Monday, May 20, 2019

The Charts Day #204 (part 1)

CHARTS

Mabel's "Don't call me up" is a great song. And it's being as successful as it deserves! The song is getting a lot of airplay – and as such, it's charting everywhere. This week, for example, it's #3 in Belgium, Bulgaria and the Netherlands, #10 in Ireland, #12 in Austria and Germany and #36 in the United Kingdom.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Portugal | Ana Bacalhau feat. Diogo Piçarra - "O erro mais bonito"

BRAND NEW

Ana Bacalhau and Diogo Piçarra gathered their voices in a beautiful single. "O erro mais bonito" is a strong love ballad in which the two Portuguese singers convey emotions with great ease.

Slovenia | Rebeka Dremelj - "Še verjamem"

BRAND NEW

Look who is back! It's Slovene star Rebeka Dremelj, who has just released a new single. It's entitled "Še verjamem", and it's such a cute song! Rebeka leads, with her great voice, a very sweet melody built by typical Slovene instrumental choices.

Poland | Sarsa - "Tęskno mi"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer Sarsa is getting ready to share her third album, and she recently released a single from it. "Tęskno mi" is a fun indie song with a very colourful video to promote it. We love the ensemble!

Norway | Ina Wroldsen - "Body parts"

BRAND NEW

Norwegian singer Ina Wroldsen keeps surprising us with new singles. Her latest one is entitled "Body parts", and it is a powerful pop ballad with her signature electronic touch. It's an amazing song!

Lithuania | Natalija Bunke - "Aš skrendu tau ant rankų"

BRAND NEW

Natalija Bunke is a Lithuanian singer who was born in Kaunas in 1983. You can now listen to her latest single, "Aš skrendu tau ant rankų". It's an electropop with well-marked, intense beats and a very involving chorus.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Malta | Ira Losco - "High"

BRAND NEW

Maltese diva Ira Losco returns to Sounds European! with a haunting new single. "High" is a fantastic piece of alternative pop enhanced by an intense instrumentation. The lyrics allow Ira's voice to convey all kinds of emotions. We still have goosebumps after listening to it: it's our song of the week!

Bosnia and Herzegovina | Elma Hadžić - "So i med"

BRAND NEW

Elma Hadžić is a Bosnian singer hailing from Srebrenica. We have just listened to her latest single, "So i med", and we are really impressed. It's a song with several layers, even a bit "bipolar", we could say, but that's exactly what makes it such a great song. Every new second is a new discovery!

Belgium | Ycare feat. Axelle Red - "D'autres que nous"

RECENT

Belgian star Axelle Red has joined Senegalese singer Ycare for an excellent new single. We're talking about "D'autres que nous", for sure one of the best songs to come from Belgium this year. We are listening to it nonstop!

United Kingdom | Sody - "The bully"

RECENT

We really like when artists draw attention to certain issues within our society. And British singer Sody just did so with her most recent single: "The bully" is a straightforward message from the view of someone who suffered bullying to its attacker. If you are going through a similar situation and want shelter in music, then this will definitely resonate within you.

Denmark | Stefan - "Other hands"

RECENT

Stefan Hjort is a Danish singer from Copenhagen who was born in 1998. He is starting his solo career after leaving boyband Page Four. You can now listen to his single "Other hands". It's a modern piece of pop music which explores all the quality of his voice. The result is as great as we could wish!

Friday, May 17, 2019

Germany | Sarah Connor - "Unendlich"

BRAND NEW

German singer Sarah Connor is on fire promoting her newest album, "Herz kraft werke". And here comes another single from it: "Unendlich" starts as a soft ballad and evolves in instrumentation to a tender chorus.

Sweden | Sabina Ddumba feat. Mr Eazi - "Blow my mind"

BRAND NEW

Swedish singer Sabina Ddumba is back, this time featuring Nigerian rap star Mr Eazi. Their collaboration is entitled "Blow my mind", and it mixes electronic pop with a slight ethnic twist that makes the song stand out!

Finland | Younghearted - "Enkeli"

BRAND NEW

Finland's Younghearted bring back their fresh pop sounds in a brand new single. "Enkeli" has a fun melody and a video that will make you join in the dancy fun!

France | Najoua Belyzel - "Tu me laisses aller"

RECENT

It's high time we remeet French star Najoua Belyzel. We have just got to listen to her latest single, and we are fully in love. "Tu me laisses aller" is an entertaining electropop with a very marking chorus.

Belarus | Angelika Pushnova - "Derzhi menya"

RECENT

Belarusian singer Angelika Pushnova brings back her explosive electronic pop sounds in a new single. "Derzhi menya" is enticing from start to end, and you won't be able to resist to that chorus!

