Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Poland | Cleo - "Alfabet świateł"

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Polish diva Cleo has a new single on offer. And it's surely a song to listen on repeat! We are talking about "Alfabet świateł". It's such an exciting and catchy electropop!

Belarus | Litesound - "Moya vselennaya"

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It's tinally time to remeet Belarusian group Litesound! They have just released a new single. "Moya vselennaya" is a very strong rock ballad, with great Eastern-like elements.

Germany | Fabrice Noel - "Guten flug"

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German singer Fabrice Noel has a new single on offer. And we are in love with it! It's titled "Guten flug". It's a great song, with a fresh vibe and involving contemporary synth pop elements.

Spain | Playa Cuberris - "Turín"

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Playa Cuberris are living a very prolific beginning of 2020! The Spanish band has just released yet another single. And the quality keeps very high! "Turín" is everything one can expect from Spanish pop-rock.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Ukraine | Ani Lorak - "Ya by letala"

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Ukrainian diva Ani Lorak has a new single for us! We're talking about "Ya by letala", a pop track that includes synth beats to create a very interesting tropical sound.

Portugal | Cláudia Pascoal - "Espalha brasas"

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Portuguese singer Cláudia Pascoal returns with her sweet sounds! Her new single is "Espalha brasas", an intimate songs that Cláudia describes as a reflection of how to "be femenine" without big pressures.

Romania | Sore - "Ce faci, fata?"

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Romanian singer Sore makes a great comeback to our site. Her most recent single is entitled "Ce faci, fata?", and brings a contemporary soft-pop ballad with a grower chorus.

Russia | Timur Rodriguez feat. Grigory Leps - "Spasibo"

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Two huge Russian stars gathered to record and release a new single. And the result couldn't be better! We are talking about Timur Rodriguez and Grigory Leps, with "Spasibo". It's a great song, with a groovy and well-paced melody and a very marking chorus.

Bulgaria | Mihaela Fileva feat. NDOE - "Na drugiya kraĭ na sveta"

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Two Bulgarian artists got together for a great new single. We are talking about "Na drugiya kraĭ na sveta", by Mihaela Fileva and NDOE. It's a groovy song with involving beats and a very cool melody.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Spain | Miriam Rodríguez - "No sé quién soy"

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Spanish singer Miriam Rodríguez returns to Sounds European! with "No sé quién soy". Her new single shows us a new side of her music, bringing a deep and intimate ballad that connected with our innermost feelings.

Netherlands | Famous Oberogo - "Hoy ya no"

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Famous Oberogo was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 1999. After his parents briefly moved to Nigeria, they eventually settled in Seville, Spain. There, he built a successful music career, which shot to stardom after he won the 2018 edition of Operación Triunfo. Now, we can enjoy his most recent single: "Hoy ya no" is a ballad that mixes soul and R&B influences and showcases his magnificent vocal range.

Slovenia | Ines Erbus - "Šah mat"

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Ines Erbus is quickly becoming a big name in the Slovene pop scene. And her most recent single will not let us lie: "Šah mat" is a contagious number that includes folkloric sounds and a very fun music video!

Austria | Lisa Pac - "Cool"

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Lisa Pac is an Austrian singer and songwriter hailing from Vienna. We have just got to listen to her latest single, titled "Cool", and we are completely addicted to it! It's pop at its best, impossible to resist.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Romania | Loredana - "Sex pe canapea"

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Romanian diva Loredana can do no wrong. Every new single she releases is another masterpiece for our collections. And here she is, dazzling us once again, with her latest release. "Sex pe canapea" is a great pop song, with wonderful instrumentals, an excellent chorus and a perfectly fitting vocal performance. We are totally addicted to it: it's our song of the week!

Switzerland | Yves Larock feat. Bastian Baker - "Here we go"

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DJ Yves Larock (Neuchâtel, Switzerland) teamed up with Swiss singer Bastian Baker to release an exciting new single. "Here we go" mixes the best from both artists, creating a really catchy pop-rock with synth elements. The track was the official song for the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, due to take place in May 2020 in Switzerland (before it was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

Norway | Carina Dahl - "Få mæ hjæm"

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It's been a while since we heard from Norwegian singer Carina Dahl, so we were really excited to listen to her new single! "Få mæ hjæm" is a super fun mix of pop and country sounds that will have you shaking your booty in no time!

