Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Macedonia | Eye Cue - "Najdobar"

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Sounds European! remeets Macedonian band Eye Cue and their new single. "Najdobar" is such an exciting song! It has an amazing melody and a stupendous chorus. It's impossible to listen to it only once!

Italy | Bianca Atzei - "Ora esisti solo tu"

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It's time to listen to another masterpiece coming from this year's Festival di Sanremo. Bianca Atzei's "Ora esisti solo tu" is the perfect summary of every single thing we adore in Italian pop music. It's as sweet as it's rough, as delicate as it's powerful... a delicious intentional contradition of feelings which, together, produce an explosion of grandiosity. It's stupendous!

Bulgaria | Martin Kostadinov - "Bez da vijdame"

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Martin Kostadinov is a Bulgarian singer from Varna. We have just listened to his single "Bez da vijdame", and we are in love with it. It's an exciting song, with groovy melody and a very strong chorus.

Estonia | Karl-Erik Taukar - "Lähedal"

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Estonian star Karl-Erik Taukar is back with an amazing new single. "Lähedal" is a fun pop-rock, with entertaining melody, cool vocal work and a very catchy chorus. It's quite contagious!

Monday, February 27, 2017

Turkey | Ayse Hatun Önal - "Olay"

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Ayse Hatun Önal is a Turkish singer, songwriter and model born in the city of Adana in 1978. She has recently released her most recent single: "Olay" mixes the sassy melodies of Turkish pop with electronic beats, conveying a really entertaining song!

Austria | Julian le Play - "Tausend bunte träume"

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Austrian singer Julian le Play gave us a fantastic new single to start the year with. "Tausend bunte träume" is the perfect mixture of a ballad with pop sounds, having very tender verses and a more upbeat chorus.

Serbia | Tamara Milutinovic - "Umetničko ime"

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Hailing from Belgrade, Tamara Milutinovic is a Serbian singer who is making headlines with her most recent single. "Umetničko ime" brings together Balkan sounds and contemporary pop in a fantastic song!

Finland | Haloo Helsinki! - "Rakas"

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Finnish band Haloo Helsinki! recently dropped yet one more addictive track. "Rakas" mixes their rock power with a more insightful ballad, creating quite a unique sound.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Italy | Giorgia - "Vanità"

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Italian diva Giorgia is back. And we couldn't be more excited with her return! She has just released "Vanità", and it's a masterpiece of pop music. Its melody is very unique and effective and its chorus is highly catchy. We love it!

Macedonia | Anita Micova - "Bidi dobar"

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Single after single, we are falling more and more in love with Anita Micova's music. Her new release, entitled "Bidi dobar", is another clear sample of the sensibility and depth of her work. It's a beautiful song with a very captivating melody.

Croatia | KEDZO feat. Zsa Zsa - "Sve u meni se budi"

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We were very happy to know two of the most talented names of the new generation of Croatian music scene recorded a single together. KEDZO and Zsa Zsa released "Sve u meni se budi", and it's such a great duet! Their voices are beautiful together, and the song is a gift to our ears.

Belgium | Delv!s - "Come my way"

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Delv!s is the stage name of Niels Delvaux, Belgian singer and songwriter from Brussels and Landen. His "Come my way" is a wonderful invitation to travel back in time. The retro feeling is extremely cool – add its irresistible dance melody to this equation, and you have a sure hit on your hands!

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Spain | Alex Ubago - "Míranos"

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After a long time without releasing a solo single, Spanish singer Alex Ubago has finally showed off a brand new song! "Míranos" is the quintissential Spanish ballad: a beautiful instrumentation, a set of lyrics that will give you goosebumps and a vocal performance that wraps it all off greatly. We're in love with this song: it's our song of the week!

Italy | Giusy Ferreri - "Fa talmente male"

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One of the most unfair results of this year's Festival di Sanremo happened with Giusy Ferreri. Her "Fa talmente male" was 20th place (out of 22), which does not, by any chance, represent its quality. It's classy, grandiose and as catchy as a song can be. It's everything one can expect from Giusy – and that means a lot.

