Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Lithuania | Justin 3 - "Lost (in Tokyo)"

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Justin 3 are a pop-rock music project from Lithuania formed by Justinas Stanislovaitis. Their latest single really caught our attention: "Lost (in Tokyo)" is a refreshing track whose lyrics deal with picking yourself up after a breakdown.

Sweden | Galantis feat. Dolly Parton and Mr. Probz - "Faith"

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Galantis are a duo of Swedish DJs and producers consisting of Christian Karlsson and Linus Eklöw. They have gathered with Dutch star Mr. Probz and American goddess Dolly Parton to release "Faith". It's an extremely fun electropop song!

Ukraine | Oleg Verd - "Kol'orova"

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Ukrainian singer Oleg Verd has a new single on offer. We are talking about "Kol'orova". It's such a fun song! Melody, ambience and vocals work greatly together, in order to build great entertainment.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Italy | Måneskin - "Le parole lontane"

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We have just got to listen to the latest single by Italian band Måneskin. And we are totally in love with it! "Le parole lontane" is an awesome pop-rock song. Their mix of very strong instrumentals and great raspy vocals works perfectly, giving it all even deeper levels than one would expect.

United Kingdom | Melanie C feat. Sink The Pink - "High heels"

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British superstar Melanie C is finally back with a new single. It's "High heels", featuring British collective Sink The Pink. And oh wow, are we addicted to it! It's a very entertaining dance song, from first to last second.

Russia | Slava - "Kholod sobachiy"

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Russian diva Slava has just released a new single. And, as usual, we are totally addicted to it! "Kholod sobachiy" is pop at its best form: it's intense, involving and very catchy.

North Macedonia | Martinijan Kirilovski - "100 pati na den"

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It's finally time to remeet Martinijan Kirilovski, who was in our list of the 50 best songs of 2016. And there couldn't be a better way to remeet him, as he has just won one of the most traditional festivals in the Balkans, Makfest. The winning song is "100 pati na den", a beautiful Balkan ballad with a perfect mix of flawless vocals and strong instrumentals.

Kosovo | Korab Shaqiri - "Fenomen"

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Korab Shaqiri is a Kosovar singer hailing from Pristina. His "Fenomen" is surely one of the most entertaining songs of this year's Kënga Magjike, traditional Albanian music festival. It's a perfect Balkan pop piece with a very imposing melody!

Monday, November 18, 2019

Finland | costee - "Satuta mua kunnolla"

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Jussi Tiainen is costee, a Finnish singer and songwriter who rose to prominence as a member of Sima, and is now on solo career. Meet him with his great new single "Satuta mua kunnolla". The song's grandiose instrumentals help building an extremely strong melody, and costee fills it all amazingly!

Denmark | Nicklas Sahl - "Hvis jeg kunne blive som dig"

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We are used to listen to Nicklas Sahl singing in English, but now it's time to listen to him in his native language, Danish. With "Hvis jeg kunne blive som dig", Nicklas offers a deep and involving ballad with a hypnotic ambience. His vocals are perfect for the track!

Ireland | Picture This - "One night"

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Irish band Picture This return to our site to show us their latest release. "One night" is an in-crescendo rock ballad that will arouse all your emotions!

Netherlands | The Overslept - "Waste of love"

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Dutch band The Overslept are back! Their new single, "Waste of love", incorporates elements from synth and pop to their enticing rock vibes, which takes the track to a whole new level.

Poland | Daria Zawiałow - "Punk fu!"

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Daria Zawiałow is back to our site! The Polish singer has recently released "Punk fu!", a very entertaining blend of pop and rock with an equally fun video to go along. The song is part of the soundtrack for the latest edition of the Polish show Top Model.

France | Giordana Angi - "Stringimi più forte"

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One of the best new talents rising in Italy, French-born singer Giordana Angi is back to our site with a new single. And let us be very clear: it's an outstanding one! We are completely in love with "Stringimi più forte". Giordana's wonderful and unique voice fills the whole song perfectly, from first to last second.

