Eurovision Song Contest 2016: Croatia – “Lighthouse” By Nina Kraljić

Nina-KraljicEurovision 2016 is almost upon us and as the countries begin to reveal their entries let’s start giving them the once-over. The Croatia song is called “Lighthouse” and is performed by Nina Kraljić

ARTIST

Nina is best known for winning season one of The Voice – Najljepši glas Hrvatske

She was born in Lipovljani, Croatia on 1 January 1992. Her first TV appearance was in 2009 when she entered the Croatian version of Got Talent. She placed tenth in the final stage of the competition.

SONG

The song was written by Andreas Grass and Nikola Paryla from Austria, and it was produced by Thorsten Brötzmann in Germany. The song will be included on Nina’s first album, which will be released by Universal Music.

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OPINION

Nina has a voice that kind of reminds me of Ellie Goulding – very lazy singing and breathy which is by no means a bad thing. The song isn’t too bad but I was waiting for something that just didn’t come. I’m not sure it has anything special that makes me want to hear it again.

PREDICTION

This will qualify and I expect it to get a lot of votes.

LYRICS

verse1:
Lightning strikes on the sea
Breaking waves around me

Stormy tides and I feel
My ship capsizing

Out of sight – saving shore
Ever gone – evermore

Ropes untied – rain that pours
The waters rising

pre-chorus:
In devastating times
I keep this hope of mine
Even in the darkest night

chorus 1:
’cause there is a light
Guiding my way
Keeping me safe when oceans rage

There in the sky
Hiding away
Never to die and fade

I know that I’ll find your

Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse

verse2:
Harbours near
No more fear
Wall of clouds disappears

So I steer to the pier
In tears – arriving

pre-chorus2:
No devastating times
I kept this hope of mine
Even in the darkest night

chorus 2:
’cause there is a light
Guiding my way
Keeping me safe when oceans rage

There in the sky
Hiding away
Never to die and fade

I know that I’ll find your

Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse

chorus 3:
’cause there is a light
Guiding my way
Keeping me safe when oceans rage

There in the sky
Hiding away
Never to die and fade

I know that I’ll find your

Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse
Your lighthouse

I know that I’ll find your

Good luck Nina!

Let me know your thoughts and keep me from going Eurovision mad!

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