Belgium | Loïc Nottet - "Heartbreaker"

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Belgian singer Loïc Nottet is back with new music! "Heartbreaker" is a contagious disco-infused single with intense beats and an anthemic chorus that will take you down pop memory lane. The video lets him show us his killer dance moves as well. It's a whole package!

United Kingdom | Melanie C - "Who I am"

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Whenever British star Melanie C releases a new single, everyone knows: it's time to stop everything, and get ready to listen to an amazing song. And she is once again fulfilling all the expectations, with "Who I am". It's a deep pop song, with strong lyrics and, as usual, a wonderful vocal performance.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Spain | Edurne - "Tal vez"

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Look who's back! Spanish singer Edurne returns with "Tal vez". Her new single is a Latin-flavored pop ballad that will conquer you with its simple charm.

Sweden | Vera Hotsauce - "Dad's Bugatti"

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We are now landing in Sweden, to listen to Vera Hotsauce's first release of 2020. As Vera herself describes, "'Dad's Bugatti' is a euphoric party song about being freaky and fun". And she couldn't have been more accurate: it has such a high energy that, even though it's a bit early in the year, it could totally be a summer hit.

Italy | Modà - "Una vita non mi basta"

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Italian band Modà has just released a new single. And it's a lovely one! "Una vita non mi basta" is that kind of rock ballad only Modà know how to deliver. It's totally a must-listen!

Finland | Vilma Alina - "Rikollinen"

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It's time to remeet Finnish star Vilma Alina, and listen to her latest release. It's entitled "Rikollinen". The song is an inviting pop with great melody and instrumentals and a very marking chorus.

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

Denmark | Nicklas Sahl - "There for you"

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Nicklas Sahl is becoming one of the most prominent new artists in Denmark. And his most recent single will show you why: "There for you" is a soft contemporary pop ballad with a captivating melody, in which his voice really shines through!

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Ireland | Kodaline - "Sometimes"

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We can't help ourselves from falling for Kodaline's singles. And their most recent one is no exception. "Sometimes" brings that kind of folk-infused pop-rock that is perfect for a night out by a fireplace!

Updated on April 6th, 2020, with the official video.

Turkey | Aleyna Tilki - "Yalan"

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Time to check up on Turkish singer Aleyna Tilki! "Yalan", her most recent single, is a haunting mix of synth elements that create a magnific contemproary ballad.

Spain | Yoly Saa - "Te dejo marchar"

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Spanish singer Yoly Saa has just released a new single. And once again, we are completely in love! "Te dejo marchar" is an endearing mid-tempo song with a sweet guitar-led melody and an even sweeter vocal performance.

Romania | Feli - "Sus pe munte"

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Romanian singer Feli has a great single to show us! We are talking about "Sus pe munte", a deep contemporary ballad with intense beats in the chorus that makes it more involving.

France | Camélia Jordana - "Facile"

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It's finally time to remeet French singer Camélia Jordana. She has just recently released an amazing new single. We are talking about "Facile", a sweet and smooth folk pop song which explores Camélia's voice in a very cute manner.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Ireland | Ronan Keating feat. Emeli Sandé - "One of a kind"

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Two of the biggest names of the Irish and British music scenes got together for a great new single. It's Ronan Keating and Emeli Sandé, with "One of a kind". It's a very endearing ballad, perfectly led by their wonderful voices.

Lithuania | Jessica Shy - "Rožė"

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Jessica Shy is a singer hailing from the city of Kaunas, in Lithuania. She rose to prominence last year, after releasing the hit single "Viskas ką turiu". And now we get to listen to another gem of hers: "Rožė" is a contemporary pop song in which her voice shines through!

Portugal | Pedro Gonçalves - "Chama por mim"

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Pedro Gonçalves is a Portuguese singer, songwriter and producer who was born in Porto in 1997. He rose to prominence after being the runner-up of season three of The Voice Portugal and taking part of Festival da Canção in 2017. Pedro has just released a new single, and we are totally hooked on it. "Chama por mim" is a delightful groovy ballad!

Finland | Nightwish - "Noise"

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Finnish band Nightwish has a new single on offer. And that can only mean one thing: it's time to listen to another epic rock track! "Noise" is a powerful rock song with an intense and involving melody, built by very strong instrumentals.

Bulgaria | B-OK feat. Michela - "Say it first"

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Bulgarian producer Boris Milanov, B-OK, and Maltese singer Michela have gathered their talents in "Say it first". The single is an exciting, contemporary synthpop.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Serbia | Marija Šerifović - "Prijatelji"

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Marija Šerifović is living a very prolific moment in her career. And we couldn't be more thankful for it! Her most recent release is "Prijatelji", a classic pop-rock song with a delightful retro feeling that still makes it sound timeless.

