Too Late for Love (John Lundvik song)

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"Too Late for Love"
Too Late for Love (John Lundvik song).jpg
Single by John Lundvik
from the EP My Turn
Released23 February 2019 (2019-02-23)
Length2:58
LabelWarner Music Sweden
Songwriter(s)
John Lundvik singles chronology
"My Turn"
(2018)
"Too Late for Love"
(2019)
Eurovision Song Contest 2019 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Languages
English
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Finals performance
Semi-final result
3rd
Semi-final points
238
Final result
5th
Final points
334
Appearance chronology
◄ "Dance You Off" (2018)   

"Too Late for Love" is a song by Swedish singer John Lundvik. The song was performed for the first time in Melodifestivalen 2019, where it made it to the final.[1] It is Lundvik's first single since "My Turn", and reached number one on the Sverigetopplistan singles chart in March 2019. It eventually won Melodifestivalen 2019, and represented Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was performed during the second semi-final on 16 May 2019, and qualified for the final. It finished in fifth place with 334 points.

Melodifestivalen[edit]

Being Lundvik's second participation in the Swedish Eurovision selection, "Too Late for Love" participated in the fourth semi-final of the 2019 Melodifestivalen which was held in Lidköping's Sparbanken Lidköping Arena on 23 February 2019. The song was performed last at the semi-final and it direct qualified to the final. On 9 March, during the final at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Lundvik performed the song at the tenth position of the running order. "Too Late for Love" won the selection with 96 points from the international juries (only song at Melodifestivalen to have received 12 points from all the jury groups) and 85 points from the public vote, receiving 181 points in total.[2]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

The song was performed on 16 May 2019 in the first half of the second semi-final of Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. It qualified for the final, which was held on 18 May 2019.[3] It finished in fifth place with 334 points.

Among other songs it competed against the entry from the United Kingdom, "Bigger than Us", also written by John Lundvik, and originally intended to be performed by Lundvik in Melodifestivalen.[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 29
Estonia (Eesti Tipp-40)[6] 13
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 49
Iceland (Tonlist)[8] 3
Norway (VG-lista)[9] 27
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[10] 40
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 1
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 20
UK Download (Official Charts Company)[13] 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bishara and John Lundvik to the Swedish final!". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  2. ^ Granger, Anthony (9 March 2019). "Sweden: John Lundvik Is Off To The Eurovision Song Contest 2019". Eurovoix.
  3. ^ "Second Semi-Final: Last 10 acts qualify for Eurovision 2019 Grand Final". Eurovision.tv. 16 May 2019. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  4. ^ TT (9 February 2019). "John Lundvik till Eurovision som låtskrivare". Corren. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – John Lundvik – Too Late for Love" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  6. ^ "EESTI TIPP-40: Official Estonian Singles Chart". Eesti Ekspress. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – John Lundvik – Too Late for Love" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Lagalistinn Vika 22 – 2019" (in Icelandic). Tonlistinn. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  9. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 20 Single uke 21, 2019". VG-lista. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – John Lundvik – Too Late for Love". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – John Lundvik – Too Late for Love". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 May 2019.