Frauen regier'n die Welt

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Germany "Frauen regier'n die Welt"
ESC 2007 Germany - Roger Cicero - Frauen regieren die Welt.jpg
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 entry
Country Germany
Artist(s) Roger Cicero
Languages German, English
Composer(s) Frank Ramond, Matthias Hass
Lyricist(s) Frank Ramond, Matthias Hass
Finals performance
Final result 19th
Final points 49
Appearance chronology
◄ "No No Never" (2006)   
"Disappear" (2008) ►

"Frauen regier'n die Welt" (English: "Women rule the World", official translation: "Guess Who Rules the World") was Germany's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki. It was performed by German swing singer Roger Cicero and written by Matthias Hass and Frank Ramond. Cicero performed 16th during the contest and came 19th (out of 24) in the voting.

The lyrics were criticised by Germany's feminist magazine EMMA. They voted Roger Cicero "Pasha of the Month" (a title for men who display chauvinist attitudes) because of the song's lyrics. They were of the opinion that the line “Und schon öffnen sich Tasche und Herz und dann kaufst du ´n Ring und ´n Nerz“ (translation: And soon your wallet and heart open and then you buy a ring and mink coat) is antiquated. (EMMA Magazine Issue 3/2007)

The song was succeeded as the German representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 by No Angels with "Disappear".

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