Wednesday, May 31, 2017

United Kingdom | Dua Lipa feat. Miguel - "Lost in your light"

BRAND NEW

British singer Dua Lipa has recently unveiled a new single, which counts with the collaboration of American artist Miguel. "Lost in your light" is a fresh and upbeat pop, in which the voices of the two singers combine beautifully.

Turkey | Zeynep Casalini - "Unutsam"

RECENT

Zeynep Casalini is a Turkish singer born in Istambul in 1970. Her most recent single is a very emotional ballad: "Unutsam" makes feelings blossom, and the addition of folkloric sounds makes the experience even more intense!

Finland | Evelina - "Kylmii väreitä"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Finnish singer Evelina! Her most recent single is "Kylmii väreitä", a contagious pop with an enticing chorus which should be on all your summer songs playlists.

Romania | Adda - "De dorul tau"

BRAND NEW

Romanian singer Adda returns to our site thanks to her most recent single. "De dorul tau" starts as a classic ballad and evolves into a more contemporary pop, never losing the classic instruments which drive the song all along.

Norway | Jesper Jenset - "Painkiller"

BRAND NEW

Norwegian singer Jesper Jenset has long ago stepped into the deep sounds of electronic and synth pop. And his most recent single shows that he is really enjoying his new musical phase! "Painkiller" is an intense and emotional song.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Spain | Maldita Nerea - "Bailarina"

BRAND NEW

Maldita Nerea is back to Sounds European! with a great new single. "Bailarina" gives a beautiful twist to Spanish rock: it has a more intense presence of piano beats, and by the end of the song there are some very interesting synth beats. Add a catchy and explosive chorus, and you have a fantastic combo!

Finland | Reino Nordin - "Antaudun"

RECENT

Reino Nordin is a Finnish actor and musician born in 1983. He has achieved great success in his country with both his acting and singing projects. And now, he is set for more success with his newest release: "Antaudun" is a very contemporary pop ballad.

Albania | Era Rusi - "Nale"

RECENT

Meet Era Rusi, an Albanian singer hailing from Tirana. Her most recent single is a shower of Balkan pop: "Nale" combines beats of international pop and ethnic sounds together with the mixture of Albanian and English languages. The result is a fantastic and very enjoyable song!

Germany | Volkan - "1000 meilen"

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Hailing from Stuttgart, Volkan has started his career as a footballer and now switched to music. Listen to his newest single: "1000 meilen" is a complete pop-rock, with a mix of ethnic sounds that take it to a whole new level!

Sweden | Benjamin Ingrosso - "Do you think about me"

BRAND NEW

Swedish singer Benjamin Ingrosso is enjoying a very fruitful moment. Recently, he has released a brand new single: "Do you think about me" has a very fresh and summerish melody, which contrasts the rather emotional lyrics the song presents.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Finland | Vesala - "Muitaki ihmisii"

BRAND NEW

Finnish band Vesala returns to Sounds European! with their most recent single. "Muitaki ihmisii" is a song that mixes the classic soft vibes of the group and a more upbeat, electropop melody.

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

Turkey | Can Bonomo - "Kal bugün"

RECENT

Can Bonomo is a Turkish singer born in İzmir in 1987. He rose to prominence as a TV producer and musician in 2011, and one year later represented his country on the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Love me back", placing seventh. Listen to his most recent single: "Kal bugün" brings out a softer and more ethnic side of Can!

Italy | Alexia - "Beata gioventù"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Alexia returns to our site with a marvelous new song. "Beata gioventù" is an alluring pop-rock song with a superb addition of synth beats in the chorus.

Russia | Katya Kokorina - "Serdtse na chasti"

RECENT

Katya Kokorina is a Russian singer hailing from Moscow. Listen to her most recent single: "Serdtse na chasti" is a beautiful ballad which starts driven by the soft beats of a piano and develops in strength and instrumentation after the first chorus.

Hungary | Freddie - "Csodák"

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Hungarian singer Freddie is living a very prolific moment of his career. He has recently presented another amazing single: "Csodák" is a soft electronic pop which will have you captivated from its very start!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sweden | Andreas Moe - "Bus stop"

BRAND NEW

It's time to meet Swedish singer and songwriter Andreas Moe, from Stockholm. He has just released "Bus stop", and we are absolutely in love with it. It's such a catchy song! Its melody and vocals match perfectly, and the chorus is as effective as one can be.

Italy | Benji & Fede feat. Annalisa - "Tutto per una ragione"

BRAND NEW

Summer is soon starting. And along with it, summer songs are a must. This year, one of the first steps in the genre was given by Italy. Benji & Fede gathered with Annalisa to release "Tutto per una ragione". It's a great start for the coming season!

Ireland | Shane Filan - "This I promise you"

BRAND NEW

Irish star Shane Filan is preparing a new album. And, as a teaser, he has gifted us with his rendition of *NSYNC's hit "This I promise you". Listening to a Westlife talent going *NSYNC is a true invitation to nostalgia. Plus, Shane's voice is perfect for it. It seems the song has always been intended for him!

Macedonia | Tijana Dapčević - "Reset"

RECENT

Look who is back! Macedonian star Tijana Dapčević has just released a new single, and it's a great one. "Reset" is an involving ballad which explores Tijana's voice to its best. The result is deep and passionate.