United Kingdom | Mura Masa - "No hope generation"

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Mura Masa is the stage name of Alex Crossan, a producer and songwriter who was born in Guernsey, an island in the English channel that is a British Crown dependency. He has just released a new single, entitled "No hope generation". It's an exciting and addictive electropop, with a melody that is quickly paced and highly hypnotic.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Czech Republic | Thom Artway - "Anděl"

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As the Czech Republic celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, Czech star Thom Artway seizes the moment to pay tribute to an important name of the movement, Karel Kryl. With his marvelous rendition to "Anděl", Thom remembers the importance of resistance in times of non-freedom. "I've been playing with the idea of making one of his songs for a long time. The labyrinth of his lyrics always draws my attention – and I still get new and new possible meanings of the words he chooses", Thom says.

Italy | Alberto Urso - "E poi ti penti"

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It's time to listen to another marvelous release by Alberto Urso. The Italian tenor has just released "E poi ti penti". It's an excellent classical song, which explores Alberto's voice in a beautiful manner!

Sweden | Vera Hotsauce - "On u"

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It's time to remeet Swedish singer Vera Hotsauce. She has just released a new EP, "Blue pill", whose songs can be seen as premonitory, as she tells: "I wrote songs about being heartbroken without knowing I was writing them about my own upcoming heartbreak". From the EP, we now highlight "On u", a dancy and inviting electropop song with a highly catchy chorus.

France | Lola Dubini - "Plan cul"

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French singer Lola Dubini returns to our site with a single of her own! Her latest release is "Plan cul", a guitar-driven, cheerful pop that includes low-pitched synth sounds.

United Kingdom | Sam Fender - "The borders"

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Sounds European! remeets British singer and songwriter Sam Fender. He has just released a new single, entitled "The borders". It's an exciting song, with a catchy melody built by very interesting instrumentals.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Belgium | IBE - "Control"

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IBE is quickly becoming one of the breaktrhoughs of the year in the Belgian music scene. And, if you had any doubt, here is his new single to confirm it: "Control" is an intense ballad that is further powered by IBE's deep voice and a goosebump-inducing instrumentation. We are completely addicted to it: it's our song of the week!

Germany | Elen - "Liegen ist frieden"

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Not long ago, we fell in love with Elen's single "Hallo". And now, with her latest release, she is here to prove it wasn't an accident, and she is one of the best new talents hailing from Germany! "Liegen ist frieden" is pop at its best! It's highly captivating and addictive. Honestly, it couldn't get any better: we love it to bits!

Italy | Giusy Ferreri - "Momenti perfetti"

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November is really Giusy Ferreri's month (if you know what we mean)! The Italian singer has just released her new single, "Momenti perfetti", a shower of class in the format of an adorable pop ballad.

Spain | Miss Caffeina feat. Javiera Mena and La Casa Azul - "Cola de pez (Fuego)"

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There is an explosion of synth pop taking over Spain! We're talking about the meeting of Miss Caffeina, La Casa Azul and Chilean singer Javiera Mena, who gathered for "Cola de pez (Fuego)". The track is an electric shock that will have you swinging your body around in no time!

United Kingdom | Louis Tomlinson - "We made it"

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British star Louis Tomlinson keeps surprising us. Every new release of his is outstanding, and "We made it" keeps the level high. It's an easygoing pop-rock song with a well-paced melody and a very cool chorus!

Friday, November 15, 2019

Finland | Apocalyptica - "Rise"

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Apocalyptica are back with another excellent instrumental song. "Rise" is a complete symphony in a single song! It offers different moments, with different moods, and all of them are grandiose and emotional!

Sweden | Felix Sandman - "Mood for you"

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Swedish singer Felix Sandman has just released another amazing single. We are talking about "Mood for you". It's a modern electropop song with a well-paced melody, an inviting vibe led by captivating claps, and a very effective chorus.

Germany | Sebastian - "Milion"

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German-Czech star Sebastian has just released a new single. And this time, it sounds different from his usual uptempo and midtempo pop-rock ones! "Milion" is a well-paced ballad with a marking chorus and a grandiose vibe.

