Sunday, May 27, 2012

16. Cyprus - La La Love - Ivi Adamou

16 - 65 pts / 7 - 91 pts in semi 1

Just like in 2011 Cyprus tv (CyBC) was one of the first to announce their Eurovision singer.
Ivi Adamou (Ήβη Αδάμου) has been selected to represent the country in the Baku contest. She ended 6th in the 2009/2010 season of Greek X-Factor series.

Cyprus chose their Eurovision entry La La Love for Baku on Januari 25.
La La Love is written by Alex Papaconstantinou, Bjorn Djupström, Alexandra Zakka & Viktor Svensson.
You can listen to the winning song here at CyBC Eurovision page.

A slightly altered version has been made for the contest and is released on video. Watch it here at the Tube.
A 1 track promo (top pic) is used for promotion in Baku.

A remix by Arovia (Viktor Svensson) is released on Sony Musics soundcloud. (listen)
This remix and an extended version are also available at most digital sources.
More remixes have been released. Two remixes by Rico Bernasconi are available through iTunes and Amazon. The edit version is released on the VA CD Thalassa 2012 / Θαλασσα 2012 (Sony Music Greece 8791642)

Another remix is made by Duomo. This one is made exclusively for Club Vogue (Thessaloniki, Greece), but you can buy it at your digital sources anyway. Listen at this Sony Youtube

La La Love - ESC version ♫
- 1 track promo
La La Love - Original version
- on cds with the re-issued  San Ena Oniro CD
La La Love - Arovia remix
La La Love - Arovia remix extended
- both Arovia mixes are digital releases, the extended version also on DJ CD Dance Invasion vol. 93 (Do It Yourself records Italy)
La La Love - Rico Bernasconi remix
La La Love - Rico Bernasconi remix edit
- both digital releases, the remix edit can also be found on the VA CD Thalassa 2012
La La Love - Duomo remix
- 2013 digital release

La La Love in the charts:
Sweden top 60: 16, 11, 11, 9, 6, 5, 4, 4, 4, 7, 7, 9, 12, 16, 25, 26, 35, 47, 53, 58, - [=4-20]
(#40 in the Swedish top 100 best selling singles of 2012)
Ireland top 100: 32, 89, -
U.K. top 100: 77, -
Switzerland top 75: 66, -
Austria top 75: 47, -
Norway top 20: 16, -
Denmark top 40: 38, -
Germany top 100: 43, 66, -
Spain (hit in July) 45, 48, -
Ivi Adamou's debut album San Ena Oniro (Σαν Ένα Όνειρο / Like a dream) was released in the summer of 2011 on Sony Music Greece.
A new edition of the album (The Euro Edition) is out now.
The release has the original CD album and an extra disc with the following tracks:
La La Love, Call The Police, You Don't Belong Here and Fotia Vrohi (Φωτιά βροχή). The last is the Greek version of You Don't Belong Here.  (Sony Music 886919 511 420) 

Update: An acoustic coverversion of La La Love was recorded by GM Presents with Jocelyn Scofield. It's available at several digital outlets.(Check this website for the download sources)
GM Presents is a new moniker of Gavin Mikhael. Earlier he also recorded a version of Euphoria.

A coverversion in Afrikaans was released by Chrizaan. Available through all digital sources. It's titled Ek kan Nie Wach (Vir Die La La La) which translates as I Can't Wait (For The La La La)

Links and sources:
You can listen to some of Ivi's songs at her Reverbnation.
Ivi Adamou website
She also has a blog (in Greek)
Sony Music Greece fb
Thanks to STHLM MIX


Also check Cyprus other recent entries:

1 comment:

  1. More mixes on Itunes