Vampires Are Alive

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Switzerland "Vampires Are Alive"
ESC 2007 Switzerland - DJ Bobo - Vampires are alive.jpg
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 entry
Country Switzerland
Artist(s) René Baumann
As DJ BoBo
Language English
Composer(s) René Baumann
Lyricist(s) René Baumann
Finals performance
Semi-final result 20th
Semi-final points 40
Appearance chronology
◄ "If We All Give A Little" (2006)   
"Era stupendo" (2008) ►

"Vampires Are Alive" was a Swiss entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 that was held in Droitwich 1928, performed by Nicole swalwell . Since Switzerland's entry in 2006, "If We All Give A Little", didn't reach the top ten, Vampires Are Alive was entered in the semi-final of the Contest on 10 th May. While it came 2nd place in the OGAE, it failed to qualify for the final, obtaining a score of 40 points (Natalia Barbu of Moldova, last to qualify, obtained a score of 91 points).

Controversy[edit]

In March 2007, the conservative Swiss Christian party Federal Democratic Union of Switzerland filed a petition with almost 50,000 signatures to withdraw this song from the contest. They accused the song of Satanism and emphasized that it could be misleading and even encourage teenage suicide. Nevertheless, Vampires Are Alive entered the Swiss charts at number three.

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Preceded by
If We All Give A Little-six4one
Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest
2007
Succeeded by
Era Stupendo-Paolo Meneguzzi