Denmark | Select Captain - "Get me out of here"

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Kristian Gaarskjær and Søren Vestergaard are Select Captain, an indie-folk, pop outfit from Copenhagen, Denmark. They have just released "Comes in waves, part 2", the second part of an EP trilogy. From it, you can now enjoy "Get me out of here". We are totally into its hypnotic mood!

Cyprus | Konstantinos Christoforou feat. One - "Billy bam bam"

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Konstantinos Christoforou is a Cypriot singer born in Limassol in 1977. He enjoys a very extensive musical career, having released seven albums and represented his country at the Eurovision Song Contest twice as a solo artist (in 1996 and 2005) and once as a member of boyband One (2002). The boyband has recently reunited, and they are now featuring in a single of his: "Billy bam bam" is an entertaining dance-pop track with ethnic elements which became an instant hit!

Spain | Los Aslándticos - "Desconectados"

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Spanish band Los Aslándticos are back with us to share their new single. "Desconectados" brings their relaxed take on Latin pop-rock sounds with guitar-driven verses and a more agitated chorus.

Romania | Jean Gavril - "Nevinovat"

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Time to check up on Romanian singer Jean Gavril! He has recently released "Nevinovat", a sensual ballad in which his raspy voice takes the central stage to drive us through a fantastic instrumentation.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Belgium | Cleymans & Van Geel - "Tijgers"

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Cleymans & Van Geel are a Belgian duo formed by Jelle Cleymans (Wilrijk, 1985) and Jonas Van Geel (Bierbeek, 1984). They've been together on stages for 15 years, performing covers of songs in Dutch, but now have finally released their first album together. From it, you can now enjoy the excellent "Tijgers". It's a very involving pop-rock song, with an explosive chorus that sticks to the head after a single listen.

Serbia | Hurricane - "Hasta la vista"

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Hurricane (also known as Hurricane Girls) are a Serbian girlband formed in 2017, consisting of Sanja Vučić, Ivana Nikolić and Ksenija Knežević. They had been selected to kind of return (kind of, as both Sanja and Ksenija, as a backing vocalist, were there before) to Eurovision, representing Serbia, before the show was cancelled. Their "Hasta la vista" is an exciting pop song with that unique vibe one can always expect from the best girlbands.

Finland | Aksel Kankaanranta - "Looking back"

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Aksel Kankaanranta is a 20-year-old singer hailing from Turku, Finland. He had recently been selected as the representative of his country for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, before it was cancelled, with the song "Looking back". The song is an intimate contemporary ballad that highlights Aksel's sweet voice.

Kosovo | Nevena Božović - "Nestajem s vetrom"

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It's time to remeet Kosovar-born singer Nevena Božović. She has just released a wonderful new single. It's "Nestajem s vetrom", a ballad that allows her to show all her vocal range and capability. It's amazing!

Croatia | Neda Ukraden - "Bomba"

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We couldn't finish reviewing this year's Eurovision National Finals season without talking about Neda Ukraden. The Croatian diva has rocked the stage of Beovizija (the Serbian selection show) with "Bomba". It's such a strong pop song, and Neda delivered it so well live!

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Bulgaria | Victoria Georgieva - "Tears getting sober"

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Victoria Georgieva was announced as the Bulgarian representative for Eurovision before the turn of the year. But it wasn't until recently that we could get to listen to her entry. Even if the contest was cancelled, waiting for the song was worth it! "Tears getting sober" is a compelling minimalistic ballad that involves you with its fragile charm.

Italy | Lilo - "Luce ovunque"

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Lilo is the stage name of Laura Pizzoli, Italian singer, songwriter and musician who was born in 1991. Meet her with "Luce ovunque". It's a captivating mid-tempo song with great beats and a wonderful vocal performance.

Iceland | Daði og Gagnamagnið - "Think about things"

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Daði og Gagnamagnið are an Icelandic band formed by Daði Freyr Pétursson, Árný Fjóla Ásmundsdóttir, Sigrún Birna Pétursdóttir, Hulda Kristín Kolbrúnardóttir, Stefán Hannesson and Jóhann Sigurður Jóhannsson. They had recently won the Icelandic ticket for Eurovision (before its cancellation) with their song "Think about things", a tongue-in-cheek retro pop number. We grant you'll want to join the choreography in the chorus!

