Notre planète

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Monaco "Notre planète"
Eurovision Song Contest 2004 entry
Philippe Bosco
Patrick Sassier
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Notre vie c'est la musique" (1979)   
"Tout de moi" (2005) ►

"Notre planète" ("Our planet") was the Monegasque entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004, performed in French by French singer Maryon. The song marked Monaco's return to the contest after a 25-year absence.

The song is an environmentally themed track with a moderately up-tempo feel. Maryon sings about the need to take care of the natural beauty of the earth, in order to make sure that an earthly paradise can be constructed.

Of some note was the performance, in which Maryon began dressed almost head-to-toe in a dark cloak, before removing it as the song built to its conclusion.

As Monaco had not competed at the Contest for 25 years, the song was performed in the semi-final. Here, it was performed ninth, following Malta's Julie & Ludwig with "On Again... Off Again" and preceding Greece's Sakis Rouvas with "Shake It". At the close of voting, it had received 10 points, placing 19th in a field of 22 and thus missing out on participation in the final.

It was succeeded as Monegasque representative at the 2005 Contest by Lise Darly with "Tout de moi".

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