Czech Republic | Mirai - "Když nemůžeš, tak přidej"

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Every time we meet Czech band Mirai, they offer us amazing music. And once again, they've done it: they have just released a single entitled "Když nemůžeš, tak přidej", which is an incontestable must-listen! It's an outstanding pop-rock song with a highly entertaining chorus. And its video clip is the perfect complement for it.

Germany | Despina Vandi - "Afti einai i diafora mas"

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Sounds European! remeets ways with one of the best singers of the Greek music industry. German-born star Despina Vandi's "Afti einai i diafora mas" is getting a great reception of the audience in Greece, and we can surely understand why. The song offers Despina at her best. And what a powerful chorus it has!

Friday, February 24, 2017

Croatia | Severina - "Kao"

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Severina (Split, 1972) is one of the most important names of the Croatian pop scene. Usually known for her uptempo dance pop singles, she is bringing a different genre to the table, this time. "Kao" is a beautiful Balkan ballad, with grandiose ambience and amazing instrumentals.

Czech Republic | Ewa Farna - "Všechno nebo nic"

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It's time to remeet one of the most influential names of Czech and Polish pop music: Ewa Farna has an amazing new single, and you should really take the chance and listen to it! "Všechno nebo nic" is a beautiful song, with a passionate melody and great vocal work. There is also a version in Polish for it, which you can listen here.

Italy | Alessio Bernabei - "Nel mezzo di un applauso"

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This year's Festival di Sanremo was huge. There were several outstanding songs competing for the trophy (which ended up with Francesco Gabbani). One of them was the irresistible pop "Nel mezzo di un applauso", by Alessio Bernabei. What an entertaining track it is!

Belarus | Anastasia Vinnikova - "Nulevoy rubezh"

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Anastasia Vinnikova is a Belarusian singer who was born in Dzyarzhynsk. She is also known for having represented her country on the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest. Anastasia has just released "Nulevoy rubezh", a classy and smooth pop with sophisticated melody and instrumentation.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Iceland | Birgir - "Last for long"

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Sounds European! remeets Icelandic singer and musician Birgir. And believe us: once again, his single is wonderful! "Last for long" offers a nice mix of folk and indie pop-rock. A special highlight for the chorus, which is very powerful and marking.

Sweden | Crying Day Care Choir - "Sad season"

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Crying Day Care Choir is a trio formed by Swedish musicians Jack Elz, Sara Elz and Bill Nystedt. Their music is a mixture of country and pop, such as their single "Sad season". The song is a really uplifting track!

Italy | Lodovica Comello - "Il cielo non mi basta"

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This year's Festival di Sanremo was simply amazing, since it gifted us with many amazing songs. One of them was by young singer Lodovica Comello, who entered the competition with the intense ballad entitled "Il cielo non mi basta". We're sure you'll be captivated in the envolving melody!

Finland | Beverly Girl - "Mind games"

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Yohanna, Artur and Tracy are Beverly Girl, a pop ensemble from Finland who is making headlines with their unique groove. You can see why in "Mind games", their latest single: the song is a fabulous pop track with a very catchy retro feeling. If you don't dance along to it, we don't know what will do!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Italy | Fiorella Mannoia - "Che sia benedetta"

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Fiorella Mannoia is one of the great divas of Italian music. Her stunning career spans almost 50 years, 21 studio albums, 14 compilations, five live releases and several singles and videos, most of them achieving great success. This year, she was one of the stars competing in the Festival di Sanremo, with the profound "Che sia benedetta". Applauded by juries and the public, the song ended a respectable second place in the competition.

Sweden | Dotter - "Evolution"

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Swedish sensation Dotter is stepping with steady feet into the international pop music scene thanks to her unique blend of pop. And that is exactly what we are getting in her newest single: uniqueness. "Evolution" creates a fantastic atmosphere and catches you in its sounds from start to end!

Russia | Varvara - "Akh, dusha"

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Born in 1973 in Balashikha, Varvara is a very popular name within Russian music scene. Listen to her most recent song: "Akh, dusha" is a very interesting blend of pop and traditional sounds.

Denmark | Aura Dione - "Can't steal the music"

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Danish singer Aura Dione is continuing the string of hits she started last year with another very interesting single. "Can't steal the music" is a very entertaining song that would fit perfectly as a party starter!