Germany | Benjamin Rosenbohm feat. Tanne Amanda - "Yes"

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Benjamin Tsimalona Rosenbohm is a singer who was born in Berlin, Germany, in 2002, and currently lives in Denmark. Tanne Amanda Balcells was born in Spain, and moved to Denmark when she was two. They met during season 12 of The X Factor in Denmark (where Benjamin was the runner-up and Tanne, as a member of Echo, finished fourth). They've then gathered as Ben & Tan, and won Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, which had granted them the right to represent Denmark on Eurovision, before it was cancelled. Their "Yes" is a positive song with a very catchy melody.

United Kingdom | Lily Moore - "Now I know"

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Lily Moore is a 22-year-old singer hailing from London. She captivated us with her unique voice in "Now I know", a downtempo pop-rock with a retro vibe that really fits its atmosphere.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Sweden | Helena Paparizou feat. Sakis Rouvas - "Etsi ine i fasi"

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Two of the biggest names within the Greek music scene have met to release a single together: Swedish-born Helena Paparizou and Sakis Rouvas. And yes, the song is as amazing as those names predict! "Etsi ine i fasi" is a compelling ballad with a soft ethnic instrumentation and a chorus that will snatch your wigs. Without a doubt, it's our song of the week!

Malta | Destiny Chukunyere - "All of my love"

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Destiny Chukunyere has just won the second season of The X Factor in Malta. And because of that, the Maltese star was granted the right to represent her country on Eurovision. Her entry, "All of my love", is a stupendous pop song, which made her (before it was cancelled) the first Junior Eurovision champion with a true possibility of also winning the adult contest.

Austria | Zweikanalton - "Ey Katharina"

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We are now landing in Austria, to listen to another excellent single by Zweikanalton. The duo have just released "Ey Katharina", and we are listening to it nonstop! It's the best kind of entertainment, from first to last second.

Finland | Erika Vikman - "Cicciolina"

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Erika Vikman is a Finnish singer who was born in Tampere in 1993. She rose to prominence after reaching the final seven on the seventh season of Idols in her country. Finland have wasted the chance of selecting her to this year's Eurovision. Her "Cicciolina" was not only the best song in the Finnish National Final, but also one of the best song in the year as a whole, counting all countries. Diva-level pop song!

Belgium | Suarez - "Cavale"

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Great song coming from Belgium! It's "Cavale", latest release by Suarez. The song is a highly entertaining alternative pop-rock, with catchy beats and a marvelous chorus. We love it to bits!

Friday, March 20, 2020

Switzerland | Gjon's Tears - "Répondez-moi"

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Gjon's Tears is the stage name of Gjon Muharremaj, Swiss singer and songwriter who was born in Broc in 1998. Gjon has taken part of several countries' talent shows: he was the third place of the first season of Albania's Got Talent, a semifinalist of the second season of Switzerland's Got Talent and a semifinalist of season eight of France's The Voice. He had been internally selected to represent Switzerland on Eurovision (before it was cancelled earlier this week) with "Répondez-moi". It's a beautiful song, in all senses, and it was truly one of the best gems of this year's contest.

Poland | Alicja Szemplińska - "Empires"

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A few months after winning the tenth season of The Voice of Poland, Alicja Szemplińska managed to also win the Polish National Final for Eurovision. Her song "Empires" is a dramatic ballad with a powerful instrumentation.

Austria | Vincent Bueno - "Alive"

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Vincent Mendoza Bueno is an Austrian singer who was born in Vienna in 1985. He rose to prominence in 2008, as the winner of the Austrian talent contest Musical! Die Show. Vincent was going to represent his country on Eurovision (now that it's cancelled, we don't actually know how it's going to work) with "Alive". It's one of the most entertaining songs of the year!

Norway | Secret Treehouse - "Broken soul"

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It's time to listen to an amazing new single by Secret Treehouse! With "Broken soul", they are back to a more melancholic and familiar state. The Norwegian band knows how to deliver emotions in indie pop as few can!

Romania | Edward Sanda feat. Lidia Buble - "Vintage"

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Romanian singers Edward Sanda and Lidia Buble have collaborated in a very sweet single. "Vintage" is a pop ballad that creates a very romantic atmosphere with its tender instrumentation.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

United Kingdom | James Blunt feat. Ward Thomas - "Halfway"

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British singer James Blunt featured British country-pop sensation duo Ward Thomas in his most recent single. And the result couldn't be better: "Halfway" is a sweet single that showcases the best from both artists!

