Loreen is a Swedish pop singer. She represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan, with her entry “Euphoria” and won first place with 372 points, the second-highest point total in the contest’s history. The song received the highest number of maximum (12) points of any entry in the contest’s history with eighteen countries giving the song their top marks.
“Euphoria” was written by Thomas G:son, Peter Boström and produced by Boström and SeventyEight. It is best known as Sweden’s winning entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
“Euphoria” received critical acclaim from most music critics, who enjoyed the style of music. Commercially, the song was an instant success, not in just Sweden, but worldwide in Europe and the Oceania. It debuted at number twelve in Loreen’s home country Sweden, until reaching number one, staying there for six weeks. The song has been certified 5 times Platinum, selling over 100,000 copies there.
“Euphoria” is such a flawless piece of trance. It is infections, uplifting, emotional, energetic, happy, and simple all in one. The production is superb, her voice is powerful and amazing, and the combination of all of them really compliment the song. They all work together, one aspect doesn’t overpower another. “Euphoria” is aptly named and truly a trace gem.
Check out Loreen’s official video for “Euphoria” below:
Also, don’t miss some of my favorite remixes:
Loreen – Euphoria – Matt Pop’s Up-up-up Mix:
Loreen – Euphoria – 7th Heaven Club Mix: