Net als toen
|"Net als toen"|
|Eurovision Song Contest 1957 entry|
|Lyricist(s)||Willy van Hemert|
|Conductor||Dolf van der Linden|
|◄ "Voorgoed voorbij" (1956)|
|"Heel de wereld" (1958) ►|
The song is a classic chanson, with the singer addressing her husband and asking him if he remembers their early days as a couple. The lyrics suggest that the romance has gone out of the marriage, although it had not always been this way. Brokken also recorded the song in French and German, as "Tout comme avant" and "Damals war alles so schön".
The song was performed sixth on the night, following Austria's Bob Martin with "Wohin, kleines Pony?" and preceding Germany's Margot Hielscher with "Telefon, Telefon". By the close of voting, it had received 31 points, placing it first in a field of ten.
- Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1957
- Detailed info and lyrics, Diggiloo Thrush, "Net als toen"
Refrain by Lys Assia
|Eurovision Song Contest winners
Dors, mon amour by André Claveau
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