When the Music Dies

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"When the Music Dies"
Single by Sabina Babayeva
Released 24 April 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011-2012
Genre Pop
Length 2:59
Label Spectre
Writer(s)
Azerbaijan "When the Music Dies"
Eurovision Song Contest 2012 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Finals performance
Final result
4th
Final points
150
Appearance chronology
◄ "Running Scared" (2011)   
"Hold Me" (2013) ►

"When the Music Dies" is a song by singer Sabina Babayeva. It represented Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, coming fourth overall with a grand total of 150 points.[1]

"When the Music Dies" is a blend of European music trends and Azerbaijani traditional music, featuring the traditional Azerbaijani musical instrument of Balaban, as well as elements of the Azerbaijani folk mugham genre. The studio work on the song involved, among others, renowned Azerbaijani mugham singer Alim Qasimov. The song was selected on 17 March through internal selection and the song video was released on 19 March.[2]

Babayeva released the Azerbaijani version of the song called "Gəl" on 13 April 2012.[3]

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