Wonderful!

Slovakia | Peter Aristone - "Fire inside"

RECENT

Slovak singer Peter Aristone is back to Sounds European! with a great new single. "Fire inside" is a well-paced pop song with enticing melody and a very contagious chorus. Undoubtedly, a must-listen!

Belgium | Hooverphonic - "Hiding in a song"

RECENT

After more than 20 years of career and several female vocalists, Belgian band Hooverphonic are exploring male voices in some of their new songs. "Hiding in a song" is one of them, and it's a great sample of this try! The track really fits the male voices, and it's, in our opinion, one of their best songs in a long while.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

United Kingdom | Emeli Sandé - "Hurts"

BRAND NEW

British star Emeli Sandé is finally back to solo business, and she's as great as ever! Her new single "Hurts" clearly shows time didn't change her capacity of making grandiose music. It's an outstanding song, in every single aspect: beats, melody, instrumentals, vocals. We had no doubt when electing it our song of the week. Welcome back, Emeli, we were surely missing you!

Italy | Simonetta Spiri feat. Greta, Verdiana and Roberta Pompa - "L'origine"

BRAND NEW

Italian stars Simonetta Spiri, Greta, Verdiana and Roberta Pompa are together once again. And let us say: if "L'amore merita" is great, they manage to reach an even higher level with "L'origine". It's a masterpiece of pop, with a stupendous melody and outstanding vocal performances by the four singers – their voices mix beautifully in the chorus. It's surely a song to play on repeat!

Macedonia | David Temelkov - "Dal' on zna"

BRAND NEW

David Temelkov is a Macedonian singer from Skopje. He has just released an outstanding single, entitled "Dal' on zna". It displays all of David's vocal talent, exploring different depths and emotions, in a very passionate melody. A masterpiece of pop coming from the Balkans. We love it!

Malta | 22 - "When I see you now"

BRAND NEW

It's time to get to know 22, a very talented duo from Malta, formed by Loredana Grech and Odelsie Camilleri. Their single "When I see you now" is a great sample of the unique approach they have to music. The creative use of instrumentals, plus their amazing voices, result in a very delightful song.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Denmark | Simon Lynge - "Hallelujah"

RECENT

It's time to meet Simon Lynge, Danish singer who was born in Qaqortoq, Greenland. He has just released a single entitled "Hallelujah", part of his new album "The map of your life". It is a great display of Simon's beautiful voice, which really shines during the song – especially in the chorus, an explosion of feelings.

France | Damien Sargue - "J'ai besoin d'amour comme tout le monde"

BRAND NEW

Singles coming from the very successful play "Les 3 mousquetaires" are making a huge impact in French charts. And the next one which seems to be taking this path is "J'ai besoin d'amour comme tout le monde", by Damien Sargue. It's a delightful track, with all the energy French theater songs usually offer. We love it!

Poland | Beata - "Niebiesko-zielone"

BRAND NEW

Get ready to dance: Polish singer Beata has just released a new single. It's entitled "Niebiesko-zielone", and it's a highly energetic pop song. It has marking uptempo beats and a very upwards chorus. Irresistible!

Estonia | Ott Lepland - "Sinine safiir"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Estonian star Ott Lepland, who has a great new song on the radios. "Sinine safiir" is a great pop-rock track, with very captivating melody and a smooth and groovy chorus. It's quite an entertaining single!

Thursday, October 20, 2016

United Kingdom | Rebecca Ferguson - "Bones"

BRAND NEW

British singer Rebecca Ferguson is finally back to the music business! Her return single brings the classy tunes she has us accustomed to: "Bones" is a tender ballad with a beautiful classic orchestration.

Norway | Madden - "Alive"

BRAND NEW

Madden, the stage name of Marius Njøstad, is one of the highlights of Norwegian music this year. Having achieved a huge success with his first single, "Golden light", he didn't stay quiet and released yet another gem: "Alive" starts as a soft and interesting ballad and evolves to an explosive electronic chorus.

Poland | Michał Szpak - "Rosanna"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer Michał Szpak is living a fantastic year. After achieving a memorable eighth place in the final of Eurovision with "Color of your life", he is now introducing us to his new single: "Rosanna" is a very cool, anthemic old-school rock.

