An me thimasai

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"An me thimasai"
Single by Despina Olympiou
Released 14 February 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded January 2013
Length 2:55 (Greek/Spanish version)
3:00 (English version)
Writer(s) Andreas Giorgallis, Zenon Zindilis
Cyprus "An me thimasai"
Eurovision Song Contest 2013 entry
Country Cyprus
Artist(s) Despina Olympiou
Language Greek
Composer(s) Andreas Giorgallis
Lyricist(s) Zenon Zindilis
Finals performance
Semi-final result 15th
Semi-final points 11
Appearance chronology
◄ "La La Love" (2012)   

"An me thimasai" (English: If You Remember Me; Greek: Aν με θυμάσαι) is a song performed by Despina Olympiou and written by Andreas Giorgallis, and Zenon Zindilis. It has been the Cypriot entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013.

Release and background[edit]

Olympiou announced during her interview for Star television programme Mesimeriani Meleti that her song will be presented on 14 February through CyBC programme Mazi sto RIK.[1] Despina also released a Spanish version (Si Me Recuerdas) and an English acoustic version (If You Think Of Me) of the song.[2][3] It is possible that the song will be performed in Greek along with either Spanish or English.[4]

Promotion[edit]

Olympiou travelled to Greece on 18 February to promote her entry during the Greek national final.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
  1. An me thimasai – 2:55
  2. If You Think of Me – 3:00
  3. Si me recuerdas – 2:55

Music video[edit]

Olympiou started shooting the video in early-March. Vodafone published some backstage photos on Facebook.[6] The video was published by cytamobile on 12 March and later on 15 March, by eurovision. [7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyprus present their love song for Malmö". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cyprus: Spanish version of An me thymasai online". ESCtoday. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Randjelovic, Denis. "Cyprus: Despina releases English version of her song". esctoday.com. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cyprus 2013 - Στην Eurovision με Ελληνικο ή mix στιχο? Τι απανταει ο στιχουργος". showtime-cy (in Greek). Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  5. ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (18 February 2013). "Koza Mostra & Agathonas Iakovidis to represent Greece". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Eurovision 2013 - Photos από τα γυρίσματα". Facebook. Cytamobile-Vodafone. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  7. ^ Floras, Stella. "Cyprus: An me thymasai Eurovision version and video released". esctoday.com. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  8. ^ Calleja Bayliss, Marc. "Cyprus: Video for 'An me thimasai' Unveiled". escflashmalta.com. Retrieved 12 March 2013.