France | Victoria - "Face à face"

RECENT

Victoria Petrosillo is a French singer and actress who was born in Lyon in 1985. She has a great single on offer, part of the very successful play "Les 3 mousquetaires". "Face à face" is a catchy midtempo song, and Victoria's voice shines in it.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Spain | + Es + - "Y, ¿si fuera ella?"

BRAND NEW

Our song of the week comes from Spain, but not only. Alejandro Sanz invited several huge stars of Latin music for + Es +, a project whose objective is to help fighting against child malnutrition in Africa. The result of this gathering is a wonderful rendition for Sanz's hit "Y, ¿si fuera ella?", featuring Pablo Alborán, David Bisbal, Antonio Carmona, Manuel Carrasco, Jesse & Joy, Juanes, Pablo López, Malú, Vanesa Martín, India Martinez, Antonio Orozco, Niña Pastori, Laura Pausini, Abel Pintos, Rozalén, Shakira and Tommy Torres. We are absolutely in love with it!

Malta | I Am Willow - "Oceanful"

RECENT

Get ready to listen to an excellent song coming from Malta. I Am Willow is a very talented singer from Valletta. She has just released "Oceanful", a single which offers the best of contemporary pop music. It's deep, involving and highly addictive. It's truly a masterpiece!

Updated on September 19th, 2017, with the official video.

Romania | Belleamy - "Iubit si inamic"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Romanian pop star Belleamy, who has just released an amazing new single. "Iubit si inamic" is a highly entertaining pop song, with a captivating melody and a very addictive chorus. We love it!

Georgia | Yaseniya - "Prosti menya"

BRAND NEW

Yaseniya is a singer who was born in Abkhazia, an autonomous region which is internationally considered part of Georgia. She has just released "Prosti menya", a delightful song with beautiful melody and a perfect vocal performance. It's surely a must-listen!

United Kingdom | The King's Parade - "Mother tongue"

BRAND NEW

British band The King's Parade have just released an EP entitled "Haze" (whose title track we've recently presented). From it, we now highlight the new single "Mother tongue". It's a very entertaining song with addictive melody and vocals. It's impossible to listen to it only once!

Updated on August 10th, 2017, with the official video.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Sweden | Tove Styrke - "Say my name"

BRAND NEW

It's time to remeet Swedish star Tove Styrke and her awesome new single. "Say my name" is one more proof that Tove owns the recipe for adding unique groove to pop music. The result, as usual, is excellent!

Portugal | The Code - "É o amor"

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The Code are Marisa Oliveira, Félix Medeiros, Amadeu Medeiros, Hugo Medeiros and André Ferreira, a Portuguese band from the Azores. They have just released "É o amor", which is part of their EP "Estrada". It's a wonderful pop-rock, with great instrumentals and soothing vocals which fit it all perfectly!

Lithuania | Pikaso - "Kritome"

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Lithuanian group Pikaso have just released a new single, and it's already taking over the local radios. And it's not surprising, once you listen to it: "Kritome" is a very entertaining pop song. Its catchy melody is for sure the main highlight of the track!

Spain | Rosana - "En la memoria de la piel"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Spanish star Rosana, and her new single "En la memoria de la piel". It's a passionate song with light instrumentals and a very marking chorus. It's an extremely enjoyable track!

Bosnia and Herzegovina | Fatmir Sulejmani - "Srce ne broji kilometre"

RECENT

Fatmir Sulejmani is a Bosnian singer from Brčko. We have just got to listen to his single "Srce ne broji kilometre", and we are fully in love with it. It's Balkan ballad at its most perfect form. It's intense, involving and highly captivating.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Italy | Francesco Gabbani - "Tra le granite e le granate"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Francesco Gabbani had a quite agitated life in the months after winning this year's Festival di Santemo. He went on to represent his country on Eurovision (where he placed 6th with his "Occidentali's karma"), released a new album ("Magellano") and even made room to present us another single! "Tra le granite e le granate" brings Francesco's quirky lyrics and a very catchy melody!

Denmark | Max Robbin feat. In Memoirs - "Divine"

BRAND NEW

Max Robbin is a Danish artist who teamed up with In Memoirs (the solo project of Danish pop singer Morten Fillipsen) for his debut single. The song is "Divine", an eclectic track which mixes pop, electronic beats and synth sounds.

Sweden | OLSSON feat. Daniel Adams-Ray - "Ça m'est égal"

BRAND NEW

Christian Olsson is a Swedish dance pop producer born in Stockholm. For his most recent single, he teamed up with fellow compatriot Daniel Adams-Ray, and together they worked on "Ça m'est égal". The song is a wonderful pop track with a retro feeling and fantastic alternative sounds to wrap it all up.

Ireland | Ryan Sheridan - "All of it"

RECENT

Ryan Sheridan is an Irish singer, songwriter and musician hailing from County Monaghan. His most recent single brings out all his influences: "All of it" has that distinct Irish rock sound, but you can also feel softer and folkier tunes. All in all, the song is amazing!

France | Soprano - "Roule"

BRAND NEW

We are finally hearing back from French singer Soprano! His most recent single is "Roule", a song in which he mixes his classic hip hop sounds with an intense R&B base and a downtempo pop ballad. The result is a fantastic blend of sounds!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Greece | Kaiti Garbi - "Kaneis san esena"

RECENT

Greek singer Kaiti Garbi has really surprised us with her latest single. "Kaneis san esena" brings a Greek approach to disco, a very contagious melody and the beauty of Greek language as the icing on the cake. We dare you to hold your body quiet throughout the song!