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Italy | Francesco Gabbani - "Occidentali's karma"

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Francesco Gabbani is an Italian singer who was born in Carrara in 1982. His career kicked off last year, after winning the Nuove Proposte section of Festival di Sanremo with the song "Amen". Now, Gabbani went one step further: he won the main category with "Occidentali's karma", a fresh and uplifting beat set into a fantastic pop song. The title granted him a spot on this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Will he be able to win the continental competition as well?

The song had to be adapted to fit the three-minute limit required for Eurovision. You can check this version by clicking here.

Sweden | Baula - "Just like yesterday"

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Baula is a duo based in Gothenburg and formed by Kallo and Ísak, two musicians from Sweden and Iceland. Such a rich combination of cultures is definitely conveyed in their music: their most recent single, "Just like yesterday", brings together pop beats and a very interesting nostalgic feeling, making it a real music treat. By now, the song isn't available on YouTube, but you can listen to it by clicking here.

Germany | Levina - "Perfect life"

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Isabella Lueen is the real name of Levina, a singer born in the city of Bonn in 1991. Recently, she won Unser Song 2017, the German National Final for Eurovision, with the song "Perfect life", and thus will represent her country in Kiev later this year. The song is a fresh and soft pop, which grows in both strength and instrumentation as it plays on.

Finland | Kiara Nelson - "Bulletproof"

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Kiara Nelson is a singer hailing from Helsinki, Finland, who is causing a major quake in pop music. Her fresh sounds combined with electronic beats are irresistible, such is the case of her latest single "Bulletproof". The song is strong and enticing from start to end!

Monday, February 20, 2017

Austria | James Hersey - "Miss you"

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James Hersey is an Austrian singer and songwriter hailing from Vienna. Listen to his most recent single: "Miss you", his debut song, is a captivating mixture of electronic sounds and indie pop, rendering a unique melody and groove.

Estonia | Ines - "Olgu nii"

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It's high time we remeet Estonian pop star Ines! The singer's return to Sounds European! is with her latest single. "Olgu nii" is a very soft and tender pop-rock that captivates you because of its cuteness!

Croatia | Jelena Rozga - "Pismo-glava"

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Croatian singer Jelena Rozga has dazzled us with her most recent single. "Pismo-glava" is a soulful and very deep ballad that grows in intensity and instrumentation as it develops.

Belgium | Hooverphonic - "You"

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Belgian band Hooverphonic are back to Sounds European! with their great sounds. "You", their most recent single, is an ethereal pop with a nice indie vibe and a beautiful orchestration!

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Greece | STAN - "Xtypa"

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Greek artist STAN is a recurrent name to our readers, having recorded several amazing singles in the last years. And his latest one is no exception! "Xtypa" is a very interesting mixture of pop and ethnic sounds which explodes in a chorus full of amazing instruments.

Ukraine | Elka - "Vpusti muzyku"

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Ukrainian star Elka is back with another great single to offer. "Vpusti muzyku" is a song with classy instrumentals and entertaining melody. Add Elka's outstanding voice to this math, and the result could only be awesome!

Updated on July 6th, 2017, with the official video.

Russia | Regina Spektor - "Black and white"

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Time to remeet Russian-born singer Regina Spektor! Recently, she released a brand new single, extracted from her album "Remember us to life". The song is entitled "Black and white" and is a mellow and tender ballad, wonderfully graced by Regina's vocals.

Croatia | Massimo - "1000 ljudi"

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Massimo is a very renowned Croatian star, who was born in Pula in 1962. He has just released "1000 ljudi", a haunting pop song with deep and mysterious ambience. And it's very original: opposite to most songs which portray these qualities, it's strong and potent, with a quite incisive melody.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Azerbaijan | Eldar - "Tell me about love"

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It's time to listen to a stupendous song coming from Azerbaijan. 2011 Eurovision Song Contest winner Eldar has just released "Tell me about love". And what an outstanding single it is! It's powerful, deep and extremely catchy. A special highlight for the explosive chorus, which is very exciting. We are fully in love: it's our song of the week.

Czech Republic | Jakub Děkan - "Děda"

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Czech singer Jakub Děkan returns to Sounds European! with another fantastic new single. We're talking about "Děda", an enticing pop-rock with a very fresh melody and a powerful chorus.

