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I Can't Go On

"I Can't Go On"
Robin Bengtsson - I Can't Go On.jpeg
Single by Robin Bengtsson
Released26 February 2017
FormatDigital download
Recorded2016
GenreElectropop
Length3:03
LabelCapitol
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • David Kreuger
  • Hamed "K-One" Pirouzpanah
  • Robin Stjernberg
Robin Bengtsson singles chronology
"Constellation Prize"
(2016)
"I Can't Go On"
(2017)
"Dark Angel"
(2017)
Sweden "I Can't Go On"
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
  • David Kreuger
  • Hamed "K-One" Pirouzpanah
  • Robin Stjernberg
Finals performance
Semi-final result
3rd
Semi-final points
227
Final result
5th
Final points
344
Appearance chronology
◄ "If I Were Sorry" (2016)   
"Dance You Off" (2018) ►

"I Can't Go On" is a song recorded by Swedish singer Robin Bengtsson. The song was released as a digital download in Sweden on 26 February 2017 and peaked at number three on the Swedish Singles Chart. It won Melodifestivalen 2017 and represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The song is written by David Kreuger, Hamed "K-One" Pirouzpanah, and Robin Stjernberg.[1]

Eurovision Song Contest

Bengtsson was announced to be taking part in Melodifestivalen 2017, Sweden's national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, on 30 November 2016.[2] He competed in the third semi-final on 18 February 2017 and qualified directly to the final. He won the final of Melodifestivalen on 11 March 2017, after placing first with the international juries and third with the Swedish public.[3] Sweden opened the first semi-final at the Eurovision Song Contest.[4][5]The song finished 5th with 344 points at the grand final, including 126 points from televote (8th place) and 218 points from the juries (3rd place).

Track listing

Digital download[6]
No.TitleLength
1."I Can't Go On"3:03

Credits and personnel

  • Robin Bengtsson – vocals
  • David Kreuger – songwriter, producer
  • Hamed Pirouzpanah – songwriter, producer
  • Robin Stjernberg – additional vocals, songwriter, keyboards, producer
  • Molly Pettersson Hammar – additional vocals
  • Petter Lindgård – trombone
  • Jens Lindgård – trumpet
  • Frank Nilsson – drums
  • Lars Norgren – mix, mastering

Credits adapted from Qobuz.com[7]

Charts

Weekly charts

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[8] 23
Finland Download (Latauslista)[9] 12
France (SNEP)[10] 132
Hungary (Single Top 40)[11] 40
Iceland (RÚV)[12] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Single Tip)[13] 23
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[14] 19
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[15] 66
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 3
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 83
UK Download (Official Charts Company)[18] 62

Year-end charts

Chart (2017) Position
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[19] 56

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Sweden 26 February 2017 Digital download Capitol Records

References

  1. ^ The NPBC (18 February 2017). "TWO MORE ARTISTS QUALIFY TO THE MELODIFESTIVALEN FINAL". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  2. ^ "Artisterna i Melodifestivalen 2017: Hela listan – så blir deltävlingarna". Melodifestivalen. SVT. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  3. ^ Victor M. Escudero (11 March 2017). "Sweden: Robin Bengtsson wins Melodifestivalen!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union.
  4. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 September 2016). "Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  5. ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  6. ^ "I Can't Go On - Single". iTunes. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  7. ^ [www.qobuz.com]
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Robin Bengtsson – I Can't Go On" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Robin Bengtsson: I Can't Go On" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  10. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 20, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  12. ^ "RÚV - Vinsældalisti Rásar 2". RÚV. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  13. ^ "dutchcharts.nl - Dutch Single Tip | 20 May 2017". Dutch Single Tip. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  14. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  15. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  16. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Robin Bengtsson – I Can't Go On". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Robin Bengtsson – I Can't Go On". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  18. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  19. ^ "Årslista Singlar – År 2017" (in Swedish). Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 16 January 2018.