Deli (song)

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"Deli"
Single by Mor ve Ötesi
from the album Başıbozuk
Released February 15, 2008 (digital download)
May 22, 2008 (CD-single)
Format digital download, CD-single
Length 3:04
Label Rakun Music
"Deli"
Mor ve Ötesi, Turkey, Eurovision 2008.jpg
Mor ve Ötesi performing "Deli" for Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008.
Eurovision Song Contest 2008 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Harun Tekin,
Kerem Kabadayı,
Burak Güven,
Kerem Özyeğen
As
Language
Composer(s)
Harun Tekin,
Kerem Kabadayı,
Burak Güven,
Kerem Özyeğen
Lyricist(s)
Harun Tekin,
Kerem Kabadayı,
Burak Güven,
Kerem Özyeğen
Finals performance
Semi-final result
7th
Semi-final points
85
Final result
7th
Final points
138
Appearance chronology
◄ "Shake It Up Şekerim" (2007)   
"Düm Tek Tek" (2009) ►

"Deli" (English: "Insane") is a song performed by Turkish rock group Mor ve Ötesi. It represented Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Belgrade, Serbia, earning the 7th place in the finals. The song was selected by TRT on February 15 amongst the nine finalists out of 19 entries in the second Eurovision semi-final on 22 May.[1]

The song was performed third in the second semi-final, following Sweden's Charlotte Perrelli with Hero, and preceding Ukraine's Ani Lorak with Shady Lady. The song qualified to the final.

The song was performed 12th in the final, and finished 7th with 138 points.

The lyrics of the song in eight languages can be found on its official webpage (English, Turkish, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Serbian and Greek).[2]

The song will be succeeded as Turkish representative at the 2009 contest by Hadise with "Düm Tek Tek".

Video[edit]

The video of the song was directed by Turkish director Ezel Akay. It started airing in April 2008.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Turkish Top 20 Chart[3] 8
Turkish Rock Top 20 Chart[4] 3

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
Turkey February 15, 2008 Rakun Music digital download
May 22, 2008 Rakun Music CD Single

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turkey's Official Eurovision Song Contest 2008 page
  2. ^ Delirium.fm – the official webpage of the song
  3. ^ Turkish Top 20 Chart Retrieved on 2008-05-18
  4. ^ Turkish Rock Top 20 Chart Retrieved on 2008-12-29

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Shake It Up Şekerim
Turkish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest
2008
Succeeded by
Düm Tek Tek