When y’all think of Switzerland, I bet chocolates and watches come to mind. But when you think of Swiss rock music, you gotta think of Sinplus. Sweden’s rock royalty Roxette do. They’ve invited Sinplus to jump on board the Roxette tour bus this summer as their special guests. The invitation is the latest milestone for Switzerland’s Eurovision 2012 act. Last year they won the MTV Music Award for Best Swiss Act. Narrowly missing out on the Eurovision final did not mark the end…

Their latest single “Tieniti Forte” (“Hold Tight”) is an upbeat summer song and the accompanying music video unfolds in a Swiss theme park. “It’s fresh, modern and autobiographical in a way,” Gabriel Broggini — one half of the duo — tells wiwibloggs.  “‘Tieniti Forte’ is inspired by our lives…ups and downs….that’s why we chose an amusement park as the location.”

As with their earlier work “Love is Free”, the brothers have directed the video themselves. But the sound here follows mainstream trends by marrying elements of dance to their rock staple. We’re loving the evolution. Lyrically, this is all about perseverance and the drive to keep on moving: “There is someone who has a broken leg, but still wants to run..and screams.”

The brothers Broggini are part of that lot. This summer they’ll perform at the Moon and Stars festival (alongside the likes of Sam Smith and Santanna) and will keep working on their next album. It’s bound to be a hot summer….hold tight!

TIENITI FORTE LYRICS

C’è chi non chiede più perché
E balla sulla polvere
C’è chi è scappato e non lo sa
Chi invece piange ma non va

E grida
No…Tra queste vie si sente
No….Che pioggia sia comunqueOh oh oh…Noi siamo ancora qui
Oh oh…Con la faccia di chi non smette mai
Forse c’è un posto per noi
Tieniti Forte
Oh oh oh …E siamo ancora qui
Oh oh oh…Che non stiamo più aspettando gli eroi
Ma solo un posto per noi
Tieniti forteC’è chi ha venduto l’anima
Chi sconti al cielo non ne fa
E c’è chi non crede agli occhi ma non guarda più da un po’
E chi invece con i piedi rotti dice correrò
E grida
No…Tra queste vie si sente
No…Che il vento arrivi ovunque e poi
Ovunque e poi
Ovunque e poi
Ovunque e poi
Tutto si accendeOh oh oh…Noi siamo ancora qui
Oh oh…Con la faccia di chi non smette mai
Forse c’è un posto per noi
Tieniti Forte
Oh oh oh…E siamo ancora qui
Oh oh oh…Che non stiamo più aspettando gli eroi
Ma solo un posto per noi
Tieniti forte

TIENITI FORTE LYRICS (ENGLISH TRANSLATION)

There is someone who has stopped asking why
And is dancing over the dust
There is someone who has run away without knowing it
And someone else is crying but doesn’t want to leave.. screaming Nooooo….Through these streets you can hear
Nooooo….And anyway, let the rain come down, we don’t careOh Oh Oh and we are still here
Oh Oh Oh with the face of someone who is never gonna back down
Maybe there’s a place for us
Hold tight
Oh Oh Oh we are not waiting for the heroes anymore
But just for a place for us.. Hold tightThere is someone who has sold his soul
and someone who doesn’t want to make a deal with the sky
There is someone who doesn’t believe in his own eyes, but it doesn’t look at all
There is someone who has a broken leg, but still want to run.. and screams

Nooooo….Through these streets you can hear
Nooooo….Let the wind blow, ’cause we don’t care
Anywhere and then..
Anywhere and then..
Anywhere and then..
Everything lights up

Oh Oh Oh and we are still here
Oh Oh Oh with the face of someone who is never gonna back down
Maybe there’s a place for us
Hold tight
Oh Oh Oh we are not waiting for the heroes anymore
But just for a place for us.. Hold tight

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ESCaddict
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ESCaddict

It has the require “oh, oh, oh” chant. They should have saved it for the national selection, y’all.

Antranig Shokayan
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Hot mrau!

Mario I Am Summer My Summer Vision of Gay Love
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Mario I Am Summer My Summer Vision of Gay Love

Both boys from SinPlus+ are charming but i adore more Gabriel <3 He has hunting dazzling eyes <3 What a babe <3
Pity that they failed to qualify to the final in the Vision of 2012 with their beautiful song *Unbreakable*..

Marco
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Marco

Nice song, but a bit repetitive, could use a bit more “action”! Like how they sing in Italian, though.