This blog will feature Finnish pop music covers and their original versions mainly from '60s and '70s.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Un, deux ,trois - Niin se käy
Niin se käy, so it goes - Finland is out of this year's Eurovision Song Contest ...
Lea Laven recorded "Niin se käy" (So it goes) in 1976. There were altogether 7(!) Finnish versions recorded of the song that year - all to the lyrics written by Veikko "Vexi" Salmi. The original was the "Un, deux, trois" (One, Two, Three) was the French entry in the ESC 1976, performed by Catherine Ferry. It was ranked 2nd in a field of 18 with 147 points, the highest score of any French entry to date. The winner was "Save Your Kisses For Me" (by Brotherhood of Man) and Finland placed 11 the with "Pump pump". Ferry recorded the French entry also in English, German, Spanish, under the titles "One, Two, Three", "Eins, zwei, drei" and "Un, dos, tres" respectively.