Color of Your Life

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"Color of Your Life"
Color of Your Life (cover art).jpg
Single by Michał Szpak
from the album Byle być sobą
Released11 March 2016
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length3:20 (album version)
2:59 (eurovision edit)
LabelSony Music Entertainment Poland
Songwriter(s)
  • Andy Palmer
  • Kamil Varen
Producer(s)Beat Music
Michał Szpak singles chronology
"Such Is Life"
(2015)
"Color of Your Life"
(2016)
"Rosanna"
(2016)
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Andy Palmer
Lyricist(s)
Kamil Varen
Finals performance
Semi-final result
6th
Semi-final points
151
Final result
8th
Final points
229
Appearance chronology
◄ "In the Name of Love" (2015)   
"Flashlight" (2017) ►

"Color of Your Life" is a song performed by Polish singer Michał Szpak. The song was released as a digital download on 11 March 2016 through Sony Music Entertainment Poland as the fourth single from his debut studio album Byle być sobą (2015). The song was chosen by public broadcaster TVP to represent Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, and reached the 8th position in the final.

The single peaked at number 34 on the Polish Airplay Chart.[1]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Krajowe Eliminacje 2016[edit]

Krajowe Eliminacje 2016 was the national final organised by TVP in order to select the Polish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. The show took place on 5 March 2016 at the TVP Headquarters in Warsaw, hosted by Artur Orzech.[2] Public televoting exclusively selected the winner.[3] The show was broadcast on TVP1 and TVP Polonia as well as streamed online at the broadcaster's website eurowizja.tvp.pl.[2][4]

The televised final took place on 5 March 2016. Nine entries competed and the winner, "Color of Your Life" performed by Michał Szpak, was determined entirely by a public vote.[5] He represented Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden, performing in the second semi-final on 12 May 2016. He qualified for the final and finished the contest at 8th position with 229 points.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was uploaded to YouTube on 21 December 2015.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[6]
No.TitleLength
1."Color of Your Life"3:20

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[7] 66
France (SNEP)[8] 156
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[1] 34
Poland (Polish Airplay New)[9] 2
Sweden Heatseekers (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Poland (ZPAV)[11] Diamond 100,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Kto na Eurowizję?". tvp.pl (in Polish). Telewizja Polska. 16 February 2016. Archived from the original on 1 March 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  3. ^ Omelyanchuk, Olena (28 January 2016). "Poland: National final on March 5th". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  4. ^ Weaver, Jessica (5 March 2016). "Tonight: Krajowe Eliminacje 2016 in Poland". esctoday.com. ESCToday.com. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  5. ^ Omelyanchuk, Olena (5 March 2016). "Michał Szpak with "Color Of Your Life" for Poland!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  6. ^ itunes.apple.com (5 March 2016). "Byle Byc Soba". Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  7. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Michał Szpak - austriancharts.at". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 20, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay New. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  10. ^ Swedish Heatseekers Chart Retrieved 13 May 2016
  11. ^ "Polish single certifications – Michał Szpak – Color of Your Life" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 13 December 2017.