Germany | Femme Schmidt - "Shape of love"

RECENT

German singer Femme Schmidt dazzles us once more! She makes a great return to Sounds European! with the beautiful "Shape of love", a calm pop ballad which grows in the chorus without losing the tenderness characteristic of Femme.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Spain | David Bisbal - "Antes que no"

BRAND NEW

Spanish singer David Bisbal is soon releasing a new studio album. And, while we wait for it, we can already enjoy his new single: "Antes que no" is a very interesting shift in David's music, giving us a pop song with synth beats.

United Kingdom | Young Kato - "I wanna shake you out of it"

BRAND NEW

British band Young Kato are finally back to Sounds European!! Their most recent single is entitled "I wanna shake you out of it", and it is a great one. It combines their classic electronic pop with a retro feeling that takes the song to a whole new level!

Slovenia | Sweet Peak feat. Ina Shai - "Grafit"

RECENT

It's time for us to check up again on Ina Shai! The latest Slovene sensation released another amazing single with Sweet Peak, a music project from the town of Sladki Vrh. The song is "Grafit", a tender and very catchy summer tune!

Finland | Satellite Stories - "Miracle"

BRAND NEW

Time to remeet Finnish band Satellite Stories! Their most recent single is simply fantastic: "Miracle" mixes pop, rock, alternative and indie sounds into a very groovy melody. You won't take it out of your head!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Poland | Agnieszka Skrycka - "Spadam"

BRAND NEW

Agnieszka Skrycka is a singer born in Olsztyn, Poland. Her most recent single is a shower of class: "Spadam" is a pop-rock ballad with an anthemic instrumentation and a memorable chorus!

Updated on December 12th, 2016, with the official video.

Belarus | Evgeny Litvinkovich - "Nasha lyubov"

RECENT

Evgeniy Litvinkovich is back with us! Last month released a brand new single: "Nasha lyubov" is an involving pop ballad which highlights his outstanding vocal abilities.

Italy | Francesco Renga - "Scriverò il tuo nome"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Francesco Renga is living a very prolific phase of his career. Last month, he released a lovely new single: "Scriverò il tuo nome" is a pop-rock song with the intensity you can expect from Francesco!

United Kingdom | Jamie Lawson - "Don't let me let you go"

BRAND NEW

Born in St Budeaux, Plymouth, in 1976, Jamie Lawson achieved major success last year thanks to his single "Wasn't expecting that". His soothing melody and captivating deep voice are back to the big game: "Don't let me let you go" is a lovely and very relaxing track!

Monday, October 17, 2016

The Charts Day #162 (part 2)

CHARTS

British singer James Arthur came back to the music business with "Say you won't let go", and his return couldn't be more fruitful. The song is charting in many countries around the world, and in Europe it's enjoying great success with a #9 in Portugal and a #1 in both Ireland and the United Kingdom!

The Charts Day #162 (part 1)

CHARTS

Dutch DJ and producer Martin Garrix teamed up with American singer Bebe Rexha for their new single, "In the name of love", and they are killing it in the charts around Europe. This week, they are #10 in Austria and Denmark, #9 in Sweden and #3 in the Netherlands!

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Spain | Antonio Orozco - "Pídeme"

BRAND NEW

Antonio Orozco is always synonymous with strong and potent music. And the Spanish singer did it once again with his new single. "Pídeme" starts soft and smooth, but do not be fooled: the second half of the song explodes in everything one can expect from Orozco. And when you see, you are already in love with it!

Netherlands | Anouk - "Burn"

BRAND NEW

Oh, do we love when Anouk has new songs! The Dutch star has just released a new single, "Burn". It's a unique song, which is different from anything one can expect from her music, from lyrics to melody. But there is one thing that didn't change: the quality. It's awesome!

Switzerland | Beatrice Egli - "Fliegen"

RECENT

One of our favorite stars from Switzerland is back with a new single, and we couldn't be happier about it! Beatrice Egli has released "Fliegen", and it's everything you are used to get from her. Upwards and inviting melody, great ambience and awesome vocal performance. It's fun from first to last second!

Serbia | Željko Vasić - "Kad ikada"

RECENT

It's time to remeet Serbian singer Željko Vasić, and you better be ready: his new single is irresistible! "Kad ikada" has a very addictive melody, led by strong instrumentals. Željko's voice is the perfect fit for the song, and completes it all very well. We love it!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Slovakia | Emma Drobná - "Smile"

BRAND NEW

Emma Drobná is a Slovak singer from Nové Mesto nad Váhom. She was the winner of Česko Slovenská SuperStar, the Czech and Slovak version of Idols, in 2015. She has just released an outstanding single, entitled "Smile". Everything in this song is top quality: the involving melody, the strong ambience, Emma's grandiose vocal performance. We are in love with it: it's our song of the week.