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Denmark | Mads Langer - "Me without you"

BRAND NEW

It's once again time to remeet Danish singer Mads Langer, with yet another great hit. His latest single is entitled "Me without you", and it brings a very fun pop-rock sound!

Russia | Slava - "Sloz umytaya pechal'"

BRAND NEW

Russian star Slava is back with a brand-new single. And we couldn't be more excited about it! "Sloz umytaya pechal'" is a grandiose song, with a highly addictive chorus and an irresistible retro feeling to it.

Belgium | Billie feat. Amongster - "Pillow talk"

BRAND NEW

Belgian singer Billie is preparing a new EP, and she has just released a single from it. We are talking about "Pillow talk", a very fine piece of electronic noir pop in which she features fellow Belgian singer Amongster (Thomas Oosterlynck).

Norway | AURORA - "The seed"

RECENT

Norwegian singer AURORA returns to our site with an emotional new single. "The seed" tackles the issue of human effect on nature in a beautiful set of lyrics and a fantastically composed video.

Latvia | Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis - "Ļaujies"

RECENT

Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis is a Latvian singer who was born in Jaunjelgava in 1985. Meet him with his wonderful single "Ļaujies". It's a song which offers a perfect mix of groovy melody and smooth vocals. It's surely a must-listen!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Serbia | Aleksandra Mladenovic - "Poseban"

BRAND NEW

Aleksandra Mladenovic is a Serbian singer who was born in Žitorađa in 1994. She has just released a new single, entitled "Poseban", and we are completely in love with it. It's an extremely delightful Balkan ballad with wonderful instrumentals and a very marking chorus. It's a song to listen on repeat!

Romania | Seredinschi - "Iarta-ma sa te iert"

BRAND NEW

Romanian singer Seredinschi has just released a new single. And it's surely a must-listen! "Iarta-ma sa te iert" is a groovy pop song with tropical spices in the melody and in the instrumentals. The result is simply great!

Turkey | Cem Belevi - "Bundan sonra"

BRAND NEW

It's time to listen to a great song coming from Turkey. It's time to listen to the new release by Cem Belevi! "Bundan sonra" is a smooth song with a groovy melody and a very marking chorus. It's impossible not to get involved by its ambience!

United Kingdom | Naked Next Door - "Fade"

RECENT

Naked Next Door is an up-and-coming four-piece hailing from the British city of Milton Keynes. The band is made up of Euan Emerton, Tommy Woodward, Corin Schencks and Callum Petchey. Check out their most recent single: "Fade" is a fantastic blend of classic rock, and its British flavor couldn't be more welcome!

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

Finland | Ilta - "Minne mä meen"

RECENT

Finnish singer Ilta returns to Sounds European! with her latest release. The track is entitled "Minne mä meen" and it is a growing classic ballad with a beautiful orchestration.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Sweden | Zara Larsson - "Don't worry bout me"

BRAND NEW

Another worldwide hit on the way for Zara Larsson! The Swedish star has just released "Don't worry bout me", and it's simply great. It's a song that offers the best of contemporary pop: a soft yet intense beat leading a highly captivating melody.

Russia | Stas Mihailov feat. Tamara Gverdtsiteli - "Davay razluke zapretim"

BRAND NEW

Tamara Mikhailovna Gverdtsiteli is a Georgian singer who was born in Tbilisi in 1962. Tamara has gathered with Russian singer Stas Mihailov to record and release a new single. It's "Davay razluke zapretim", a great pop song with a very catchy chorus.

Croatia | Jacques Houdek - "Razgovor"

BRAND NEW

We are now landing in Croatia, to listen to another great single by Jacques Houdek. It's "Razgovor", a beautiful song with a sweet melody and a very endearing melody. Jacques's voice fills it all with a lot of feeling!

Belgium | Laura Tesoro - "Up"

RECENT

It's time to listen to Laura Tesoro's new single. And it's an awesome one! "Up" is a song which mixes sexy verses and a very addictive chorus, wrapped by Laura's beautiful and unique voice. We love it!

Denmark | Bro - "Døgnrytme"

RECENT

Bro is the stage name of Kevin Andreasen, a Danish singer born in Rødovre in 1996. He has recently released a song that should enter your summer playlists ASAP: "Døgnrytme" is a tropical pop mix with a very cool Latin flavor!

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

Monday, May 13, 2019

You've Seen Here: 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

EUROVISION

The week of Eurovision Song Contest has arrived, and both the hardcore fans and the curious watchers are turning their full attention to the festival. And as it's our tradition, it's now time to present our guide to the contest, remembering all of the competing entries (as most of them were already reviewed on Sounds European! during the past months).

