"Nacida para amar" ( Spanish pronunciation: , "Born to Love") was the [naˈθiða ˈpaɾa aˈmar] Spanish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1989, performed in Spanish by Nina.
Paloma San Basilio's 1985 entry " La fiesta terminó", the song was composed by Juan Carlos Calderón, internationally best known for writing Mocedades' " Eres tú" in 1973, a song that only finished second in the actual Contest but still went on to become a worldwide hit.
"Nacida para amar" is a sensual love song, with Nina describing a romantic night with her lover. She thanks him for that special night they spent "body-to-body" and says that she is very grateful for their relationship.
"Nacida para amar" was performed sixteenth on the night, following
France's Nathalie Pâque with " J'ai volé la vie" and preceding Cyprus's Fani Polymeri & Yannis Savvidakis with " Apopse As Vrethume". At the close of voting, it had received 88 points, placing 6th in a field of 22.
It was succeeded as
Spanish representative at the 1990 Contest by Azúcar Moreno with " Bandido".
Luis Miguel version [ edit ]
Luis Miguel's 1990 album includes a cover of the song titled "Amante del Amor", keeping the same melody but with altered lyrics. 20 Años
Sources and external links [ edit ]
in the Eurovision Song Contest
(Note: Entries scored out are when Spain did not compete)