Slovenia | Raiven - "Kralj Babilona"

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Slovene alternative pop diva Raiven is back to our site! She recently released "Kralj Babilona", a haunting ballad that she delivers with prime excellence.

United Kingdom | Moss Kena - "Begging"

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Moss Kena is a British singer and songwriter hailing from London. We are completely in love with his new single "Begging". It's a well-paced pop song with marking beats and a very captivating chorus. It offers a raw, powerful energy that is irresistible!

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Denmark | MØ feat. Empress Of - "Red wine"

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Danish star has gathered with American singer, songwriter and producer Empress Of to release a new single. It's "Red wine", a song that offers a very entertaining mix of electropop with some folk instrumentals. The result is awesome!

Italy | Tiziano Ferro feat. Ana Guerra - "Acepto milagros"

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Two Latin stars got together to release a beautiful new single. It's Tiziano Ferro and Ana Guerra, with "Acepto milagros". The song is a piano-led ballad that explores the best of their voices together. You can also listen to the version in Italian, with Tiziano solo, clicking here.

Germany | Matthias Reim - "Tattoo"

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We met Matthias Reim very recently, thanks to his song "Eiskalt". And, after listening to his newest single, we can affirm that we wish we had heard of him sooner: "Tattoo" is another fantastic sample of how schlager mixing with another genre (in this case, pop) can put a gigantic smile on your face!

France | Jenifer feat. Kylie Minogue - "On oublie le reste"

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We were taken by surprise with this meeting of divas. France's Jenifer teamed up with Australia's Kylie Minogue to release "On oublie le reste", an exhilarating synth pop that also includes a sample of Kylie's hit "Can't get you out of my head".

United Kingdom | Liam Payne - "All I want (for Christmas)"

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November is here, and everyone is starting to warm up for the Christmas season. It's also the case with Liam Payne, who has just released "All I want (for Christmas)" (no, not a version for that song you're thinking of). It's a song that offers a sweet melody and a delicate vocal work. And they match perfectly!

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Poland | Lanberry - "Zew"

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Polish singer Lanberry returns to our site with a haunting new single. "Zew" has enticing verses that lead into a modern pop-rock chorus that will have you hooked!

Moldova | Irina Rimes - "Nicaieri"

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Irina Rimes is becoming a familiar face here in Sounds European!. The Moldovan singer has recently released one more amazing single: "Nicaieri" is an intimate ballad with a beautiful, contemporary instrumentation that relies on intense beats to convey its emotions.

Italy | Benji & Fede feat. Shari - "Sale"

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We are now landing in Italy, to listen to a great collaboration! Young talents Benji & Fede and Shari got together to release "Sale". It's a fresh pop song with interesting summer vibes in the melody and in the chorus.

Germany | Maite Kelly - "Dass es uns noch gibt"

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German singer Maite Kelly has just released a new single. And "Dass es uns noch gibt" is a perfect class on how to make a perfect schlager song. It's captivating from first to last second!

United Kingdom | Jimmy & Verona - "A little too late"

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It's time to meet London based, Scottish and Slovenian duo Jimmy & Verona. They write, produce and mix their own music – they even shoot their own music videos! Meet them with their new single "A little too late". It's an excellent song, with a very fun '80s vibe. According to the duo, it "is a song about being done with constantly waiting for someone who keeps giving empty and broken promises. It translates into any story between two conflicting people, siding with the person on the receiving end of bad news, apologies and excuses, when they finally decide to move on".

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Iceland | Of Monsters and Men - "Wild roses"

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Of Monsters and Men return with another single from their critically acclaimed new album, "Fever dream". The track is entitled "Wild roses", and it is a calm indie pop-rock track that will create a cosy atmosphere wherever you play it!

Russia | Julia Parshuta - "Dvoye"

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Russian singer Julia Parshuta comes with a great new single. "Dvoye" is a contemporary ballad that retains an Eastern flavor thanks to the structure of its melody.

