Monday, May 26, 2008

Det börjar verka kärlek, banne mej - Rakkaudelta näyttää hitto vie

Eero Raittinen released his second solo single in 1968. On the A -side was "Rakkaudelta näyttää hitto vie" (Damn, it looks like I'm in love). This tune has some inexplicable charm, and it still sounds fresh today. The original song was the Swedish entry in 1968 Eurovision Song Contest, and was called "Det börjar verka kärlek, banne mej" (Damn, it's beginning to look like I'm in love). It was performed by Claes-Göran Hederström and it placed in 5th.

Here's the pair:

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