Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1973

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Eurovision Song Contest 1973
Country  Sweden
National selection
Selection process Melodifestivalen 1973
Selection date(s) 10 February 1973
Selected entrant Nova and The Dolls
Selected song "You're Summer"
Finals performance
Final result 5th, 94 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Sweden chose their entry for Eurovision Song Contest 1973 in a national final called Melodifestivalen 1973. One of the competitors was a group of those who would later be the members of ABBA, but they only finished 3rd. Instead, the winner was the song Sommaren som aldrig säger nej (The summer which never says no) with the group Malta. They had, to avoid confusion, change their name to "Nova and The Dolls". The song was translated into English and got the name You're Summer.

The song's lyrics were written by Lars Forsell, and it was composed by Monica and Carl-Axel Dominique.

The contest was held in Luxembourg and Sweden was drawn into spot 12. They finished 5th (out of 17).