¡Ay, qué deseo!
|"¡Ay, qué deseo!"|
|Eurovision Song Contest 1996 entry|
|Composer(s)||Antonio Carmona, Josemi Carmona, Juan Carmona|
|Lyricist(s)||Antonio Carmona, Josemi Carmona, Juan Carmona|
|◄ "Vuelve conmigo" (1995)|
|"Sin rencor" (1997) ►|
Composed and written by Antonio Carmona, Josemi Carmona and Juan Carmona (members of flamenco-pop band Ketama), the song is a moderately up-tempo number. Carbonell sings about a woman who he wanted to find "footprints under your feet" and be bound with her hair. It mainly features the beach scenario, with "coral seas" and "echoes of paradise". He desires her footprints of caramel and honey.
The song was performed third on the night, following United Kingdom's Gina G with "Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit" and preceding Portugal's Lúcia Moniz with "O meu coração não tem cor". At the close of voting, it had received 17 points, placing 20th in a field of 23, Spain's worst Contest result since 1987, it only garned points from 4 countries:
- Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1996.
- Detailed info and lyrics, The Diggiloo Thrush, "¡Ay, qué deseo!".
- Diggiloo Thrush. "1996 Spanish". Retrieved 2007-03-26.
- Kennedy O'Connor, John (2005). The Eurovision Song Contest: The Official History.