Sweden: Eric Saade drops new single “Nån som du” along with his fifth studio album
Sweden’s ESC 2011 representative, Eric Saade, has dropped his new track “Nån som du” along with is fifth studio album.
Having taken in all the feelings that his recent break up from 23 year old influencer Nicole Falciani caused, Eric Saade has reflected how things are, the thoughts, the feelings that come along with a painful separation. His new single titled “Nån som du” (Someone like you) is a song inspired by his latest experience and tries to express his inner situation after the break up.
Behind the lyrics of the song is Eric himself along with Sebastian Atas , Victor Sjöström and Viktor Broberg who sign the production of the song. You can listen to the song in the following Youtube video:
Saade’s new track is included in his also fresh album titled ‘“Det svarta fåret” (The Black Sheep) which is a collection of the act’s songs in Swedish. The title comes from the act’s experiences of being left out or not fitting in several occasions througout his life up to date, whether it has to do with his family and homecity or the music scene in general.
Eric in Eurovision 2011
In February 2011, Saade entered the Melodifestivalen for a second time. This time he made it to the final,which he won with his entry “Popular” , written by Fredrik Kempe and produced by Peter Boström. He went on representing Sweden at Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany where he finsihed 3rd in the Grand final, marking Sweden best result after its vicotry back in 1999 with “Take me to your heaven” by Charlotte Perrelli .
Apart from 2011 Eric has taken part in Melodifestivalen two more times, the first in 2010 with his entry “Manboy” that finished 3rd in the final while in 2015 he makes his third participation with his song “Sting” finishing 5th in the final. During the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden, Saade was co-host in the “green room”. his business with Melfest continues in 2019 was co-host of all six shows of Melodifestivalen 2019 alongside Sarah Dawn Finer, Marika Carlsson and Kodjo Akolor. Saade was Swedish spokesperson for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.