Sweden | The Mamas - "Move"

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The Mamas are a Swedish-American soul and gospel group formed by Ashley Haynes (born in Washington, D.C.), Loulou Lamotte (Malmö) and Dinah Manna (Stockholm). They rose to prominence as the backing vocalists for John Lundvik's Eurovision performance in 2019, and this year they were part of Melodifestivalen, the Swedish National Final for the continental competition. They managed to win the whole thing with their upbeat "Move", in which they mix their powerful voices with a very international-sounding pop.

Spain | Cepeda - "Gentleman"

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Luis Cepeda is releasing new music! He has just presented "Gentleman", his new single. The track is an entertaining pop-rock with an ironic set of lyrics that delves into how appearances deceive our impression of other people.

Lithuania | The Roop - "On fire"

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Vaidotas Valiukevičius, Robertas Baranauskas and Mantas Banišauskas are The Roop, a pop-rock band formed in Vilnius in 2014. They recently got into the public eye in Europe thanks to winning the Lithuanian National Final for Eurovision. Their song "On fire" (a cheeky mix of indie, electronic and pop beats) became a very popular hit in their country, and was among the favorites to win the continental contest before it was cancelled.

Ukraine | ARTIK & ASTI - "Devochka tantsuy"

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ARTIK & ASTI are a Ukrainian duo formed by producer Artom Umrikhin and singer Anna Dzyuba. Their unique take on Eastern-flavored synthpop and urban sounds made their latest single a huge success in the region: "Devochka tantsuy" is a soft uptempo track that will have you dancing in no time!

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Romania | Red Parlament - "Iubiti ca-n prima zi"

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Doru Isaroiu, Cristi Ungur, Vali Isaroiu and Otto Harasz are Red Parlament, a Romanian pop-rock group from Bucharest. They have just released a new single, and we just can't get enough of it! "Iubiti ca-n prima zi" is a smooth song with a very contagious melody.

Portugal | April Ivy - "Temporary love"

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Portuguese singer April Ivy is back to Sounds European!! She released "Temporary love", a single in which her voice takes first stage and drives her style towards sweet, synth-infused pop.

Greece | George Sabanis - "Allaxe ta ola"

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Greek star George Sabanis has just released a new single. And it's a great one! We are talking about "Allaxe ta ola", a smooth song that mixes pop-rock and Greek elements with a lot of personality.

North Macedonia | Antonia Gigovska - "Kriva sam"

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Sounds European! remeets Macedonian singer Antonia Gigovska, who has just released a new single. It's entitled "Kriva sam". It's a ballad that offers a hypnotic ambience, built by a unique set of great instrumentals.

Norway | Dagny - "Come over"

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Norwegian singer Dagny is finally back with us! She returned with the single "Come over", a retro kind of pop with a very entertaining video to go along. You'll be bobbing your head up and down to the chorus in no time!

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Belgium | Stan Van Samang - "River of life"

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Belgian singer Stan Van Samang is back with us! He returns to Sounds European! with his most recent single, "River of life". The track is a timeless downtempo pop-rock that shows Stan's vocal power.

United Kingdom | Broken Witt Rebels - "Running with the wolves"

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Broken Witt Rebels are a Birmingham four-piece that is going to shock your body with their rock power. They are presenting their second studio album, "Ok hotel", with the single "Running with the wolves". The track brings the finest riffs of that old-school kind of rock that is bound to conquer you!

Romania | Jukebox feat. Bella Santiago - "Cand toata lumea sare"

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Romanian band Jukebox and Philippine singer Bella Santiago are together once again, to release another great single. It's "Cand toata lumea sare". It's a very entertaining song: it's impossible to stand still to it!

Lithuania | Iglė - "Neišeik, dar pabūk"

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Iglė Bernotaitytė is a 20-year-old Lithuanian singer hailing from the city of Marijampole. She was the winner of the fourth edition of the local version of The X Factor, and since then she's been working in her music career. She has recently released "Neišeik, dar pabūk", a hypnotic single that delves into contemporary synthpop.

