Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Austria - I Am Yours - The Makemakes

promo cds
26 - 0 pts / not in semi

The host country selected their entry on March 13. I Am Yours by the Makemakes has won the national selection.
The Makemakes are Dominic 'Dodo' Muhrer, Markus Christ and Florian Meindl. They wrote the song themselves with Jimmy Harry.
Watch a live performance here at ÖRF

I Am Yours and the second song they had in the Austrian selection, Big Bang, are released through most digital sources since March 6.
A 1-track promo cdsingle is issued by ÖRF.

I Am Yours - Eurovision version
- 1-track promo, official Vienna 2CD
I Am Yours - Karaoke version
- on the official karaoke album, digital release

The Makemakes debut album is released on May 15.
The album is simply titled The Makemakes and of course includes I Am Yours and Big Bang.
(Almost Perfecto Records/Sony, CD and digital)

The Album
The Makemakes
1. Snakes & Candy (Intro)
2. Sweet Home
3. Mary
4. You Are Not Alone
5. Merry Goodbye
6. I Am Yours
7. Big Bang
8. Heartache
9. Light In The Tunnel
10. Gone For Good
11. Little Is Much More
12. Save Me
13. Pathetic Peace Song

Charts I Am Yours
Austria top 60: 12, 2, 6, 9, 16, 23, 30, 8, 12, 13, 13, 4, 26, 48, 69, -
You can find out about national charts results of Austrian entries from 1965 to 2014 at the end of this Conchita 2014 post.

Acapella septet Piccanto recorded a coverversion of I Am Yours for their album Seven. (Ariola).
The CD also includes a coverversion of Rise Like A Phoenix.
Piccanto are the winners of the Choir version of Die Grosse Chance, a talent show from Austrian TV.
Piccanto FB

Digital Release Image
Links and sources
The Makemakes FB
ÖRF Eurovision pages
Thanks to Jean François
Thanks to the Austrian Eurovision team at ÖRF

Austria's recent Eurovision stars
2014 - Conchita Wurst
2013 - Natália Kelly
2012 - Trackshittaz
2011 - Nadine Beiler
No participation from from 2008 to 2010 for Austria

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