Here we go! Estonia’s Ott Lepland gets sultry with “Siin me kokku saime”

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He’s the singer-songwriter who in 2012 proved that a song in Estonian has every right to be in the top 10 at Eurovision with his emotional performance of “Kuula”.

And five years later the Estonian heartthrob Ott Lepland continues to sweep us off our feet in his native language with his new single “Siin me kokku saime”, which roughly translates to “Here we got together”.

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The song feel-good pop song has a soft-house undertone and, according to Ott himself, it’s a “bright and cute summer tale about exciting and unexpected encounters with certain people”. Sign us up!

Ott wrote the song and co-wrote the lyrics with Estonian singer-songwriter Maian Kärmas, who happens to have a bit of Eurovision experience herself. She provided backing vocals and lyrics for Estonia’s Eurovision 1999 entry. She also wrote the lyrics for Estonia’s only-ever Eurovision winner — 2001’s “Everybody“.

The single is Ott’s first since the release of “Maalm mu ees” back in January. That song comes from his album of the same name, which he delivered in November 2016. A little bird tells us that we can expect a new single by the end of summer, which suggests a new album may be in the pipeline for the end of the year.

Siin me kokku saime (Official video)

In the video you see the lyrics of the song mixed with visuals of the beautiful Estonian summer. Jako Jõgi put the video together and shot mostly on Saaremaa, Estonia’s largest island.

Don’t speak Estonian? No problem! The song draws enough strength from Ott’s sonorous tones to take you through this Estonian tale of summer love even if you don’t understand the lyrics. As in 2012, his voice does the trick.

What do think of Ott Lepland’s new single? Are you loving the sultry summer vibe? And are you waiting for a new album? Let us know in the comments box below!

“Siin me kokku saime” lyrics — Ott Lepland

Käes on aeg, kui ma silmad sulen taas.
Mul on see tunne, mul on see tunne,
et kohata sind võin teises maailmas.
Ma vajun unne, ma vajun unne.
Mul haarad käest, näib nii tõene siin.
Ja endaga mind kaasa viid.

Siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, saime, saime.
Siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, saime, saime.

Saabub aeg – jälle valgus katmas maad,
Mul on see tunne, mul on see tunne.
Kui silmapiir unenäo ka kustutab,
ma aiman õnne, ma aiman õnne.
Et sind ma näen, oled tõesti siin
ja endaga mind kaasa viid.

Siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, saime, saime.
Siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, siin me kokku saime, saime, saime.

Siin me kokku saime. Kohtuda võime. See on nii õige meile.
Siin kohtuda ükskord veel.

Siin me kokku saime. Ärkvelgi ju võime kohtuda, sest kõik see on nii õige.
Siin me kokku saime. Ärkvelgi ju võime kohtuda, sest kõik see on nii õige.

Taas kokku saame siin kord veel.
Taas kokku saame siin kord veel.

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