Estonia - Et Uus Saaks Alguse - Birgit Õigemeel

cd single
20 - 19 pts / 10 - 52 pts in semi 1
The ballad Et Uus Saaks Alguse (A new beginning) by Birgit Õigemeel represented Estonia in Malmö.
The song is written by Mikhel Mattisen and Silvia Soro.

The song was performed in Estonian at Eurovision .
Spanish, English Russian and Swedish versions are recorded (see versions).
You can listen to the new Eurovision version here at ERR
The Eurovision version and 4 language versions have also been released on cdsingle in Estonia.
(ERR 4742252002956)

The original longer version of the song has been available through digital sources in Estonia (like Muusika 24) but seems to be replaced by the short Eurovision version now.

Uus Algus
In december 2013 Birgit released her album Uus Algus. It includes the Eurovision entry and also a duet with Ott Lepland, Estonia's 2012 Eurovision star. See full tracklist below
You can buy the CD through Birgits website. There you'll also links to the itunes version.
(Enjoy Entertainment)

Et Uus Saaks Alguse - Eurovision version
- on ETV website and official Malmö 2CD
Et Uus Saaks Alguse - National final Edit
- as on the ETV website
Et Uus Saaks Alguse - original longer version
- digital release
Et Uus Saaks Alguse - Karaoke version
- official karaoke collection (digital release)
Volver A Empezar - Spanish version lyrics by Stanislav Bluganin)
Allting Börjar Om - Swedish version (lyrics by Sofia Joons and Jonas Nyberg)
New Way To Go - English version (lyrics by Mikhel Mattisen and Mart Sander)
Светлое начало / Svetloye nachalo - Russian version (lyrics by Tanja Mihailova)
- Listen to the language versions here at Indrek Sarraps Youtube. Also digital releases

Tracklist Uus Algus
1. Olen loodud rändama
2. Et uus saaks alguse
3. Nii täiuslik see
4. Lendame valguskiirusel
5. Meie naer
6. Igatsus
7. Kolm kuud
8. Nähtamatult
9. Pea meeles head (with Ott Lepland)
10. Elades hetkes
11. Hingerahu

Eesti Laul
ETV has uploaded the songs from the 2013 Eesti laul. You can still listen to the songs here.

Some songs were already doing well in various Estonian charts before the final, most notably Meil On Aega Veel by Põhja-Tallinn and the eventual winner Et Uus Saaks Alguse by Birgit Õigemeel.

Birgit Õigemeel shot to fame in Estonia by winning the first edition of Estonia's Superstar talentshow Eesti Otsib Superstaari in 2007. She has since released three albums (including a christmas album).
Et Uus Saaks Alguse is Õigemeels 3rd attempt to get to Eurovision.
2008: 365 Days - 3rd place
2012: You're Not Alone (with Violina) - 7th place

links and sources
ETV / ERR Eurovision pages
Birgit Õigemeel FB

Estonia's recent entries:
2012 - Ott Lepland
2011 - Getter Jaani
2009 - Urban Symphony

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