Once again a beautiful day for moon light, which culminated in one of European artists’ greatest satisfactions: entering the top ten of British singles charts. For the first time, in fact, the group from Rome succeeded in intent, an event that had already been anticipated all week.
In particular, it comes seventh in the UK rankings with “I want to be your slavesong fromTheater of Rage – Vol. IWho first got his fame from A Famous Wiwibloggs video e poi da TikTok.
It has been 9 years since the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest did not reach the top ten in Britain: then he succeeded Lauren, With “tranceThe winning song managed to lift itself to number three in the early days of June 2012.
On the other hand, it was the last Eurovisional entry to enter the top ten”The calm after the storm“: Shared fonts, which ranked second for the Netherlands in 2014, and ranked 9, while Conchita Wurstwho won with AustriaRise like a phoenixHe debuted in the seventeenth place.
But there is more: moon light They managed to achieve all this with a song that is not the song that was brought to the Rotterdam competition. Such an event has not happened since 2002, when Celine Dionwhich he won in 1988 for Switzerland.Don’t leave without me“, Release “A new day has come, which debuted at number one in most major international markets.
The band consists of Damiano David, Victoria de Angelis, Thomas Raggi Ed Ethan Torchio It takes another record: it is the fourth Eurovision “law” to enter the top ten in Britain in the last 12 years. Next to Lauren e Shared fonts, succeeded in 2009 Alexander Ryback (Norway, winner), which debuted in the tenth with “fairy talePreviously, for 22 years the Eurovision song did not reach such a high level (at that time Johnny Logan was with the classic song “.catch me now“).
Eurovision supervisor also took care to confirm the result of the Romanian group, Martin Osterdal:
We are happy to see moon light They are enjoying this huge success after their appearance in Rotterdam. Its popularity proves the starting point of the Eurovision Song Contest, and it confirms the quality of the artists and songs in which it participates.
Issue 1 of the official charts is echoed by, Martin Talbot:
Many observers praised this year’s Eurovision Song Contest who celebrated the quality of the artists in the 2021 competition. moon light This week’s official top ten singles (the first winners in nine years to do so) underscores this point and points out that Eurovision is a powerful platform for launching artists onto the international stage in 2021.
The winning song in Rotterdam moon light, “shut up and good‘, currently at number 57, after initially occupying 17th place: in this case and in the case ofI want to be your slave“This is the fourth week in the UK’s 100 best singles list.
However, we should not forget that in order to return to this great success of any Italian artist on British soil, it is necessary to return to three names: Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti and Zucchero.