We Could Be the Same
|"We Could Be the Same"|
|Single by maNga|
|Released||3 March 2010 (digital download)
20 May 2010 (CD single)
|Format||CD single, digital download|
|Genre||Industrial rock, alternative rock, rap rock|
|Label||Sony Music Entertainment|
|Songwriter(s)||Yağmur Sarıgül, Ferman Akgül, Evren Özdemir, Fiona Movery Akinci|
|maNga singles chronology|
|"We Could Be the Same"|
|Eurovision Song Contest 2010 entry|
|◄ "Düm Tek Tek" (2009)|
|"Live It Up" (2011) ►|
"We Could Be the Same" (Turkish: Aynı Olabiliriz) is a song by Turkish band maNga that was performed as the Turkish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, held in Oslo, Norway, and which came in second place.
Throughout January it was reported that maNga had entered an intense period in preparation for Eurovision, perfecting songs for submission to TRT. In February 2010 maNga submitted three songs to TRT, who was in charge of selecting the competing Eurovision song. All songs were in English. We Could Be The Same, the selected song, was announced from TRT on 3 March.
The music video for the song was filmed on the bosporus strait opposite the golden horn on board an oil tanker. Then unknown top model Zeynep Arı appears in the video.
|Swedish Singles Chart||29|
|Swiss Singles Chart||56|
|Turkish Singles Chart||1|
|UK Singles Chart||129|
- "İşte Eurovision şarkımız". EBU. 2010-02-23. (Turkish)
- Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-01-17). "MaNga will choose the possible songs next week". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
- Siim, Jarmo (2010-01-18). "maNga: We'll do our best for Turkey!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
- Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-01-13). "MaNga's song will be in English". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
- Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-02-11). "TRT will select Turkish song tomorrow". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
- Yalcinkaya, Hakan (2010-02-23). "Turkish song launched on March 3rd". ESCToday. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
- Siim, Jarmo (2010-02-23). "maNga introduces Turkish song on 3rd of March". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
- Swedish Sverigetopplistan Singles Chart
- Swiss Singles Chart
- Turkish Singles Chart Archived 1 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
- UK Singles Chart
Düm Tek Tek
|Turkish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest
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