Belgium | Warhola - "Jewels"

RECENT

Warhola are a Belgian band hailing from Antwerp, formed in 2013 by Oliver Symons, Wouter Souvereyns, Daan Schepers, Niels Meukens  and Simon Ruyssinck. Their most recent single is "Jewels", a hypnotic indie pop which plays with synth sounds all across the track.

Sweden | KeyRa - "Karma"

BRAND NEW

Klara KeyRa Kärrman, whose stage name is KeyRa, is a Swedish 17-year-old singer songwriter. Despite her young age, she has gained experience by participating in several festivals all across the continent. Listen to her sounds in her most recent single: "Karma" is a powerful pop with an intense synth beat. The chorus will surely take your breath away!

Denmark | A Man From Jupiter - "The edge"

RECENT

Jeppe Termansen, Benjamin Bonnevie, Mathias Skov Jepsen and Oliver Søe Kristensen are A Man From Jupiter, a Danish band with members from Copenhagen, Odense and Slagelse. Listen to their most recent single: "The edge" is a song that mixes soft rock in the verses with a more powerful and intense beat in the chorus, all wrapped with a very compelling retro sound.

Germany | Ella Endlich - "Ein goldener käfig"

BRAND NEW

German singer Ella Endlich is back! She has recently graced us with a brand new single, "Ein goldener käfig". The song is a beautiful ballad with a soft instrumentation, and it shows Ella's amazing vocal power.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

France | Gostan - "Never said"

RECENT

Meet Gostan, a 25-year-old artist who is quickly emerging in the electronic music scene. Born in Paris, he has recently dropped a new single: "Never said" gives a more refined and delicate touch to the kind of electronic pop which is ruling international charts. We don't doubt a huge success for him!

Estonia | Liis Lemsalu - "Sinuga koos"

RECENT

Estonian singer Liis Lemsalu returns to Sounds European! with a lovely single. "Sinuga koos" is a contemporary pop which shows a very sweet side of Liis music.

Croatia | Magazin - "Žena, a ne broj"

RECENT

Croatian group Magazin are back into the game! They are returning to the music business with "Žena, a ne broj", a pop-rock ballad full of instruments and a beautiful vocal performance by Andrea Šušnjara, their new lead singer.

Sweden | Favorite Child - "Just wanna belong"

BRAND NEW

Swedish-based producers Favorite Child have recently released a fantastic new single. "Just wanna belong" (which has the collaboration of Eric Rapp on the vocals) has a very appealing melody and a fabulous beat!

Belgium | Milo Meskens - "New beginning"

RECENT

Belgian singer Milo Meskens is back to our site with another fantastic track. "New beginning" brings a soft touch of summer vibes into a downtempo pop, making it fresh and very enjoyable!

Monday, May 22, 2017

Macedonia | Annia - "Rambambam"

BRAND NEW

Born in Skopje in 1999, Anja Veterova is one of the rising talents in Macedonia. Interested in music since she was just a little girl, she represented her country on the 2010 Junior Eurovision with the song "Eooo, eooo (Magina pesna)". And now, with a new stage name, she is releasing a new single: "Rambambam" is a very estival and fresh breeze of summer bound to make you rock your body! There is also an English version for it, which you can check here.

Denmark | Morten - "The underdog"

BRAND NEW

Morten Nørgaard is a Danish singer born in Odder in 1991. He recently rose to fame as the winner of the tenth season of the local version of The X Factor, having ended first in almost all the rounds within the reality. Listen to his first single: "The underdog" is an emotional pop with soft verses and a more upbeat chorus, which lets Morten unveil his vocal range.

Portugal | Marta Dias feat. Carlos Barreto Xavier - "Esse meu amor"

BRAND NEW

Marta Dias is a Portuguese singer born in Lisbon. Her career, which includes several studio albums, has embraced a beautiful mixture of fado and jazz, conveying very calm and beautiful sounds. Her most recent single is a perfect example of this: "Esse meu amor", in which she collaborates with Indian-born producer Carlos Barreto Xavier, brings a lovely melody!

Turkey | Ceynur - "Kafa açma"

BRAND NEW

Ceynur Biçer is a Turkish singer born in Istanbul in 1978. Interested in music from a very young age, she has already released several successful singles and albums, and her most recent song simply stunned us. "Kafa açma" brings together the exotic sounds of her country and contemporary pop beats.

Sweden | Frida Sundemo - "It's OK"

BRAND NEW

Swedish singer Frida Sundemo is back to Sounds European! with a mysterious new single. The song is entitled "It's OK", and it brings Frida's ethereal alternative pop in a downtempo melody.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Turkey | Redd - "Kalpsiz romantik"

BRAND NEW

Turkish band Redd have just released a new single. And, of course, this can only mean one thing: it's time to listen to amazing music! "Kalpsiz romantik" is a well-paced rock song with cool instrumentals and a very effective chorus.

Serbia | Dusica Grabovic - "Daj bože daj"

BRAND NEW

It's time to go to Serbia, where we remeet Dusica Grabovic. She has just released an irresistible new single, entitled "Daj bože daj". It's an exciting uptempo folk pop, which mixes traditional and modern instrumentals in a very cool way. The result is very entertaining!

Finland | Isac Elliot - "She"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Finnish star Isac Elliot, who has just released an amazing new single. "I think it's showing a new side of me that I don't think I've put out there before", says Isac. And we couldn't agree more: "She" presents a maturing singer, who is exploring new fields on pop music with a lot of quality. It's a great song!

This song doesn't have an official video on YouTube, but you can listen to it on Spotify.

Macedonia | Cyrillic feat. Dina - "Vo tebe se gledam"

BRAND NEW

Andrej Ivanoski and Bojan Ivanoski are Cyrillic, a Macedonian electronic duo from Prilep. They have gathered with Dina Jashari to release "Vo tebe se gledam". It's a very interesting electronic song with clear influence of worldwide contemporary music. The result is quite enjoyable!

Norway | Skinny Days feat. Emilie Adams - "The one that got away"

BRAND NEW

Skinny Days are Dag Holtan-Hartwig and Halvor Folstad, a pop duo from Oslo, Norway. Besides having worked with awesome Scandinavian artists, such as Julie Bergan, Isac Elliot and Ina Wroldsen, they also make their own music. And "The one that got away", featuring Emilie Adams, is a great sample of their work. It's a very exciting and modern song. It's impossible to listen to it only once!

Updated on May 23rd, 2017, with the official lyrics video.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Romania | Jukebox feat. Bella Santiago - "Vocea ta"

BRAND NEW

Jukebox are a Romanian band from Bucharest. They have just released a new single, entitled "Vocea ta", featuring Philippine singer Bella Santiago. It's an excellent song! It offers a perfect mix of captivating melody, great vocals, catchy chorus and exact instrumentals. We love it to bits: it's our song of the week.

Turkey | Sade feat. Duru - "İzlerinde"

BRAND NEW

Sade are a Turkish band from İzmir. They have just released an outstanding single, entitled "İzlerinde", featuring Duru And. It's surely one of the best songs coming from Turkey this year! It is powerful, exciting and quite addictive.

Sweden | Sara Sangfelt - "Good luck charm"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Swedish singer Sara Sangfelt, who has just released a wonderful new single. "Good luck charm" is pop music as it should always be: entertaining melody, extremely catchy chorus and an awesome vocal performance. We love it!

This song doesn't have an official video on YouTube, but you can listen to it on Spotify.

Russia | Slava - "Sto ozor i pyat' morey"

BRAND NEW

Whenever Russian star Slava releases a new single, our expectations skyrocket. And she never disappoints us: "Sto ozor i pyat' morey" is a wonderful song! Her unique voice, as usual, is the main highlight of the track.

Poland | Patrycja Markowska feat. Grzegorz Skawiński - "Nie potrzeba mi nic więcej"

RECENT

Polish star Patrycja Markowska has recently released several duets. Among them, we now highlight "Nie potrzeba mi nic więcej", featuring Grzegorz Skawiński, from Mława. It's an intense song, whose instrumentals are exact to build a unique ambience.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Slovenia | Anabel - "Ob kavi"

BRAND NEW

Anabel is a Slovene singer who has just won the pop-rock section of the 2017 DSZG (Dnevi Slovenske Zabavne Glasbe, evolution of the very traditional festival Slovenska Popevka). Her victory came with the captivating "Ob kavi". It's a very cool song with wonderful melody, and Anabel's great voice as the cherry on top of it all.

Romania | Maxim - "Fata n-are nicio vina"

BRAND NEW

Look who is back! Romanian group Maxim have just released "Fata n-are nicio vina", and we are completely addicted to it. It's a very entertaining song, with awesome melody and an extremely catchy chorus.

Updated on October 19th, 2017, with the official video.

Russia | Victoria Loba - "Dojdi"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Russian-born Macedonian star Victoria Loba and her new single. "Dojdi" is a very entertaining pop song with spices of electronic. Its melody is charming and irresistible, and the chorus is very captivating.

Updated on October 7th, 2017, with the official video.

Sweden | Elias - "Thinking of you"

BRAND NEW

It's time to meet Elias, Swedish singer whose talented voice is set to take over the radios and the pop fans' hearts. His new single, entitled "Thinking of you", is a deep song which explores his voice in several levels. It's a must-listen!

Spain | Animal - "Fets a mida"

RECENT

Animal are a Spanish band from the Catalan city of Barcelona. We have just got to listen to their single "Fets a mida", and we are fully in love. It's a very enjoyable and involving pop-rock with amazing instrumentals.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ireland | The Coronas - "We couldn't fake it"

RECENT

Irish rock band The Coronas have released new music! They are soon releasing "Trust the wire", their fifth studio album, and they have already gifted us with a single: "We couldn't fake it" brings the band's best rock sounds!

Belgium | SX - "Vision"

RECENT

Formed in Kortrijk, Belgium, in 2009, SX are among the top acts in the country's indie scene, having achieved quite a success with their albums and singles. Listen to their latest release: "Vision" plays with ethereal alternative sounds and some deep electronic vibes, conveying a really unique sound.

Denmark | Benjamin Lasnier - "Somebody to hurt"

BRAND NEW

Danish singer Benjamin Lasnier is finally back! He has recently released a brand new single, "Somebody to hurt". The song is a very fresh and youthful pop which will catch you at the first listen!

This song doesn't have an official video on YouTube, but you can listen to it on Spotify.

France | Mickaël Dos Santos - "Prendre l'air"

BRAND NEW

Born in the small town of Gap, in the South of France, Mickaël dos Santos is a growing name within the French pop scene. His most recent single is "Prendre l'air", a very calm and enticing pop.

Sweden | Buster Moe - "Drowning"

BRAND NEW

Buster Moe is the stage name of Buster Söderström, a Swedish singer hailing from Stockholm. Meet him in his most recent single: "Drowning" is a very catchy and fresh pop, ready to sneak into every radio in the world!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Belarus | Rita Dakota - "Polcheloveka"

BRAND NEW

Rita Dakota was born in Minsk, Belarus, in 1990, and has consolidated as one of the most prominent new names of the pop scene in her country. For a sample of this, we have a spectacular single of hers: "Polcheloveka" is a captivating pop with an anthemic and very intense chorus.

Italy | Giorgia - "Credo"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Giorgia is, without a doubt, one of the most versatile artists in her country. From emotional ballads to energetic electropops, everything sounds amazing in her voice. And she showed her ease to embrace different genres with her most recent single: "Credo" is a movemented pop with an energetic vibe and a light electronic beat.

Croatia | Igor Cukrov - "Da te zagrlim"

RECENT

Born in Šibenik,Croatia, in 1984, Igor Cukrov is a very popular singer in his country. He came to prominence after participating in the Balkan reality show "Operacija trijumf", and then representing his country in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. Listen to his most recent single: "Da te zagrlim" is a pop-rock ballad with very interesting ethnic additions.

Finland | The Rasmus - "Paradise"

BRAND NEW

If you grew up during the 2000s, The Rasmus is definitely a familiar name to you. Formed in Helsinki in 1994, they had a tremendous international impact with hit singles like "First day of my life", "In the shadows" and "Guilty". And now, after a five-year-hiatus, they are back together with new music! Their comeback single is "Paradise", a song which explores new textures of rock with different intensities in choruses and verses.

United Kingdom | James Arthur - "Can I be him"

BRAND NEW

British singer James Arthur has recently popped up a new single. And it is amazing! "Can I be him" is a calm, emotional ballad with a more notorious chorus. Towards the end, the song grows in intensity with a stronger instrumentation.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Denmark | New Politics - "One of us"

BRAND NEW

Danish band New Politics make their second appearance on our site! The group has recently released a new single: "One of us" is a fantastic and powerful blend of pop and rock with a feeling which reminds of British rock sounds. And that can only be a good reminiscence!

Greece | Kianna - "Otan vlepo ourano"

BRAND NEW

Konstantina Zerva is the real name of Kianna, a singer born in Athens and who is taking the Greek pop scene by storm! Listen to her most recent single: "Otan vlepo ourano" is an explosion of ethnic sounds in a very entertaining pop song!

Belgium | Laura Tesoro - "Higher"

BRAND NEW

Belgian singer Laura Tesoro is finally back with new music! Her most recent single is "Higher", a catchy and very contemporary pop which mixes electronic beats and lets Laura show off her powerful voice.

Updated on July 13th, 2017, with the official video.

United Kingdom | Harper - "No love in the jungle"

BRAND NEW

Meet Harper, a British singer born in Bedminster and who is ready to take over the world with her contagious sounds! Her most recent single is "No love in the jungle", a fantastic pop with delicate electronic touches which make the song sound super contemporary.

Sweden | Thomas Sekelius - "Awakening"

RECENT

Thomas Sekelius was born in Växjö in 1997 and has become one of the biggest social media influencers in his native Sweden. Now expanding his art to music, he has just presented his debut single: "Awakening" is a powerful pop which explodes in sounds towards the chorus and creates a liberating atmosphere.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Charts Day #177 (part 2)

CHARTS

Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson have released "Symphony" some time ago. And, as we predicted, the song became a huge hit: this week it is #10 in Denmark, #7 in Finland, Norway and Switzerland, #4 in Ireland and the Netherlands, and #3 in Sweden and the United Kingdom!

The Charts Day #177 (part 1)

CHARTS

Spanish superstar Enrique Iglesias has conquered the international charts with his latest single. We are talking about "Subeme la radio", a song which also features Descemer Bueno and Zion & Lennox. This week, the song is #4 in Bulgaria, Portugal and Switzerland and #2 in Spain!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Greece | KIM feat. Kalomira - "Lipstick 2017"

BRAND NEW

Kim Diamantopoulos is a Greek singer who was born and raised in Athens, with roots in Patras. He has joined American-born Greek star Kalomira to record and release a new version for "Lipstick", made famous by Apostolia Zoi. It's a very entertaining electropop! Their voices mix very well!

United Kingdom | Thea Gilmore - "New"

BRAND NEW

British singer Thea Gilmore is on fire promoting her newest album, "The counterweight". She has already unveiled the second single to emerge from it: "New" is an uplifting pop with an instrumentation that will for sure give you all the best vibes!

Spain | David Bisbal - "Fiebre"

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It's time to listen to an amazing song: Spanish star David Bisbal's "Fiebre". His new single is a light electropop with a modern and captivating melody and a very effective chorus. It has all the qualities to become a huge hit!

Switzerland | Sebalter - "Un cuore a metà"

BRAND NEW

Swiss singer Sebalter took a small hiatus on his music career, but thankfully he is back on track with a new single! We are talking about "Un cuore a metà", a very happy and country-infused pop.

Denmark | Volbeat feat. Danko Jones - "Black rose"

RECENT

Danish band Volbeat has just released another single with company – this time, Danko Jones, from Canada. "Black rose" is an exciting rock track with powerful instrumentals, which build a greatly contagious melody. We love it!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sweden | Moment - "All this time"

BRAND NEW

After smashing us with "Indigo", Swedish trio Moment are back with us for yet another fantastic pop! Their new single is entitled "All this time", and mixes pop, electronic beats and a magic low voice to make it all more appealing. We couldn't hold it together: it is our song of the week!

Germany | Ben Zucker - "Na und?!"

RECENT

Ben Zucker is a German singer from Ueckermünde. His new single "Na und?!" is a masterpiece. Ben's amazing voice fills the exciting melody with a lot of feelings, and reaches its peak in the excellent chorus. It's surely a must-listen!

Hungary | Boggie - "Run to the river"

BRAND NEW

Hungarian singer Boggie returns to our site! Her most recent single is "Run to the river", a song which starts as a piano-driven ballad and evolves to a powerful pop-rock.

Updated on October 28th, 2018, with the official video.

United Kingdom | Melanie C feat. Alex Francis - "Hold on"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! is thrilled to remeet Melanie C, who has just released a new single. "Hold on", featuring new British talent Alex Francis, is a beautiful ballad, with wonderful melody and chorus. Melanie C confirms, once again, she is an expert on making excellent male-and-female duets!

Portugal | David Fonseca feat. Aurea - "Starman"

RECENT

David Fonseca is a Portuguese singer born in Leiria in 1973. His latest project gathered several big names in his country to celebrate the epic career of David Bowie. "Bowie 70" includes covers of some of the biggest hits of the late British singer, and here we show you one of them: "Starman", featuring Aurea. The result is simply fantastic!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Sweden | The Audrey - "Small town romance"

BRAND NEW

The Audrey are the Swedish duo Johan P-son and Hendrik Lundholm. Their new single "Small town romance" is simply beautiful. It's impossible not to feel moved by its melody and the strong feelings the song offers. We love it!

Updated on May 14th, 2017, with the official video.

Cyprus | Eleftheria Eleftheriou - "Soma, vlemma kai psyxi"

BRAND NEW

Born in Paralimni, Cyprus, in 1989, Eleftheria Eleftheriou is one of the stars of Greek pop. She took part of the second season of the Greek version of The X Factor and even represented the country in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest with "Aphrodisiac". Her pop realness didn't detach her from other rhythms, and that's what she delivers in her latest single: "Soma, vlemma kai psyxi" is a beautiful and deep ballad.

Bulgaria | Grafa - "Vulk edinak"

RECENT

It's time to remeet Bulgarian star Grafa, and his new single "Vulk edinak". It's a very interesting pop-rock song with marking melody and a very effective chorus. Grafa's voice is perfect for the track, making it all reach an even higher level.

Croatia | Ana Opačak - "Daj sad opet"

BRAND NEW

Ana Opačak is a Croatian singer hailing from Split. Her most recent single is an explosion of sounds: "Daj sad opet" is fun and entertaining from start to end, and lets Ana show off her wonderful voice!

United Kingdom | King No-One - "Antichrist"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Zach, Joe, James and Alex, British band King No-One. Their "Antichrist" is a solid rock track with catchy melody and a very effective chorus. As they perfectly describe, it is a modern day protest song that stands against social prejudice surrounding events across the globe.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

France | Vianney - "Moi aimer toi"

RECENT

French singer Vianney returns to Sounds European! with yet another lovely song. "Moi aimer toi" is a sweet and loving downtempo pop, the kind of song that would both relax you and put a big smile on your face!

Spain | Blaumut - "Equilibri"

BRAND NEW

Blaumut are a Catalan band from Barcelona, formed by Oriol Aymat, Xavier de la Iglesia, Vassil Lambrinov, Manel Pedrós and Manuel Krapovikas. They have just released "Equilibri", which is rock at its purest form. It's such a great song!

Norway | Sandra Lyng feat. Morgan Sulele - "Ta me dit"

BRAND NEW

Two Norwegian singers gathered in a beautiful pop song. We are talking about Sandra Lyng and Morgan Sulele, who have released "Ta me dit". The song mixes the best from both artists: soft sounds in the verses and electronic beats in the chorus.

Italy | Benji & Fede - "Troppo forte"

RECENT

Italian star duo Benji & Fede are back with a wonderful new single. "Troppo forte" is an enthusiastic pop track with fun instrumentals and an extremely captivating chorus. It's impossible to listen to this song without getting entertained!

United Kingdom | The King's Parade - "Haze"

BRAND NEW

The King's Parade are a rising band hailing from London. They have recently stunned us with their latest single: "Haze" is a soft rock song, powerful and enticing and unveiling a powerful vocal power. It is bound to captivate you too!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

United Kingdom | Aniya - "Demon"

BRAND NEW

It's time to meet Aniya, British singer from London, and listen to her new single "Demon". It's such a unique song! Its ambience is hypnotic, and makes you completely involved in its mood. The chorus is specially good!