In 2019, Eurovision is going to be held at Expo Tel Aviv, in Tel Aviv, following last year's victory of Israel, with "Toy". According to the bookies, the Netherlands are the main favorite to win the trophy. Other countries that are pointed by experts as real contenders are Sweden, Russia, France, Azerbaijan and Malta.

We now take this opportunity and highlight a song we really enjoy, but weren't able to publish before, Greece's "Better love" – as Katerine Duska was born in Canada:


Check the full list of the 2019 entries, with their running order in the shows:

Semifinal 1 (May 14th, 2019):

1. Cyprus | Tamta - "Replay"
2. Montenegro | D Mol - "Heaven"
8. Belarus | Zena - "Like it"
10. Belgium | Eliot - "Wake up"
14. Estonia | Victor Crone - "Storm"
17. San Marino | Serhat - "Say na na na"

Semifinal 2 (May 16th, 2019):

1. Armenia | Srbuk - "Walking out"
2. Ireland | Sarah McTernan - "22"
4. Switzerland | Luca Hänni - "She got me"
9. Austria | PÆNDA - "Limits"
16. Netherlands | Duncan Laurence - "Arcade"
17. Macedonia | Tamara Todevska - "Proud"

Final (May 18th, 2019):

14. Israel | Kobi Marimi - "Home"
TBD. France | Bilal Hassani - "Roi"
TBD. Germany | S!sters - "Sister"
TBD. Italy | Mahmood - "Soldi"
TBD. United Kingdom | Michael Rice - "Bigger than us"

The Charts Day #203

CHARTS

When we presented Angèle's "Balance ton quoi", it had already called our attention that it was getting a lot of airplay in Belgium and region. Well, The Charts Day is here to give further proof of it: this week, the song is leading the charts in France and placing as #13 in Belgium.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Spain | Edurne feat. Carlos Baute - "Demasiado tarde"

BRAND NEW

Meeting of Latin stars! Spain's Edurne has joined Venezuela's Carlos Baute for "Demasiado tarde". It's a beautiful ballad which explores their voices, individually and together, in a wonderful manner.

Romania | Raluca Leoaca - "Rolul secundar"

BRAND NEW

Raluca Leoaca has an impressive career. Born in Braila, Romania, in 1987, she has been a vocal coach in the local version of The X Factor, and has worked with some of the biggest names of her country, such as Delia and Sore. Recently, she released a new single: "Rolul secundar" is a fantastic sample of how pop music can be captivating!

Sweden | ISA - "Bye bye"

BRAND NEW

Swedish star ISA is ready to release her "Debut album" in the end of May. And we can only hold our excitement because she has already released some samples of it! We now present "Bye bye", a catchy and highly groovy pop song which has got us totally hooked. According to ISA, the track "is a confident text about caring for yourself in the first place and leaving something destructive behind. Even in the relationship with oneself, it's important to dare to turn your back on brain ghosts and self-hatred".

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

Malta | Amber - "Alive"

BRAND NEW

Maltese star Amber has a new single on offer. And it's a great one! "Alive" is a groovy electropop with irresistible beats and a very memorable chorus. It's one of those songs one can't listen only once!

France | Philippine et Théo - "Il a neigé sur yesterday"

BRAND NEW

Whenever we meet French duo Philippine et Théo and a new single of theirs, we know great music is coming our way. And that's what is happening once again, with their rendition to Marie Laforêt's "Il a neigé sur yesterday". They managed to imprint their unique and sweet spirit to this already amazing song.

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

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Portugal | ÁTOA - "Diferença"

BRAND NEW

We are used to the shower of charisma that ÁTOA bring in every single of theirs. But their latest one really took it up a notch. "Diferença" creates an intense atmosphere and delivers a raw passion in a rock-infused chorus that just snatched our wigs right off. Enjoy our song of the week!

United Kingdom | Acres - "Talking in your sleep"

BRAND NEW

Ben Lumber, Alex Freeman, Theo Sandberg and Konnor Bracher-Walsh are Acres, a post-hardcore band from the South coast of the United Kingdom. We are totally addicted to their latest single, "Talking in your sleep". It's such a powerful and grandiose song! We simply cannot stop listening to it.

Ukraine | Vera Brezhneva - "Ya ne svyataya"

BRAND NEW

Ukrainian super star Vera Brezhneva has just released a new single. And you know what it means: it's time to listen to prime-quality pop music! "Ya ne svyataya" offers those sounds one can only find in Vera's work. It is Eastern European, but it has some spices of other regions in the instrumentals which take it all to a whole new level.

