Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Belarus - Help You Fly - Ivan

Digital Release Image
12 - 84 in semi 2

Belarus chose Ivan (Aleksander Ivanov, Александр Иванов) to represent the country in Stockholm.
Ivan won the 10-song National Final with the song Help You Fly.

Help You Fly was written by Victor Drobysh, with English lyrics by Mary Applegate. The songwriting duo already gave us the Russian 2005 entry Nobody Hurt No One for Natalia Podolskaya (15th) and Party For Everybody, the Russian grannies' runner up in 2012.

A new version was recorded for the contest. It has been released as a digital single.
A 1-track promo cdsingle is issued.

Help You Fly - Stockholm 2CD version
- Stockholm 2CD
Help You Fly - single version
- digital release
Help You Fly - first studio version
- website clip
Help You Fly - karaoke version
- on official karaoke collection (digital release)
The Stockholm 2CD version has Ivan howling from the start in the intro
The single version has howling of a wolf plus Ivan

The first studio version has no howling at all

Links and sources
Ivan FB VK and new Website
BT Eurovision pages

Picture from Ivans VK
Check out these Belorussian Eurovision stars
2015 - Uzari and Maimuna
2014 - TEO
2013 - Alyona Lanskaya
2012 - Litesound
2011 - Anastasia Vinnikova
2010 - 3+2 ft. Robert Wells
2009 - Peter Elfimov

1 comment:

  1. The song is available on Itunes (not all stores have it).