Spain | Beatriz Luengo - "Te echo de menos"

BRAND NEW

Beatriz Luengo is a Spanish singer and actress born in Madrid in 1982. This year, Beatriz is releasing her fifth studio album, entitled "Cuerpo y alma", but, before promoting it, she has gifted us with a beautiful new single: "Te hecho de menos" is a ballad infused with country sounds, conveying a lovely sound.

Cyprus | Ivi Adamou - "Afto ton kairo"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Cypriot singer Ivi Adamou, who has an awesome new single to offer. "Afto ton kairo" provides an exciting mix of pop and folk, with Ivi's great vocal performance as the cherry on top of it all. It's surely a must-listen!

Germany | Madeline Juno - "Still"

BRAND NEW

German singer Madeline Juno is on fire! She has just switched to German language in her most recent single. "Still" is a delicate pop that gains strength with the use of classical instruments and a contagious beat.

Updated on June 3rd, 2017, with the official video.

Sweden | Peg Parnevik - "Don't tell ma"

BRAND NEW

Swedish sensation Peg Parnevik has just released a new single. And, once again, it has all the qualities to become a huge hit. It's an irresistible pop with very catchy melody and a contagious chorus. It's a song to listen on repeat!

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Netherlands | Irene Trost - "Lithika"

BRAND NEW

Irene Trost was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in 1989, but has lived and developed her career in Greece. Singer and TV host, she is currently participating of the fourth season of the Greek version for Your Face Sounds Familiar. She has just released a new single: "Lithika" is a fantastic pop song with a very cool retro feeling.

United Kingdom | Fickle Friends - "Hello hello"

BRAND NEW

Natti, Sam, Harry, Chris and Wilson are back! It's time to listen to a new release by Fickle Friends. They have just released "Hello hello", and it's a delightful single! It's a very solid song, with wonderful, smooth melody, great vocals and a stupendous chorus. We love it!

Portugal | Fingertips - "Somebody new"

RECENT

Portuguese duo Fingertips are back to Sounds European!! They have recently released a fabulous new single: "Somebody new" mixes the downtempo tunes of classic ballads and the atmospheric sounds of contemporary pop, creating a very unique mixture.

Updated on October 20th, 2017, with the official video.

Norway | Emila - "Kimura"

RECENT

It's time to remeet Norwegian new talent Emila. She has just released "Kimura", which is a wonderful single. Its melody is groovy and involving, and the chorus is as addictive as one can be.

Slovakia | Kristína Peláková - "Láska bombová"

BRAND NEW

Slovak superstar Kristína Peláková makes it to our site once more! Her most recent single is the touching "Láska bombová", a captivating ballad which creates a beautiful atmosphere.

Monday, May 08, 2017

The Charts Day #176

CHARTS

American band Imagine Dragons is starting to chart all over Europe with their new single "Believer". This week, they are #5 in Italy, #8 in Austria and #10 in Switzerland, besides appearing in lower places in Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Portugal and Sweden.

You've Seen Here: 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

EUROVISION

We are entering the period many of our readers wait for the entire year: the Eurovision Song Contest week. So, as it's becoming our tradition, Sounds European! opens this week with offering a summary of the festival, reviewing all the participating entries (including some which we have already presented throughout the latest months).

In 2017, Eurovision will be held at International Exhibition Centre, in Kiev, following last year's victory of Ukraine, with "1944". According to the bookies, Italy is the main favorite to win the contest. Other countries pointed by experts as potential winners are Portugal, Sweden and Bulgaria.


Get to know the 42 entries of this year:

Semifinal 1 (May 9th, 2017):

1. Sweden | Robin Bengtsson - "I can't go on"
2. Georgia | Tamara Gachechiladze - "Keep the faith"
3. Australia | Isaiah - "Don't come easy"
4. Albania | Lindita - "World"
5. Belgium | Blanche -"City lights"
6. Montenegro | Slavko Kalezić - "Space"
7. Finland | Norma John - "Blackbird"
8. Azerbaijan | Dihaj - "Skeletons"
9. Portugal | Salvador Sobral - "Amar pelos dois"
10. Greece | Demy - "This is love"
11. Poland | Kasia Moś - "Flashlight"
12. Moldova | Sunstroke Project - "Hey, mamma!"
13. Iceland | Svala - "Paper"
14. Czech Republic | Martina Bárta - "My turn"
15. Cyprus | Hovig - "Gravity"
16. Armenia | Artsvik - "Fly with me"
17. Slovenia | Omar Naber - "On my way"
18. Latvia | Triana Park - "Line"

Semifinal 2 (May 11th, 2017):

