Thursday, May 31, 2018

Italy | Elodie feat. Michele Bravi and Guè Pequeno - "Nero Bali"


Some of the best new talents from Italy are together for an excellent new single. It's "Nero Bali", by Elodie, Michele Bravi and Guè Pequeno (Italian rapper who was born in Milan in 1980). It's a fresh pop song with an undeniable summer vibe. We are totally addicted to it!

Denmark | Mads Langer - "Flawless"


Danish singer Mads Langer keeps dazzling us with great songs. The latest of our crazes is "Flawless", a sweet and touching guitar-driven pop. Perfect tune to relax after a hard day!

Germany | Namika - "Je ne parle pas français"


Look who is finally back! German singer Namika has just released "Je ne parle pas français", and we are totally in love with it. It's a smooth song with a delightful melody, and a chorus which is simply irresistible.

Czech Republic | Pekař - "Ještěžetě"


Czech band Pekař are back with us! And their most recent single is bound to captivate you: in "Ještěžetě", they deliver the best pop and rock sounds!

Poland | Sylwia Grzeszczak feat. Liber - "Dobre myśli"


Two Polish stars gathered to record and release a new single. It's Sylwia Grzeszczak and Liber, with "Dobre myśli". It's a wonderful song, with a light and easy-listening melody, perfectly filled by Sylwia's unique voice. Liber's participation adds a different power to the track.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Austria | Nathan Trent feat. J-MOX - "Secrets"


Summit of Austrian talent, everybody! It's our friend Nathan Trent and J-MOX, who gathered for a true summer banger: "Secrets" is fun and enjoyable from the first second, and its contemporary groove is bound to stick with you!

Germany | Orry Jackson - "Ich kann es sehen"


Sounds European! remeets German singer Orry Jackson, who has just released a great new single. "Ich kann es sehen" is a contagious song with a melody which gets the listener from first to last second. It's surely a must-listen!

Portugal | Salvador Sobral - "Mano a mano"


Portuguese singer Salvador Sobral spent some time away from music, suffering from a health condition that resulted in a heart transplant. But he is thankfully back on his feet, and is already gracing us with new music! "Mano a mano", his most recent release, is a song with a beautiful set of lyrics and a grandiose instrumentation.

Armenia | Artur Best feat. Alexander Shoua - "Ya ukradu yeyo"


Artur Best is an Armenian singer who was born in Kapan in 1980. Alexander Shoua is a Georgian singer who was born in Ochamchire in 1973. Both are developing their careers in Moscow, Russia. They have gathered for "Ya ukradu yeyo", an awesome song which displays the usual intensity one can only find in Eastern European duets.

United Kingdom | Dan Owen - "What is a man"


British singer Dan Owen makes a stunning comeback to Sounds European!. His most recent single, "What is a man", mixes rock and folk sounds, producing an exhilarating melody from the moment you press play.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Czech Republic | LinaKaro - "Cool me down"


LinaKaro is the stage name of Karolína Přibylová, Czech singer who rose to prominence after taking part of SuperStar (joint Czech and Slovak version of the reality show Pop Idol) in 2015. She has just released a new single, entitled "Cool me down". It's an irresistible dance pop song with great melody and a very inviting chorus. We are dancing to it over and over again!

Poland | Andrzej Piaseczny - "Twój największy skarb"


It's time to check up on Polish singer Andrzej Piaseczny! He has recently released a new single: "Twój największy skarb" is a tender ballad which grows to a beautiful chorus.

Germany | Adel Tawil - "Flutlicht"


German star Adel Tawil is in World Cup mode with his new single. Football is the theme of his "Flutlicht". It's an involving song with a well-marked melody and a very intense chorus. Adel's voice fills it all in a unique way.

Italy | Kaufman - "Macchine volanti"


Alessandro Micheli, Lorenzo Kaufman Lombardi, Matteo Cozza and Simone Gelmini are Kaufman, a band formed in Brescia. Their music is quite unique for the Italian music scene: it mixes pop and rock with an international sound, as it can be appreciated in "Macchine volanti". The song has a chorus which incorporates synth and electronic sounds, making it a very interesting track!

Denmark | Nicklas Sahl - "Hero"


Nicklas Sahl is a Danish singer and musician from the beautiful city of Aarhus. He has just released "Hero", and we have no doubt: it's set to be a huge hit in Denmark! It offers everything several of their hits have: smooth ambience, light instrumentals and a very good and unique voice.

