My Impossible Dream

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Netherlands "My Impossible Dream"
Eurovision Song Contest 2005 entry
Country Netherlands
Artist(s) Glenda Batta
As Glennis Grace
Language English
Composer(s) Robert D. Fisher
Lyricist(s) Bruce Smith
Finals performance
Semi-final result 14th
Semi-final points 53
Appearance chronology
◄ "Without You" (2004)   
"Amambanda" (2006) ►

"My Impossible Dream" was the Dutch entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005, performed in English by Glennis Grace.

The song is a ballad, with Grace telling her lover that they are "driftin' far apart" and thus that their relationship is coming to an end. She explains, however, that she does not view this as a sad event, but rather an opportunity to follow her "impossible dream" and establish her own identity in the world.

As the Netherlands had not finished the 2004 Contest in the top 10, the song was performed in the semi-final. Here, it was performed ninth, following Belarus' Angelica Agurbash with "Love Me Tonight" and preceding Iceland's Selma with "If I Had Your Love". At the close of voting, it had received 53 points, placing 15th in a field of 25 and thus missing out on the final and requiring the Netherlands to qualify from the semi-final at the next Contest.

It was succeeded as Dutch representative at the 2006 Contest by Treble with "Amambanda".

Charts[edit]

Chart positions
Dutch Singles Chart

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