Monsters (Saara Aalto song)

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"Monsters"
Monsters - Saara Aalto.jpg
Single by Saara Aalto
from the album Wild Wild Wonderland
Released9 February 2018
FormatDigital download
GenrePop
Length3:00
LabelWarner Music Finland
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)The Family
Saara Aalto singles chronology
"No Fear"
(2016)
"Monsters"
(2018)
"Domino"
(2018)
Music video
"Monsters" on YouTube
Eurovision Song Contest 2018 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
  • Saara Aalto
  • Joy Deb
  • Linnea Deb
  • Ki Fitzgerald
Lyricist(s)
  • Saara Aalto
  • Joy Deb
  • Linnea Deb
  • Ki Fitzgerald
Finals performance
Semi-final result
10th
Semi-final points
108
Final result
25th
Final points
46
Appearance chronology
◄ "Blackbird" (2017)   
"Look Away" (2019) ►

"Monsters" is a song performed by Finnish singer-songwriter Saara Aalto. It was released as a digital download on 9 February 2018 by Warner Music Finland.[1] The song was written by Aalto, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb and Ki Fitzgerald.

It was one of three songs competing in Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2018, the Finnish national selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, and won the competition. It represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

In November 2017, at a press conference for Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2018, it was announced that Saara Aalto would represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 and her song was selected through Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2018. The competition featured three songs that were all performed by Aalto. The show took place on 3 March 2018 at Espoo Metro Areena in Espoo, hosted by Krista Siegfrids and Mikko Silvennoinen. The winning song was determined by public voting and from votes from international jury panels.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]
No.TitleLength
1."Monsters"3:00
Remixes – EP[3]
No.TitleLength
1."Monsters" (Initial Talk Remix)3:29
2."Monsters" (Cutmore Remix)4:09
3."Monsters" (Extended Version)4:24
4."Monsters" (Cutmore Radio Edit)3:09
Digital download – Twilight Version[4]
No.TitleLength
1."Monsters" (Twilight Version)3:21

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[5] 13
Iceland (RÚV)[6] 19
Macedonia (Radiomonitor)[7] 9
Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan)[8] 7

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Various 9 February 2018[1] Digital download Warner Music Finland
20 April 2018[3] Remixes – EP
26 April 2018[4] Digital download – Twilight Version

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Monsters - Single by Saara Aalto". Apple Music. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Saara Aalto to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest!". eurovision.tv. 7 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Monsters (Remixes) - EP by Saara Aalto". Apple Music. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Monsters (Twilight Version) - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Saara Aalto: Monsters" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  6. ^ "TOPPLISTINN 26. MAI 2018". RÚV. Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  7. ^ "Macedonian Airplay Chart". Radio Monitor. Archived from the original on 22 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 20, 18 maj 2018". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 18 May 2018.