Finland | Lauri Tähkä - "Minun Suomeni"

RECENT

SE! is proud to remeet one of today's best Finnish artists: Lauri Tähkä, who has just released a new single. "Minun Suomeni" is an outstanding song, with an addictive melody and one of the strongest choruses of the year. We are fully in love with it! Unfortunately, only a small cut of the song is available on YouTube, but you can listen to it fully by clicking here.

Italy | Samuel - "La risposta"

RECENT

Samuel Umberto Romano is an Italian singer who was born in Turin in 1972. He is best known for being the lead singer of Subsonica. Samuel has just released a solo single entitled "La risposta". And let us tell you: it's a clear case of love at first listen! Melody, chorus, vocals... everything in this song is perfect. We love it!

Denmark | Sonny - "Tryna"

RECENT

It's time to meet Danish singer, songwriter, actor and dancer Sonny Fredie Pedersen. He has just released "Tryna". It's a very cool pop track. Its contemporary beats help building an involving and very enjoyable groove, which is a big highlight of the song.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Germany | Alexa Feser - "Medizin"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! travels to Germany, where we remeet Alexa Feser with her brand-new single. "Medizin" is a solid pop track, with great melody and a very cool chorus. Alexa's voice is, as usual, excellent – being a big highlight of the song.

Updated on November 26th, 2016, with the official video.

Romania | Andra feat. David Bisbal - "Without you"

RECENT

Two of the biggest names of the music scenes of Romania and Spain are together for an amazing single. Andra and David Bisbal released "Without you", and the result is as passionate and captivating as one can expect. It's a shower of melody and instrumentals, with a great chorus serving as the highlight of the track.

United Kingdom | James Arthur - "Say you won't let go"

RECENT

British singer James Arthur is back with a new single, and we are totally in love with it. "Say you won't let go" is pop music at its sweetest form. Melody, instrumentals and voice work together to build the most tender and involving ambience one can expect.

Ukraine | Taisiya Povaliy - "Chay s molokom"

BRAND NEW

Taisiya Povaliy is a Ukrainian singer and actress who was born in Shamraivka in 1964. She has just released a new single, entitled "Chay s molokom". It's a song which is soft and smooth, but at the same time marking and strong.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Croatia | Jelena Radan - "Kad nas ne bude"

RECENT

Jelena Radan is one of the most talented singers of the Croatian music scene. And her new single, entitled "Kad nas ne bude", displays a lot of her talent. It's a beautiful song, with a melody which allows her voice to shine and explore all its depth.

Italy | Elisa - "Bruciare per te"

BRAND NEW

Elisa is, for sure, the artist who releases the most diverse singles in the Italian music scene. And her diversity never makes her change quality: no matter what, it's always excellent music! With "Bruciare per te", we go deep into an involving and hypnotizing ambience, which explodes in an outstanding chorus. Should we be surprised it's so amazing?

Germany | Feuerherz - "Eine aus millionen"

RECENT

After releasing the excellent "Ein lied auf das leben", German boyband Feuerherz is back with another top-quality single. "Eine aus millionen" is a beautiful ballad which explores a different depth of the boys' music, still offering that unique mix of pop and schlager which is characteristic of them.

Sweden | Miss Li - "Bonfire"

RECENT

Swedish singer and songwriter Miss Li is back with a new single. "Bonfire" is a delightful track, with a mellow and captivating melody which adds spices of reggae to the usual pop we are used to get from her. Quite a fun song!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Poland | Margaret - "Elephant"

BRAND NEW

After the huge hit "Cool me down", which gave her an even bigger international status, Polish star Margaret is finally back with a new single. "Elephant" is the perfect example of contemporary pop. Groovy, addictive and with a great strength in the melody.

Bulgaria | Grafa - "Instinkt"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Bulgarian singer Grafa, who has just released another great single. "Instinkt" is pop at its best form: groovy, involving and very addictive. Single after single, Grafa is showing he is one of the most solid artists of the pop scene in Bulgaria!

