Love Kills (Roberto Bellarosa song)

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"Love Kills"
Roberto Bellarosa - Love Kills (cover).jpg
Single by Roberto Bellarosa
Released15 March 2013
FormatDigital download
Recorded2012
GenreDance-pop, Breakbeat
Length3:00
LabelSME Belgium, 8ball Music
Songwriter(s)Jukka Immonen, Iain Farquharson
Producer(s)Jukka Immonen
Roberto Bellarosa singles chronology
"Apprends-Moi"
(2012)
"Love Kills"
(2013)
"Suivre mon étoile"
(2013)
"Apprends-Moi"
(2012)
"Love Kills"
(2013)
"Suivre mon étoile"
(2013)
Belgium "Love Kills"
Eurovision Song Contest 2013 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Jukka Immonen, Iain Farquharson
Lyricist(s)
Jukka Immonen, Iain Farquharson
Finals performance
Semi-final result
5th
Semi-final points
75
Final result
12th
Final points
71
Appearance chronology
◄ "Would You?" (2012)   
"Mother" (2014) ►

"Love Kills" is a song recorded by Belgian singer Roberto Bellarosa. The song was written by Jukka Immonen and Iain Farquharson. It is best known as Belgium's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 held in Malmö, Sweden.[1] The song competed in the first semi-final on 14 May 2013 for a spot in the final on 18 May 2013. During the first semi-final, Belgium was voted into the final on 18 May 2013. In the final the song placed 12th with 71 points.

Background[edit]

On 16 December 2012, "Love Kills" was chosen as Belgium's Eurovision entry during a live radio show, aired on VivaCité.[1] Co-writer Iain Farquharson wrote Azerbaijan's 2011 Eurovision winner, "Running Scared".

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
  1. Love Kills – 3:00

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 15
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 6
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 90
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 71
Sweden (DigiListan)[7] 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Storvik-Green, Simon (16 December 2012). "Roberto to sing "Love Kills" for Belgium in Malmö!". Eurovision.tv.
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - Love Kills - Single by Roberto Bellarosa". iTunes. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Roberto Bellarosa – Love Kills" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Roberto Bellarosa – Love Kills" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Roberto Bellarosa – Love Kills". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Roberto Bellarosa – Love Kills" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  7. ^ "DigiListan 2013-05-26". Sveriges Radio. Retrieved May 26, 2013.