Greece | Kostas Martakis - "Aksize"

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Sounds European! remeets Greek pop star Kostas Martakis, with his new single. "Aksize" is the perfect sample of pop as only Greece can produce. It is strong, intense and with that touch of local instruments which makes everything even more special.

Romania | Anda Adam - "Straina"

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Anda Adam is a Romanian singer born in Bucharest in 1980. Her newest single brings new sounds from her music: "Straina" is a beautiful ballad, with intense R&B beats and an equally intense video to convey the message of the song.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Slovenia | Alex Volasko - "Sam mal"

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Slovene singer Alex Volasko is back with us for his newest single. And wow it is a nice one! "Sam mal" is a very well-built pop-rock, with a very interesting structure in the verses and a catchy melody in the chorus!

Italy | Ligabue - "E' venerdì, non mi rompete i coglioni"

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Italian rock star Ligabue has just released a new single. And it's an awesome one! "E' venerdì, non mi rompete i coglioni" is a rock ballad with an entertaining melody and fun instrumentals. The overall result is stupendous!

Germany | Madeline Juno - "No words"

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German singer Madeline Juno is back to Sounds European! with another very interesting single. "No words" takes her pop to another level, including both contemporary synth and electronic sounds mixed with a hint of ethnic elements in the verses. The chorus explodes in pure pop realness!

Romania | Karym feat. Mellina - "Anonim"

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Two Romanian artists gathered to release a lovely single. It's "Anonim", by Karym, from Brăila, and Mellina, from Bucharest. It's a very nice ballad with a melody which is quite involving. The voices mix very well, producing an enjoyable result.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Greece | Nikos Kourkoulis - "Einai proti fora"

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Nikos Kourkoulis is a Greek singer from Kavala. He has just released a new single, entitled "Einai proti fora". It's a very traditional Greek pop-rock song, with an extremely strong chorus. An awesome track!

France | David Carreira - "Domino"

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French-born singer David Carreira has recently given us a very interesting new single. "Domino" has all the elements of current French pop, but adds some phrases in Portuguese to convey a unique language mixture. The song, by the way, has a very contagious beat!

Updated on February 16th, 2017, with the official video.

Austria | FlicFlac feat. Beatrich - "So high"

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FlicFlac are Max and Kevin, two pop deep house DJs from Vienna. They have gathered with Beatrich, stage name of Lithuanian singer Beatričė Pundžiūtė, to release "So high". It's a great dance song, with very inviting melody. So entertaining!

Norway | Elsa & Emilie - "Chains of promises"

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Norwegian duo Elsa & Emilie brighten up our day once more with their pop sounds. Their new single is "Chains of promises", a tender and mellow pop with a more movemented chorus that still retains some of the sweet atmosphere of the song.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Romania | AMI feat. What's UP - "Un actor"

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Two Romanian artists we've already presented on Sounds European! have united to record a single together. AMI and What's UP released "Un actor", a song that mixes both artsits styles in a very entertaining act!

Spain | Bustamante - "Amar es para siempre"

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It's time to remeet Spanish star Bustamante, who has just released a new single. "Amar es para siempre" is a unique song, which presents romance in a different way than music usually portrays: forget downtempo ballads, and enjoy a very fun melody!

Austria | Christina Stürmer - "Ein teil von mir"

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Austrian superstar Christina Stürmer started her 2017 releasing a fantastic new single. "Ein teil von mir" shows a softer and more intimate side of her music. The second chorus brings us the rock side we've always known and loved in her music, proving Christina's versatility.

Norway | Emilie Nicolas - "Sky"

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Emilie Nicolas is a new talent arising from Norway. And her song "Sky" is a great sample of her qualities. It offers a very interesting mix of indie and electropop, with a dark and haunting mood. It's impossible not to get fully involved by it!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Romania | Ioana Ignat - "Ma dezindragostesc"

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Ioana Ignat is a Romanian singer who was born in Botoșani. She has just released an amazing new single. It is "Ma dezindragostesc", a very cool pop with exciting melody and a quite effective chorus. It's so contagious!