Monday, May 28, 2018

The Charts Day #188 (part 2)


Continuing our The Charts Day about Eurovision, we highlight another song which reached its own country's top ten, but also charted in other nations. "Higher ground", by Rasmussen, is #10 in Denmark, and is still charting in Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland.

The Charts Day #188 (part 1)


Every year, after Eurovision, some of the contest's entries start appearing in charts around Europe. This year isn't one of the most prolific, in that sense. But one song managed to almost reach the top of their home country's chart: "Mercy", by Madame Monsieur, is #2 in France.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Sweden | Tove Styrke - "Sway"


It's time to remeet Swedish star Tove Styrke, with her new single "Sway". And once again, she delivers top-class electropop! Its smooth ambience, built by marking beats and a groovy melody, grows into a delicious, contagious chorus. It's a song to add to any playlist you create!

United Kingdom | George Ezra - "Shotgun"


British singer George Ezra keeps experimenting with different sounds and genres. And his latest single is a big example of his phase: "Shotgun" plays with cheerful beats and his colorful voice, conveying a very unique pop gem!

Updated on October 13th, 2018, with the official video.

Romania | Oana - "Go dance"


Romanian singer Oana has just released a new single, and we can't stop listening to it! "Go dance" explores summer, vibrant sounds to build a delightful melody, creating the perfect set for Oana to shine. We can't stop dancing to it!

Italy | Le Deva - "L'estate tutto l'anno"


Italian girlband Le Deva is getting ready for the European summer with the release of a very appropriate single. "L'estate tutto l'anno" is a celebration of this season, wrapped in their classic and powerful pop.

Denmark | Elvira Pitzner - "Perfect"


Elvira Pitzner is a Danish singer and reality show star who was born in Hellerup, Copenhagen. She has just released a new single, entitled "Perfect". It's a very entertaining pop song with a captivating melody and an effective chorus.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Austria | Lenzelot - "I'm gettin' older"


Lenzelot is an Austrian project hailing from Vienna. They offer a blend of sounds going from hard rock to hip-hop, which is as powerful as you can imagine. And a sample of their power is "I'm gettin' older", their most recent single. It has edgy and energetic rock sounds from the very first second! We are listening to it nonstop: it's our song of the week.

Germany | Andreas Kümmert - "Keep my heart beating"


One of the most talented artists of Germany is finally back with a new single! It's Andreas Kümmert, with "Keep my heart beating". It's a deep and involving song, with hypnotic and powerful melody and a marvelous, flawless vocal performance by Andreas. Undoubtedly, high-quality music!

United Kingdom | Tom Grennan - "Barbed wire"


British singer Tom Grennan returns to Sounds European! with a highly addictive single. "Barbed wire" brings the true essence of Brit pop: a catchy rock melody, a fun interpretation and a captivating chorus. The song will be included in his debut album, "Lighting matches".

Updated on August 19th, 2018, with the official video.

Kosovo | Rita Ora feat. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX - "Girls"


Huge meeting of pop stars! Rita Ora, Cardi B, Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX have gathered to record and release "Girls". It uses their unique talents to build a highly entertaining song, with a chorus which sticks to the head after the very first listen. We are listening to it nonstop!

Updated on July 14th, 2018, with the official video.

Poland | Sarsa - "Pióropusze"


Polish singer Sarsa returns to Sounds European! with a very fun new single. In "Pióropusze", she plays with alternative and electronic sounds, delivering a pop song with a unique sound.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Finland | Maija Vilkkumaa - "Siks ku mä halusin"


Sounds European! remeets Finnish singer Maija Vilkkumaa. She has just released "Siks ku mä halusin", and we are in love with it. Its melody, which mixes classic and modern influences, is great, and helps building a unique song.

United Kingdom | Emma Blackery - "Agenda"


British singer Emma Blackery is quickly gaining ground in her country's pop scene. And with singles as quirky and fun as her latest one, we really don't doubt why! In "Agenda", she mixes contemporary electronic sounds and makes us enjoy ourselves once more!

Updated on June 8th, 2018, with the official video.

Austria | Tagtraeumer - "Metronom"


Austrian band Tagtraeumer have just released a new single. And we are totally addicted to it! "Metronom" is pop-rock at its best form, offering an involving melody, great vocals and an irresistible chorus. It's impossible to listen to it only once!

Sweden | Molly Sandén - "Större"


Swedish singer Molly Sandén has recently dropped a new single. In "Större", she explores a more contemporary approach to classic ballads, adding R&B beats and synth sounds.

Czech Republic | Thom Artway - "All I know"


It's time to remeet Czech singer and musician Thom Artway, who has a new single on offer. "All I know" is a great song, with perfect instrumentation, which helps building a strong and marking melody. It's a song to listen on repeat!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

France | Mickaël Dos Santos - "Au revoir"


French singer Mickaël Dos Santos returns to Sounds European! with a very interesting new single. In "Au revoir", he explores his most intimate emotions to deliver a classic ballad that will chill you to the bone.

United Kingdom | Anne-Marie - "2002"


British super star Anne-Marie is inviting us for a lovely trip back in time with her new single! "2002" pays tribute to an era of pop music which marked an entire generation, Anne-Marie included. Lyrics, melody, video... everything works perfectly to celebrate these memories. We love it to bits!

Belarus | Radiovolna - "Mne povezot"


Belarusian band Radiovolna returns to our site with a very interesting mix of sounds! In "Mne povezot", they deliver a song with a super fun chorus to rock your body to!

Germany | Lichtblick - "Leuchten"


German schlager girl group Lichtblick has just released a new single. And it's a very entertaining one! "Leuchten" offers a captivating melody, a catchy chorus and great vocal performances. It's pure fun!

Poland | Lanberry - "Nieznajomy"


Polish singer Lanberry released a brand new single! It's entitled "Nieznajomy", and it brings flashbacks to '80s synth sounds in the best way possible. We can't stop grooving to it!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

United Kingdom | Ed Sheeran - "Happier"


British star Ed Sheeran has just released a new single. And that can only mean one thing: great music is on its way! "Happier" is a delightful song, which mixes beautiful melody and instrumentation with Ed's unique voice. The result is marvelous!

Portugal | Fernando Daniel - "Mágoa"


Portuguese singer Fernando Daniel returns to Sounds European! with a brand new single! In "Mágoa" (co-written by Fernando himself and Agir), he brings a ballad with a chilling classical instrumentation. Pure feeling, y'all!

Finland | Jarkko Ahola - "Mä tuun sun luo"


Jarkko Ahola is a Finnish singer and musician who was born in Toijala in 1977. He is better known for being the vocalist and bass player of heavy metal band Teräsbetoni. Jarkko has just released "Mä tuun sun luo", which is a very pleasant soft rock song.

Hungary | Freddie feat. Veca Janicsák, Manoya and Biga - "Otthon bárhol"


Hungarian star Freddie has recently teamed up with three musicians from Budapest for a new single. Together with Veca Janicsák, Manoya (born in 1982) and Biga (stage name of Gábor Heincz, born in 1974), he has released "Otthon bárhol", a cheerful and easy-listening tune that fits the summer mood that's taking over Europe!

Norway | Amanda Delara - "Keep your dollars"


Master of groove Amanda Delara is back with a wonderful single. It's "Keep your dollars", an entertaining song with a smooth ambience and strong beats. Its chorus is very striking, and sticks to the head quite easily.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

United Kingdom | Binky - "Jackie D"


British singer Binky is a rising talent in the UK music scene. Her mixture of pop and country is really appealing, as it's shown in her most recent single. "Jackie D" is a song with an upbeat melody that lets Binky show her impressive vocal talent.

Germany | Feuerherz - "In meinen träumen ist die hölle los"


Sounds European! remeets German schlager boyband Feuerherz. They have just released a new single, entitled "In meinen träumen ist die hölle los". It offers an amazing mix of entertaining melody and flawless vocal harmony. We love it!

Poland | Bajm - "My"


Formed in Lublin in 1978, Bajm is one of the most iconic names in the Polish music scene. Their lead singer, Beata, also went on to have a successful solo career. But they recently gathered once more to release a single together: "My" is an edgy rock with intense beats and a beautiful chorus!

Czech Republic | Romuald Klemm - "Pojď se mnou dál"


Romuald Klemm is a Czech singer and musician from Liberec. He has a great single on offer, entitled "Pojď se mnou dál". It's a wonderful song, with marking drum beats as one of its main qualities. Romuald's voice fits it all perfectly!

France | Amel Bent - "Si on te demande"


Amel Bachir is the real name of Amel Bent, a French singer born in Paris in 1985. She gained fame after reaching the semi-finals of the second season of Nouvelle Star, and went on to become the best-selling artist to emerge from the reality show. Her most recent single is entitled "Si on te demande", and it is a soft pop that fits Amel's voice perfectly!

Monday, May 21, 2018

The Charts Day #187 (part 2)


Michael Schulte turned the tables for Germany: he took his country out of a sequence of bottom results at Eurovision with a very respectable fourth place in Lisbon. Success also followed him on the charts: after the Eurovision success, his song "You let me walk alone" placed #3 in the local charts!

The Charts Day #187 (part 1)


The new single by Canadian star Shawn Mendes is a hit around European charts. This week, the song "In my blood" is #10 in the United Kingdom and #3 in Portugal!

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Latvia | Rīgas Modes - "Redz kā tu ar mani"


Latvian band Rīgas Modes is back to Sounds European! with a very interesting new single. We are talking about "Redz kā tu ar mani", a calm alternative rock which mixes some upbeat sounds to convey a great song!

Belgium | Mountains To Move - "Left or right"


Mathijs, Philippe, Quinten and Sander are Mountains To Move, a punk quartet coming from Belgium. They have just released a new single entitled "Left or right". According to the band, "it is a song written for those who are also burdened with indecisiveness, in hopes that they can find comfort in happy sounding music with a pessimistic undertone". And one can really feel all these levels when listening to the song. It's absolutely amazing!

United Kingdom | Calum Scott - "What I miss most"


British singer Calum Scott returns to Sounds European! with a great new single! We are talking about "What I miss most", a folk-inspired pop which shifts from the contemporary ballads that characterized his previous works.

Italy | Emma - "Mi parli piano"


Italian star Emma Marrone returns to our site with her newest single. "Mi parli piano" brings her back to a powerful and captivating ballad, wrapped up by a great rock feeling in the chorus.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Turkey | maNga - "Yad eller"


Long time no see for Turkish band maNga! But thankfully they return to our site with a lovely new single. "Yad eller" is a classic rock ballad which has calmer verses and an explosive chorus. The song really stands out: it's our song of the week!

Czech Republic | Pink Angels - "Mamma don't lie"


Pink Angels is a Czech girlband formed by Tereza, Natalie, Nikola and Angee. Meet their talents in "Mamma don't lie", a song which is a bit old, but we loved so much, we had to share. It is an upbeat pop which brings fun to the game from the very first second. Good luck not getting caught in the rhythm!

Hungary | Joci Pápai - "Özönvíz"


József "Joci" Pápai is a Hungarian singer, rapper and guitarist born in the city of Tata in 1981. He came to international highlights after giving Hungary the eigth place on the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Origo". And here we can meet more of his music in "Özönvíz". The song brings a distinctive folkloric flavor to a captivating pop!

United Kingdom | Jess Glynne - "I'll be there"


After catching the British pop scene like a storm in 2014, Jess Glynne became a household name for the international music scene. And we were all looking forward for her new material. Her comeback single is entitled "I'll be there", and it brings classic ballads to a contemporary melody.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Serbia | Magdolna Rúzsa - "Légzés"


Serbian-born Hungarian star Magdolna Rúzsa has just released a new single. And it's for sure a must-listen! "Légzés" is pop at its best form: addictive, catchy and extremely entertaining. It's a song to listen nonstop!

Italy | Elisa - "Will we be strangers"


Italian singer Elisa is back to our site with a great new single. "Will we be strangers" is a contemporary pop with a retro twist, a combination hardly seen within the Italian music scene and that for sure stands out!

Latvia | Refleksija - "Bet maijpuķītēm jāpaliek"


Refleksija are a Latvian band from the cities of Rūjiena and Naukšēni. The group is comprised of Dairis Teteris, Arturs Gruzdiņš, Normunds Zauls, Klāvs Skujiņš and Uldis Rusmanis. They've just released "Bet maijpuķītēm jāpaliek", a very strong and intense rock song.

United Kingdom | Florence + The Machine - "Hunger"


British alternative stars Florence + The Machine are back to Sounds European! for another amazing single. Their newest release is entitled "Hunger", and it is the second song extracted from their brand new album, "High as hope". The song brings that unmistakeable ethereal pop that characterizes the group's work.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Norway | Matilda - "Naked"


Norwegian singer Matilda is back with a new single. It's entitled "Naked", and it's a smooth song with a very marking chorus. Matilda's voice shines all over the track, being the cherry on top of it all.

Croatia | Jelena Rozga - "Najboli dan"


Sounds European! remeets Croatian star Jelena Rozga, who has a great new single on offer. "Najboli dan" offers a unique mix of Balkan pop and Northern schlager, with very characteristic instruments. We can't stop listening to it!

Bulgaria | - "Riskuvam"

RECENT are a Bulgarian group from Plovdiv, founded by Niki Nikolov, which also comprise Kiril Dikov and Vladislav Khristov. Their single "Riskuvam" is just amazing! It's a wonderful pop-rock song with great instrumentals.

Sweden | Chris Lindberg - "Nothing ever will"


Chris Lindberg is a Swedish country rock singer and musician. We are fully addicted to his new single, "Nothing ever will". It's a perfect mix of smooth melody and delightful voice. It's impossible not to fall in love with it!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Portugal | Isaura - "Don't shoot"


It's time to remeet Portuguese singer and songwriter Isaura. She has just released a new song. "Don't shoot" offers a hypnotic ambience, surrounded by a dark and mysterious melody. The result is great!

Spain | Abraham Mateo feat. Yandel and Jennifer Lopez - "Se acabó el amor"


It's time to listen to an international collaboration which is set to become a huge hit. It's "Se acabó el amor", by Spanish idol Abraham Mateo and American stars Yandel and Jennifer Lopez. It's a full Latin party into four minutes!

United Kingdom | Island Club - "Submarine"


Island Club are a British indie synth pop group from Brighton. They have just released "Submarine", and we are totally hypnotized by it. It's a very entertaining song with a touch of retro which is simply irresistible!

Finland | Evelina - "Sun vika"


Finnish star Evelina has a new single on offer. And it's surely a must-listen! "Sun vika" offers a tropical, summer vibe into a very addictive pop melody. Its well-paced chorus is an invitation to dance along!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kosovo | Dani feat. Yll Limani - "S'ka dashni"


Ramadan Krasniqi is Dani, Kosovar singer from the city of Peć. He has joined Yll Limani to record and release a wonderful new single. It's "S'ka dashni", a song which offers awesome folk elements to a very contagious melody.

Sweden | Feelium - "Your heart will learn to recognize it in time"


Feelium are a Swedish indie pop duo formed by childhood friends Simon and Jakob. They history passes through many countries, such as New Zealand, United States and the Netherlands. And you can totally feel a big baggage in their music! Their single "Your heart will learn to recognize it in time" has a unique vibe to it.

Moldova | ANGEL!NA - "I'm not good"


ANGEL!NA is the stage name of Angelina Evtodiev, singer, songwriter and guitarist who was born in Moldova and is currently living in London. We've just listened to her single "I'm not good" and it was love at first listen. The mix of sweet voice and melody is irresistible!

Poland | Adam Stachowiak - "Utopieni"


Look who is back! Polish singer Adam Stachowiak has a new single on offer, and we can't stop listening to it. "Utopieni" is a groovy, contagious pop song with a well-marked melody which is extremely inviting.

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Charts Day #186 (part 2)


Another great collaboration is also charting all over the continent. "Flames", by David Guetta and Sia, is #2 in France and Norway, #5 in the Netherlands, #7 in Germany, #11 in the United Kingdom, #12 in Italy, #13 in Austria, #28 in Belgium, #35 in Portugal and #43 in Ireland.

The Charts Day #186 (part 1)


"One kiss", collaboration by British stars Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa, is currently the biggest hit in European charts. The song is #1 in Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, #2 in Denmark and Germany, #5 in Finland, #6 in Austria, #9 in Norway and Portugal and #11 in Bulgaria. Talk about success!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Poland | Honorata Skarbek - "Zasady"


Polish singer Honorata Skarbek is back to Sounds European! with yet another fantastic single. "Zasady" is a gem of electronic pop, with groovy verses and an explosive chorus that will surely captivate you!

Italy | Noemi - "Porcellana"


Sounds European! remeets Italian star Noemi, who has just released a new single. "Porcellana" offers a unique melody, a classy set of instruments and, as usual, a vocal performance only Noemi can deliver. We love it!

United Kingdom | Watercolours - "How do you feel?"


Watercolours is a three-piece formed by Conal Kelly, Matt Sharlot and Hamish Woolley in Cheltenham. Their most recent single is a true gem: "How do you feel?" is a dreamy piece of alternative pop wrapped up by wonderful silky vocals.

Azerbaijan | Zamiq Hüseynov - "Bəyaz mələyim"


Azerbaijani singer Zamiq Hüseynov is back to our page with a new single. It's entitled "Bəyaz mələyim". It's a grandiose song with epic melody and a vocal performance which gives shivers. It's excellent!

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Croatia | Tony Cetinski - "General bez činova"


Get your ears and hearts ready, because it's time to listen to an excellent new song. It's "General bez činova", by Croatian star Tony Cetinski. It's a masterpiece, with wonderful melody, excellent instrumentals and a grandiose chorus. Everything about it is high quality. We love it: it's our song of the week!

Norway | Sigrid - "High five"


Norwegian singer Sigrid is making headlines worldwide with her music. And her most recent single shows that she has what it takes to make her an international pop sensation. "High five" has an exhilarating melody with her fresh wit, conveying a magnific song overall!

