Shine (De Toppers song)

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Single by The Toppers
from the album TBA
Released February 1, 2009 (2009-02-01)
Format CD single
Recorded 2009
Genre Europop
Length 3:00
Label EMI
Netherlands "Shine"
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 entry
Country Netherlands
Artist(s) Gordon, René Froger,
Jeroen van der Boom
As De Toppers
Language English
Composer(s) Bas van den Heuvel,
Ger van de Westelaken
Lyricist(s) Bas van den Heuvel,
Ger van de Westelaken
Finals performance
Semi-final result 17th
Semi-final points 11
Appearance chronology
◄ "Your Heart Belongs to Me" (2008)   
"Ik ben verliefd, Shalalie" (2010) ►

"Shine" is a song by De Toppers and was the Dutch entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009.[1][2][3] The song was composed by Bas van den Heuvel and Gordon (under the pseudonym Ger van de Westelaken).[4]

It competed last in the second semi final on May 14, 2009 but failed to qualify for the final.


CD: (Netherlands)

  1. Shine (New Wave 2009 Mix)
  2. Shine (Extended Club Remix)
  3. Shine (Old School Mix)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
Dutch Mega Single Top 100 [5] 2
Dutch Top 40 [6] 15


  1. ^ van Tongeren, Mario (2009-02-01). "Netherlands: De Toppers to sing "Shine" in Moscow!". Oikotimes. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  2. ^ Klier, Marcus (2009-02-01). "Netherlands: Eurovision entry chosen". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  3. ^ Bakker, Sietse (2009-02-01). "The Netherlands: Toppers bring 'Shine' to Moscow". Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  4. ^ Romkes, René (2009-02-02). "The Netherlands: Press Conference". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 
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