SOS (Elena Patroklou song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cyprus "SOS"
Eurovision Song Contest 1991 entry
Elena Patroklou
Kypros Charalambus
Andreas Christou (english version lyrics by haris anastasiou)
Alexandros Kyros Zografou
Finals performance
Final result
Final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Milas Poli" (1990)   
"Teriazoume" (1992) ►

"SOS" was the Cypriot entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, performed in Greek by Elena Patroklou.

The song was performed twenty-first on the night (following the United Kingdom's Samantha Janus with "A Message To Your Heart" and preceding Italy's Peppino Di Capri with "Comme è ddoce 'o mare"). At the close of voting, it had received 60 points, placing 9th in a field of 22.

The song is an environmentally-themed plea to the people of the world. Patroklou sings about the damage humanity has caused to the planet and that the SOS of the title is from the earth itself. While such topics are relatively common in popular music, even though they had not been raised as frequently at the Contest.

It was succeeded as Cypriot representative at the 1992 Contest by Evridiki with "Teriazume".