Poland | Lanberry - "Mówiłeś"

BRAND NEW

And Lanberry does it again! She has just hooked us with her newest single, "Mówiłeś", an exciting mix of contemporary pop that you will not be able to get off your head!

Updated on May 19th, 2019, with the official video.

Slovakia | Peter Srámek - "Hova tűnt az álmom?"

BRAND NEW

Slovak-born Hungarian star Peter Srámek is back with another very captivating single. It's "Hova tűnt az álmom?", a cute ballad which offers a groovy and very catchy chorus to build its ambience. We love it to bits!

Friday, May 10, 2019

Germany | Sarah Connor - "Vincent"

BRAND NEW

Get ready to get emotional with the latest single by Sarah Connor! The German singer has just released "Vincent", a compelling pop ballad extracted from her latest album, "Herz kraft werke".

Ireland | Walking On Cars - "Too emotional"

BRAND NEW

Irish band Walking On Cars are on fire promoting their newest album, "Colours". Recently, they've presented us with another single from the release: "Too emotional" is a rock ballad with that sound classic of the British isles that makes our knees weak every time!

Romania | Elena - "Steaua imshata"

BRAND NEW

Romanian singer Elena is living a very folkloric phase of her career, showing us the sounds from her native Romania. And we are loving each of the singles she's released! The latest of them is entitled "Steaua imshata", and it brings another lovely catch on traditional music.

Latvia | Normunds Rutulis - "Ziņģe par mīlu"

BRAND NEW

It's time to go to Latvia, and check what's new with Normunds Rutulis! He has just released "Ziņģe par mīlu", and we are fully in love. It's a captivating electropop song with a very marking chorus.

Croatia | LACH - "Slavimo ljubav"

BRAND NEW

LACH is the stage name of Stjepan Lach, a Croatian singer who was born in the region of Pitomača. Meet him with his wonderful new single "Slavimo ljubav". It's such an entertaining song!

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Switzerland | Nicole Bernegger - "I still walk"

BRAND NEW

Nicole Bernegger is soon releasing "Alien pearl", her new studio album. And here comes another single that you'll hear there: "I still walk" is an intense pop song with a big influence of country music. The combination is divine!

Sweden | Miriam Bryant - "Du med dig"

BRAND NEW

Sweden's Miriam Bryant is finally back to our site! "Du med dig", her most recent single, shows us another side of the singer, bringing a compelling pop in her native language. The uplifting instrumentation of the chorus takes the song to a whole new level!

Italy | Alexia - "Come la vita in genere"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Alexia makes her way back to our site with a lovely new single. "Come la vita in genere" is a pop song with a cheerful melody, a very groovy chorus and a fun video to go along!

Slovakia | AYA - "Pondelok prespím"

BRAND NEW

Mário Tománek, Boris Lettrich, Michal Bukviš, Radko Pažej and Stano Vandlík are AYA, a Slovak rock and pop band hailing from Žilina. They have just released "Pondelok prespím". And it's such an exciting one! It's a song which offers a very effective melody and a delightful ambience.

Spain | Manuel Carrasco - "Qué bonito es querer"

BRAND NEW

Spanish singer Manuel Carrasco has recently released a new album, entitled "La cruz del mapa". Amid its promotion, we've just got a new single from it: "Qué bonito es querer" is a pop ballad that lets Manuel show off his vocal skills!

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Romania | Adi Cristescu - "Pai"

BRAND NEW

Adi Cristescu is a Romanian singer who was born in Bucharest in 1981. He has just released a stupendous new single, and we are listening to it nonstop. "Pai" is a highly captivating song, with one of the most creative melodies we've listened this year. We are totally into its groove!

United Kingdom | Nina Nesbitt - "Love letter"

BRAND NEW

It's time to remeet British star Nina Nesbitt and her latest release. We are talking about "Love letter", a groovy and highly captivating pop song with a very effective chorus. It's pop at its best form!

Germany | Mark Forster - "747"

BRAND NEW

German singer Mark Forster returns to Sounds European! with a great new single. "747" (another single from his latest studio album, "Liebe") mixes pop and urban styles in a perfect ratio!

Lithuania | Moniqué - "Virš vandens"

BRAND NEW

Lithuanian singer Moniqué has just released a new single. And it's totally a must-listen! "Virš vandens" is a well-paced pop song with an involving melody and an imposing chorus.

Moldova | Cleopatra Stratan - "Pupa-ma"

RECENT

We are really excited to show you another single by Moldovan singer Cleopatra Stratan! In tune with the rising temperatures of the upcoming summer season in Europe, she released "Pupa-ma", a fresh tune that fits perfectly to dance along a swimming pool!

