She recently revamped her Eurovision 2018 song “X My Heart”, adding booming electro production that takes us from easy-listening drive time to the dance floor.

And on Monday evening Aisel proved that she can also work the song in the opposite direction, delivering a stunning, stripped-back piano version during the MADWalk fashion and music show in Athens.

Aisel used the event to start her Eurovision promo tour. The beautiful singer supported Apostolos Mitropoulos, one of the most popular and alternative fashion designers in Greece — and one who has dressed celebrities including Miley Cyrus, Debi Mazar and Paris Hilton.

The show started with Aisel playing a piano version of her song, at a piano painted with words connected to the show.

At the backstage of the show, the singer had the change to also meet Greek representative Yianna Terzi.

MADWalk is a wildly popular event that combines fashion with music. As various singers perform, designers present their collections.

In 2015 Maria-Elena Kyriakou performed, and in 2016 Sergey Lazarev had the honour – performing ‘You Are the Only One’ atop a giant plinth.

What do you think of the acoustic version of “X My Heart”? Should Aisel take this style to Lisbon? Share your thoughts below!

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20 Comments on "MAD for Aisel! Azerbaijan’s ESC star performs “X My Heart” piano version at Greek fashion show"

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Alex
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If you look on Youtube, there is a recording of her playing and singing it live during rehearsal, and she sounds great.

Khav
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Why didn’t you mention Eleni Foureira was there?

Kimino Nawa
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Azerbaijan’s song seriously needs a revamp that changes all the lyrics

Coca_cola
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Lyrics are great. Especially the line “Luna moon me up”. I love it.

EuroFan1982
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Come on wiwibloggs stop being so biased again Greece. Gianna Terzi participated in that event and no article about it. On the other hand you present her as a common eurofan standing by Aisel…Get serious for god shake!!!

EuroFan1982
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Come on Wiwiblogs stop being so biased again Greece. Gianna Terzi participated in the same event and no article about it. On the other hand, you present her standing next to Aisel like a Eurofan

Héctor
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I was to write how great this live was, but I read it was playback… so nevermind.

Héctor
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was going* to write

KYLLITO
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The piano intro with the first verse sounded great. Then it is juxtaposed with the uptempo chorus. This song will be memorable live. Not enough to win ESC, but enough for me to want to hear it some more.

Evan
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Dont tell me this was her singing live?

Dimitra
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There was no live singing on that show. All the singers performed with playback.

Coca_cola
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this is how you promote a song

Ron
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@coca_cola – by lip syncing?

Coca_cola
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The song I said not the singer

GiorgosGRE
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Slay queens!!! Go Greece, Go Azerbaijan! <3

KK
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I like this song, its not my favourite since I am not into this style of music, but its one of the best pop songs of the year. Miles better than Sweden or Norway.

Marios GR
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Very nice performance. I am sure that her stage presentation at ESC will be spectacular and she will manage to bring Azerbaijan back in top 10.

James
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Was she on playback?

Nick Witzki
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Sadly, yes.

Marios GR
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Everyone always is playback at mad events. They can’t support live singing for so many artists so they prefer to be safe since this is not a competition.