Italy | Marco Mengoni - "Duemila volte"

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Look who's back! Italian star Marco Mengoni has recently dazzled us with an exciting new single. "Duemila volte" brings the classic Italian ballad to the 21st century, incorporating synth and alternative elements with a majesty only Marco could deliver.

Germany | Kerstin Ott - "Schau mal"

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It's time to remeet German singer Kerstin Ott. She has just released a new single, entitled "Schau mal". It's that kind of music one can always expect from Kerstin: it's a soft and very entertaining mix of schlager and electropop.

United Kingdom | Hatty Keane - "Digital love"

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British singer Hatty Keane is back to our site. And she has a great new gem to offer! "Digital love" is one of those classy songs that can only achieve greatness if filled by a superb vocal performance. And Hatty delivers it all perfectly!

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

Monday, November 11, 2019

Netherlands | Duncan Laurence - "Love don't hate it"

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It took Duncan Laurence several months to release the follow-up single to his successful "Arcade", but we can tell you that the wait was definitely worth! We can now enjoy "Love don't hate it", a gem of current pop with a deep set of lyrics.

Finland | Vesala - "Fairytale gone bad"

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One more season of Vain Elämää, the Finnish version of the show The Best Singers, is taking place at the moment. And we now highlight Vesala's rendition of our favorite song by Sunrise Avenue, "Fairytale gone bad". She has printed her own personality to the track, making it haunting, intense and very addictive.

Romania | Feli - "Frunze cad"

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Romanian singer Feli makes a stunning comeback to our site! Her latest single is entitled "Frunze cad", and it is a soft mix of pop and R&B that is perfectly suitable for a relaxing afternoon.

Czech Republic | Robin Mood - "Mizim"

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Robin Mood is back to our page! The Czech singer has recently released "Mizim", and we are totally into it. It's a very cool pop-rock song, with an exciting melody and an earthy ambience.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

United Kingdom | Harry Styles - "Lights up"

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British superstar Harry Styles is back with an excellent new single. We are talking about "Lights up". It's a smooth and very enjoyable song! The melody is very inviting, and the chorus is extremely marking.

Spain | Cepeda - "Vuela"

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Luis Cepeda is enjoying the success of the re-release of his debut album, entitled "Nuestros principios". And he has recently released one more single from it: "Vuela" is an anthemic pop-rock ballad with an uplifting message of hope.

Portugal | Marta Carvalho - "Deslizes"

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Marta Carvalho is a Portuguese singer hailing from Porto. Marta has just released a new single, entitled "Deslizes". It's a groovy pop song with a modern beat and a very inviting melody. It's impossible to resist!

Sweden | Oscar Zia - "Ingen kan göra dig hel"

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Swedish singer Oscar Zia is back with a new single. And it's a wonderful one! "Ingen kan göra dig hel" is a very entertaining pop song, with an upwards, cool-vibed melody.

Saturday, November 09, 2019

Germany | Samuel Rösch - "Wir"

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Samuel Rösch is a German singer who was born in Großrückerswalde. He has just won the eighth season of The Voice of Germany. Rösch's new single "Wir" is for sure a wonderful way to get to know his talent! It's an excellent pop song, led by strong and marking beats and a wonderful vocal performance of his. We are totally addicted to it: it's our song of the week!

Russia | Albina Dzhanabaeva - "Takaya, kak yest'"

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Russian singer Albina Dzhanabaeva has recently released a new single, and we can't have enough of it! We're talking about "Takaya, kak yest'", a feast of ethnic and pop sounds that is bound to make you dance along!

United Kingdom | John Lundvik - "One night in Bangkok"

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John Lundvik was born in the United Kingdom, but his music doesn't hide he's been living in Sweden for long. His new single, "One night in Bangkok", is a clear proof of that: it's Swedish pop at its best! It's a song which delivers everything one can expect of their pop. And the result is as addictive as one could ever be!

Ireland | The Script - "Something unreal"

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The Script are back with a new single, and we are listening to it nonstop. It's no wonder, as the song is absolutely superb! "Something unreal" offers great pop-rock verses, and a chorus with drops of soft electropop that help taking it all to an even higher level. It's impossible not to love it!