Germany | Jonas Monar - "Alle guten dinge"

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German singer Jonas Monar may be a new name for you, but the guy has kicked off his career with three killer singles (two of which we've already featured). The latest one is "Alle guten dinge", a song that is both captivating and very upbeat. The contagious melody makes it irresistible!

Updated on March 5th, 2017, with the official video.

Sweden | Erik Hassle - "Minnesota"

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Not long ago, Sounds European! presented "All of you all over me", one of the coolest songs of Erik Hassle's new album "Innocence lost". Now, we highlight another amazing track of it: "Minnesota" is a very involving indie pop track with an excellent chorus.

Portugal | Ivan Pedreira - "Longe de ti"

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Ivan Pedreira makes his second appearance on Sounds European!! The Portuguese singer has just released his new single, "Longe de ti", a very calm and enticing pop-rock.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Germany | Cascada - "Run"

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Germany's Cascada is finally back with us! Their newest single is the catchy "Run", which brings us the band's most contagious melodies infused with a very cool contemporary base. We dare you not to move while listening to this one – it's impossible!

Austria | Flowrag - "Dann kommt die musik"

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It's time to remeet Austrian singer Flowrag, and his latest release will surely captivate you. "Dann kommt die musik" is a beautiful pop ballad that grows to an anthemic chorus filled with sounds.

Romania | Andreea Balan - "Sens unic"

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Romanian singer Andreea Balan is dazzling us once more in a new single. "Sens unic" has the captivating, mysterious power of Romanian R&B pop and the sensuality of Andreea. Really good song!

Norway | Chris Holsten - "Here we go again"

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Hailing from Lillestrøm and developing his career in Oslo, Norwegian singer Chris Holsten has recently released a very interesting new single. "Here we go again" mixes R&B and pop with a soft electronic base in the chorus, creating a very modern track.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Denmark | Fallulah - "Big bite"

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Every time Danish singer Fallulah releases a new single, the end of our lips go upwards to form a huge smile. And it was no exception with her newest song: "Big bite" is contagious and has a very cheerful beat.

United Kingdom | Club Drive - "Overthrown"

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British band Club Drive are on fire! They have recently released a new single, "Overthrown". The song is a very nice blend of pop an rock, with a very cool melody from start to end and a chorus that is both soft and catchy.

Portugal | Paulo Sousa - "Eu não vou"

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Portuguese singer Paulo Sousa returns to our site! His newest single is "Eu não vou", a pop-rock ballad that lets Paulo's voice shine through. The video helps creating an anthemic feeling!

Croatia | Grupa Boss - "Ovaj san nek prestane"

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Grupa Boss is a rock band hailing from Solin, a city in Croatia. Their most recent single is a unique gem: "Ovaj san nek prestane" is a pop-rock song that starts gently, driven with a piano, and evolves to an intense chorus.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Macedonia | Kaliopi - "Rodjendan"

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Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to listen to Macedonian diva Kaliopi at her best! Her new single "Rodjendan" offers everything we love the most about her music: a mix of deep and smooth verses with an explosive pop-rock chorus, led by her outstanding voice. It's, without a doubt, our song of the week.

Finland | Softengine - "She is my messiah"

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Finnish band Softengine continue their string of success with a really fantastic song. We are talking about "She is my messiah", a track which ditches a bit the pop sounds to bring the true power of their synth rock music!

United Kingdom | BETSY - "Waiting"

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Born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, BETSY is a growing name within British pop. Her intriguing voice and atmospheric sounds make her a very interesting artist, and she proves to be so in her newest single. "Waiting" haunts with its class and beats!

Austria | Thomas David - "Find my love"

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Born in Leoben in 1985, Thomas David is a very promising new singer from Austria. His debut single is "Find my love", a captivating ballad with a country-like sound that is bound to conquer you. The chorus is simply beautiful, and it will be hard not to whistle along!

Friday, February 10, 2017

Romania | Antonia - "Dor de tine"

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Romanian pop diva Antonia is finally back to Sounds European!! She has recently graced us with a very interesting new single: "Dor de tine" is a catchy pop which plays between the classic sounds of the genre and the more contemporary ones.

