Believe Again (Niels Brinck song)

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"Believe Again"
Single by Niels Brinck
from the album Brinck
Released January 31, 2009 (2009-01-31)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2008-2009
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:00
Label Mermaid, Sony
Writer(s) Lars Halvor Jensen, Martin Michael Larsson, Ronan Keating
Denmark "Believe Again"
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 entry
Country Denmark
Artist(s) Niels Brinck
Language English
Lyricist(s) Lars Halvor Jensen, Martin Michael Larsson, Ronan Keating
Finals performance
Final result 13th
Final points 74
Appearance chronology
◄ "All Night Long" (2008)   
"In a Moment Like This" (2010) ►

"Believe Again" is a song by Danish singer-songwriter Niels Brinck and it was the Danish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009. The song was written by Lars Halvor Jensen, Martin Michael Larsson, and Irish singer Ronan Keating. It was selected by the Danish public through the show Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2009 on 31 January 2009.[1][2] It competed in the second semi final on 14 May 2009 and qualified for the final, where it finished 13th with 74 points.

Controversy[edit]

Controversy surrounded the song with allegations of plagiarism of the lyrics from Miley Cyrus’s "Bigger Than Us" from her album Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus and the music from "I Will Remember You" sung by Ryan Cabrera in 2006.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download[4]
  1. "Believe Again" – 3:49

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[6] 44


Ronan Keating version[edit]

"Believe Again"
Single by Ronan Keating & Paulini
from the album Duet
Released November 5, 2010
Recorded 2010
Genre Pop, dance
Length 3:39
Label Polydor Records
Producer(s) Greg Wells
Ronan Keating chronology
"It's Only Christmas"
(2009)
"Believe Again"
(2010)
"Fires"
(2012)
Paulini singles chronology
"Scarless"
(2009)
"Believe Again"
(2010)

"Believe Again" is the lead single released from Irish singer-songwriter Ronan Keating's seventh studio album, Duet. It was released digitally in Australia on November 5, 2010 and features guest vocals from Australian singer Paulini.[7] The single received average success, peaking at #73 on the Australian Singles Chart. Keating performed the song live for the first time on the Australian version of The X Factor.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Believe Again" (featuring Paulini) – 3:39

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 73[8]

Other versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Tongeren, Mario (2009-01-31). "Denmark: Brinck to Moscow!". Oikotimes. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  2. ^ Klier, Marcus (2009-01-31). "Denmark: Eurovision entrant chosen". ESCToday. Archived from the original on 3 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  3. ^ Eurovisionary: Heavy plagiarism accusations towards A Friend In London’s entry
  4. ^ "iTunes - Music - Belive Again - Single by Brinck". Itunes.apple.com. 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  5. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Brinck – Believe Again". Tracklisten.
  6. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Brinck – Believe Again". Singles Top 60.
  7. ^ Believe Again (feat. Paulini) - Single by Ronan Keating iTunes Store (Apple Inc). Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  8. ^ "Auspop : Chart Watch". Auspop.net. Retrieved 2014-06-07. /