Could It Be That I'm In Love

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Republic of Ireland "Could It Be That I'm In Love"
Eurovision Song Contest 1991 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Kim Jackson
Language
Composer(s)
Liam Reilly
Lyricist(s)
Liam Reilly
Conductor
Noel Kelehan
Finals performance
Final result
10th
Final points
47
Appearance chronology
◄ "Somewhere in Europe" (1990)   
"Why Me?" (1992) ►

"Could It Be That I'm In Love" was the Irish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, performed in English by Kim Jackson. She is the daughter of Ann McConnell, a successful Irish cabaret singer. Jackson had provided backing vocals for Ireland's Eurovision entry the previous year (Somewhere in Europe), and her entry was in fact written and composed by the performer of that previous entry (Liam Reilly), one of the rare occasions when such a thing has happened in Contest history.

The song is a ballad, with Jackson confessing her feelings to her lover. She sings that she is unsure of exactly what her feelings mean, but wonders if they mean that she is in love with him.

The song was performed eleventh on the night, following Turkey's İzel Çeliköz, Reyhan Karaca & Can Uğurlür with "İki Dakika" and preceding Portugal's Dulce with "Lusitana paixão". At the close of voting, it had received 47 points, placing 10th in a field of 22. The song peaked at number #7 in the Irish Singles chart.

It was succeeded as Irish representative at the 1992 Contest by Linda Martin with "Why Me?".