Category Archives: Spain

391 I Love You Mi Vida – D’Nash (Spain, 2007)

Our Top 500 is anchored by Guri Schanke’s Ven A Bailar Conmigo (see No. 500), the 2007 Norwegian entry written by Swedish composer Thomas Gustafsson (or G:son, as he prefers to be known). That year G:son was also responsible for the music to another … Continue reading

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402 Dile Que La Quiero – David Civera (Spain, 2001)

Of the “Big 5” nations Spain have had to wait the longest for a win. Germany were the most recent victors in 2010 (see No. 430), the UK were last top in 1997, Italy in 1990 and France in 1977, … Continue reading

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463 Todo Esto Es La Música – Serafín Zubiri (Spain, 1992)

Blind singer and pianist Serafín Zubiri was born Serafín Vidondo in 1964 in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona. He started out as vocalist with the band Equus, released his debut solo album in 1987 and made his first Eurovision … Continue reading

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489 Para Llenarme De Ti – Ramón (Spain, 2004)

A mere 12 positions into our countdown and already we have our third Spanish entry, one of 30 (from 55 participations) in the Top 500, a total bettered only by France who have 33 (from 58). And after eight consecutive songs featuring a … Continue reading

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494 La Noche Es Para Mi – Soraya Arnelas (Spain, 2009)

Since the millennium one of the most popular routes to Eurovision has been via televised talent shows like Pop Idol, X Factor and the Voice. Spain’s Operación Triunfo was a reality talent show similar in format to the UK’s Fame Academy … Continue reading

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495 Caracola – Los TNT (Spain, 1964)

Tim, Nelly and Tony Croatto (hence Los TNT) were siblings. They had been born in Udine, Italy, but had emigrated as children, first to Uraguay and then onto Argentina. They released their first single in 1960 and achieved considerable success throughout … Continue reading

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