Sunday, May 15, 2011

Turkey - Live It Up - Yüksek Sadakat

13 - 47 pts in semi 1
TRT, Turkish television, have selected rock band Yüksek Sadakat (High Fidelity) for Eurovision 2011.
The song is titled Live It Up. It's written by band member Kutlu Özmakinacı with lyrics by Ergün Arsal.

You can watch the presentation video here at the bands Youtube channel.
The band, who have been going since 1997, will release their third album in march.

A cdsingle is out in Turkey the first week of May on DMC Müzik. It includes 5 versions of Live It Up.
Live It Up - Original version
Live It Up - Rueben De Lautour Remix (Radio Edit)
Live It Up - Rueben De Lautour Remix (Extended Mix)
Live It Up - West Coast Mix
Live It Up - Karaoke
(DMC 8697407056611).

The promo set (top picture) includes a 1 track cd single plus a multimedia DVD with video, photos and bios.

Party Boy
The 11-track album includes a new Turkish version of the Eurovision entry Live It Up titled Parti Çocuğu which translates as Party Boy.
The album is out on DMC Müzik, release date 21 December.

Their previous album is Katil ve Maktûl from 2008 (pic left)
The bands 3rd album is now expected to be finished in october 2011.
Yüksek Sadakat homepage
TRT news report

Düet cover
Yüksek Sadakat feature on the new collection CD 12 Düet by Turkish singer Nilüfer. Together they have recorded Göreceksin Kendini which is a coverversion of the 1973 Eurovision winner Tu Te Reconnaitras (Anne Marie David for Luxembourg).
Nilüfer was in the band Nazar participating in the 1978 Eurovision song contest with Sevince.
The album is out now in Turkey on DMC records.
Update: YS also duet on the track Ucuz Roman on the other new Pekkan album Farkın Bu. (released June 2011 on DMC)

Turkey in 2010 (maNga) and 2009 (Hadise)

The Istanbul Collection
In 2004 the contest was held in Istanbul, Turkey, following the victory of Sertab Erener with Everyway That I Can.
For all details on the entries of the 2004 contest you can
download this file.
It's a word document with all releases, versions, points, places and charts of the Eurovision 2004.
You can find all the details on releases, versions, points, places and charts of the 2004 contest
in this file.

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