Moldova | Pasha Parfeny - "My wine"

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Moldovan singer Pasha Parfeny is finally back with us! He has recently released a new single, entitled "My wine". The track (with which he took part of the local National Final for Eurovision) is a fun mix of pop and upbeat folkloric elements.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Ireland | Lesley Roy - "Story of my life"

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Lesley Roy is a singer born in Dublin in 1987. She has an extensive career as a songwriter, collaborating with artists such as Adam Lambert, Miss Montreal and Medina. She has recently been announced as the Irish representative for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Story of my life". The track is a triumphant anthem that combines pop and rock into a very entertaining song!

Belgium | Hooverphonic - "Release me"

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Hooverphonic were the very first artists to be announced as part of the 2020 Eurovision line-up. And we can finally enjoy their song! "Release me" is a downtempo track that relies on an intense classical instrumentation.

Estonia | Uku Suviste - "What love is"

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Estonia's traditional Eesti Laul took place last month. And they chose Uku Suviste to go to Eurovision! His exciting "What love is" conquered everybody with its mix of pop into a heartfelt ballad. You can see his live performance here.

United Kingdom | James Newman - "My last breath"

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Born in Settle, United Kingdom, in 1985, James Newman is a prolific singer and songwriter. Brother of John Newman, he wrote lyrics for artists like Calvin Harris, Little Mix, Jess Glynne, Foxes, Olly Murs, Jessie Ware, Kesha and even Backstreet Boys. He was just announced as the British representative for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with his most recent single, "My last breath". The track brings a classic kind of Brit-pop sound that will melt in your ears!

Netherlands | Stefania - "Superg!rl"

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Dutch-Greek singer Stefania was internally selected to represent Greece on this year's Eurovision. Here is her entry, "Superg!rl". It's a song that mixes modern electropop and classic Greek folk elements in a very smart way.

Norway | Ulrikke - "Attention"

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Sounds European! finally remeets Norwegian singer Ulrikke Brandstorp. She has recently become the winner of Melodi Grand Prix, the local National Final for Eurovision, with the song "Attention", granting her the ticket to this year's festival in Rotterdam. Penned by Mørland, the song is a sentimental ballad with a delicious instrumentation that will send shivers down your spine! You can watch her live performance here.

Malta | Red Electrick - "Dangerous"

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Maltese band Red Electrick has a new single on offer. It's titled "Dangerous". It's an entertaining pop-rock song with spices of modern electronic elements that help taking the song to an even higher level.

Updated on April 5th, 2020, with the official video.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Bulgaria | Grafa - "Falshivi struni"

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Bulgarian superstar Grafa has just released a new single. And no praise would be enough for such an amazing song! "Falshivi struni" offers a catchy, hypnotic ambience, built by great instrumentals and awesome vocal performances.

Estonia | Karl-Erik Taukar - "Kuule"

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Karl-Erik Taukar returns to our site to show us his new single. "Kuule" is a relaxed contemporary pop track that brings a very cool summer vibe!

Moldova | Natalia Gordienko - "Prison"

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Moldovan star Natalia Gordienko was selected to return to Eurovision 14 years after her first participation. This time, she is going to represent her country with "Prison". It's a power ballad with an intense melody and a great chorus.

Serbia | Mina Kostić - "Covek moj"

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Mina Kostić was born in Ledine, Serbia, in 1975. She lands on our site with a shower of traditional sounds for us: "Covek moj", her most recent single, is a powerballad that incorporates folkloric elements in a perfect way!

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Denmark | H.E.R.O. - "Avalanche"

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We're thrilled to present one more single by Danish band H.E.R.O.! They have just released "Avalance", a powerful rock song that grabs your attention from the very first guitar riffs and never lets you go. We coudn't be any more addicted to it: it's our song of the week!

Belgium | Chapter Two - "By my side"

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Grego Van Holderbeke and Lennert Haenen are Chapter Two, a Belgian duo hailing from Bilzen. They rose to prominence after winning the third edition of MNM Rising Star. They have just released a new single, entitled "By my side", and it's absolutely outstanding! It's a powerful pop song with an exciting and very captivating chorus. Their voices are amazing!

Sweden | Anna Bergendahl - "Kingdom come"

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Ten years after taking part of Eurovision Song Contest, Swedish singer Anna Bergendahl entered Melodifestivalen with a song that was strong enough to allow her to dream of a comeback. And, even though "Kingdom come" didn't end up winning the National Final, it was surely one of our favorite songs in competition. So addictive!

