Julia Samoilova Flame Russia Eurovision 2017

At the eleventh hour, when most Eurovision fans thought they would withdraw from Eurovision 2017, Russia came out and surprised us with their entry for Eurovision. Former X Factor Russia runner-up and Winter Olympics songstress Julia Samoylova was selected internally to represent the ambitious nation with the song “Flame Is Burning”.

There is clearly a flame burning inside Julia. A spinal disability has left her in a wheelchair, but her voice still exudes power, confidence and strength. The contest will no doubt be a challenging one for her, given the anti-Russian sentiment present in Ukraine. But hopefully viewers will be able to separate the singer from the government when they (hopefully) welcome her to the stage.

The lyrics speak on a highly emotional level of a search for something magical and enduring. “Everybody is talking about the reasons/all I wanna do is find the feeling,” she says. The chorus smacks of perseverance: “After the night there’s a light/and in the darkest time a flame is burning/it shines so bright”.

“FLAME IS BURNING” – JULIA SAMOYLOVA

“FLAME IS BURNING” LYRICS

Day and night and all I do is dreaming
Pacing sick and staring at the ceiling
I wish I had the answers
I wish I had a courage to know

Everybody is talking about the reasons
All I wanna do is find the feeling
I wanna feel the power
I wanna go to places I don’t know

If there’s a light then we have to keep dreaming
If there’s a heart then we must keep believing inside
Ohhh…

After the night there’s a light
And in the darkest time a flame is burning
It shines so bright

Deep in the night love is alight
And in the dark a flame is burning
A flame is burning

All my life I’m searching for the meaning
Now I’ve learned to seeing is believing
I wish I knew where light is
I wish I had the courage to go

If there’s a light then we have to keep dreaming
If there’s a heart then we must keep believing inside

After the night there’s a light
And in the darkest time a flame is burning
It shines so bright

Deep in the night love is alight
And in the dark a flame is burning

An open window for love
And let the wind blow into the hearts
And we’re never apart and you’ll know

After the night there is a light
And in the darkest time a flame is burning
It shines so bright

Deep in the night love is alight
And in the dark a flame is burning
A flame is burning
A flame is burning

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alleen1958
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“The contest will no doubt be a challenging one for her, given the anti-Russian sentiment present in Ukraine”
I do not agree
http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/11/why-you-keep-mishearing-that-taylor-swift-lyric.html

Leonard Blyx
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Now that eurovision.tv removed this song’s information, along with it’s lyrics, I think it’s important to preserve official lyrics somewhere else. Below are the copy-pasted lyrics from their site’s google cache: Day and night and all I do is dreaming Pacing, thinking, staring at the ceiling I wish I had the answers I wish I had the courage to know Everybody’s talking ‘bout the reasons And all I wanna do is find that feeling I wanna feel the power I wanna go to places I don’t know If there is a light Then we have to keep dreaming If there… Read more »
Andreia
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I think the song is beautiful. Besides she is so freaking brave.
On one hand, it’s a pity that most likely she won’t participate this year,but things are as they are. #esc2017