Il pleut de l'or

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"Il pleut de l'or"
Michael von der heide-il pleut de lor.jpg
Single by Michael von der Heide
FormatDigital single, CD single
Songwriter(s)Composers: Michael von der Heide, Pele Lorriano
Lyricist: Heike Kospach
Switzerland "Il pleut de l'or"
Eurovision Song Contest 2010 entry
Michael von der Heide,
Pele Lorriano
Heike Kospach
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "The Highest Heights" (2009)   
"In Love for a While" (2011) ►

"Il pleut de l'or" (French pronunciation: ​[il plø də lɔʁ], It's Raining Gold) is a song sung by Michael von der Heide and composed by the singer, Pele Lorriano and Heike Kospach. It represented Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo, Norway.[1][2] It was first presented on 9 January 2010 at the SwissAwards show.[3]

Michael von der Heide was backed in Oslo by singer Amanda Nikolić, former member of Swiss girlgroup Tears,[3] Freda Goodlett and Sybille Fässler.

English and German versions were released at a later stage.[4][5] The German version, entitled Es regnet Gold was released on 12 April 2010.[6]


Chart (2010) Peak
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 65


  1. ^ Schacht, Andreas (18 December 2009). "Michael von der Heide to represent Switzerland". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 18 December 2009.
  2. ^ Al Kaziri, Ghassan (18 December 2009). "Michael von der Heide goes to Oslo". Oikotimes. Archived from the original on 6 February 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2009.
  3. ^ a b Grillhofer, Florian (9 January 2010). "Switzerland: Michael von der Heide presents his song for Europe". ESCToday. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
  4. ^ Hung, Steffi (23 May 2010). "CD-Information on".
  5. ^ Grillhofer, Florian (25 February 2010). "Michael von der Heide speaks to". ESCToday. Retrieved 25 February 2010.
  6. ^ Grillhofer, Florian (12 April 2010). "MicSwitzerland: German version of Il pleut de l'or available". ESCToday. Retrieved 12 April 2010.
  7. ^ " – Michael von der Heide – Il pleut de l'or". Swiss Singles Chart.

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