Croatia | Damir Kedzo - "Divlji vjetre"

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Twice selected for our list of the 50 best songs of the year (in 2016 and 2017), Damir Kedzo has been selected to represent his country on Eurovision. And his entry is so good! "Divlji vjetre" is a passionate ballad that explores his talented voice in a wonderful manner.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Greece | Alcatrash - "Xana"

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Greek band Alcatrash is back with a great new single. It's entitled "Xana". It's a grandiose pop-rock ballad with a very marking chorus. It's impossible not to feel involved by it!

Finland | Antti Ketonen - "Jos sua ei huomenna ois"

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Finnish singer Antti Ketonen has just released a new single. And it's a great one! "Jos sua ei huomenna ois" is a very captivating pop-rock with a quite marking chorus.

Ukraine | Max Barskih - "Nebo l'yot dozhdem"

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The new single by Max Barskih caught us off guard! The Ukrainian singer released "Nebo l'yot dozhdem", a contemporary ballad that shies away from his usual electronic tempos, but delivers equal quality.

Romania | JO - "Lacrimile"

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JO returns to our site with a very interesting new single. "Lacrimile" adds reggae beats to Romanian-style R&B, a combination that proves very successful!

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Croatia | Antonia Dora - "Oprostit ću sve"

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Croatian singer Antonia Dora has another marvelous ballad on offer. We are talking about "Oprostit ću sve". It's a captivating song with an inviting melody and a very effective chorus. We love it!

Czech Republic | Lake Malawi - "Lucy"

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Czech band Lake Malawi are consolidating as one of the top acts in the music scene in their country. Their most recent single just proves our point: "Lucy" is a contagious retro pop with indie influences that will draw a smile on your face!

Netherlands | Jeroen van der Boom - "Ik hoop dat het niet goed gaat"

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Dutch star Jeroen van der Boom has just released a new single. It's "Ik hoop dat het niet goed gaat". It's a classic ballad with beautiful instrumentals and a highly captivating chorus.

Sweden | Paul Rey - "Talking in my sleep"

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Pauli Jokela is Paul Rey, a Swedish singer and songwriter who was born in Lund in 1992. He has just finished this year's Melodifestivalen with the sixth place, and he deserves all the praise. "Talking in my sleep" is a highly involving and captivating ballad.

Updated on May 1st, 2020, with the official video.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

France | Maëlle - "L'effet de masse"

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French singer Maëlle comes back to Sounds European! with a deep new single. "L'effet de masse" is a fragile ballad in which she tackles the problem of bullying. The topic is also shown in a very emotional video.

United Kingdom | Anavae - "Never want to love again"

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Every new single by Anavae gives us goosebumps. And it is no exception for their latest one: "Never want to love again" starts with intense electropop vibes, but evolves to a powerful rock-infused chorus that wraps you around its melody.

Albania | Eugent Bushpepa - "Stay with me tonight"

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Long time no see for Eugent Bushpepa! He makes a stunning comeback, this time with a song in English: "Stay with me tonight" is a piano-driven ballad with a chilling instrumentation that is taken to another level thanks to Eugent's powerful vocals.

Belgium | IBE - "Perfect storm"

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Belgian singer IBE has recently released a new single, and it's again a fantastic one. "Perfect storm" shows us a more upbeat side of his music with a very entertaining pop-rock song.

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

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Iceland | Iva - "Oculis videre"

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Íva Marín Adrichem was born in Reikjavík in 1998. She rose to prominence as a participant in the 2016 edition of The Voice in her country. She took part of Söngvakeppnin, the local selection for Eurovision, last month, with "Oculis videre", a haunting operatic ballad that brings a medieval feeling to take it all up to another level. She couldn't make it to the continental stage, but she surely enchanted us with her voice! Watch her performing live here.

France | Dilomé - "Sors-moi de là"

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Alum from the sixth edition of The Voice France, Dilomé (hailing from Seine-et-Marne) is featured with his most recent single. "Sors-moi de là" is an exciting sample of pop that mixes current and retro vibes.

Italy | Marianne Mirage - "Sul mio divano"

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Italian singer Marianne Mirage returns to Sounds European!! Her most recent single is entitled "Sul mio divano", and it delivers an infectuous indie-pop with a captivating melody.

United Kingdom | Natalie Shay - "Not the girl"

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Natalie Shay is a 21-year-old artist hailing from North London. Her mix of indie pop and rock sounds have turned her into one of the most promising young artists in the British music industry, and we can see why in her latest single. "Not the girl" is an upbeat track that narrates the situation of modern dating through an entertaining point of view.

