We Could Be the Same

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"We Could Be the Same"
Single by maNga
Released 3 March 2010 (digital download)
20 May 2010 (CD single)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Industrial rock, alternative rock, rap rock
Length 3:01
Label Sony Music Entertainment
Writer(s) Yağmur Sarıgül, Ferman Akgül, Evren Özdemir, Fiona Movery Akinci
maNga singles chronology
"Cevapsız Sorular"
(2010)
"We Could Be the Same"
(2010)
"Evdeki Ses"
(2010)
Alternative cover
Promo cover
Turkey "We Could Be the Same"
Eurovision Song Contest 2010 entry
Country Turkey
Artist(s) maNga
Language English
Composer(s) Yağmur Sarıgül, Ferman Akgül, Evren Özdemir
Lyricist(s) Yağmur Sarıgül, Ferman Akgül, Evren Özdemir, Fiona Movery Akinci
Finals performance
Semi-final result 1st
Semi-final points 118
Final result 2nd
Final points 170
Appearance chronology
◄ "Düm Tek Tek" (2009)   
"Live It Up" (2011) ►

"We Could Be the Same"[1] (Turkish: Aynı Olabiliriz) is a song by Turkish band maNga that was performed as the Turkish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, held in Oslo, Norway, and which came in second place.

Selection[edit]

Throughout January it was reported that maNga had entered an intense period in preparation for Eurovision, perfecting songs for submission to TRT.[2][3] In February 2010 maNga submitted three songs to TRT, who was in charge of selecting the competing Eurovision song. All songs were in English.[4][5] We Could Be The Same, the selected song, was announced from TRT on 3 March.[6][7]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was filmed on the bosporus strait opposite the golden horn on board an oil tanker. Then unknown top model Zeynep Arı appears in the video.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Swedish Singles Chart[8] 29
Swiss Singles Chart[9] 56
Turkish Singles Chart[10] 1
UK Singles Chart[11] 129

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "İşte Eurovision şarkımız". EBU. 2010-02-23.  (Turkish)
  2. ^ Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-01-17). "MaNga will choose the possible songs next week". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Siim, Jarmo (2010-01-18). "maNga: We'll do our best for Turkey!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-01-13). "MaNga's song will be in English". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-02-11). "TRT will select Turkish song tomorrow". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-02-23). "Turkish song launched on March 3rd". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  7. ^ Siim, Jarmo (2010-02-23). "maNga introduces Turkish song on 3rd of March". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  8. ^ Swedish Sverigetopplistan Singles Chart
  9. ^ Swiss Singles Chart
  10. ^ Turkish Singles Chart
  11. ^ UK Singles Chart

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Düm Tek Tek
Turkish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest
2010
Succeeded by
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