Your ESCBubble team has once again had its magnifying glass out across social media, hunting down any new release it can find. We’ve checked both former Eurovision entrants and National Final contenders, and as always we have a great selection for you!
Eleni Foureira – Tomame
So we’ve told you already about the hot new follow up by your 2018 Eurovision runner up, and you can see the video in our article here. Since release it’s taken Europe by storm, it’s currently charting as follows:
Top of our list this week, here’s ‘Tomame’:
Svala – Karma
Iceland’s 2017 Eurovision representative, Svala Björgvins, took her entry ‘Paper’ to Kiev in 2017, where she finished 15th with 60 points. Her latest single is called ‘Karma’ and is composed by Rob Ellmore, Einari Egilsson, Colin Mowgli and Svala herself, it is also believed to be from a forthcoming album in 2019:
Lanberry – Nie Ma Mnie
Lanberry is back on the New Music review for the second time this month, and we’ve already covered the Polish 2017 National Finalist’s October single ‘Heart Of Gasoline’. Both this and new single ‘Nie Ma Mnie’ (Eng: ‘I’m Not Here’) are expected to be on her forthcoming second album ‘miXtura’ which will be released on 9th November:
Darin – Identitetslös
Darin is a both a former Swedish Idol runner up and a 4th placer at Melodifestivalen in 2010 with ‘You’re Out Of My Life’. He’s had a long and successful career in his homeland with 7 number 1 albums and 3 number 1 singles, plus he’s also about to commence on an arena tour next year. In advance of his live appearances he’s returned to a more poppy sound with his new release ‘Identitetslös’:
Ida Redig – Det här är frihet
Ida took part in this year’s Melodifestivalen, where she participated in the second heat finishing 5th with ‘Allting som vi sa’. She’s been around on the Swedish scene for a few years now, and has had some critically acclaimed songs such as ‘Shout’ and ‘Ghost’. Her latest song is called ‘Det här är frihet’ (Eng: ‘This Is Freedom’)”
Ulrikke – Careless
Ulrikke took part in the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix selection show in 2017 with her song ‘Places’, a song the author of this article was very fond of! The song performed well on the night and made the ‘Gold Final’ where she eventually finished 4th. She is also no stranger to television singing competions, having taken part in Norwegian Idol in 2013 and The Voice in 2015. Here’s ‘Careless’:
Nicoline – Kids No More
Nicoline is another artist who we featured on this review recently, with her previous single ‘Cool Shades’. Another entrant from Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix, she took part in 2018, with the very cool and on trend ‘Light Me Up’. ‘Kids No More’ is written in collaboration with British singer Jack Hawitt who recently had success in Belgium with the very funky ‘Twisted Games’. Here is ‘Kids No More:
Ife Ude – Weapon Of Love
Ife, like Lanberry, has also taken part in the Polish national final, finishing 4th this year with ‘Love Is Stronger’. Orginally born in Nigeria she came to Poland at the age of three growing up in Opole. She’s previously taken part in the Polish tv show ‘Must Be The Music, Only Music’ where she reached the semi finals in the third edition. Here is her new single ‘Weapon Of Love’:
Natasha St-Pier – Nous Sommes
Natasha took part in the 2001 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen where she placed 4th with her soaring ballad ‘Je n’ai que mon âme’. Since Eurovision she has coached on ‘The Voice Belgique’ and had 7 Top 40 albums in France. Still releasing music she’s released a really on trend bop with her new song ‘Nous sommes’ (Eng: ‘We Are’):
Miriam Rodriguez & Pablo López – No!
Followers of the popular Spanish hit talent show ‘Operación Triunfo’ will know that Miriam finished third overall last year. All of the last six contestants were also allowed to take part in the ‘Gala Eurovisión’, a week during the show where the Spanish Eurovision entry was selected. Miriam had three entries in the Gala, finishing 4th with ‘Lejos de tu piel’, 5th in a duet with fellow contestant Agoney with ‘Magia’ and 9th in a song with all six artists called ‘Camina’. Her second single ‘No!’, a duet with Pablo López has taken Spanish iTunes by storm and currently holds the number 1 position:
Minus One – Girl
Minus One are a Cypriot rock band who represented their home country in 2016 with their G:Son collaboration ‘Alter Ego’. It was to a be a successful entry as they made it through into the Grand Final where they eventually finished 21st. That had previously attempted to reach the contest a year earlier with ‘Shine’ but finished third in the National Final that year. They’re now back with a new single called ‘Girl’:
Shirley Clamp – Explodera EP
You don’t hear from Shirley Clamp for a while and then four songs come along at once! To be fair to the six time Melodifestivalen contest this is her third release this year and this time we’re getting an EP. You can have a listen to all four tracks including the lead song ‘Explodera’ (Eng: ‘Explode) below:
Dolly Style (Holly} – Red Lights
We brought you a Dolly Style single only last week and we told you about the plans to release solo songs from all three Dollies but still under the name ‘Dolly Style’. So previously it was Molly’s turn to shine and now we have Holly’s effort – a pop-rock number called ‘Red Lights’. The only question we have is this – will we get a Polly song next week??!?:
ESCBubble has also brought you news of some new music by Melovin, you can read about his song here.
All the songs in our review can be found on our ESCBubble October New Music Spotify Playlist. You can find it on our home page or by clicking right here.
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