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Poland | Piotr Cugowski - "Zostań ze mną"

BRAND NEW

It's time to listen to an awesome new single coming from Poland. It's "Zostań ze mną", latest release by Piotr Cugowski. The song offers a growing melody which leads to one of the most irresistible choruses of the year. We love it!

Azerbaijan | Eldar - "Məsafələr"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Azerbaijani singer Eldar, who has just released a new single. It's "Məsafələr", a delicate pop ballad with beautiful folk instrumental work. It's so lovely!

Slovakia | Dominika Mirgova - "Vzduch"

BRAND NEW

It's high time we remeet one of the best talents of the Slovak pop scene: Dominika Mirgova. Check out her latest single! "Vzduch" is a fantastic pop ballad with rap and hip-hop influences in the second verse.

Norway | Insomniac Bears - "A nod in the darkness"

BRAND NEW

Insomniac Bears are an indie band hailing from Norway, formed by Magnus Moriarty, Thomas Bratlie Haugland, Marius Ergo and Marius Drogsås Hagen. Their music mixes retro and futuristic sounds, creating a really unique atmosphere. You can appreciate this in their latest single, "A nod in the darkness", a haunting piece of alternative music!

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

Slovenia | Natalija Verboten - "V srce"

RECENT

We've already said that Natalija Verboten was one of the biggest stars in Slovenia. And with her most recent single, she has just confirmed this. "V srce" became a massive hit in her country thanks to the uplifting dance tunes. In a country of around two million people, the official video has reached a million views in little over a month!

Monday, May 06, 2019

Belgium | Angèle - "Balance ton quoi"

BRAND NEW

It's high time we remeet Belgian rising star Angèle. Her latest single, "Balance ton quoi", is getting a lot of airplay in Belgium and region – and we are not surprised at all, as it is an excellent one. It's a delightful pop song with a unique melody and ambience. Definitely, a song to listen on repeat!

Switzerland | Beatrice Egli - "Terra Australia"

BRAND NEW

Look who is back! It's Swiss schlager diva Beatrice Egli. She has just released an amazing new single, titled "Terra Australia". It's a song which mixes schlager and folk in a very entertaining manner. It's such a good one!

Ireland | Walking On Cars - "Somebody else"

BRAND NEW

Irish band Walking On Cars are on fire! They appear on our site again with "Somebody else", a rock-infused ballad which grows in strength until it reaches an explosive chorus!

Lithuania | GJan - "Karaliai"

BRAND NEW

GJan returns to our site with a song fully in Lithuanian! We are talking about "Karaliai", an international-sounding pop with a very contemporary feeling.

Latvia | KATŌ - "Es gāju par tālu"

RECENT

A new sound is coming from Latvia! Meet KATŌ, a singer from Riva who is conquering everybody with "Es gāju par tālu". The song is a great indie-pop with such a friendly melody that it should play in any radio around the world!

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Netherlands | The Overslept - "Long way down"

BRAND NEW

After snatching the fifth place in our Top 50 of 2018 with "Save our souls", Dutch band The Overslept are back with us for a new single. And we couldn't be more excited about it! The song is entitled "Long way down", and it brings a more pop-leaning kind of rock that will stick to your head immediately!

United Kingdom | Ellie Goulding - "Sixteen"

BRAND NEW

British star Ellie Goulding has just released a new single. And it's a song to listen on repeat! "Sixteen" is a cute song which explores Ellie's voice in a perfect manner. The result couldn't be any better!

Finland | Jonne Aaron - "Tiikerin raidat"

BRAND NEW

We are now landing in Finland, to listen to yet another excellent single by Jonne Aaron. It's titled "Tiikerin raidat", and it's power in the form of a song. Its mix of instrumentals and vocals is highly passionate!

Updated on May 18th, 2019, with the official video.

France | Mennel - "Ça va"

BRAND NEW

Born in the city of Besançon, Mennel Ibtissem made headlines across the world thanks to her audition for the seventh edition of The Voice in her country, singing a version of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" in both English and Arabic. Now launching her music career, she recently released "Ça va", a ballad in which she unveils her sweetness.

Slovakia | Karmen Pál-Baláž - "Anjel"

RECENT

Karmen Pál-Baláž is a singer hailing from Rožňava, Slovakia. Last year, she finished third in the local version of Idols, and now she is launching her music career with her debut single: "Anjel" is a sweet ballad in which she shows a very tender side!

