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Malta: Listen to the songs!


Malta - The Maltese national broadcaster PBS has now published the 20 songs vying to represent the Mediterranean island in Düsseldorf. You can listen to the songs on the official website for the 2011 Maltese selection. The national final will be held on February 12. Among the participants is 2-time Eurovision entrant Fabrizio Faniello, as well as the German composer duo Bernd Meinunger and “Mr. Grand Prix” Ralph Siegel, who wrote one of the songs. Here are all 20 entries:

You can listen to the songs HERE
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Amber – Catch 22 (Ray Agius, Godwin Sant)
Jessica Muscat – Down Down Down (Philip Vella, Jessica Muscat)
Wayne Micallef – Everybody Sing(Wayne Micallef, Wayne Micallef)
Richard Edwards – Finally (Jan Van Dijck, Richard Micallef)
Cherise Grixti – Heart of Glass (Philip Vella, Gerard James Borg)
Marilena Gauci – He’s a Demon (Michael Henry, Anthony Grech)
Eleanor Cassar – Hypnotized (Paul Giordimania , Fleur Balzan)
Raquela If I Could Do It All Again (Marc Paelnick, Mathias Strasser)
Domenique Azzopardi – I’ll Follow the Sunshine (Ralph Siegel, Dr. Bernd Meinunger)
Jamie Tonna – Lost Without You (Marco Debono, Aidan O’Connor)
Kelly Schembri – Love Me Like Your Money (Sven Lundhol, Gerard James Borg)
Sophie Debattista – Love to Love You (Elton Zarb, Sophie Debattista)
Baklava – Mood Dance (Philip Vella, Gerard James Borg)
Claudia Faniello – Movie in my Mind (Philip Vella, Gerard James Borg)
Fabrizo Faniello – No Surrender (Johan Stentorp , Johan Bederholm)
Ally – Numb (Ally, Ally)
Glen Vella – One Life (Paul Giordimania, Fleur Balzan)
Kurt Calleja – Over and Over (Johan J’atmberg, Kurt Calleja)
Klinsmann Coleiro / Benjamin Darmanin – This Love (Klinsmann Coleiro, Jonathan Spiteri)
J.Anvil – Topsy Turvy (Jonas Gladnikoff / Niall Mooney / Andrew Zahra, Deo Grech / Natasha Turner)
Amber – Touch Wood (Ray Agius, Alfred Sant)
Anna Azzopardi – Unfaithful (Renato Briffa, Keith Zammit)
Petra Zammit – Unintentional (Elton Zarb, Rita Pace)
Rosman Pace – You’ll Never Know (Steven D. Cook, Jordan Milnes)
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You can listen to the songs HERE

15 comments on “Malta: Listen to the songs!

  1. I listened few of them and i like a lot Baklava and Glen Vella for now..

    Link of youtube official channel with songs

    http://www.youtube.com/user/WatchTVM

  2. Malta has put together a better group of songs this year. After having heard all the songs once and before the live performances, these are the acts that made some kind of positive impression in random order:

    ‘Catch 22’ by Amber
    ‘Everybody sing’ by Wayne Micaleff
    ‘Hypnotized’ by Eleanor Cassar
    ‘If I could do it all again’ by Raquela
    ‘Movie in my mind’ by Claudia Faniello
    ‘Over and over’ by Kurt Calleja
    ‘Topsy-turvy’ by Janvil
    ‘This love’ by Klinsmann & Ben
    ‘Unfaithful’ by Anna Azzopardi
    ‘Unintentional’ by Petra
    ‘You’ll never know’ by Rosman Pace

    Good luck, Malta. :)

  3. What a nice surprise. This is a decent line-up for the Maltese preselection. Ally’s ‘Numb’ is my favourite after listening to the songs only once, but I liked Amber’s, Wayne’s, Raquela’s and Klinsmann & Ben’s songs too.

  4. terrible performances and songs, most of the times the vocals were good though

    Amber, Raquela and Klinsmann/Ben should easily top this

  5. thanks Xello.. youtube works much better for me than their messy webpage.. lets see what is hidden here!

  6. songwise it’s ok, but the performances are terrible and the songs are often dated.. better than Iceland, very probable, than Norway ? Maybe, but i can’t help remembering what the three last maltese NF and their awful stagings, performances, vocals, etc. so i really can’t think of any of them being that great… plus let’s not forget that the bad ones in Norway are not shameful craps like in Malta (Sophie, Anvil and Anna Azzopardi are just hateful for instance) and that the better songs in Malta do not outbeat Helene and Aste/Rikke to me

    • Please don’t remind me of the visual aspects of the last two Maltese NFs. Stage, lighting, clothes … everything looked so cheap, random, cheesy and silly. (Considering all those different aajectives it was quite an achievment, I guess …) And when I remember what most Maltese hopefuls wore for their preview clips, I fear for the worst once more! The only one with a good fashion sense was (once again) Wayne …

  7. Raquela’s voice reminds me so much of Georgia 2010.. nice voice, but not a song I would love..
    I dont know why but I have a feeling that Fabrizio Faniello will do very well, maybe he will even win..
    Klinnsman and Ben are one of the best bid they have so far, I will continue on listen, some of them may be grower after some time

  8. Baklavas Moon Dance is not bad song either (especially the part with violin sonds good to me) I wished I had some sweet baklava now, yummy :D

  9. I have no idea who could win this year… Most of songs are good… Hope that Malta will make it to the final… Good luck…

    • Neither have I. The songs are better than last year, that much I know. I gave them a second try and sort of arrived to the conclusion that ‘Catch 22’, ‘Everybody sing’, ‘If I could do it all again’, ‘Movie in my mind’ and ‘This love’ are the best hopefuls before the live performances.

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