What’s in a Lyric?

August 10, 2017

What’s in a Lyric?

There have been plenty of winners who seem to have won the contest, based on their talent alone, yet the song contest is, after all, about the song before everything else. Here are some of our favorite lyrics from the most successful ESC songs.

Salvador Sobral (Portugal) - “Amar Pelos Dois” - 2017
13,683,788 views

LYRIC: “I know that one can’t love alone”


Kristina (Slovakia) - “Horehronie” - 2010
15,370,753 views

LYRIC: “When it hurts, let it hurt, one day it will vanish”


Dami Im (Australia) - “Sound Of Silence” - 2016
16,473,497 views

LYRIC: “Trying to feel your love through facetime”


Amir (France) - “J'ai cherché” - 2016
19,522,551 views

LYRIC: “Thrown too many bottles into the sea, I drank so much bitter liqueur”


Polina Gagarina (Russia) - “A Million Voices” - 2015
20,178,385 views

LYRIC: “We believe in a dream, Praying for peace and healing”


Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden) - Heroes - 2015
25,319,578 views

LYRIC: “We are the heroes of our time, But we're dancing with the demons in our minds”


Emmelie De Forest (Denmark) - “Only Teardrops” - 2013
26,763,933 views

LYRIC: “Between us, Only teardrops”


Loreen (Sweden) - “Euphoria” - 2012
27,373,057 views

LYRIC: “We are free, where everything's allowed and love comes first”


Conchita Wurst (Austria) - Rise Like a Phoenix - 2014
28,305,616 views

LYRIC: “I rise up to the sky, You threw me down, But I'm gonna fly”


Lena (Germany) - Satellite - 2010
54,385,367 views

LYRIC: “I left the light on for you, Whether you are sweet or cruel”

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