Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)

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"Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)"
Single by Svetlana Loboda
from the album Anti-Crisis Girl
Released 2009
Length 3:00
Svetlana Loboda singles chronology
"By Your Side" (2008) "Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)" (2009) "Live Easye" (2010
Ukraine "Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)"
Svitlana Loboda on the ESC 2009.jpg
Loboda performing at the ESC 2009 2nd semi-final
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 entry
Country Ukraine
Artist(s) Svetlana Loboda
Language English
Composer(s) Svetlana Loboda
Lyricist(s) Yevgeny Matyushenko
Finals performance
Semi-final result 6th
Semi-final points 80
Final result 12th
Final points 76
Appearance chronology
◄ "Shady Lady" (2008)   
"Sweet People" (2010) ►

"Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)" (originally titled just Be My Valentine) is a song by Ukrainian singer Svetlana Loboda and was the Ukrainian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, held in Moscow, Russia.

The song also has a Russian version, titled Парень, Ты НиЧё! (Paren, Ti NiCHo).

Eurovision 2009[edit]

The song competed in the second semi-final on 14 May 2009 for Ukraine, where it performed 17th in the running order, following Albania's Kejsi Tola and "Carry Me in Your Dreams" and preceding Estonia's Urban Symphony and "Rändajad". It qualified for the final, where it finished 12th with 70 points.[1] Svetlana has stated that she would be using a "Hell Machine", a machine that rotates and descends to the stage in Moscow.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video that was released in late March was not an original creation, but rather a combination of three of Loboda's past videos, namely "Mishka", "Postoy Muschina", and "Ne Macho", and thus Loboda is often seen not singing along to the song's lyrics.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Greek Billboard Singles Chart[3] 9
Swedish Singles Chart[4] 46
Ukrainian Airplay Chart[5] 1
UK Singles Chart[6] 167

References[edit]

Preceded by
"Shady Lady" by Ani Lorak
Ukrainian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest
2009
Succeeded by
"Sweet People" by Alyosha