Retour

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Switzerland "Retour"
Eurovision Song Contest 1970 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Conductor
Bernard Gérard
Finals performance
Final result
4th
Final points
8
Appearance chronology
◄ "Bonjour, Bonjour" (1969)   
"Les illusions de nos vingt ans" (1971) ►

"Retour" ("Return") was the Swiss entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970, performed in French by Henri Dès. Dès has released this song in another languages:

  • "Mädchen gibt es überall" (German)
  • "Return" (English)
  • "A mi regreso" (Spanish)

The song is a ballad with Dès talking about his return of a travel to Italy. He thinks that his lover is waiting for him.

The song was performed second on the night, following Netherlands Hearts of Soul and preceding Italy's Gianni Morandi with "Occhi di ragazza". At the close of voting, it had received 8 points, placing 4th in a field of 12.

It was succeeded as Swiss representative at the 1971 Contest by Peter, Sue & Marc with "Les illusions de nos vingt ans".