Da Da Dam

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"Da Da Dam"
Da Da Dam.jpg
Single by Paradise Oskar
from the album Sunday Songs
Released16 February 2011
LabelWarner Music Finland
Songwriter(s)Axel Ehnström
Paradise Oskar singles chronology
"Da Da Dam"
"Sunday Everyday"
Finland "Da Da Dam"
Eurovision Song Contest 2011 entry
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Final result
Final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Työlki ellää" (2010)   
"När jag blundar" (2012) ►

"Da Da Dam" is a ballad type song by Finnish singer Paradise Oskar and it is the Finnish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, qualifying for the final.[1] Da Da Dam came 21st in the final with 57 points. The song tells a story of a boy named Peter who decides to make a stand to try to save the planet, gets universally ignored, but continues to persevere.[2] Both the lyrics and music are by the singer himself. It is the first single from his debut album Sunday Songs.

The entry was performed in the first semifinal in the tenth position, following Eldrine from Georgia with "One More Day" and preceding Malta's Glen Vella with One Life. Oskar is accompanied by his own guitar.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was uploaded to YouTube on April 20, 2011.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

"Da Da Dam" made its first chart appearance debuting at number 6 on the Finnish Singles Chart.[4]

Chart (2011) Peak
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 64
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[6] 6
Finland Download Chart[7] 6
Finland Airplay Chart[8] 4
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 46

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
1."Da Da Dam"3:02

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format
Worldwide 16 February 2011[10] Digital download


  1. ^ "First Semi-Final: The qualifiers!". Retrieved 2011-05-11.
  2. ^ "Paradise Oskar speaks to ESCDaily.com". Archived from the original on 2011-01-17. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  3. ^ Paradise Oskar - Da Da Dam (Official Music Video) - Buy album on iTunes!
  4. ^ "Suomen virallinen lista – Singlet 20/2011" (in Finnish). Retrieved 2011-05-19.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Paradise Oskar – Da Da Dam" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. ^ "Paradise Oskar: Da Da Dam" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  7. ^ "Latauslista.fi: Artistit - Paradise Oskar". latauslista.fi. Archived from the original on 2011-08-19. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  8. ^ "Listablogi: 83 askelta paratiisiin". Listablogi - Timo Pennanen.
  9. ^ "Musicline.de – Paradise Oskar Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  10. ^ Da Da Dam - Single by Paradise Oskar itunes.apple.com/gb/

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