Emmelie de Forest – who will represent Denmark at Eurovision 2013 – was presented with a Gold Disc for sales of her song “Only Teardrops” that has been dowloaded over 900 thousand times since it’s release. She was presented with the Gold Disc at a press interview in Malmo where she there to promote her Eurovision Entry.
She also took to the stage last night at the London Eurovision Pre Contest party at the “Shadow Lounge” where she performed an acoustic version of “Only Teardrops”. However it seems as if a remix of her song along with Rihanna’s “Diamonds” is gaining a lot of airplay in parts of Europe and even in America according to the Music Magazine “Frequency”. This is despite it only being released last week to radio stations on both sides of the Atlantic.
(YouTube Video Courtesy of Bobby Glasspie)
This could be the edge that Denmark needs to make the song somewhat more contemporary and reinvent it for the contest, as it has been the overwhelming favorite to win the Eurovision Contest for some time that it could be in danger of suffering from overplay fatigue. What do you think of the mash-up remix?
Author/Website co-founder and Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source – Eurovision Ireland and Frequency Magazine