1. Serbia | Tijana Bogićević - "In too deep"
2. Austria | Nathan Trent - "Running on air"
3. Macedonia | Jana Burčeska - "Dance alone"
4. Malta | Claudia Faniello - "Breathlessly"
5. Romania | Ilinca feat. Alex Florea - "Yodel it!"
6. Netherlands | O'G3NE - "Lights and shadows"
7. Hungary | Joci Pápai - "Origo"
8. Denmark | Anja - "Where I am"
9. Ireland | Brendan Murray - "Dying to try"
10. San Marino | Valentina Monetta feat. Jimmie Wilson - "Spirit of the night"
11. Croatia | Jacques Houdek - "My friend"
12. Norway | JOWST feat. Aleksander Walmann - "Grab the moment"
13. Switzerland | Timebelle - "Apollo"
14. Belarus | Naviband - "Story of my life"
15. Bulgaria | Kristian Kostov - "Beautiful mess"
16. Lithuania | Fusedmarc - "Rain of revolution"
17. Estonia | Koit Toome feat. Laura - "Verona"
18. Israel | IMRI - "I feel alive"

Final (May 13th, 2017):

22. Ukraine | O.Torvald - "Time"
TBD. France | Alma - "Requiem"
TBD. Germany | Levina - "Perfect life"
TBD. Italy | Francesco Gabbani - "Occidentali's karma"
TBD. Spain | Manel Navarro - "Do it for your lover"
TBD. United Kingdom | Lucie Jones - "Never give up on you"

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Poland | Mateusz Ziółko - "Szkło"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer Mateusz Ziółko returns to Sounds European!, now solo, for his newest single. It is "Szkło", a song that plays between pop and rock and captivates you with its exotic mixture of sounds.

Denmark | Christopher - "Naked"

BRAND NEW

Danish pop star Christopher is living a wonderful moment. Single after single, he keeps surprising us with amazing new music. "Naked" is another example of that: it's such an involving song. It's a song to listen on repeat!

Italy | Lele - "Cosi com'è"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Lele has just released one more amazing single! We are talking about "Cosi com'è", a song that brings the sounds of international contemporary top into the strength of Italian music. The result couldn't be other than perfect!

Croatia | Tragovi feat. Denis Dumančić - "Sve na ljubav miriše"

BRAND NEW

Tragovi are a band from the central region of Croatia. They have gathered with Austrian-born singer and songwriter Denis Dumančić (who is also known for being the lead singer of Leteći Odred) to record and release "Sve na ljubav miriše". It's a highly enjoyable song!

Iceland | Ásgeir - "Stardust"

BRAND NEW

Icelandic singer Ásgeir is back to Sounds European!! He has recently shared his latest single: "Stardust" brings indie pop together with retro sounds and the haunting vocals that put his name high in the international music scene.

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Germany | Die Toten Hosen - "Unter den wolken"

BRAND NEW

It's time to travel to Germany and listen to an outstanding rock song. "Unter den wolken", by Die Toten Hosen, offers everything one can expect of the genre: intensity, strength, awesome instrumentals and vocals and an explosive and very effective chorus. We are absolutely thrilled with it: it's our song of the week!

Sweden | Darin - "Ja må du leva"

BRAND NEW

Time to check up on Swedish pop star Darin! He has recently shared a new single, and we fell for it instantly. "Ja må du leva" mixes pop and country in a very sweet way. The chorus will surely do it for you!

Greece | Thomai Apergi - "O, ti agapisa esy"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Greek singer Thomai Apergi, who has just released a wonderful new single. "O, ti agapisa esy" is a delight for the ears: its alluring melody and very catchy chorus make it an irresistible track. It's surely a must-listen!

Spain | Neus Ferri - "Aquí me tienes"

RECENT

Neus Ferri is a Spanish musician born in Alicante in 1984. Listen to her newest single: "Aquí me tienes" is a beautiful sample of Spanish pop-rock, captivating the listeners with a piano intro and developing as the song plays on. The chorus is empowering and very catchy!

United Kingdom | Melanie C - "Dear life"

RECENT

Melanie C is always synonymous with great pop music. And once again, she didn't disappoint our expectations. Her new single "Dear life", which we can listen on a live performance for Radio Hamburg, is a delightful ballad which explores the best of her voice. We love it!

Friday, May 05, 2017

Germany | Max Prosa - "Glücklich mit nichts"

RECENT

Max Prosa is a German singer and songwriter hailing from Berlin. Meet his music in his most recent single: "Glücklich mit nichts" is a rock song that starts soft and evolves into a more agitated chorus. The whole song is wrapped with an old-school rock melody that makes it really special!

Macedonia | Natalija Danailova - "Mislam"

BRAND NEW

Natalija Danailova is a Macedonian singer from Bogdanci. She has just released the single "Mislam". It's a very nice ballad, with touching melody and endearing ambience. Her voice fills the song with emotion, being the cherry on top of it all.

Finland | Anssi Kela - "Minä olen muistanut"

RECENT

Born in Kerava in 1972, Anssi Kela is one of the biggest stars in Finnish pop-rock. During his career, he has released seven albums and several singles, and has entered the list of biggest selling artists in his country. Listen to his most recent single: "Minä olen muistanut" plays between rock and pop with majesty.

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

Romania | Aza - "Rimel"

RECENT

Aza is the stage name of Gabriela Amzaru, Romanian singer from Călăraşi. She has just released a new single entitled "Rimel", and it's pop at its purest form. It's catchy, entertaining and very addictive. It's a song to dance along from first to last second!

United Kingdom | Hurts - "Beautiful ones"

BRAND NEW

British synth pop duo Hurts is back on track! Their new single is called "Beautiful ones", a song the duo itself calls as a "celebration of individuality". The track is an epic pop with an explosive chorus, just all we could ever want!