Saturday, May 04, 2019

Spain | Miriam Rodríguez - "Mejor sin miedo"

BRAND NEW

Spanish singer Miriam Rodríguez keeps the promotion of her debut album "Cicatrices". And here comes yet another pop-rock banger from it: "Mejor sin miedo" is an anthemic piece with an uplifting set of lyrics and a goosebump-inducing melody. Such mix was prone to get us addicted. And it surely did: it's our song of the week!

Italy | Valerio Scanu - "Affrontiamoci"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Valerio Scanu has just surprised us with a fun change of genres in his new single. "Affrontiamoci" brings pop with a unique spice of schlager, with an in crescendo instrumentation that will have you bob your head up and down as it plays along!

Netherlands | Josje - "Laat ze maar"

BRAND NEW

Josje is the stage name of Josina Cornelia Huisman, a Dutch singer who was born in Heusden in 1986. She was a member of Belgian pop group K3 until 2015. Josje has just released a delightful new single. "Laat ze maar" is pop at its best. It's absolutely captivating, and its chorus is as catchy as one can be!

Romania | Alexia Talavutis - "Aromáta"

BRAND NEW

Alexia Talavutis is a Romanian singer who was born in Constanța in 1990. You can now listen to "Aromáta", her latest release. And we can bet: when you do, it's not going to be only once. It's such an addictive pop song!

Sweden | Darin - "Hög"

RECENT

Get ready to listen to a great new single coming from Sweden! It's "Hög", latest release by Darin. It's a song with a well-paced and hypnotizing melody, whild builds up until exploding in a highly catchy chorus. We love it to bits!

Friday, May 03, 2019

Ukraine | MÉLOVIN - "Ty"

BRAND NEW

Ukrainian singer MÉLOVIN returns to our site with a great new single. "Ty" brings a pop approach in his usual rock-infused tracks, maintaining his signature groove intact.

Germany | Kim Petras - "Broken"

BRAND NEW

German star Kim Petras has just released a new single. And we couldn't be more in love with it! "Broken" offers everything modern pop can have: it's involving, captivating and easily addictive.

Finland | Robin Packalen - "Suit that"

BRAND NEW

Finnish superstar Robin Packalen took the next step of his international career. He has just released "Suit that", and it's a great single. It offers a very contemporary approach to pop, with a vocal performance only Robin has. Listen to it now!

Denmark | Nicklas Sahl - "If I killed your night"

BRAND NEW

Great new song coming from Denmark! Listen to "If I killed your night", brand-new single by Nicklas Sahl. It's a fresh pop song with very entertaining melody and instrumentals and a very effective chorus.

Bulgaria | Grafa - "Poslednata pesen"

RECENT

Bulgarian star Grafa is back with a new single on offer. And it's an awesome one! "Poslednata pesen" is a song that offers a growing, involving ambience and a well-paced and captivating chorus.

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Switzerland | Kadebostany - "Mind if I stay"

BRAND NEW

Swiss band Kadebostany returns to our site with an endearing new single. "Mind if I stay" has a relaxed guitar-driven melody that is perfect for a relaxing mood and a warm cup of coffee.

Sweden | Augustine - "A scent of lily"

BRAND NEW

Augustine is a 22-year-old singer and songwriter from Sweden who will captivate you with his unique twist on indie pop sounds. Check out his latest single, entitled "A scent of lily": its retro groove is irresistible!

Slovenia | Lumberjack - "Čist vse"

BRAND NEW

Lumberjack is a Slovene band formed by Rok Ahačevčič, Robi Glač, Jaka Novak, Blaž Kuster and David Podgornik. Their most recent single is a fantastic rock track: "Čist vse" mixes synth sounds to produce a very energetic song!

Belarus | Litesound - "Nenormal'nyy"

RECENT

Sounds European! remeets Belarusian band Litesound and their new single. It's entitled "Nenormal'nyy", and it's a fresh and entertaining pop-rock with great melody and instrumentals. It's so groovy!

Moldova | Tukeep - "Cu dorul tau"

RECENT

Tukeep is the stage name of Lilian Dobândă, Moldovan singer hailing from Chișinău. He rose to prominence taking part of season 7 of The X Factor in Romania. We have just got to listen to his latest single, "Cu dorul tau", and it was love at first listen. It's so involving and intense!

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Italy | Arisa - "Una nuova Rosalba in città"

BRAND NEW

Italian singer Arisa is promoting her new album with the song that gave the whole work its name. "Una nuova Rosalba in città" is a heartfelt ballad with retro sounds that fit perfectly with the mood it presents!

Germany | Rob Thomas - "Timeless"

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It's time to listen to another awesome song coming from Germany. It's "Timeless", latest single by Rob Thomas. It's a wonderful song, with a highly inviting melody that transpires an irresistible retro feeling.

