When the Music Dies

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Azerbaijan "When the Music Dies"
Eurovision Song Contest 2012 entry
Country Azerbaijan
Artist(s) Sabina Babayeva
Language English
Composer(s) Anders Bagge, Sandra Bjurman, Stefan Örn, Johan Kronlund
Lyricist(s) Anders Bagge, Sandra Bjurman, Stefan Örn, Johan Kronlund
Finals performance
Final result 4th
Final points 150
Appearance chronology
◄ "Running Scared" (2011)   
"Hold Me" (2013) ►

"When the Music Dies" is a song by singer Sabina Babayeva. It represented Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, coming fourth overall with a grand total of 150 points.[1]

"When the Music Dies" is a blend of European music trends and Azerbaijani traditional music, featuring the traditional Azerbaijani musical instrument of Balaban, as well as elements of the Azerbaijani folk mugham genre. The studio work on the song involved, among others, renowned Azerbaijani mugham singer Alim Qasimov. The song was selected on 17 March through internal selection and the song video was released on 19 March.[2]

Babayeva released the Azerbaijani version of the song called "Gəl" on 13 April 2012.[3]

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