Croatia | Jelena Rozga - "Nasljednik"

RECENT

It's time to dance and have a lot of fun with the latest single by Croatian star Jelena Rozga! "Nasljednik" is a party on its own. It offers an extremely entertaining melody, led by unique instruments, which explodes in a lighthearted and joyful chorus.

Russia | Emma M - "Iskrami"

RECENT

Emma M is a Russian singer from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, who currently lives in Moscow. She has just released a new single, entitled "Iskrami". It's a very involving downtempo pop, with enthralling melody and great instrumentals. Emma's voice fits this set very well, making the song even greater.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

United Kingdom | Lower Than Atlantis - "Work for it"

BRAND NEW

British band Lower Than Atlantis is back to Sounds European! with another outstanding single. "Work for it" is a great rock 'n' roll song. Its powerful melody is perfectly filled by great instrumentals, and the vocals are exact to complete the equation. We love it!

Italy | Rocco Hunt feat. Annalisa - "Stella cadente"

BRAND NEW

Two of the biggest stars of the Italian music scene got together to release a great single. "Stella cadente" puts the best of Rocco Hunt's and Annalisa's music together. Rocco adds his strong and potent groove, while Annalisa's outstanding voice shines in a beautiful chorus. It's a very cool mix!

France | Mickael Carreira - "Fácil"

RECENT

Sounds European! finally remeets ways with French-born singer Mickael Carreira, who has just released a very groovy new single. It's impossible to listen to "Fácil" and not find yourself moving along with its involving melody. Such an inviting song!

Albania | Ardit Cuni feat. Vesa Smolica - "Jena na"

RECENT

Ardit Cuni is an Albanian singer coming from Lezhë. Vesa Smolica is a Kosovar singer from Gjakova. They gathered to record and release "Jena na", single which is being very well received by the audience of the region. It's a highly entertaining song, with a very dancy melody and a chorus which is quite effective.

Monday, October 10, 2016

The Charts Day #161 (part 2)

CHARTS

British DJ and producer Calvin Harris has us accustomed to delivering amazing songs, having most of his singles become instant hits. His latest song is not an exception: "My way" is already #10 in Belgium, Norway and Switzerland, #7 in Sweden, #5 in Ireland and #4 in his home country!


The Charts Day #161 (part 1)

CHARTS

By the end of September, Canadian singer The Weeknd released a new single featuring French band Daft Punk. And, as you can expect from two international superstars, the song quickly became a huge hit! "Starboy" is this week's #8 in Ireland and Portugal, #6 in Bulgaria, #5 in Finland and the Netherlands, #3 in France, #2 in Belgium, Denmark, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and #1 in Norway and Sweden!

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Portugal | D.A.M.A - "Era eu"

BRAND NEW

There is no better groove in Portugal than the one made by D.A.M.A. Every single of theirs is highly captivating, and it's impossible to listen to them without finding yourself dance along to their music. And this is exactly what you can find with "Era eu": it's another great song of theirs!

United Kingdom | Years & Years - "Meteorite"

BRAND NEW

Years & Years keep finding their way to be among the top British acts with every new single of theirs. Their latest release is "Meteorite", a very nice pop song that follows their trend to perfection!

Germany | Despina Vandi - "Perasa na do "

BRAND NEW

Few artists in the Greek music scene give so much personality to their music as Despina Vandi. Her beautiful voice usually imprints a lot of emotion to the songs, adding quality to all of her work. And that's exactly the case with her new single "Perasa na do". Despina clearly adds her signature to it. It's a very deep and heartfelt track.

Portugal | Joana Alegre - "Generation"

RECENT

Joana Alegre is a Portuguese singer and songwriter hailing from Lisbon, who mixes indie and soul sounds to produce really unique music. Her most recent single is "Generation", a song with a lovely melody and a very relaxing groove.

Saturday, October 08, 2016

United Kingdom | Jack Savoretti - "When we were lovers"

BRAND NEW

British singer Jack Savoretti is making a stunning return to Sounds European!. His most recent single is called "When we were lovers", and it is, simply put, magnific. A rock ballad with intense verses and a very powerful chorus, which is combined with the raspy voice of Jack, could not miss the spot of the song of the week!

Denmark | Christopher - "Heartbeat"

BRAND NEW

Get ready: you are about to listen to a single by Danish star Christopher which is different from any other! "Heartbeat" is an open-hearted pop ballad which explores a depth and variety of feelings we aren't used with him. It's really beautiful. We love it!

