Weil's dr guat got

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Austria "Weil's dr guat got"
Eurovision Song Contest 1996 entry
Country Austria
Artist(s) George Nussbaumer
Languages Vorarlbergish
Composer(s) Mischa Krausz,
George Nussbaumer
Lyricist(s) Mischa Krausz,
George Nussbaumer
Conductor Mischa Krausz
Finals performance
Final result 10th
Final points 68
Appearance chronology
◄ "Die Welt dreht sich verkehrt" (1995)   
"One Step" (1997) ►

"Weil's dr guat got" (Because you feel good) was the Austrian representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 1996, performed in Vorarlbergish (a dialect of Austrian German) by George Nussbaumer, who lost his eyesight before the age of 1.

The song was performed eighth on the night, following Croatia's Maja Blagdan with "Sveta ljubav" and preceding Switzerland's Kathy Leander with "Mon coeur l'aime". At the close of voting, it had received 68 points, placing 10th in a field of 23.

This was the second occasion on which Austria was represented in a dialect of German (the first being Marianne Mendt with "Musik" in 1971).

The song itself is about the enjoyment to be had in the world when everything is going well. Unusually, it is performed in an up-tempo gospel-influenced style. Nussbaumer leads the song on a piano, with a series of backing singers providing appropriate responses.

It was succeeded as Austrian representative at the 1997 contest by Bettina Soriat singing "One Step".