Artist:
Various Artists

NOW That's What I Call Eurovision Song Contest (5LP)

£99.99

Release Date: 28 April, 2023

NOW That’s What I Call Eurovision Song Contest presents the ultimate collection of winners, memorable and enduring classics, and fan favourites!

A 5-LP box set presented in a rigid slip case, with the 5 individual LP’s, including track by track annotations on the reverse of each cover that include facts about the song, artist, and result at the contest. The LPs are pressed on clear transparent vinyl.

LP1 kicks off with the most celebrated winner ever! - ABBA with ‘Waterloo’ followed by two of the UK’s all-time favourite winners from Bucks Fizz and Brotherhood Of Man. The first disc includes the anthems ‘Hallelujah’ and ‘Love Shine A Light’ before the massively popular winner ‘Fairytale’ from Alexander Rybak, and dance-floor fillers from Charlotte Perrelli, Gina G, and Dana International. Over on side 2, ‘Rise Like A Phoenix’ from Conchita opens, followed by Måns Zelmerlöw with ‘Heroes’ and favourites from Verka Serduchka, and Netta. Lordi and Måneskin brought Rock to the contest – and won! The LP concludes with 2022’s winner ‘Stefania’ from KALUSH.

LP2 opens with a run of contemporary classics starting with Duncan Laurence’s ‘Arcade’, and including Barbara Pravi’s ‘Voilà’ from 2021, Dami Im’s ‘Sound Of Silence’, The Roop, Loïc Nottet, plus two huge hits from 2022; UK runner-up ‘SPACE MAN’ from Sam Ryder, and the huge viral smash ‘SNAP’ from Rosa Linn. Flip the album over for a run of perfect Pop gems, including Loreen with ‘Euphoria’, ‘Popular’ from Eric Saade, ‘Wild Dances’ from Ruslana, Helena Paparizou and Eleni Foureira.

One of the greatest singers ever, Céline Dion won the contest back in 1988 and leads LP3, which also includes ‘Hold Me Now’ from Johnny Logan, and 4 more winning songs from Jamala, Marija Šerifović, Secret Garden, and the first of four 1990’s victors representing Ireland, Eimear Quinn with ‘The Voice’. Over on Side B, well-loved favourites from Michael Ball, Sonia, Toto Cutugno and the Olsen Brothers are joined by 3 ‘90s winners for Ireland; Linda Martin, Niamh Kavanagh and Paul Harrington & Charlie Mcgettigan.

LP4 starts with ‘What’s Another Year’ – the first of Johnny Logan’s winners, and Nicole’s victor ‘A Little Peace’… as well as winners from Bobbysocks, Riva, Sandra Kim, Carola, and Corinne Hermès. Side B includes ‘70s winners ‘L’Oiseau Et L’Enfant’ from Marie Myriam and ‘A-Ba-Ni-Bi’ from Izhar Cohen & Alpha-Beta alongside established chart stars Baccara, The New Seekers and The Shadows.

The earlier years of the contest are celebrated on LP5 – with the classic ‘Congratulations’ by Cliff Richard leading the track list. Sandie Shaw’s ‘Puppet On A String’ is up next before timeless ballads from Anne-Marie David with ‘Wonderful Dream’, and Gigliola Cinquetti with ‘Go (Before You Break My Heart)’. Pop perfection including unforgettable tunes from Teach In with ‘Ding-A-Dong’, Mouth & MacNeal’s ‘I See A Star’ and ‘Long Live Love’ from Olivia Newton-John round out Side A – with the final side opening with Dana’s ‘All Kinds Of Everything’, and featuring Séverine, Massiel, Lulu and Vicky Leandros, before drawing to a close with Domenico Modugno’s ‘Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu’ which would become a huge hit, often better known as ‘Volare’, and finishing with ‘Refrain’ from Lys Assia - the first ever winner from 1956.

84 tracks celebrating an incredible legacy - NOW That’s What I Call Eurovision Song Contest

Label:
Sony
Formats:
Vinyl LP
Cat#:
LPNBX4