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Loin d'ici

"Loin d'ici"
Zoë - Loin d'ici.jpeg
Single by Zoë
from the album Debut
Released5 February 2016
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length4:18 (album-version)
3:00 (single-version)
Label
  • Global Rockstar Music
Songwriter(s)
Zoë singles chronology
"Mon cœur a trop aimé"
(2015)
"Loin d'ici"
(2016)
"La nuit des merveilles"
(2016)
Austria "Loin d'ici"
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Zoë Straub, Christof Straub
Lyricist(s)
Zoë Straub, Christof Straub
Finals performance
Semi-final result
7
Semi-final points
170
Final result
13
Final points
151
Appearance chronology
◄ "I Am Yours" (2015)   
"Running on Air" (2017) ►

"Loin d'ici" (French pronunciation: ​[lwɛ̃ disi]; English: "Far from here") is a song performed by Austrian singer, songwriter, and actress Zoë. The song was released as a digital download on 5 February 2016 through Global Rockstar Music, and was written by Zoë and Christof Straub. The song represented Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.

Eurovision Song Contest

On 11 January 2016, Zoë was announced as one of the nine competing artists in the Austrian national selection Wer singt für Österreich? 2016.[1] During the show's final, she placed fourth with the jury, but managed to qualify to the superfinal as one of the top two acts, where she was later declared the winner by Austrian televoters.[2] She represented Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, reaching the 13th position in the Grand Final with 151 points.

Track listing

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Loin d'ici (Esc version)"3:00

Chart performance

Weekly charts

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 13
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 40
France (SNEP)[5] 99
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 117
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 66

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 5 February 2016 Digital download Global Rockstar Music

References

  1. ^ Steiner, Bernhard (11 January 2016). "Eurovision Song Contest 2016: Der ORF hat sich über Conchitas Erbe beraten!". tv-media.at (in German). TV-Media. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ Brey, Marco (12 February 2016). "ZOË to represent Austria!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Zoë – Loin d'ici" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ "ultratop.be – Zoë - Loin d'ici" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 20, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  6. ^ "dutchcharts.nl – Zoë - Loin d'ici" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  7. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 20 May 2016.