Sweden | Dotter - "Bulletproof"

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Dotter was one of the big favorites to win Melodifestivalen, the Swedish National Final for Eurovision. Her entry "Bulletproof" didn't win by just one point, but its intense synth-flavored beats resonated with us. You can check her live performance here.

Monday, March 09, 2020

Finland | Pete Parkkonen - "Voimaa ja valoa"

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Look who we are finally remeeting! It's Finnish star Pete Parkkonen, who has just released a new single. With "Voimaa ja valoa", Pete returns to his origins, with a very captivating pop-rock song.

North Macedonia | Magdalena Cvetkoska - "Najdobroto"

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Macedonia star Magdalena Cvetkoska is finally back with a new single. And that can only mean one thing: it's time to listen to superb music! "Najdobroto" is a groovy and very involving pop with great spices of R&B in its melody. We love it!

Switzerland | Vincent Gross - "Du du du"

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It's time to have fun with Vincent Gross and his new single. We are talking about "Du du du". It's an inviting and very fun schlager song with a very marking chorus.

France | Tom Leeb - "The best in me"

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France has presented their entry for this year's Eurovision Song Contest. It's "The best in me", by Tom Leeb. The song, also signed by Eurovision veterans Amir (France 2016), John Lundvik (Sweden 2019 and United Kingdom 2019), Peter Boström (four previous Eurovision entries, including Sweden 2012) and Thomas G:son (14 previous entries, including Spain 2012 and the aforementioned Sweden 2012), is a very sweet ballad.

Updated with the official video on April 5th, 2020.

United Kingdom | Sam Smith - "To die for"

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British star Sam Smith has just released a wonderful new single. It's "To die for", a strong ballad which explores Sam's voice in a great manner. Its melody is very captivating, both in the verses and chorus.

Serbia | Cvija - "O mama"

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It's finally time to remeet Serbian singer Cvija. He has just released a new single, entitled "O mama". It's an enticing song with an inviting melody and a very fresh chorus.

Ukraine | Go_A - "Solovey"

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Go_A is a Ukrainian electro-folk band from Kiev, formed by Kateryna Pavlenko, Ihor Didenchuk, Taras Shevchenko and Ivan Hryhoriak. They are going to represent their country on Eurovision with "Solovey". It's a very strong folk song with imposing melody and ambience. We love it!

Sunday, March 08, 2020

Slovenia | Ben Dolic - "Violent thing"

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Ben Dolic is the stage name of Benjamin Dolić, a Slovene singer who was born in Ljubljana in 1997. Ben is developing his career in Germany, where he took part of the eighth season of The Voice, and finished as the runner-up. He was chosen to represent Germany on the 2020 Eurovision with "Violent thing". It's an exciting and very catchy pop song, with a great hook.

Italy | Tiziano Ferro - "Amici per errore"

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Sounds European! remeets Italian star Tiziano Ferro, who has just released a new single. And it's a wonderful one! "Amici per errore" is an emotional ballad that delivers the best of Tiziano's music.

United Kingdom | Harry Styles - "Falling"

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Harry Styles has been one of the most solid names of the British music scene. Single after single, he only gits us with excellent music. And here he is, doing it once again, with "Falling". It's a magnificent ballad!

Sweden | Malou Prytz - "Ballerina"

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Malou Trasthe Prytz is a Swedish singer who was born in Ryd in 2003. The young Swedish talent has blown us away with her second Melodifestivalen try (she was a finalist in 2019 with "I do me"). "Ballerina" didn't manage to qualify to the finals, but it was surely one of our favorite songs in the competition. It's pop at its best!

Saturday, March 07, 2020

Spain | Gema Tomás - "Basta de excusas"

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Gema Tomás is a Spanish singer who was born in San Vicente del Raspeig in 1989. She rose to prominence after taking part of season three of her country's The X Factor, reaching the semifinals. Gema has just released a single, entitled "Basta de excusas". It's a very strong and intense power ballad with an extremely marking chorus. Her voice shines through the entire track. We love everything about it: it's our song of the week!

Finland | Ida Paul feat. Kalle Lindroth - "Päiväuni"

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Ida Paul and Kalle Lindroth have released several great singles along the way. But we feel they've reached their best (so far!) with their latest single. "Päiväuni" is an outstanding track! There are songs that can only work in duos, and it's clearly the case with this one. And with Ida and Kalle, it works even better!

Updated on March 29th, 2020, with the official video.