United Kingdom | Amy Macdonald - "Dream on"

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Amy Macdonald is a singer and songwriter born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland, in 1987. She achieved major fame with her single "This is the life" in 2007 and has remained among the top female singers in the country. Now, she is presenting us a new song: "Dream on" is a solid pop with a very interesting country arrangement.

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Finland | Satellite Stories - "Confetti"

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Finnish band Satellite Stories keep releasing great singles. And their last one is, again, a favorite of Sounds European!'s editors. "Confetti" is as cheerful as its title suggests: a fresh shower of pop-rock!

Spain | Rayden - "Pólvora mojada"

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David Martínez Álvarez is the real name of Rayden, an artist born in Alcalá de Henares in 1985. He is a popular name in the rap scene, and he has mingled this genre with pop and rock in his most recent single: the mixture of genres in "Pólvora mojada" is so unique that it makes the song outstanding!

Thursday, February 09, 2017

United Kingdom | Lewis Watson - "Forever"

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British band Lewis Watson is ready to conquer you with a very soft pop-rock. "Forever" is a sweet downtempo that conveys a perfect tune for a relaxing afternoon!

Updated on February 15th, 2017, with the official video.

Sweden | Robin Stjernberg - "Feed on my love"

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After a long period of hibernation, we are very happy to finally remeet Swedish star Robin Stjernberg. And what a return he is having! "Feed on my love" is an outstanding song. It's powerful and highly intense, especially during the chorus. Plus, Stjernberg gifts our ears with a wonderful vocal display!

Czech Republic | Jakub Ondra - "Every song"

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It's time to remeet Czech singer Jakub Ondra, who has recently released an awesome new single. "Every song" has a highly entertaining melody, made by a very cool set of instruments. Its chorus is extremely catchy and contagious!

Updated on August 21st, 2017, with the official video.

Bulgaria | Zhana Bergendorff - "Dokrai"

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Whenever we see Zhana Bergendorff has a new single, we are sure it's gonna be great. And she never disappoints! "Dokrai" is another very potent pop by the Bulgarian star. It's powerful, intense and extremely involving. The chorus is specially strong!

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Greece | Konstantinos Galanos - "Kapoia giortazei"

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Konstantinos Galanos is a Greek singer from Thessaloniki. His new single, "Kapoia giortazei", is so great! Its melody is involving and exciting, and the chorus is as catchy as one can be. Everything in this song is awesome. Listen to it!

Italy | Shari - "Don't you run"

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Sounds European! is proud to present a new young talent arising in Italy. Shari Noioso is a 14-year-old singer from Udine. But one can't say she is that young when listening to her single "Don't you run". It's a very mature pop, with consistent melody and a strong chorus. Amazing song!

Spain | Dinero - "Una noche más"

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Dinero are a Spanish band from Elche, Berriz and Madrid. We can't stress enough: take some time to listen to their "Una noche más". It's an absolutely amazing piece of rock 'n' roll! It offers everything you may want from the genre: great instrumentals, strong melody, captivating chorus... it's surely a must-listen!

Sweden | Erik Hassle - "All of you all over me"

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It's time to remeet one of our favorite Swedish artists: Erik Hassle's new album "Innocence lost" is out now. And from it, we highlight "All of you all over me". It's a great song, with a unique groove and, as usual for Erik's work, a very effective chorus.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

United Kingdom | The Beach - "Bite my tongue"

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Get ready to listen to an outstanding song coming from the United Kingdom! Meet The Beach, and his single "Bite my tongue". What an entertaining song it is! Melody, voice, chorus: everything helps making this song addictive. It's great from first to last second!

Estonia | Grete Paia - "Öö meid saadab veel"

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Sounds European! remeets Estonian star Grete Paia and her new single. "Öö meid saadab veel" is quite an entertaining pop song. Its marking beats and cool chorus are two of the track's main highlights.

Moldova | Irina Rimes - "Iubirea noastră mută"

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Irina Rimes is a Moldovan singer from Chișinău. We've just got to listen to her single "Iubirea noastră mută", and we are in love with it! It's a beautiful pop song which explores Irina's voice to its best. Its involving melody helps building a very cool ambience, which grows until a very strong ending.

