As the Eurovision world waits for Poland to announce its plans for Eurovision 2015, rumours continue to swirl. One rumour suggests “Slavic Girls” singer Cleo will sing again at ESC — this time without Donatan. Another suggests that Polish reggae and dancehall vocalist Kamil Bednarek will get the nod from TVP. Well today we can present you with another option. A source close to TVP claims that the network is in talks with Mela Koteluk. The network was apparently inspired by Eurofans’ love of the Polish singing sensation.

Who is Mela Koteluk?

If you’re asking, then you’re probably not Polish. The 29-year-old singer (born Malwina Koteluk) released her debut album “Spadochron” in May 2012. It went Platinum and in 2013 helped Mela walk away with “New Face of Fonography” and “Author of the Year” at the Fryderyk Awards — the Polish Grammys. She released her latest album “Migracje” in November, and it topped the Polish charts.

What would she sing at Eurovision?

Well, we don’t know. But “Zurawie Origami” from her most recent album has our vote. The name is a reference to this bird, which, you’ll notice, kind of resembles an origami crane. It’s a love song — with flashes of Feist and Florence & the Machine — that builds so perfectly. Don’t let the mellow opening fool you: this reaches a proper climax! Here’s an excerpt from the lyrics, translated into English:

You cheer me up
When I get mad
I tear out my pages
You gather them
And fold an origami crane

Zurawie Origami — Audio

We want to hear more!

Of course you do. And your wish is our command. “Fastrygi” shot to #1 in Poland last November.

“Piesn O Szczesciu” (Song of Happiness), a duet with Czeslaw Spiewa, reached #2.

Are you a fan of Mela and her music? Would she be a good choice for Poland? Let us know!

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Kacperek
Kacperek
5 years ago

“dlaczego drzewa nic nie mowia” this is the best song from Mela! i love this song <3

a.
a.
5 years ago

I wouldn’t be disappointed if it actually was Sylwia Grzeszczak. But – Halina Mlynkowa? God forbid. She’s just… cheesy, in my opinion. She doesn’t have any particular or unique voice atributes. Just – no, please.
So to summarize – I’d be happy if they’d chosen these artists:
Doda, Sylwia Grzeszczak, Mela, Mrozu, Edyta Górniak, Justyna Steczkowska, Cleo (alone), Monika Brodka, or maybe a newcomer?

Nott
Nott
5 years ago

If we’re to believe the rumours, Doda hasn’t been invited to represent Poland either. My guess is now Sylwia Grzeszczak (I’d love that) or Halina Mlynkova.

sakeyoru
sakeyoru
5 years ago

Mela write in fanpage “TVP dont give me propose to represent Poland in Eurovision”.

Jak
Jak
5 years ago

Somewhere in Poland in 2016?
That sounds cool!

LucyEAPercy
5 years ago

I really enjoyed this! She’d actually deserve the #1 in the British televote unlike the crap sent this year! Would love this song to be sent, people saying “it’s not typically Eurovision”…Not Alone and Running weren’t either and they got Top 5, so pipe down 😛

deli
deli
5 years ago

You can be famous and well-received but you don’t have to target mainstream media. There are many examples like that in Poland: Mela Koteluk, Czeslaw Spiewa, Hey, Brodka (since last album), Coma.

Polish mainstream music is very weak so TVP should focus more on the other side of music industry.

Mateusz
Mateusz
5 years ago

If she’s a successful artist selling a lot she has to be popular otherwise ppl wouldn’t buy her stuff, ppl who don’t know her basically listen to the likes of doda or rmf fm which airs simple songs about nothing.

Betty
Betty
5 years ago

Maybe she is record-selling successful but she isn’t popular so people won’t support her and audience will be bad for TVP : /

Nott
Nott
5 years ago

Much as I like MK and her distinctive style, I think that choosing her as the Polish representative might be a bit risky.
I love “Zurawie Origami” but the question is whether Europe would do the same and recognize the quality of her songs?

Micha?Lubicz
Micha?Lubicz
5 years ago

Haha ?al sk?d takie “niusy” macie? Pierwsze s?ysz? o tej lasce hahaha

D
D
5 years ago

Absolutely loved it, she’d rank very high in my list if she wins as this type of music is what I often listen to outside of ESC. Also, Doda has said a billion times she’d never do Eurovision so I highly doubt she’s going and also I’m very happy she isn’t. Please please please Mela represent Poland.

deli
deli
5 years ago

She might not be the most popular mainstream artist but she is record-selling successful and very credible for music industry. Poland shouldn’t narrow its representatives only to mainstream music. And Eurovision doesn’t have a good reputation in a music industry. Her participation could help with that.

Agata
Agata
5 years ago

She isn’t most popular in Poland! Her music isn’t famous : / She hasn’t “hit”.

Marlena from Poland
Marlena from Poland
5 years ago

I’m from Poland and I don’t know her! Who is she?

zupa
zupa
5 years ago

Are u kidding me? 🙂 She isn’t good for Eurovision. It almost sure that we will hear Doda with ‘Riotka’ at ESC <3 <3 <3

Thiefo
5 years ago

I listened, and I liked it! I love her style. I wouldn’t mind if she goes if it’s with a song like this.

On the other hand, reading Zepher’s comment; Marta Sanchez for Spain? I would love that 😛

Sam
Sam
5 years ago

Her, Sylwia Grzeszczak or Karolina Kozak please!!!

deli
deli
5 years ago

It would a great choice.

Xepher
Xepher
5 years ago

In other news, OGAE Spain are spreading that Marta Sánchez will represent Spain for 2015 and TVE will announce it next week

a.
a.
5 years ago

I don’t think she’ll do it. She’s far away from going mainstream, plus her music is kinda ‘hermetic’, whilst ESC is a home of catchy power ballads. We’ll see, but I agree with Mateusz – it might be Doda’s turn with ‘Riot-ka’. I’m not saying I like it; just that it all looks as if she were going to be chosen.

Yudhistira Mahasena
5 years ago

Good choice! Enough said.

ESCaddict
ESCaddict
5 years ago

I listened. I can’t say I liked.

Nott
Nott
5 years ago

she would be a perfect choice for Poland – fingers crossed

Adam
Adam
5 years ago

Yes, Mela is very good choice! She is very talented and also beautiful!

bavarson
bavarson
5 years ago

I think it will be LemON which occured on New Year’s Eve in Wroclaw organized by TVP2. Their song “Jutro” sounds perfectly for Eurovision 2015.

Mateusz
Mateusz
5 years ago

She’d be a great choice but I doubt she agrees. My gut feeling tells me it will be Doda with Riot-ka.