D'Nash

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D'Nash
ESC 2007 Spain - D'Nash - I love you mi vida.jpg
The band performing "I Love You Mi Vida" at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest.
Background information
Origin Madrid, Spain
Genres Pop, R&B, Dance
Instruments Vocal
Years active 2006 - 2013
Labels Sony BMG
Caes
Website http://www.dnash.es
Members Basty (Esteban Piñero Camacho)
Mikel (Michael Hennet Sotomayor)
Javi (Francisco Javier Álvarez Colinet)
Past members Ony (Antonio Martos Ortiz)

D'Nash (often stylized as D'NASH)was a Spanish voice band, best known for representing Spain in the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest.

Members[edit]

Former members[edit]

Biography[edit]

In February 2006, the band released its first single "Capaz de Todo" (English: "Capable of Everything"). The album Capaz de Todo was released a month later on March 28. In June 2006, they released a second single, "¿Dónde Estás?" ("Where Are You?"), a ballad. Their album was reissued in November with two extra songs, "Qué Sabes del Amor" ("What Do You Know About Love?") and "Más Allá de las Estrellas" ("Beyond The Stars"), a Christmas song. The latter became a single promoting the Special Edition.

On February 24, 2007, Nash won Misión Eurovisión 2007, a Spanish TV program searching for the next representative of Spain in the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held on May 12 in Helsinki. Just before entering the competition, they announced a change of name from Nash to D'Nash, due to the existence of a rapper called NACH (this not entirely correct, the power pop band The Nash from Majorca was paid out because it had the name registered for ten years and had been releasing albums all this time). They entered the competition with the song "I Love You Mi Vida" (literally "I Love You My Darling" but in this case 'my darling' refers to the love interest, making it 'sweetheart'), which ended the night in 20th position (out of 24 competitors) with a total of 43 points.

In April 2007, they re-released their album, with the Eurovision-entry song "I Love You Mi Vida" and the other finalist songs from the preselection ("Una Lágrima", "Tu Voz Se Apagará", "La Reina de la Noche" and "Busco una Chica"). Also, a cover of Ben E. King's hit Stand by Me was included on the album and was later released as a promotional single. The album reached number 23 in Spain, selling a total of 30,000 copies.

In November 2007, the band released a new single, "Amanda", which preceded the new album Todo Va a Cambiar (English: Everything's Going to Change), released on 4 December 2007.This album sold 35.000 copies in Spain.

Current projects[edit]

On July 22, 2008, it was announced that Ony would leave the group after their summer tour ended in September, to pursue a career in musical theatre.[1] Their last performance as a four-piece will take place in Fuengirola, Málaga.[2]

The band's three remaining members will continue after his departure. The band split up in 2013 due to low sales of their last album Garabatos and javi started a solo career .

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions Sales
SPA
[3][4][5]
2006 Capaz de Todo
  • Release date: March 27, 2006
  • Label: Caes Records
23 30.000 copies
2007 Todo Va a Cambiar
  • Release date: December 4, 2007
  • Label: Caes Records
39 35.000 copies
2011 Garabatos
  • Release date: March 26, 2011
  • Label: Caes Records
49
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released

Singles[edit]

Year Single Album
2006 "Capaz de Todo" Capaz de Todo
"Dónde Estás"
"Más Allá de las Estrellas" Capaz de Todo (Edición Special)
2007 "I Love You Mi Vida" Capaz de Todo (Misión Eurovisión Version)
"Stand by Me"
"Amanda" Todo Va a Cambiar
2009 "Amanda" (re-release)
2011 "En el Medio de la Calle" Garabatos

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Las Ketchup
with "Un Blodymary"
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
2007
Succeeded by
Rodolfo Chikilicuatre
with "Baila el Chiki-chiki"