United Kingdom | Little Mix - "Touch"

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Little Mix are, currently, one of the best definitions of hit machine. Everything they release becomes an instant hit in radios all over the world. And we are completely sure "Touch" will go the same path. It's an amazing song, with an extremely contagious chorus. Pop at its best, as it's their specialty.

Monday, February 06, 2017

Italy | Laura Pausini - "Io c'ero (+ amore x favore)"

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We close our Laura Pausini day with the Italian singer in a way you've never listened before. "Io c'ero (+ amore x favore)" is, basically, an electropop. It's so cool to see Laura exploring new genres! You can check the version in Spanish here.

Italy | Laura Pausini - "Colpevole"

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"Colpevole" is the next highlight of this Laura Pausini day! With this single, Laura offers a song which is filled with personality – and the video clip surely helps building it. There are some interesting touches of pop-rock on this track. As usual, there is also a version in Spanish to listen.

Italy | Laura Pausini - "200 note"

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Laura Pausini day continues with another ballad. "200 note" is a beautiful song. Laura's voice is the perfect lead for the sophisticated instrumentals this track offers. And it's a grower: it explodes in a very passionate ending! You can listen to the version in Spanish here.

Italy | Laura Pausini - "Tornerò (Con calma si vedrà)"

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Sounds European! goes on with Laura Pausini day, presenting another one of the several videos of the Italian diva which were presented recently. With "Tornerò (Con calma si vedrà)", Laura explores very Latin flavors, both in melody and instrumentation, with the use of a very characteristic guitar. More than any other of her songs, this one deserved a version in Spanish, right?

Italy | Laura Pausini - "Sono solo nuvole"

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What could we do when one of the biggest stars in Europe releases several video clips in a very short period? Well, a date fully dedicated to her: it's Laura Pausini day on Sounds European!. All of a sudden, videos for six of her songs were published at once. One of them was our latest song of the week. The other five ones, you'll check today. We start with the beautiful ballad "Sono solo nuvole" (whose version in Spanish you can check by clicking here).

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Bulgaria | Mihaela Fileva - "Konec"

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Bulgarian star Mihaela Fileva is back with a new single. "Konec" is a very nice pop song. Its well-paced melody, along with her great and smooth vocal performance, builds a very cool ambience to the track.

Greece | Kostas Karafotis - "Vrika ton paradeiso"

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Kostas Karafotis is a Greek singer who was born in Trikala in 1978. He has just released a single entitled "Vrika ton paradeiso". It's such an entertaining song! Its melody is highly addictive and inviting, and the chorus is as fun as one can be. It's surely a must-listen!

United Kingdom | Snakehips feat. MØ - "Don't leave"

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Danish star 's career keeps growing bigger and bigger. And she seems unstoppable – thankfully, since it means there is always more great songs of hers being released! This time, she has gathered with British producers Snakehips to release "Don't leave". It's a very cool electronic song with an exciting melody and marking chorus.

Sweden | Emil Berg - "Borde kanske dra"

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It's always a pleasure to listen to new music by Swedish singer and musician Emil Berg. And his new single "Borde kanske dra" keeps this feeling. It's a very involving song, with cool instrumentals and a delightful ambience.

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Italy | Laura Pausini - "Chiedilo al cielo"

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There are some artists who develop a very distinctive style to their music. The biggest diva of Italian music, Laura Pausini, is a clear case of that. And her new single "Chiedilo al cielo" (or "Pregúntale al cielo" in the Spanish version) is a perfect example of it. It's Laura being Laura. Everything you can expect from her is in it: the voice, the passion, her signature sounds. And it's as brilliant and captivating as one song can be! We are in love with it: it's our song of the week.

United Kingdom | Rag'n'Bone Man - "Skin"

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After "Human", expectations for the next release by Rag'n'Bone Man were very high. Well, "Skin" is out, and it's everything one could want! It's another amazing song, with grandiose ambience and that unique feeling of freshness and sophistication "Human" offered. We love it!

Updated on March 24th, 2017, with the official video.

Sweden | Johan Klingwall - "Släpp inte taget än"

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Johan Klingwall is a Swedish pop and rap singer from Värmdö. He has just released a very entertaining single. "Släpp inte taget än" has a fun and catchy melody and an extremely captivating chorus. It's impossible to listen to it once without wanting to repeat it over and over again!