Denmark | Frederik Leopold - "8 days a week"

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Sounds European! remeets Frederik Leopold, who has a great new single on offer. We cannot stress it enough: "8 days a week" is pop at its most entertaining form! Its irresistible groove is a great lead, and it builds up until one of the coolest choruses of the year.

Friday, November 08, 2019

Spain | Nico Santos - "Play with fire"

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Spanish-born German star Nico Santos is back with a new single. And we are completely in love with it! "Play with fire" is a very groovy and inviting pop song. Its chorus is very strong!

Updated on November 16th, 2019, with the official video.

Norway | Ruben - "So high"

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During 2019, Ruben became one of the most prominent artists to emerge from Norway. His unique take on alternative pop made headlines everywhere, and his latest single offers yet another fantastic sample of his music. "So high" is a powerful ballad with compelling instrumentation.

Slovakia | Karmen Pál-Baláž - "Púšťam ťa"

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Slovak singer Karmen Pál-Baláž, one of the breakthroughs of the local music scene this year, returns to Sounds European! with "Púšťam ťa", her most recent single. The song is a soft guitar-driven pop-rock to listen to at any moment!

United Kingdom | Lewis Capaldi - "Bruises"

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Sounds European! remeets British singer Lewis Capaldi. He has just released a new single, entitled "Bruises". It's a song which shows how a simple song, with a simple melody, can be powerful and marking.

Italy | Andrea Bocelli feat. Ellie Goulding - "Return to love"

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Andrea Bocelli is back with another amazing meeting of international superstars! This time, the Italian tenor has gathered with Ellie Goulding, for "Return to love". It's a delicate song with wonderful vocals and an amazing chorus. A special highlight for Ellie's impressive Italian during some verses!

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Spain | Nunatak - "Quiero que arda"

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Spanish band Nunatak make another great return to Sounds European!! They have just released a new single, entitled "Quiero que arda", which combines the power of rock ballads with the classic sounds of Spanish indie-rock. A real treat for the ears!

Ireland | Anna Kearney - "Banshee"

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Anna Kearney is a young talent who was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 2006. She will represent her country in this year's Junior Eurovision with the song "Banshee", a dreamy ballad with an ethereal folkish melody that creates a really beautiful atmosphere.

Finland | ALMA feat. Tove Lo - "Worst behaviour"

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Once again (it's actually their third time), ALMA and Tove Lo got together to record and release a new single. And this one may be our favorite of the bunch! "Worst behaviour" is a powerful electropop song with a dark, mysterious and addictive ambience.

United Kingdom | The Struts - "Tatler magazine"

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British band The Struts are back with a brand-new single. It's "Tatler magazine", a very entertaining rock song with a melody that is extremely captivating. It's a song to listen on repeat!

Germany | Wincent Weiss - "Einmal im leben"

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Once again, it's time to remeet German star Wincent Weiss. And man, he can do no wrong! "Einmal im leben" is another masterpiece. Its string-led verses are very inviting, and the chorus is as great as one can expect: it's powerful, and extremely catchy!

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Spain | Jacob Mey - "Minúsculo"

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Jacob Mey, also known as Jacob Mayhem, is the stage name of Jacobo Miralles, a Spanish singer and songwriter from Madrid who is also known as the son of journalist Melchor Miralles. He has just released a new single, entitled "Minúsculo", and we are totally in love with it. It's such a haunting and addictive song! The chorus is absolutely amazing, and sticks to the head after the very first listen.

Netherlands | Jeroen van der Boom - "Zeg me"

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We're very happy to hear another single by Jeroen van der Boom! The Dutch singer has recently released "Zeg me", a soulful ballad with an instrumentation that will give you goosebumps!

Serbia | Darija Vračević - "Raise your voice"

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Darija Vračević was born in Belgrade in 2007. A student of music school, she was selected to represent Serbia in the 2019 Junior Eurovision with the song "Raise your voice". The track is a compelling call to take care for our planet wrapped in a really interesting folk-pop ensemble.