France | Lilian Renaud - "On en verra encore"

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Look who is back to our site! It's one of the most talented voices in France, Lilian Renaud. He has just released "On en verra encore", and we are fully in love. It's a passionate ballad with a well-built melody which captivates from the very first second.

Romania | AnaNia - "Umbrela"

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AnaNia is a Romanian duo hailing from Bucharest. We have just got to listen to their single "Umbrela", and we are fully in love with it. It's such a unique song! The vocals and the melody are full of personality.

Denmark | Emmelie de Forest - "Going ghost"

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It's time to remeet Danish superstar Emmelie de Forest, who has a new single on offer. And it's surely a must-listen! "Going ghost" is a dark and mysterious song with a haunting melody and a quite marking chorus.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Ukraine | Ani Lorak - "Ya tebya zhdala"

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One of Ukraine's biggest pop divas is back! We are talking about none other than Ani Lorak, who has recently released "Ya tebya zhdala". The song is a synth-infused ballad with a compelling chorus.

Serbia | Magdolna Rúzsa - "Mona Lisa"

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Serbian-born singer Magdolna Rúzsa returns to our site with a great new single. "Mona Lisa" brings a fun pop-rock with an uplifting melody!

Poland | Roksana Węgiel - "Lay low"

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Polish rising star Roksana Węgiel is being released internationally, signing as Roxie for the foreign audiences. And the first single of this phase is just out: "Lay low" is a great sample of contemporary pop, with a very energetic chorus. It's impossible not to dance with it!

Portugal | Nuno Ribeiro feat. David Carreira - "O que fomos"

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Two beautiful and very talented voices gathered in Portugal for an amazing new single! It's Nuno Ribeiro and David Carreira, with "O que fomos". What a beautiful song it is! Their voices shine all over the track.

Slovenia | Luka Basi feat. Marko Škugor - "Ružo bila"

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Marko Škugor is a Croatian singer who was born in Šibenik in 1989. Marko has joined Slovene singer Luka Basi to record and release "Ružo bila". It's a very cool folk song with quite captivating instrumentals. Their voices work very well together!

Monday, April 29, 2019

Finland | Jannike - "At forever's end"

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After more than a year without releasing new music, Finnish star Jannike is finally back. And "At forever's end" is the perfect way to return: it's a very involving and captivating single! "This song could be about different things. Of course it could be about a break-up. But it could also be about those dark thoughts you have that won't leave you alone. That feeling when you think that these thoughts, whatever they are, won't ever leave you alone. And that they will be part of you until forever's end. And you feel very lonely and look for glimpses of hope. That's how I choose to interpret the song", Jannike explains.

Romania | Delia feat. The Motans - "Ramai"

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It's not the first time Romania's Delia and Moldova's The Motans release a single together. And, once again, the result of this meeting is outstanding! "Ramai" is a groovy, well-paced pop-rock with a very involving ambience.

Sweden | Vera Hotsauce - "Like em crazy"

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Few artists are being as prolific and marking in 2019 as Vera Hotsauce. She is surely a name to watch! Vera has just released "Like em crazy", a song that, according to her, is "about being a full blown man eater, and eating boys hearts for breakfast". She promises another side of hers in this song, and she meets all expectations: it's different, but with the same great quality we've gotten used to get from her.

Russia | Tina Karol - "My ne ostanemsya druz'yami"

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Russian-born Ukrainian star Tina Karol is back. And she has a great new single on offer! It's "My ne ostanemsya druz'yami", an entertaining pop song with a sexy melody and a marking chorus.

Germany | Leon Niederberger - "More than a memory"

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Leonhard "Leon" Niederberger is a German singer and professional ice hockey player who was born in Düsseldorf in 1996. Meet him with his latest single, "More than a memory". It's a great sample of contemporary pop, with a groovy melody and a very effective chorus.

Denmark | Clara - "Crazy"

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Danish singer Clara is back to Sounds European! with a wonderful new single. It's "Crazy", a piano-led song which offers Clara the perfect set for her voice to shine. And it does shine, as bright as one could expect. It's marvelous!

Slovakia | Kristína Peláková feat. David Gránský - "Stále ťa mať"

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David Gránský is a Czech singer, TV host and actor who was born in Znojmo in 1992. He rose to prominence taking part of the first and only season The X Factor has had in the Czech Republic. David has joined Slovak star Kristína Peláková for "Stále ťa mať". It's a well-marked ballad with sweet instrumentals and a delightful mix of their voices.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Moldova | Tostogan'S feat. AMI - "Sunt bine"

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Tostogan'S is a project by Andrei Tostogan, a composer and producer from Moldova. He has teamed up with Romanian singer AMI to record and release an exciting new single. It's "Sunt bine", a very effective song with a marking melody and a chorus which sticks to the head immediately after the first listen.

