Shine (De Toppers song)

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"Shine"
ToppersShineESC2009.jpg
Single by The Toppers
ReleasedFebruary 1, 2009 (2009-02-01)
FormatCD single
Recorded2009
GenreEuropop
Length3:00
LabelEMI
Songwriter(s)Bas van den Heuvel,
Ger van de Westelaken
Netherlands "Shine"
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 entry
Country
Artist(s)
As
Language
Composer(s)
Bas van den Heuvel,
Ger van de Westelaken
Lyricist(s)
Bas van den Heuvel,
Ger van de Westelaken
Finals performance
Semi-final result
17th
Semi-final points
11
Appearance chronology
◄ "Your Heart Belongs to Me" (2008)   
"Ik ben verliefd, Shalalie" (2010) ►

"Shine" is a song by De Toppers and was the Dutch entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009.[1][2][3] The song was composed by Bas van den Heuvel and Gordon (under the pseudonym Ger van de Westelaken).[4]

It competed last in the second semi final on May 14, 2009 but failed to qualify for the final.

Track lists[edit]

CD: (Netherlands)

  1. Shine (New Wave 2009 Mix)
  2. Shine (Extended Club Remix)
  3. Shine (Old School Mix)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
Position
Dutch Mega Single Top 100 [5] 2
Dutch Top 40 [6] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Tongeren, Mario (2009-02-01). "Netherlands: De Toppers to sing "Shine" in Moscow!". Oikotimes. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
  2. ^ Klier, Marcus (2009-02-01). "Netherlands: Eurovision entry chosen". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
  3. ^ Bakker, Sietse (2009-02-01). "The Netherlands: Toppers bring 'Shine' to Moscow". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
  4. ^ Romkes, René (2009-02-02). "The Netherlands: Press Conference". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-02-02.
  5. ^ http://www.dutchcharts.nl/showitem.asp?interpret=De+Toppers&titel=Shine&cat=s
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2011-05-30.