This Is My Life (Eurobandið song)

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"This Is My Life"
Single by Eurobandið
Recorded 2008
Genre Dance
Writer(s) Örlygur Smári,
Paul Oscar,
Peter Fenner
Iceland "This Is My Life"
Eurovision Song Contest 2008 entry
Country Iceland
Artist(s) Friðrik Ómar,
Regína Ósk
As Eurobandið
Language English
Composer(s) Örlygur Smári
Lyricist(s) Paul Oscar,
Peter Fenner
Finals performance
Semi-final result 8th
Semi-final points 68
Final result 14th
Final points 64
Appearance chronology
◄ "Valentine Lost" (2007)   
"Is It True?" (2009) ►

"This Is My Life" is a eurodance song, sung by the Icelandic pop duo Eurobandið. It was Iceland's entry at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008 placing 14th in a field of 25th.

Background[edit]

Euroband singing "This Is My Life" for Iceland

"This Is My Life", along with its Icelandic version, "Fullkomið líf", has been described as a "full-on dance anthem with a pounding beat" and "soaring vocals".[1] The Icelandic version was used during the Icelandic national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, Laugardagslögin.

At Eurovision[edit]

"This Is My Life" was chosen to be presented first at the second semi-final where it was placed eighth with 68 points. In the final, the song came in 14th place, gaining 64 points. Although ranking only 14th, it became the most successful Icelandic entry since the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 where Iceland placed 8th.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fullkomið líf" (First Version)
  2. "Fullkomið líf" (New Version)
  3. "This Is My Life" (Eurovision Version)
  4. "This Is My Life" (Instrumental Version)
  5. "This Is My Life" (Karaoke Version)
  6. "This Is My Life" (National Final Version)

Chart positions[edit]

"This Is My Life" entered the Danish Singles Charts on the week of May 30, 2008, at #38 and remained there for one week. It entered the Swedish Singles Chart the following week (June 5, 2008) where it peaked at #59, also remaining for one week.

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Danish Singles Chart[2] 38
Icelandic Singles Chart[3] 2
Swedish Singles Chart[4] 59

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Valentine Lost
Icelandic entry for the Eurovision Song Contest
2008
Succeeded by
Is It True?