Robin Bengtsson Day By Day Sweden new single

In Kyiv he achieved yet another top five finish for Sweden at Eurovision, singing the uptempo track “I Can’t Go On” while walking on a moving treadmill.

And now the multi-talented Robin Bengtsson is proving his versatility with the tender new single “Day by Day”.

Yes, forget the sexy and mysterious star behind “Dark Angel“. Instead close your eyes and enjoy a sweet ballad with choral arrangements and Mr. Bengtsson working the piano instead of the running machine. To many it will conjure sounds of the American South, where spiritual music frequently has a bluesy edge. And even if you don’t hear that, you may well say, Amen!

Soulful Robin takes us on a meaningful journey about living our life day by day with the ones we love, and embracing both the good and bad moments that come with it. There are no gimmicks here. Just singer, instrument and voice — a lovely grouping that contrasts sharply with the highly produced arrangements he and his Swedish brethren normally serve.

Slay with a banger, slay with a ballad — Sweden’s male sweetheart can do it all. And that includes building on his fierce momentum.

Back in October, Robin was part of two sold out shows in Helsinborg as part of the Väla Fashion Show and in November he opened his first barber shop.

Go to Rusty Rascals and you might actually fall in love with Robin’s new single while getting a nice haircut. Two for the price of one!

“I Can’t Go On” peaked  at number 2 in Iceland and Lithuania and number 3 in Sweden. The official video has almost 13 million views on Youtube, while Robin’s follow-up single “Dark Angel” counts almost half a million streams on Spotify.

What do you think of Robin Bengtsson’s new single? Did “Day by Day” capture your attention? Let us know in the comments below.

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Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

These comments so far are seemingly irrelevant. Has anyone actually listened to “Day by Day”? Do they care to comment on the tenderness of the vocal, or on how it is arranged?
Please grow up, Wiwibloggers. x

lb22
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lb22

Salvador is the king of gaffes, I’m surprised that his fans are so cruel with Robin and Alex, but when it’s about Salvador…it’s so…last year.

lb22
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lb22

Apart from ”fast food music”, and the fact that he claimed that by his victory, real music won, let’s not forget about his ”fart” comment, and about the lie that the refugees need birth certificate. The refugees need any identification paper (birth certificate can be acceptable, but not mandatory), and let’s not forget how many refugees have destroyed their documents, only to pretend they are teenagers.

Bernardo
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Bernardo

1 – When the Salvador won, in his victory speech, he did not thank the people who voted for him. He preferred to have an arrogant speech, showing that he is the only one who perceives the music. And let’s be honest, he won because of his health problem. I’m Portuguese and I even realized that. 2 – “I Can’t Go On” had been chosen by FO&O first, but at the last minute, they refused the song and Robin liked the song and agreed to take it to Melodifestivalen. I don’t think I need to tell you how the story… Read more »

Yanna
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Yanna

yessss robin keeping it humble, people suddenly brainwashed by rude salvabore’s opinions when esc has been for years a fun pop contest, if you don’t like it don’t watch it hahaha XD

desfolhada
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desfolhada

ugh because his health problem? And you’re Portuguese, do you really think that? EBU favored Portugal in the fact and Bulgaria too. He didn’t even think about the speech, it was very spontaneous so he had none time to decide nothing. I’m sorry. :/ Nobody is perfect. But yeah it’s 2018 and it’s time to forget. I know Robin was one of the first contestants of ESC who admired the Salvador, after the Salvador’s speech Robin must have felt triggered. Thank you for mentioning this detail about “I can’t go on”. Well I hope Robin feels okay with himself and… Read more »

Bernardo
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Bernardo

Só não vê quem não quer. When the song was presented at Festival da Canção, many Portuguese people said that the music was not good, that we would not win Eurovision with that song, insulted the Salvador, etc. And when international opinion said that was a great song, we changed our opinion overnight (still, it was the second most voted by the public).

Alvaricomg
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Alvaricomg

Alright, when Salvador talked about “fast food music” he was referring to comercial pop music like “hey mamma” or “I can’t go on”, music that is not about feelings, is just a cool sound that gets stuck in your head, nothing more. And that’s the truth! He wasn’t criticizing the pop genre, he actually said that he loved “City lights” and “Occidentalis karma” (my favorite songs too), pop songs, with souls and a brilliant message and that also have guaranteed comercial success. I wholeheartedly agree with Salvador’s idea, music should be about feelings, emotions, wether they are fun, sadnesss, joy….… Read more »

Alvaricomg
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Alvaricomg

By the way, the fact that I consider it “fast food music” doesn’t mean I don’t like it, I actually listen to “I can’t go on” very often, but even though I like it. It still is “fast food music”

Bernardo
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Bernardo

When the Salvador made that speech, he was resentful, because in 2009 when he was in “Ídolos” (Pop Idol) he had already had an arrogant attitude, having it again in the victory speech.

Jo
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Jo

This “fast food music” discussion is so 2017…

TheDrMistery
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TheDrMistery

So he ditched ‘fast food’ pop for music that actually means something after all.

desfolhada
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desfolhada

Did he at least leave leftover french fries? I want it
jk
Well Robin, since you’ve stated that there’s room for all kinds of music, I hope you find the place for your most genuine music on radios.

Denis
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Denis

Every music means something to those who appreciate it. Music is music, no “right music” or fast-food music.
Though i don’t suppose snobby Salvador and his army of elitists would get it..

desfolhada
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desfolhada

It’s about a connection between the artist and his song, not to the restant who appreciates. The reason that Robin felt “offended” gave him the idea that his music did not say anything to himself (I just suppose). Let’s talk about visual arts. If you have made a picture just for the purpose of selling it is different from making a picture you did it for the purpose of pleasing yourself. But ofc I don’t care about the choices of who mades a picture/music etc for $$, I’m just sad that there are underrated artists. We live in the world… Read more »