Natália Kelly will be representing Austria in the 2013 contest. Her song Shine won the Österreich rockt den Song Contest! competition.
The song is written by Andreas Grass, Nikola Paryla, Natalia Kelly and Alexander Kahr.
Alexander Kahr is also the producer of Natália's debut album, currently under construction and expected on April 12.
Shine and the instrumental version have been available through digital sources like iTunes and Amazon, but they have been replaced by the remix EP and album releases.
A digital 4 track release is out since March 8.
It has the following tracklist:
Shine - Edit
Shine - Redio ramix (sic)
Shine - SamV Club remix
Check Amazon for more details
A 1 track promo is issued by Universal.
For Malmö a three track promo is used. It has the Eurovision version, Radio Remix and Sam V Club mix.
Shine enters the Austrian charts at # 26 but remains there for 1 week only. Re-enters at 55 after Eurovision week.
Austrian top 75: 26, - re: 55, 66, -
Shine - original / Eurovision version
- on the Malmö 2CD
Shine - Instrumental
- first digital release
Shine - Karaoke
- official Malmö karaoke release (digital)
Shine - Edit (alternate version dubbed 'Edit')
Shine - Redio ramix / radio remix
Shine - SamV Club remix
- all available as digital releases
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Update: Natália's album will be released this week (CD on April 26, digital release on April 12, Universal Music Austria).
The CD includes 15 tracks including Shine and a coverversion of Celine Dions 1988 Swiss Eurovision Winner Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi. The first digital release has 13 tracks (and NOT Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi). (tracklist below)
You can pre-listen to snippets of all the songs at Universals Soundcloud
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1. Face The Day
3. Lucky One
4. Start Over
5. I Don't Care
6. Breaking Point
7. Till We Meet Again
12. Without You
13. Last Goodbye
14. Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi *
15. Broken *
* only on the CD release
U.S. (Connecticut) born Natália Kelly's first claim to fame was when she entered the Austrian Kiddy Contest in 2004 when she was ten years old. She ended second with a duet with Manuel Gutleb titled Shopping. The childrens songcontest has been going since 1995 and still is held every year.
She became a member of the kids group Gimme 5, who recorded kids versions of Austrian hits on their album Austro Hits Für Coole Kids.
In 2011 Natália won the Austrian edition of The Voice.
Österreich rockt den Song Contest!
You can still listen to the five songs from the Austrian final here, or watch the video's here.
One of the other entrants of Österreich rockt den Song Contest! is The Bandaloop, for their smashing coverversion of ABBA's Waterloo, please go to this Eurocovers post. (Update: The song offer has expired, the post (with fab ABBA pic) is still there)
links and sources
Natália Kelly FB
Thanks to Jean-François
Austria's recent entries
2012 - Trackshittaz
2011 - Nadine Beiler