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Dag efter dag

Sweden "Dag efter dag"
Eurovision Song Contest 1982 entry
Country
Artist(s)
As
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Conductor
Finals performance
Final result
8th
Final points
67
Appearance chronology
◄ "Fångad i en dröm" (1981)   
"Främling" (1983) ►

"Dag efter dag" ("Day after day") is a song in Swedish, with melody by Lasse Holm and text by Monica Forsberg. The pop and country group Chips won the Swedish Melodifestivalen 1982 with the song, which was sung by Kikki Danielsson and Elisabeth Andreassen. Chips finished eighth in the Eurovision Song Contest 1982 with the song. On April 18, 1982, the song reached the first place at Svensktoppen; where it stayed for nine rounds. *On June 13, 1982, the song was the last song to be number one at Svensktoppen, before the program was removed the first time. Chips also recorded the song with lyrics in English, Day after Day.

Chart performance

In 1982, "Dag efter dag" was also released as a single. The single as best reached the 4th place at the Swedish singles chart and 5th place at the Norwegian singles chart.

Sweden Top 20
Week 6 April 1982 20 April 1982 4 May 1982 18 May 1982 1 June 1982 15 June 1982
Position
7
4
6
6
10
8
Norway Top 10
Week 14 1982 15 1982 16 1982 17 1982 18 1982
Position
9
9
9
5
5

Contributing musicians

Dag efter dag

Cover versions

  • In 1982, local cover versions were recorded by Meiju Suvas: "A huu - a heijaa" Finnish, and by Zdenka Vučković (hr): "Prolazi dan" Croatian,.
  • Dansband Ingmar Nordströms covered the song on their 1987 album "Saxparty 15".
  • In 2009, during the Siste Sjansen round of Melodi Grand Prix 2009, Elisabeth Andreassen, one half of the group Chips, came on stage and sang it with 3 women, who recreated the outfit the group wore at Melodifestivalen in 1982, three saxophone players and a school choir.
Preceded by
Fångad i en dröm by Björn Skifs
Melodifestivalen winners
1982
Succeeded by
Främling by Carola Häggkvist

A Huu - A Heijaa (Dag Efter Dag)

Chart positions

Chart (1982) Peak position
Belgium (Flemish Region) 35[1]
Norway 5[2]
Sweden 4[3]

References

  1. ^ "Dag efter dag". Ultratop. 1982. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Dag efter dag". Norwegiancharts. 1982. Archived from the original on 10 October 2007. Retrieved 10 September 2007.
  3. ^ "Dag efter dag". Swedishcharts. 1982. Retrieved 10 September 2007.