Apollo (Timebelle song)

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"Apollo"
Apollo - Timebelle.jpeg
Single by Timebelle
Released10 March 2017
FormatDigital download
GenrePop
Length2:59
LabelIndependent
Songwriter(s)
  • Elias Näslin
  • Nicolas Günthardt
  • Alessandra Günthardt
Producer(s)
  • Elias Näslin
  • Nicolas Günthardt
  • Alessandra Günthardt
Timebelle singles chronology
"Are You Ready?"
(2015)
"Apollo"
(2017)
"Tócame"
(2018)
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
  • Elias Näslin
  • Nicolas Günthardt
  • Alessandra Günthardt
Lyricist(s)
  • Elias Näslin
  • Nicolas Günthardt
  • Alessandra Günthardt
Finals performance
Semi-final result
12th
Semi-final points
97
Appearance chronology
◄ "The Last of Our Kind" (2016)   
"Stones" (2018) ►

"Apollo" is an English-language song performed by Swiss band Timebelle. The song represented Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. It was written by Elias Näslin, Nicolas Günthardt, and Alessandra Günthardt. The song was released as a digital download on 10 March 2017.[1] The song is about love and devotion to the arts and includes the refrain "I follow you Apollo".

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

On 5 December 2016, Timebelle was announced as one of the six competing artists in ESC 2017 – Die Entscheidungsshow, Switzerland's national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[2][3] They performed last during the final, held on 5 February 2017, and won the competition with nearly 48% of the public vote.[4] Switzerland competed in the second half of the second semi-final at the Eurovision Song Contest, but failed to get a spot in the Grand Final.[5][6]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[7]
No.TitleLength
1."Apollo" (Main)2:59
2."Apollo" (Singback)2:59

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 37

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 10 March 2017 Digital download Independent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hebert, Emily (5 February 2017). "Switzerland: Timebelle to Eurovision Song Contest 2017". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  2. ^ Ko, Anthony (5 December 2016). "SWITZERLAND: SIX ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR REVAMPED SWISS NATIONAL FINAL". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs.
  3. ^ "«ESC» 2017 – Die 6 Finalisten der Entscheidungsshow". SRF Eurovision. SRF. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  4. ^ Quinn, Angus (5 February 2017). "TIMEBELLE WINS SWITZERLAND'S DIE ENTSCHEIDUNGSSHOW 2017 WITH "APOLLO"". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs.
  5. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 September 2016). "Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  6. ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  7. ^ "Apollo - Single". Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Timebelle – Apollo". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 22 May 2017.