Sweden | Amanda Winberg - "Clouds"

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Amanda Winberg was born in Kungsbacka in 1996. Last year, she took part of the Swedish version of Idols, where she placed second. She continued her music career, and is now presenting us her new single: "Clouds" is the perfect mixture between Swedish pop and electronic beats.

Albania | Bruno - "Ajo"

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Sounds European! remeets Albanian singer Bruno, with another great single. "Ajo" is a quite interesting song, with an extremely enticing melody, especially in the chorus. It's a very entertaining pop track!

Friday, October 07, 2016

Finland | Evelina - "Ei filtterii"

BRAND NEW

Evelina is the stage name of Eveliina Tammenlaakso, Finnish singer who started her career taking part of the first season of The Voice of Finland, in 2011. She has just released an amazing single entitled "Ei filtterii". It's a modern, fresh and highly addictive pop track.

This song doesn't have a full-length video on YouTube, but you can listen to it on Spotify.

Spain | Leiva - "Sincericidio"

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Leiva is quickly becoming one of the most acclaimed contemporary rock bands in Spain. Their most recent single just confirms it: "Sincericidio" is an exquisit piece which retains the group's classic sounds.

Austria | Rose May Alaba - "Love me right"

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Rose May Alaba is an Austrian singer who is hitting some charts of her region with the single "Love me right". And what an entertaining song it is! Its melody is an invitation to dance, with instrumentals which are unique and help building a very upwards mood. We love it!

Moldova | Parfeny - "Haina evei"

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Moldovan singer Pasha Parfeny (who is now only using his surname as his stage name) has released a great new single. "Haina evei" is a very interesting downtempo song, with powerful R&B beats and a very sweet instrumentation.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Finland | Jannika B - "Niagara"

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Jannika B is finally back! The Finnish sweetheart has made a grandiose return to the music scene some months ago with the song "Niagara". The track is a very nice and atmospheric pop song, with intriguing verses and an explosion of sounds in the chorus.

United Kingdom | Melanie C - "Anymore"

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We couldn't be happier: British star Melanie C is finally going to release a new album. "Version of me" will be out in late October, but we can already have a sample of it with the first single, "Anymore". Depending on it, expectations are as high as possible: it's a stupendous song. We love it!

Ireland | Niall Horan - "This town"

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Niall Horan, the only Irish member of One Direction, is also stepping into his solo career. He did so with the release of a very sweet song: "This town" definitely brings a more tender and calm side of his music.

Updated on November 27th, 2016, with the official lyrics video.

Latvia | Prāta Vētra feat. Musiqq - "Debesis iekrita tevī"

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Two of the most prominent names of the Latvian music scene are together for a very cool single. "Debesis iekrita tevī" is the result of the gathering between Prāta Vētra and Musiqq. The best of their works are present here: the smooth and effective sounds of Prāta Vētra and the unique and special vocal power of Musiqq.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Italy | Nek - "Unici"

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Whenever Italian star Nek releases a new single, our expectations are the highest possible. And he never disappoints us: "Unici" is excellent! It has an involving and captivating melody, with a highly effective chorus. Nek's voice is living an extraordinary moment, and we can clearly see that in this track.

United Kingdom | Robbie Williams - "Party like a Russian"

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The king of British pop is back. After years of absence from the music business, Robbie Williams surprised everybody with a new single on the end of September: "Party like a Russian" mixes Robbie's catchiest pop sounds with classic instrumentation and a very intense melody.

Croatia | Nina Badrić - "Dani i godine"

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Croatian diva Nina Badrić is back to Sounds European!, and she has a great song to offer. "Dani i godine" is a beautiful ballad, with touching melody and very marking chorus. Nina's vocal performance is, as usual, flawless, being the cherry on top of it all.

Switzerland | Lovebugs - "Land ho!"

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Formed in Basel in 1992, Lovebugs are one of the most iconic rock bands in Switzerland. They have so far released 12 albums and even represented their country on the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with their hit "The highest heights". After a small hiatus, the band is back on track, and they have just released "Land ho!". The song is a calm and relaxed British-like rock.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Sweden | Zara Larsson - "Ain't my fault"

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Zara Larsson is gaining a name of her own in the international music scene. The Swedish singer has recently released the single "Ain't my fault", a pop single which explodes in electronic sounds mixed with very modern beats.

