Let Me Be the One (The Shadows song)

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United Kingdom "Let Me Be the One"
Let me be the one (The Shadows).jpg
Cover of vinyl single
Eurovision Song Contest 1975 entry
Country United Kingdom
Artist(s) Bruce Welch
John Farrar
Hank Marvin
Brian Bennett
As The Shadows
Language English
Composer(s) Paul Curtis
Lyricist(s) Paul Curtis
Conductor Alyn Ainsworth
Finals performance
Final result 2nd
Final points 138
Appearance chronology
◄ "Long Live Love" (1974)   
"Save Your Kisses For Me" (1976) ►

"Let Me Be the One" was the British entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975, written by Paul Curtis and performed in English by the band The Shadows.

The song was performed ninth on the night (following Yugoslavia's Pepel in Kri with "Dan ljubezni" and preceding Malta's Renato with "Singing This Song"). At the close of voting, it had received 138 points, placing 2nd in a field of 19.

It was succeeded as British representative at the 1976 Contest by Brotherhood of Man with "Save Your Kisses For Me".


Chart (1975) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[1] 12
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 10

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Preceded by
Long Live Love
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Save Your Kisses for Me