Updated on May 19th, 2018, with the official video.

Hungary | Soulwave - "Hazakísérlek"


It's time to remeet Hungarian band Soulwave, and a single which is ready to blow your mind. "Hazakísérlek" is pop-rock at its best and most perfect form: its melody is addictive and the chorus sticks to the head after the first listen. It's irresistible!

United Kingdom | Catherine McGrath - "Wild"


British singer Catherine McGrath is becoming one of the top representatives of the British country music scene. And, with singles such as "Wild", we can only see this status solidifying. Her new single is a true country-pop anthem!

Friday, May 11, 2018

Netherlands | Belle And The Beats - "Deeper"


It wasn't long ago that we presented you to Dutch band Belle And The Beats, but it's time to talk about them again thanks to their most recent single. "Deeper" is an atmospheric pop noir which oozes a sensual aura throughout.

Czech Republic | Zaelbeth - "Game over"


Zaelbeth is the stage name of Elizabeth Kopecka, Czech singer from Prague. "Game over" is the title of her new single. It's a smooth and classy pop song with a fresh and delightful chorus. It's a song to listen on repeat!

Russia | AKVA - "Cheloveku nuzhen chelovek"


Russian singer Anna Kornileva has a new moniker, AKVA. And, with it, she has released a fantastic new single. "Cheloveku nuzhen chelovek" is an alternative pop with a very interesting chorus.

Greece | Kostas Karafotis - "Isos na ftaio"


Sounds European! remeets Greek singer Kostas Karafotis with his new single. "Isos na ftaio" is a guitar-driven song which exhales Greece from first to last second, both in instrumentals and melody. The chorus is so powerful!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Croatia | Damir Kedzo feat. Medea - "Ne mogu iz dana u noć"


Medea Market-Sindik is a Croatian singer who rose to prominence when taking part of the music TV show Zvjezdice. Medea has joined Damir Kedzo for "Ne mogu iz dana u noć", and we are fully in love with it. It's a touching song which explores the best of their voices in a perfect blend.

Updated on March 11th, 2020, with the new stage name of the artist.

Iceland | Thorsteinn Einarsson - "Galaxy"


Icelandic singer Thorsteinn Einarsson returns with a new single (and, judging by the video, new looks as well!)! We are talking about "Galaxy", a very compelling pop with a slight touch of indie and alternative sounds.

Spain | Antonio Orozco feat. Lucas Vidal - "Lo saben"


Two great Spanish voices are together for a great new single. It's Antonio Orozco and Lucas Vidal with "Lo saben". It's a fresh pop-rock song with marking melody and beats and a chorus which is quite memorable.

Ireland | U2 - "Love is bigger than anything in its way"


Irish band U2 are back to Sounds European! with yet another great single. Their latest release is entitled "Love is bigger than anything in its way", and it brings their delightful rock sounds with a modern and anthemic twist.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Russia | Alena Vysotskaya - "Ne vinovata"


Alena Vysotskaya is a Russian singer born in Dudinka in 1980. Her most recent single is entitled "Ne vinovata", and it is everything you want from a Russian electropop: an edgy melody, a deep voice and a captivating chorus!

Azerbaijan | Cavid Məmmədov - "İkinci nəfəs"


Cavid Məmmədov is an Azerbaijani singer from the city of Gandja. He has just released a new single, entitled "İkinci nəfəs". It's a groovy pop song with classy instrumentals, cool melody and a very smooth ambience.

Turkey | Erim - "Aferin"


Erim Doğay is a Turkish singer from Ankara, who is developing his career in Istanbul. His debut single is an explosion of folkloric pop: "Aferin" has the groove to make you dance, perfectly combined with contemporary electronic pop.

United Kingdom | Pale Waves - "Heavenly"


It's time to remeet British band Pale Waves, with their great new single. "Heavenly" delivers an amazing indie pop-rock song, with great melody and an irresistible chorus. It's a delightful song!

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Hungary | SuperStereo feat. Zsuzsi Kollányi - "Az igazi te voltál"


Two great artists from Hungary are together for an awesome new single! We're talking about SuperStereo and Zsuzsi Kollányi, with "Az igazi te voltál". It's such an entertaining song! It's impossible not to get into its melody.

Turkey | Nilsu - "Adam olamadık"


Nilsu Şirin is a Turkish singer born in Ankara in 1991. Her most recent single will surely put you up to dance: "Adam olamadık" is a very entertaining pop with a fresh ethnic touch which makes the song really stand out.