Greece | Vangelis Kakouriotis - "Gyrizo selida"

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Vangelis Kakouriotis is a Greek singer who was born in Nafplio in 1996. He is one of the members of the very successful group Boys and Noise. But his career has even more to offer, and his solo work is a great proof of that. His single "Gyrizo selida" is a masterpiece of pop music. It's such an entertaining song! It's catchy and captivating, addictive from first to last second.

Friday, February 03, 2017

Georgia | Tamara Gachechiladze - "Keep the faith"

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Tamara Gachechiladze is a Georgian singer from Tbilisi. She has just been selected to represent her country on this year's Eurovision Song Contest with "Keep the faith". It's a track which will likely be compared to "1944", or even to Georgia's 2008 entry "Peace will come", for having conflicts and peace as its theme. But the topic is totally current. And the song is solid, beautiful and deep. So we believe it can touch the fans' hearts and get a good result in the contest.

Updated on April 2nd, 2017, with the new stage name of the artist and the official video.

Albania | Besa feat. Flori Mumajesi - "123"

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Besa Kokedhima is an Albanian singer who was born in Qeparo in 1986. She has gathered with Flori Mumajesi to release a great hit. "123" is a very entertaining pop song with a groovy melody which has all the qualities to stick to one's mind after a single listen.

Moldova | Dima Trofim feat. Amna - "Cires de mai"

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Romanian singer Amna, who was in our list of best songs of 2016, seems to really like duets. This time, we remeet her along with Moldovan singer Dima Trofim. Their "Cires de mai" is a great pop, with involving melody and great vocal work by both of them.

Macedonia | Anita Micova - "Dva zivoti"

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Sounds European! remeets Macedonian singer Anita Micova, who has recently released a new single. "Dva zivoti" is a beautiful song! Its sophisticated instrumentation is the perfect set for her beautiful voice to shine.

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Finland | Norma John - "Blackbird"

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Finland's National Final for Eurovision, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, took place last Saturday. And the winners were no other than Norma John, a duo formed in 2008 by Lasse Piirainen and Leena Tirronen. They will represent their country in Kiev with the song "Blackbird", a soft and very emotional ballad that was already very captivating in studio, but came to life beautifully on the live presentation.

Germany | Wincent Weiss - "Feuerwerk"

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German singer Wincent Weiss has started 2017 with a new single for us. We're talking about the fantastic "Feuerwerk", a pop song with an intense piano beat which explodes in instruments on an anthemic chorus.

Norway | Gabrielle - "Vekk meg opp"

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We're very happy to finally remeet Norwegian singer Gabrielle! She has just released a very catchy new single: "Vekk meg opp" is entertaining from start to end thanks to Gabrielle's captivating vocals and a very interesting electronic and synth base.

Sweden | Miss Li - "Aqualung"

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Miss Li is definitely one of the most unique artists within the Swedish pop music scene. And she lets that characteristic of hers shine through in her newest single: "Aqualung" is heartfelt and strong, both in lyrics and melody. A true pop addiction!

Updated on March 5th, 2017, with the official video.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

France | Damien Lauretta - "Dreamin'"

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French singer Damien Lauretta is gracing us with yet another great single. "Dreamin'" is a song which starts calmly and grows to a mixture of pop, electronic and R&B beats. Impossible to resist to its charm!

Updated on April 22nd, 2017, with the official video.

Estonia | Birgit - "Leekides tee"

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Estonian singer Birgit is back with us with another lovely single. "Leekides tee" is catchy, joyful and bright. We're sure it will draw a big smile on your face!

Sweden | Wiktoria - "Unthink you"

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Right before taking part on Melodifestivalen 2017, Swedish singer Wiktoria graced us with a new single. "Unthink you" is a powerful and captivating pop song in which her voice is shown in full display.

Belgium | Dean - "Deja vu"

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Born in Geraardsbergen, Belgium, in 1989, Dean Delannoit rose to fame after winning the third season of the Belgian reality show Idool (the Dutch-language version of Idols) in 2007. Dean's latest single of them being "Deja vu". The uniqueness of the Dutch language in this very catchy pop song makes it an outstanding single!