EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2018: FRANCE - 'Mercy' By Madame Monsieur

Eurovision 2018 – France

The France song is called ‘Mercy and performed by Madame Monsieur.

ARTIST

 Madame Monsieur is a French pop duo with urban influences, composed of Émilie Satt and Jean-Karl Lucas

SONG

The song is the story of a girl called Mercy and her difficult journey from an early age.

VIDEO

LIVE PERFORMANCE

OPINION

 France really put a lot of effort in this year and it was obvious from the final songs in ‘Destination Eurovision’ as they were quality songs by great performers. ‘Mercy’ was my favourite to win and I’m glad that it did. I’d like to describe Madame Monsieur as a mash-up of The Common Linnets and Norma John and the song is very friendly on the ears. It will certainly get hands in the air during the final!

PREDICTION

I really like this one and hopefully it will do really well for France this year and I can see it finishing in the top 10.

LYRICS

Original Lyrics: French

Je suis née ce matin
Je m’appelle Mercy
Au milieu de la mer
Entre deux pays, Mercy

C’était un long chemin et Maman l’a pris
Elle m’avait dans la peau, huit mois et demi
Oh oui, huit mois et demi

On a quitté la maison, c’était la guerre
Sûr qu’elle avait raison, y’avait rien à perdre
Oh non, excepté la vie

Je suis née ce matin
Je m’appelle Mercy
On m’a tendu la main
Et je suis en vie
Je suis tous ces enfants
Que la mer a pris
Je vivrai cent mille ans
Je m’appelle Mercy

Et là devant nos yeux y’avait l’ennemie
Une immensité bleue peut-être infinie
Mais oui, on en connaissait le prix

Surgissant d’une vague, un navire ami
A redonné sa chance à notre survie
C’est là, que j’ai poussé mon premier cri

Je suis née ce matin
Je m’appelle Mercy
On m’a tendu la main
Et je suis en vie
Je suis tous ces enfants
Que la mer a pris
Je vivrai cent mille ans
Je m’appelle Mercy

Je suis née ce matin
Je m’appelle Mercy

Merci, merci, je vais bien merci
Merci, merci, je vais bien merci
Merci, merci, je vais bien merci
Merci, merci, je vais bien merci

Translated Lyrics: English

I was born this morning 
My name is Mercy 
In the middle of the sea 
Between two countries, Mercy 

It was a long way and Mom took it 
She had me in the skin, eight months and a half 
Oh yes, eight months and half 

We left the house, it was the war 
Safe she was right, there was nothing to lose 
Oh no, except life 

I was born this morning 
My name is Mercy 
I was given my hand 
And I ‘m alive 
I’m all these kids 
Let the sea took 
I live a hundred thousand years 
my name is Mercy 

and there before our eyes the enemy Y’avait 
a blue immensity perhaps infinite 
yes, we knew the price

Emerging from a wave, a friendly ship 
A gave back our chance to our survival 
It is there, that I uttered my first cry 

I was born this morning 
My name is Mercy 
I was stretched out my hand 
And I am in life 
I have all these kids 
Let the sea took 
I live a hundred thousand years 
I’m Mercy 

I was born this morning 
my name is Mercy 

Thank you, thank you, I’m fine thank you 
thank you, thank you, I’m fine thank you 
thank you, thank you I’m fine thank 
you Thank you, thank you, I’m fine thank you

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I’m Steve and live in a village called Alford (home of Emeli Sande & birthplace of the Aberdeen Angus cow) in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. I currently work in the IT industry (yawn) I just want to share my ideas, findings and general reflections with whoever wants to listen.