Croatia | Zsa Zsa - "Pruži mi ruku"


Croatian singer Zsa Zsa has a new single on offer, and we just can't get enough of it!"Pruži mi ruku" is a piano-driven song which explores Zsa Zsa's talented voice in a very beautiful way. The result is so endearing!

Sweden | Moving To Canada - "Stardust invasion"


Moving To Canada are Victor Gustafsson, Kristofer Padoan, Magnus Nöjd, and Anton Malmqvist, a Swedish four-piece. Their most recent single is "Stardust invasion", an entertaining mix of pop, rock and alternative sounds.

Monday, May 07, 2018

You've Seen Here: 2018 Eurovision Song Contest


We are entering the week several of our readers have been waiting for the entire year: it's time for the Eurovision Song Contest. As it's our tradition, we now offer a summary of the contest, reviewing all of the competing entries (remembering most of them were already presented in our site during the recent months).

This year, Eurovision is taking place at Altice Arena, in Lisbon, following last year's victory of Portugal, with "Amar pelos dois". The bookies' favorite to win the trophy is Israel, with Netta's "Toy" (song which is presented right below). Other potential winners according to experts are France, Estonia, Finland and Bulgaria.

Check the full list of the 2018 entries, with their running order in the shows:

Semifinal 1 (May 8th, 2018):

1. Azerbaijan | AISEL - "X my heart"
5. Czech Republic | Mikolas Josef - "Lie to me"
7. Israel | Netta - "Toy"
8. Belarus | ALEKSEEV - "Forever"
10. Bulgaria | EQUINOX - "Bones"
11. North Macedonia | Eye Cue - "Lost and found"
12. Croatia | Franka - "Crazy"
17. Switzerland | ZiBBZ - "Stones"

Semifinal 2 (May 10th, 2018):

8. Netherlands | Waylon - "Outlaw in 'em"
10. Georgia | Iriao - "For you"
13. Hungary | AWS - "Viszlát nyár"
16. Montenegro | Vanja Radovanović - "Inje"
17. Slovenia | Lea Sirk - "Hvala, ne!"

Final (May 12th, 2018):

TBD. United Kingdom | SuRie - "Storm"

The Charts Day #185


American singer Ariana Grande has recently dropped a new single. And, as expected, it became an instant hit! "No tears left to cry" is this week's #10 in Belgium, #7 in Bulgaria and the Netherlands, #3 in France and #2 in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom!

Sunday, May 06, 2018

United Kingdom | ZAYN - "Let me"


British superstar ZAYN has just released a new single. And that can only mean one thing: it's time to get to know another song which is going to become a worldwide hit! "Let me" is a groovy pop song with a very marking chorus. We love it!

Germany | Michael Schulte - "You let me walk alone"


Born in Eckernförde, Germany, in 1990, Michael Schulte is a singer and songwriter who found fame after finishing third on the very first edition of The Voice of Germany. This year, he won the ticket to represent his country on the Eurovision stage with the song "You let me walk alone", a touching ballad with a deep emotional message.

Spain | Dani Martin - "Dieciocho"


Sounds European! remeets Spanish star Dani Martin, who has a new single on offer. "Dieciocho" is a great pop-rock song, with wonderful instrumentals and a chorus which is very captivating.

Portugal | Cláudia Pascoal - "O jardim"


Portugal is getting ready to host Eurovision for the very first time. And, in home soil, they will have reasons to feel proud of their own representative. Cláudia Pascoal (born in Gondomar in 1994) will sing the touching "O jardim", a very intimate and emotional ballad written by Isaura (who also provides backing vocals).

Saturday, May 05, 2018

United Kingdom | LEDGER - "Not dead yet"


Despite being known as the drummer and co-vocalist for American band Skillet, Jennifer Ledger was born in Coventry, United Kingdom, in 1989. She has just released her debut EP, and we were mesmerized with one of its songs: "Not dead yet" is an edgy synth rock with an explosive chorus. Its power made it become our song of the week!

Updated on September 2nd, 2018, with the official video.

Lithuania | Ginta - "Mais oui mais non"


Ginta is the stage name of Gintare Kubiliutė, singer who was born in Kaunas, Lithuania, in 1987 and raised in Switzerland. Her new single is "Mais oui mais non", a delightful song with a unique melody and an irresistible chorus. We love it!

Spain | Manel Navarro - "Voulez-vous danser?"


Spanish singer Manel Navarro is back to our site with a brand new look and a very cool sound. His new single is "Voulez-vous danser?", a Latin-infused soft pop which throws some French in the mix to result in a very interesting single.

