Comme ci, comme ça

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"Comme ci, comme ça"
Evridiki comme ci comme ca.JPG
Single by Evridiki
Released23 February 2007 (2007-02-23)
LabelVirus Music
  • Dimitris Korgialas
  • Poseidonas Giannopoulos
Evridiki singles chronology
"Comme ci, comme ça"
"I Zoi Ehei Hroma"
Cyprus "Comme ci, comme ça"
Eurovision Promo Cover
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 entry
Dimitris Korgialas
Poseidonas Giannopoulos
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Why Angels Cry" (2006)   
"Femme Fatale" (2008) ►

"Comme ci, comme ça" (English translation: "Like This, Like That" or "So-So") is a song composed by Dimitris Korgialas and written by Poseidonas Giannopoulos. It was the Cypriot entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007, performed in French by Evridiki. This was the first Cypriot entry to feature lyrics in a language other than Greek, Italian or English, as well as the first entry from a non-Francophone country to be performed entirely in French. Evridiki's decision to sing this her third Eurovision entry in French was not entirely unexpected; she had previously recorded both 1992's "Teriazoume" and 1994's "Eimai Anthropos Ki Ego" in French, as "Le feu c'est nous" and "Fenêtre sur cour" respectively, as well as in English.

"Comme ci, comme ça" is a moderately up-tempo number, with influences both from rock and techno. Evridiki addresses herself to her lover, telling him that she finds it difficult to live with him. She complains that every Monday he finishes work too late to enjoy her, falling asleep "just as my heart wakes up". He also promises that they will see a movie every Tuesday, but is unable to keep this promise. Following these criticisms, she explains that the unexciting routine of their relationship is too much for her and that she is no longer in love with him. As the chorus continues, it becomes apparent that she intends to leave him.

The performance featured a full band, with guitar, drums and electronic keyboard. Evridiki wore a revealing silver dress.

Evridiki performing at the Eurovision Semi-final.

As Cyprus had not finished the previous Contest in the top ten, the song was performed in the semi-final. Here, it was performed third (following Israel's Teapacks with "Push The Button" and preceding Belarus' Koldun with "Work Your Magic"). At the close of voting, it had received 65 points, placing 15th in a field of 28. The result was not enough to qualify Cyprus for the final and as a result the country will have to qualify through the semi-final at the next Contest.

It was succeeded as Cypriot representative at the 2008 Contest by Evdokia Kadi with "Femme Fatale".


  • Diggiloo Thrush. "2007 Cyprus". Retrieved 2007-06-25.