Greece | Nikos Oikonomopoulos - "Kathimerina"

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Greek singer Nikos Oikonomopoulos is back on our site! His most recent single is "Kathimerina", an emotional ballad which mixes pop, rock and ethnic sounds to create a powerful blend.

United Kingdom | Wildwood Kin - "Time has come"

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Wildwood Kin are an English contemporary alt-folk trio from Exeter, composed of sisters Beth and Emillie Key and their cousin Meghann Loney. Meet them with their awesome new single "Time has come". It's an upwards folk pop with irresistible melody and chorus.

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Croatia | Franka - "Sve dok sanjaš"

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Croatian singer Franka is back! Her latest release is "Sve dok sanjaš", a classic ballad that shines due to its amazing instrumentation and the power of Franka's voice.

Lithuania | 2 Donatai - "Na, o kaip tau dabar?"

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It's time to finally remeet Lithuanian duo 2 Donatai and their latest single. "Na, o kaip tau dabar?" is the kind of song one can only expect from them: it's a unique and very entertaining mix of pop and schlager.

Spain | Julia Medina - "Dime"

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Julia Medina is a singer hailing from Cádiz, Spain. She rose to fame as one of the finalists of the 2018 version of Operación Triunfo. And she is launching her music career with a true bang: "Dime" is a soulful pop ballad that shows off all her talents!

United Kingdom | Jax Jones feat. Ella Henderson - "This is real"

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Two big names within the British music scene gathered for a great single. Jax Jones and Ella Henderson's "This is real" brings the best of both artists: a super upbeat dance track with vocals to die for. We're hooked!

Monday, November 04, 2019

Malta | Eliana Gomez Blanco - "We are more"

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Malta is having a glorious Eurovision year! After Michela's "Chamaleon" qualified for the final of the senior event, now it's time for their bid to the Junior version. Eliana Gomez Blanco, a 14-year-old singer from the island, will perform "We are more", a compelling synth-pop ballad.

Poland | Sarsa - "Nienaiwne"

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Polish singer Sarsa makes yet another stunning comeback to Sounds European!. Her new single, "Nienaiwne", called our attention for its unique structure and melody, full of alternative realness!

Russia | Polina Gagarina - "Smotri"

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Russian pop diva Polina Gagarina dazzled us again with another great single. "Smotri" shies away from the explosion of pop she has us accustomed to, and delivers instead an in-crescendo pop ballad that is equally charming!

Croatia | Igor Delač - "U krvi si"

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Igor Delač is a Croatian singer from Osijek. We have just got to listen to his single "U krvi si", and it was love at first listen. It's such a strong pop-rock! Its chorus is as catchy as one can be, and it sticks to the head after the very first listen.

Sunday, November 03, 2019

Finland | Apocalyptica - "Ashes of the modern world"

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Apocalyptica is a band that needs no introduction. They are one of the biggest exports from Finland, having travelled the world with their blend of symphonic and rock sounds and worked with an endless list of huge names within the music industry. They are preparing their comeback album, "Cell-0", and to start promoting it they have released "Ashes of the modern world", a true gem of instrumental sounds.

You've Seen Here: 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 3)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

It's time to conclude our special series about tonight's MTV Europe Music Awards, with the second half of the regional nominations. During the past 12 months, you've seen here:

Best Polish act: Daria Zawiałow, Roksana Węgiel (second post, third post and fourth post; 2018 Junior Eurovision winner, with the song below) and Sarsa.
Best Spanish act: Beret and Lola Indigo.

You've Seen Here: 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 2)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

We now continue with our special series about the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards. It's now time to focus on the regional nominations. Throughout the year, if you've been reading Sounds European!, you've seen these artists:

Best Belgian act: IBE.
Best Dutch act: Maan (second post), Nielson (second post) and Snelle.
Best French act: Kendji Girac (second post).
Best Italian act: Elodie (second post and third post) and Mahmood (Sanremo winner, with the song below).
Best Norwegian act: Astrid S (second post, third post and fourth post), Ruben and Sigrid (second post).

You've Seen Here: 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 1)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

Tonight, Seville is hosting the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (making it the fourth time, second consecutive, that Spain hosts the event). And as it's becoming a tradition, Sounds European! takes the opportunity to remember all the nominees who have been presented on our site throughout the past year. As you know, if you read us regularly, you know the best of European music!

On the first part of this special series, we are listing the artists who are nominated for the main categories, who have been posted in our site in the past 12 months. The next two parts of this series are going to focus on the regional nominations.

Ariana Grande (second post): best song, best video, best artist, best pop, best live act and biggest fans.
Ava Max: best new act and best Push Act.
Bebe Rexha: best collaboration (feat. The Chainsmokers) and best World Stage performance.
Calvin Harris: best electronic.
Camila Cabello: best song (feat. Shawn Mendes, shown below), best collaboration (feat. Shawn Mendes) and best pop.
Ed Sheeran (second post and third post): best live act.
Imagine Dragons: best rock.
J Balvin: best video (feat. Rosalía and El Guincho), best artist, best collaboration (feat. Rosalía and El Guincho) and best look.
Juice WRLD: best Push Act.
Lewis Capaldi: best new act and best Push Act.
Mabel (second post, third post, fourth post and fifth post): best new act and best Push Act.
Mark Ronson (second post, third post and fourth post): best collaboration (feat. Miley Cyrus).
Miley Cyrus: best artist and best collaboration (feat. Mark Ronson).
P!nk: best live act.
Post Malone: best song.
Rosalía: best video (feat. J Balvin and El Guincho), best collaboration (feat. J Balvin and El Guincho), best Push Act and best look.
Shawn Mendes: best song (feat. Camila Cabello), best artist, best collaboration (feat. Camila Cabello), best pop and biggest fans.

Saturday, November 02, 2019

North Macedonia | Mila Moskov - "Fire"

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Our song of the week comes from North Macedonia! Meet Mila Moskov, a 14-year-old from the city of Prilep, who will represent her country at this year's Junior Eurovision with the song "Fire". The track is an emotional ballad with an incredible strength and a powerful interpretation!

Slovakia | Martin Harich - "Serious trouble"

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Martin Harich is a Slovak singer who was born in Liptovský Mikuláš in 1995. He has just released "Serious trouble", and it's such a fun pop song! The chorus is specially marking: it sticks to the head as quickly as one can.

Germany | Die Toten Hosen - "Feiern im regen"

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Another new single by Die Toten Hosen! The German band now offers "Feiern im regen", a rock track that is aided by some interesting folk elements to convey a really unique track!

Finland | Ellinoora - "Antibiisi"

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Among all the songs recently released by Finnish star Ellinoora, "Antibiisi" is likely our favorite one. It's an intense and sharp pop song, with a hypnotic ambience that grows in the bridge and flows into a highly addictive chorus.

Friday, November 01, 2019

Spain | India Martínez - "Conmigo"

BRAND NEW

Spanish singer India Martínez returns with the second single to emerge from her upcoming new album, which will be entitled "Palmeras". The track's title is "Conmigo", and it mixes India's emotional and typically Spanish styles with a Latin melody that fits the whole atmosphere very well!

Sweden | Samir & Viktor - "Kemi"

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Samir & Viktor have just released a new single. And you know what it means: it's time to party! "Kemi" is a summer-vibe pop song with an easy listening melody and a marking chorus.

Lithuania | Pikaso - "Jis tau meluoja"

BRAND NEW

Lithuanian duo Pikaso are back to show us some more of their addictive sounds! Their latest single is entitled "Jis tau meluoja", and it brings an interesting mix of electronic schlager.

Germany | Marie Wegener - "Immer für dich da"

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German singer Marie Wegener has just released a new single. It's "Immer für dich da", a beautiful ballad with endearing instrumentals. Marie offers the sweetest vocal performance one could expect.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Ukraine | Oleg Verd - "Maniya"

BRAND NEW

Time to remeet the charismatic Oleg Verd! He returns to Sounds European! in "Maniya", an electric pop-rock track with synth elements that will bring a distinctive retro flare.