Netherlands | MOTi feat. Icona Pop - "Sink deeper"

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Timotheus Romme is MOTi, a Dutch DJ and music producer who was born in Amsterdam in 1987. MOTi has joined Swedish duo Icona Pop for an extremely entertaining new single. It's "Sink deeper", a catchy electropop with an exciting melody and a very modern chorus.

Spain | Nerea Rodríguez - "Tu segunda opción"

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Sounds European! remeets Spanish rising star Nerea Rodríguez. She has just released "Tu segunda opción". It's a sweet and captivating mid-tempo ballad which explores Nerea's voice in a great way.

Slovenia | Raiven - "Širni ocean"

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It's time to remeet the unique music of Raiven! The Slovene star has just released "Širni ocean". It's a song which takes a haunting approach to her alternative pop, resulting in a very involving and mysterious track.

Iceland | Náttsól - "My boyfriend is gay"

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Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir, Guðrún Ólafsdóttir and Hrafnhildur Magnea Ingólfsdóttir are Náttsól, an Icelandic trio from Reykjavík. Their most recent single is "My boyfriend is gay", and it sounds nothing like one can expect from its title. Classy melody, sweet vocals... and very unique, unexpected and interesting lyrics.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Greece | Aris Makris - "Tis agapis roller coaster"

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Greek star Aris Makris has just released a new single. And we cannot stress it enough: it's a prime-quality, highly addictive pop song! "Tis agapis roller coaster" is a song with an exciting melody, a flawless vocal performance by Aris, and a chorus which offers several layers of sounds and quality. We are completely in love: it's our song of the week!

Russia | Elena Sever feat. Vera Brezhneva - "Zla ne derzhi"

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Elena Yuryevna Kiselova is Elena Sever, a Russian singer who was born in Saint Petersburg in 1973. She has teamed up with Ukrainian superstar Vera Brezhneva for an excellent new single. "Zla ne derzhi" is a masterpiece of pop music, captivating from first to last second.

United Kingdom | Five Finger Death Punch feat. Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Brantley Gilbert and Brian May - "Blue on black"

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Four legendary artists have gathered to record and release a great version for one of their biggest hits. It's "Blue on black", by American rock group Five Finger Death Punch, Brian May of Queen and country and blues rock superstars Brantley Gilbert and Kenny Wayne Shepherd. The result is as big as the names involved: it's a masterpiece.

Germany | Wincent Weiss - "Kaum erwarten"

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German superstar Wincent Weiss has just released a new single. And that can only mean one thing: it's time to listen to prime-quality music! "Kaum erwarten" is a groovy mid-tempo ballad with a very marking chorus. Wincent's voice, as usual, takes it all to an even higher level.

Malta | Kevin Paul - "One"

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Meet Kevin Paul Calleja, a Maltese singer hailing from Ħamrun. He has recently released an excellent new single, entitled "One". It's a light, fresh and highly captivating guitar-led song which explores his voice very well. We love it!

Friday, April 26, 2019

France | Praa - "Won't forget 'bout you"

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Praa is the stage name of Marion Lagassat, French singer and songwriter who was in Valence. You can get to know a bit about her style, which melds '90s pop music, dance and modern R&B, with "Won't forget 'bout you". And we are sure you won't regret! It's an outstanding song.

Italy | Alessandro Casillo - "Con la musica e il resto (Messico)"

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Italian star Alessandro Casillo has just released a new single. And we are totally in love with it! "Con la musica e il resto (Messico)" is a lovely ballad which mixes wonderful instrumentals and melody with Casillo's flawless vocal performance in a perfect manner. The result is excellent!

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

Poland | Marcin Sójka - "Dalej"

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Little by little, we are watching a new star rising in the Polish music scene. Marcin Sójka is a true talent, and his new single "Dalej" is here to prove it again. It's a stupendous song. A special highlight for its chorus: it's so powerful and addictive!

Denmark | KING - "Don't let me down"

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Look who is finally back to our site! It's Danish rising star KING, who has just released a new single. It's "Don't let me down", a highly entertaining song with a groovy melody and a chorus that is very modern. About the song, KING says: "Love is a risky space. You almost sign up to fail, but if you never take a chance, then you'll never know if you can win. It's not a game, but there's high risk, high reward, right? I think we all can relate to that. These are the emotions I put into the song".

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