Rise Like a Phoenix

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"Rise Like a Phoenix"
Single by Conchita Wurst
Released 18 March 2014
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Operatic pop, soul
Length 3:01
Label ORF-Enterprise
Writer(s)
Conchita Wurst singles chronology
"That's What I Am"
(2012)
"Rise Like a Phoenix"
(2014)
Austria "Rise Like a Phoenix"
Conchita Wurst presenting her song.
Eurovision Song Contest 2014 entry
Country Austria
Artist(s) Thomas Neuwirth
As Conchita Wurst
Language English
Composer(s) Charlie Mason, Joey Patulka, Ali Zuckowski, Julian Maas
Finals performance
Semi-final result 1st
Semi-final points 169
Final result 1st
Final points 290
Appearance chronology
◄ "Shine" (2013)   

"Rise Like a Phoenix" is a song performed by Austrian singer Conchita Wurst, and the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. Selected to represent Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark,[1] Its official release on 18 March 2014 was followed on 21 March by Conchita's first live TV performance of the song, on the ORF show Dancing Stars.[2][3] "Rise Like a Phoenix" was Austria's second winning entry in the competition, their first being in 1966.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Rise Like a Phoenix" was first released onto YouTube on 18 March 2014 at a total length of three minutes and five seconds.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[5]
No. Title Length
1. "Rise Like a Phoenix"   3:01

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[6] 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[7] 8
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[8] 19
Denmark (Tracklisten)[9] 6
Finland (Suomen virallinen latauslista)[10] 2
France (SNEP)[11] 39
Germany (Media Control Charts)[12] 5
Hungary (Single Top 20)[13] 9
Ireland (IRMA)[14] 10
Luxembourg Digital Songs (Billboard)[15] 2
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[16] 3
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[17] 18
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[18] 8
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[19] 27
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[20] 2
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[21] 17
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[22] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Austria 18 March 2014[5] Digital download ORF-Enterprise
Europe
United States
United Kingdom 11 May 2014[23]

Trivia[edit]

At the request of a member of her audience, Tori Amos performed a live cover of the song in Linz, Austria, during her tour in support of the album Unrepentant Geraldines on 7 June 2014.[24]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conchita Wurst präsentiert Song-Contest-Titel". ORF. March 18, 2014. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Listen: Conchita Wurst will rise like a phoenix in Copenhagen". wiwibloggs.com. March 18, 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Conchita Wurst wows with live performance of 'Rise like a Phoenix'". wiwibloggs.com. March 22, 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2014. 
  4. ^ Conchita Wurst - Rise Like A Phoenix (Austria) 2014 Eurovision Song Contest - YouTube
  5. ^ a b iTunes - Music - Rise Like a Phoenix - Single by Conchita Wurst
  6. ^ "Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  9. ^ "Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix Hitlisten.nu" (in Danish). Tracklisten.
  10. ^ "Conchita Wurst: Rise Like A Phoenix" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  11. ^ "Lescharts.com – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix" (in French). Les classement single.
  12. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
  13. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ – Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 10 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  14. ^ "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart.
  15. ^ "Luxembourg Digital Songs - May 31, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  16. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  17. ^ "Archive Chart". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  18. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix" Canciones Top 50.
  19. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix". Singles Top 60.
  20. ^ "Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart.
  21. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart.
  22. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Indie Chart.
  23. ^ "Rise Like a Phoenix by Conchita Wurst". iTunes Store UK. Apple. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 
  24. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
"Only Teardrops" by Emmelie de Forest
Eurovision Song Contest winner
2014
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