Belgium - Love Kills - Roberto Bellarosa

12 - 71 pts / 5 - 45 pts in semi 1

RTBF (Wallonia Television) announced The Voice Belgique winner Roberto Bellarosa as the singer for Malmö.

Bellarosa performed three songs in a national final on Vivacite. (radio and internet) and Love Kills is the winner after a telephone and jury voting.
Love Kills is written by Andreas Anastasiou, Jukka Immonen and and Iain James
A new version of Love Kills is recorded for Eurovision, the original performed version has not been available in its studio version.

Watch and listen to the Eurovision version
Love kills is available through iTunes and Amazon.
A 1-track promo cds is issued.

A digital re-issue of his album Ma Voie includes Love Kills and Be Heroes from the Belgian selection. Reste Toi, the 3rd song from the NF was already on the original edition.

The songwriters
Andreas Anastasiou is one of the writers of the 2011 Cyprus entry San Angelos S'agapisa (Σαν Άγγελος Σ'αγάπησα).
Iain James a.k.a  Iain Farquharsondur a.k.a Sparx co-wrote the 2011 winner Running Scared for Azerbaijan.
Jukka Immonen is involded the the UMK 2013 (Eurovision) selection process for Finland.

Love Kills - Eurovision version
- on the official Malmö 2CD
Love Kills - Karaoke
- on the official karaoke collection (digital release)
The original version arrangement has only been performed with live vocals

Belgium top 50 (Wallonia): 44, 6, 19, 40, 46
Belgium top 50 (Flanders): 15, 23, 27, 40
Netherlands sales top 100: 71, -
German top 100: 90, -

The three songs Roberto Bellarosa performed in the national final were:
Love Kills
Reste Toi
Be Heroes
Reste Toi was already out on Bellarosa's album Ma Voie.

links and sources:
RTBF news
Roberto's FB
Thanks to Jean-François.

Lest we forget:
Belgium in 2012: Iris
2011 - Witloof Bay
2010 - Tom Dice
2009 - Copycat (Patrick Ouchène)

1 comment:

  1. should have chosen reste-toi...much catchier + in french.
    oh well, lets see how it goes...