World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

My Heart Goes Boom

Article Id: WHEBN0009662691
Reproduction Date:

Title: My Heart Goes Boom  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Eurovision Song Contest 2000, Living My Life Without You, Desire (Claudette Pace song), Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest, Charmed (group)
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

My Heart Goes Boom

"My Heart Goes Boom"
Eurovision Song Contest 2000 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Hanne Kristine Haugsand,
Oddrun Valestrand,
Lise Monica Nygård
As
Language
Composer(s)
Tore Madsen, Morten Henriksen
Lyricist(s)
Tore Madsen, Morten Henriksen
Finals performance
Final result
11th
Final points
57
Appearance chronology
◄ "Living My Life Without You" (1999)   
"On My Own" (2001) ►

"My Heart Goes Boom" was the Norwegian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000, performed in English by Charmed.

The song is an up-tempo number, with the lyrics describing the first time a young woman saw her lover. Attracting most attention, however, were the lines "You were standing in the shadows, looking quite impossible/I lost my mind and popsicle". The unusual imagery (particularly when coupled with Israel's entry of the same year featuring the line "I want a cucumber") has led some observers to describe the 2000 Contest as having a food theme.

The song was performed eighth on the night, following Malta's Claudette Pace with "Desire" and preceding Russia's Alsou with "Solo". At the close of voting, it had received 57 points, placing 11th in a field of 24.[1]

It was succeeded as Norwegian representative at the 2001 Contest by Haldor Lægreid with "On My Own".

References

  1. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 2000".  


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.