Czech Republic | Lenny - "Enemy"


Look who is back! Czech star Lenny has just released a new single, entitled "Enemy", and we simply can't stop listening to it. Its melody is highly contagious, and the chorus is as good as one can be. Lenny's unique voice completes it all perfectly!

Friday, May 04, 2018

Spain | Miriam Rodríguez - "Hay algo en mí"


Miriam Rodríguez is a 21-year-old Spanish singer from Pontedeume. She was the third place of the latest season of Operación Triunfo. Miriam has just released "Hay algo en mí", which clearly shows she has everything to establish herself as one of the main names of the Spanish music scene.

Poland | Zuza Jabłońska - "Sami"


Zuza Jabłońska is a teen star rising in Poland. Hailing from Gdańsk, she recently finished second in the first season of the local version for The Voice Kids. And here she is presenting us her first single: "Sami" is a captivating pop with contemporary electronic sounds.

Italy | Dear Jack - "Non è un caso se l'amore è complicato"


It's time to remeet Italian band Dear Jack, with a new name in their formation. They went through another change on the lead singer spot: Lorenzo Cantarini replaced Leiner Riflessi. Names change, quality remains: "Non è un caso se l'amore è complicato", their new release, is amazing!

Sweden | Klara & Jag - "Fake it 'til you make it"


Johanna Frostling and Klara Tuva Wörmann are Klara & Jag, a duo hailing from Stockholm. Their most recent single will take you back to a wonderful moment: "Fake it 'til you make it" is a pop with retro sounds coming from the '50s and '60s. The addition of some strings in the chorus adds up for an irresistible treat!

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Montenegro | Sergej Ćetković feat. Jana Šušteršič - "Bar da odeš"


Here comes a magnific meeting of Balkan musicians. Montenegrin singer Sergej Ćetković met Slovene singer Jana Šušteršič in "Bar da odeš", an emotional ballad with all the power of traditional sounds.

Poland | BARANOVSKI - "Dym"


BARANOVSKI is the stage name of Wojciech Baranowski, Polish singer from Piotrków Trybunalski. He rose to prominence after taking part of the fourth season of The Voice of Poland. He has just released "Dym", a very entertaining song with an irresistible melody.

France | Owlle - "In the dark"


Owlle is the moniker of France Picoulet, an artist born in Cannes in 1986. Her most recent single is entitled "In the dark", and it is a dark electronic pop with a haunting melody. A perfect song for a relaxing afternoon!

Sweden | Felix Sandman - "Every single day"


Felix Karl Wilhelm Sandman is a Swedish singer who was born in Värmdö in 1998. He rose to prominence as a member of the group FO&O. Local radios were completely taken by his debut single as a solo artist, "Every single day" – which was the runner-up to "Dance you off" on this year's Melodifestivalen. It takes only one listen to understand why: it's an excellent song, with an involving ambience and a flawless vocal performance by Felix.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Italy | Annalisa - "Bye bye"


Italian star Annalisa has just released a new single. And you know what it means: good music is on its way! "Bye bye" is a contemporary pop song with a catchy chorus and a vocal power only Annalisa can offer.

Spain | Correos - "No se apaga"


Spanish band Correos are back with us for a captivating new single. "No se apaga" brings a taste of British indie music into their classic Spanish rock, accounting for a fantastic combination. The song is the first single out of their newest album, "Terapia".

Ireland | Michael Patrick Kelly - "Roundabouts"


Sounds European! remeets Irish singer Michael Patrick Kelly, who has just released a wonderful new single. "Roundabouts" offers a delicate and endearing melody, perfectly filled by Michael's great voice. It's impossible not to love it!

Russia | SALT - "Helium"


Russian-born singer SALT is back to our site with a great new single. We are talking about "Helium", a captivating alternative pop with a mind-blowing instrumentation.

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

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Norway | Ina Wroldsen - "Sea"


Norwegian singer Ina Wroldsen is becoming one of the most prolific electropop artists in Europe. And the release of her new single confirms this. We are talking about "Sea", a downtempo kind of alternative pop which creates a haunting atmosphere.

United Kingdom | Matt Cardle - "Desire"


Look who is back! British singer Matt Cardle returns with a great new single, "Desire", part of his new album "Time to be alive". And we are totally in love with it. It's a highly addictive song: it takes a single listen to make one want to repeat it over and over again!

Portugal | Cristina Branco - "Aula de natação"


Portuguese singer Cristina Branco is back to our site with a lovely new single. "Aula de natação" brings traditional sounds to a jazz-influenced pop. The song lets Cristina show off her amazing voice!