Saturday, April 29, 2017

Netherlands - Lights and Shadows - Og3ne

Image from Og3ene's Facebook
11 - 150 pts /4 - 200 pts in semi 2
The Netherlands broadcaster AVROTROS selected O'g3ne to represent the country in Kyiv.
The group are three sisters, Lisa, Amy and Shelly Vol. They dropped the ' and are now OG3NE.

The groups participation was announced on October 29, the song for Eurovision is titled Lights And Shadows.
The song is written by Rick Vol (the girls' dad) and Rory de Kievit.
The song was presented on March 3, the official video is here at Eurovision.tv.
The song is also out as a digital single.
A promo cds has been issued by Pias/BMG.

We Got This II
On April 28 the girls have re-issued their No. 1 album We Got This, now including Lights And Shadows and their 2014 hit Magic and the Emeli Sandé cover Clown. (Pias / BMG 4050538279320)
See full tracklist below.
Also included is an acoustic version of Lights And Shadows.

Lisa, Amy and Shelley participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam (2007). They ended 11th with Adem In, Adem Uit (Breathe in, breathe out).
In 2014 they won the 5th season of The Voice Of Holland, the first (and only) group to do so.
They have been making quite a name for themselves with TV performances showcasing their impressive vocal harmonies.
Their interpretation of Emeli Sandé's Clown is particularly acclaimed, even receiving a praising tweet from the singer herself.

The arguably difficult bandname O'g3ne (pron. O-gene) stands for the bloodtype of the girls mom (O) and the genes they share. and the 3, well, there's three of them.


Lisa, Amy and Shelley Junior Eurovision cds
The trio released two Dutch language albums as Lisa, Amy and Shelley and in 2016 released the album We Got This as O'g3ne. It entered the Dutch album charts at No. 1.

Versions
Lights and shadows - ESC/single version
- CD We got this (Special edition), Kyiv 2CD
Lights and shadows - Acoustic
- CD We got this (Special edition)
Lights and shadows - karaoke (=instrumental)
- digital release (official karaoke album)


Charts:
Lights And Shadows enjoyed one week on the charts after release and re-entered in Eurovision week.
Dutch top 100: 53, -, 63, 14, 60

Links and sources
O'g3ne: Website, Facebook
AVROTROS Eurovision pages (in Dutch)
More Dutch entries: 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009

CD We Got This - Special edition
We Got This - Special Edition
1. Lights and Shadows
2. Loved You First
3. Cross Faded
4. Outta My Head
5. All Over Again
6. Wait a Minute
7. Satellite
8. What You Do
9. Hold Me Tight
10. Take the Money and Run
11. Lights and Shadows (Acoustic Version)
12. Clown
13. Magic







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