Slovenia | Gašper Rifelj - "Manj je več"

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Slovene star Gašper Rifelj has a new single on offer. "Manj je več" is such a delightful guitar-led song! The melody is sweet and endearing, the vocals are perfectly fitting, and the chorus is the perfect cherry on top of it all. It's so lovely!

Greece | Andromarchi - "Na soun psema"

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Andromarchi Dimitropoulou is a Greek singer hailing from Athens, who first appeared for the big public in the second season of The Voice in her country. Her most recent single is entitled "Na soun psema", and it brings a delicate side of ethnic folk-pop. How not to love it?

Moldova | Irina Rimes - "24:00"

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Get ready to listen to an amazing new single coming from Moldova. It's "24:00", by Irina Rimes. Pop can't get more addictive than that! It offers one of those choruses which stick to the head without a way to let it go.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Germany | Tim Bendzko - "Jetzt bin ich ja hier"

BRAND NEW

Tim Bendzko is on fire promoting his new album, "Filter". Here comes one more single from it: "Jetzt bin ich ja hier" is a tender approach to pop which retains the majesty of Tim's sounds!

Slovakia | Zuzana Smatanová - "Bergen"

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We are happy to remeet Zuzana Smatanová and listen to her new single. The Slovak singer has recently released "Bergen". It's a captivating alternative pop song, with a mysterious ambience that builds up until reaching a very big flow of sounds during the chorus.

Ireland | Niall Horan - "Nice to meet ya"

BRAND NEW

Irish superstar Niall Horan is returning to the music scene with a fabulous new single. "Nice to meet ya" follows the singer's trend of playing with elements from classic pop and rock adding his own personal flare.

Kosovo | Yll Limani - "Pse je me to"

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Kosovar star Yll Limani is back with a wonderful new single on offer. It's "Pse je me to", an ethnic pop song with spices of dance and electronic. The result is highly inviting!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

United Kingdom | Mark Ronson feat. YEBBA - "Don't leave me lonely"

BRAND NEW

British producer Mark Ronson is on fire! His latest album, "Late night feelings", is giving us gem after gem, and the latest one of them is "Don't leave me lonely". Featuring vocals by American artist YEBBA, the song is a calmer kind of electronic pop.

Bulgaria | Mihaela Marinova - "Samo teb"

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It's time to listen to a great new song coming from Bulgaria. It's Mihaela Marinova's new release, "Samo teb". It's a deep electropop song with marking beats and a very memorable chorus. You can also listen to its version in English, "Now or never", clicking here.

Italy | Modà - "Guarda le luci di questa città"

BRAND NEW

Italian band Modà are back with a beautiful ballad. "Guarda le luci di questa città" brings a different side of the band: a sweet ballad with an inspiring instrumentation.

Norway | Gabrielle - "Tenker på deg"

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We are now landing in Norway, to listen to the latest release by Gabrielle. It's "Tenker på deg", a smooth and involving electropop. A special highlight to its inviting beats and minimal approach in the melody and the ambience.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Spain | Sergio Dalma feat. Andrés Dvicio - "Donna"

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Spanish star Sergio Dalma has just released "Donna", his latest studio album. And, to begin its promotion, he released the single that gave the album its name. The track features Andrés Dvicio and is a fresh approach to Latin pop!

Ukraine | ela. - "Ehrlich kompliziert"

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ela. is the stage name of Elżbieta Steinmetz, a Ukrainian-born German singer who was born in Smila in 1992. She rose to prominence as the lead singer of Elaiza. She has just released a solo single, entitled "Ehrlich kompliziert". It's a wonderful pop song, with a contagious melody and a very addictive chorus.

Lithuania | GJan - "Ruduo"

BRAND NEW

GJan is living a very prosperous new phase. So far this year she has only released songs in Lithuanian language, and has ditched the cheeky-sounding pops for a more intimate approach to music. Her new single follows that trend: "Ruduo" is a really captivating ballad!