Horehronie (song)

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"Horehronie"
Single by Kristina
Released March 10, 2010
Format CD, radio, digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Pop
Length 3:00
Label H.o.M.E. Production
Writer(s) Martin Kavulič, Kamil Peteraj
Producer(s) Martin Kavulič
Kristina chronology
"Stonka"
(2009)
"Horehronie"
(2010)
"Tak si pustim svoj song"
(2010)
Slovakia "Horehronie"
Eurovision Song Contest 2010 entry
Country Slovakia
Artist(s) Kristina
Language Slovak
Composer(s) Martin Kavulič
Lyricist(s) Kamil Peteraj
Finals performance
Semi-final result 16th
Semi-final points 24
Appearance chronology
◄ "Leť tmou" (2009)   
"I'm Still Alive" (2011) ►

"Horehronie" is a Slovak pop song, composed by Martin Kavulič with lyrics by poet Kamil Peteraj and performed by Kristina, and it was the Slovak entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2010. The song is an ode to the Horehronie tourism region. It became the winner of the Slovak music contest Eurosong 2010 on 27 February, getting the largest share of the televote and coming second in the jury vote.[1][2]

The song failed to qualify to the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 final from first semifinal on May 25, reaching 16th place out of 17.

Track listing[edit]

Versions of the track were released as a CD single.[3]

No. Title Length
1. "Horehronie (Radio Edit)"   3:00
2. "Horehronie (Extended)"   4:40
3. "Horehronie (Acoustic Version)"   4:01
4. "Horehronie (KaMa Remix Radio Edit)"   3:41
5. "Horehronie (KaMa Remix Extended)"   6:35
6. "Horehronie (CJ Macintosh & MamboDJ Sirius Club Remix)"   6:40
7. "Horehronie (Karaoke)"   3:00
8. "Stonka (Radio Edit)"   3:28
9. "Stonka (Acoustic Version)"   3:38
10. "Stonka (KaMa Remix Radio Edit)"   3:20
11. "Stonka (KaMa Remix Extended)"   6:31
Total length:
48:31

Covers[edit]

Reggae band from New Zealand, Cornerstone Roots, made a cover of Horehronie in 2010. The band played this song together with Slovak reagge group Medial Banana on Uprising Reggae Festival in Slovakia that year.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Czech Republic Airplay Chart[4] 33
Slovakian Airplay Chart[5] 1
Preceded by
"Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga
"I Like" by Keri Hilson
Slovak airplay number one single[6]
February 15, 2010 – March 21, 2010 (first run)
March 29, 2010 - April 4, 2010 (second run)
Succeeded by
"I Like" by Keri Hilson
"Stereo Love" by Edward Maya feat. Vika Jigulina

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brey, Marco (2010-02-27). "Kristína to represent Slovakia!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 27 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Klier, Marcus (2010-02-27). "Slovakia sends Kristina to the Eurovision Song Contest". ESCToday. Retrieved 27 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Kristina–Horehronie". Supermusic.sk. 2010-03-15. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Czech Republic Airplay Chart
  5. ^ Slovakian Airplay Chart
  6. ^ Radio Top 100 Oficiálna IFPI

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