Alter Ego (song)
|Single by Minus One|
|Released||22 February 2016|
|Label||Minus One Ltd.|
|Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry|
Minus One, Thomas G:son
Minus One, Thomas G:son
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"Alter Ego" is a song performed by the Cypriot rock band Minus One. The song, written by Minus One and Thomas G:son, represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. The official music video for the song was released on 22 February 2016. The song was released as a digital download on 11 March 2016 via Minus One Ltd.
Eurovision Song Contest
Minus One were announced as the Cypriot representatives for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 on 4 November 2015 based on an internal decision by the Cypriot public broadcaster Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC). The band collaborated with Swedish composer Thomas G:son in order to compose their contest entry "Alter Ego", which was presented to the public via the release of the official music video on 22 February 2016. Minus One performed the song during the first semi-final of the 2016 contest on 10 May, held at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, and have qualified for the final. In the grand final, Minus One performed 14th and finished in the 21st place with 96 points.
|Sweden Heatseekers (Sverigetopplistan)||14|
|Worldwide||11 March 2016||Digital download||Minus One Ltd.|
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- Roxburgh, Gordon (22 February 2016). "Cyprus: Minus One present Alter Ego". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
- Jordan, Paul (25 January 2016). "Allocation Draw: The results!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
- Roxburgh, Gordon (12 May 2016). "We have our first ten finalists". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
- "Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Grand Final | Eurovision Song Contest". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
- "Alter Ego – Single by Minus One on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
- Swedish Heatseekers Chart (13 May 2016). Retrieved 22 May 2016.
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