Slovenia | Trash Candy - "Should have listened"

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Trash Candy are one of the coolest bands from Slovenia. They were founded in 2009 in Maribor, and are currently formed by Shana, Jernej, Martin, Tomaž and Tine. They have just released a new single, entitled "Should have listened", and it's already appearing on some Slovene charts. And no wonder it is: it's a beautiful and heartfelt song which is quite captivating.

Poland | Lanberry - "Piatek"

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Polish singer Lanberry returns to our site! Last month, she released "Piatek", her fourth single. The song is a nice mixture of pop with synth music which gets addictive by the time you reach the chorus!

Malta | Red Electrick - "Everybody's listening"

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It's time to remeet one of our favorite artists from Malta: it's time to listen to the latest single by Red Electrick. "Everybody's listening" is a smooth and well-paced rock track, with great instrumentals and a very marking chorus. Great song!

Monday, October 03, 2016

The Charts Day #160 (part 2)

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When Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj decided to release a single together, there was basically no doubt it would chart everywhere. And it's happening. "Side to side" is currently #5 in Ireland, #6 in the United Kingdom, #8 in Norway and #10 in Bulgaria – besides appearing in lower positions in the Netherlands, Sweden, Austria, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and France. Talk about success!

The Charts Day #160 (part 1)

CHARTS

One of the biggest hits of the moment in Europe is surely "Human", by Rag'n'Bone Man. The single is currently #2 in Austria and Germany, #5 in Switzerland, #7 in Belgium and #15 in the Netherlands.

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Netherlands | Jeroen van der Boom - "Lach"

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Dutch superstar Jeroen van der Boom has just released a new single. And what a great one it is! "Lach" is a true invitation to dance – and its video clip only reinforces that. It has a very fun and upwards melody and an extremely contagious chorus. We love it!

Germany | Sportfreunde Stiller - "Das geschenk"

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We can't express through words how happy we were with the release of new singles by Sportfreunde Stiller, after some time they were without producing new material. And, oh, "Das geschenk" is outstanding! It has a captivating melody, a great chorus and perfect vocals to complete the equation. We love it!

Russia | Bratya Grim - "Prostaya istoriya"

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Bratya Grim are a traditional Russian pop-rock band, which have been on the road since the 1990s. They were created by the twin brothers Boris and Konstantin Burdayev (the "Grim brothers"). We have just listened to their single "Prostaya istoriya", and it was love at first listen. Its melody is extremely entertaining, building a light and fun ambience to the song. It's surely a must-listen!

Norway | Kurt Nilsen - "Going all in"

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Kurt Nilsen is a Norwegian singer from the city of Bergen. His biography is solid gold: born in 1978, he won the first season of the Norwegian version of the reality show Idols, in 2003. He also won an international edition with Idols winners from all around the world, called World Idol, in 2004 (defeating names such as Kelly Clarkson, Guy Sebastian and Will Young). After some years without releasing a new work, he is finally back. And "Going all in" is a perfect comeback single. It's excellent!

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Romania | Randi - "Ochii ăia verzi"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Romanian star Randi, who has just released a new single. "Ochii ăia verzi" is pop music at its best form. Its marking melody is highly involving and charismatic, creating the perfect set for one of the catchiest choruses of the year. Randi's voice also plays a huge part on creating a unique mood for the track. The overall result is excellent! It's our song of the week.

Sweden | Peg Parnevik - "Sthlm nights"

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Peg Parnevik is living a clear and constant evolution with her music. Every new single of hers is even better than the previous one. And the release of "Sthlm nights" came to confirm that: it's a masterpiece of pop music! It's classy, it's catchy, it's everything you can expect from a song. We love it!

Italy | Antonella Lo Coco - "Non ho più lacrime"

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After some time without releasing a new single, Italian singer Antonella Lo Coco is back. And she is gifting our ears with the best of her very talented voice! "Non ho più lacrime" is a great track, which explores Antonella's voice to the most. Its touching melody is perfect for the intent. The result is astounding!

Serbia | Nataša Bekvalac - "Lave moj"

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Every new single Serbian pop star Nataša Bekvalac releases is a new hit. And "Lave moj" is easily going to follow this rule too. It's a great sample of pop music, with an extremely contagious melody which instantly makes you fully involved. Suddenly, you find yourself completely into its groove, moving your body along with it and wanting more!