He’s the Turkish crooner who stunned everyone with his disco take on “I Didn’t Know” back in 2016. And now the king of classy hats and silky low vocals is back again for San Marino. Serhat‘s entry for Tel Aviv “Say Na Na Na” has dropped on Spotify.
The song was due to be announced at 22:30 CET, but often happens at this time of year, the song dropped early for Spotify users in later time zones. Fans were excited to find discover Serhat’s Eurovision entry “Say Na Na Na” on Spotify.
And it’s not just the one tracks. Fans have been treated to NINE remixes of the song, ensuring that “Say Na Na Na” will find a home on the dance floors of Europe.
“Say Na Na Na” Serhat (Official Music Video)
“Say Na Na Na” — Serhat
“Say Na Na” has a 1980s HI-NRG pop feeling. Serhat’s trademark deep vocals are there, accompanied by female backing vocals who add harmony and underscore Serhat’s purr.
The lyrics are relentlessly positive. Serhat offers advice to a friend who seems a little down, advising “You’re not along so stand up, na na na/Be a hero, be the rainbow and say na na na”.
Fans have noted the similarity in titles between Berei’s 2016 entry “Say Yay!”. While the two songs are very different musically, they both offer listeners a positive, uplifting message.
— Serhat Hac?pa?al?o?lu (@serhathpo) March 7, 2019
San Marino at Eurovision 2019
There were many names in the rumour mill to represent the microstate, ranging from “Human Ken Doll” Rodrigo Alves to FiK 2017 alum and Golden Stag winner Inis Neziri. But in the end it was Serhat who was announced as San Marino’s representative earlier in January. The fan favourite secured a 12th place finish in the first semi-final of Eurovision 2016. He will be looking to better his result and qualify for the final this year.
Do you like Serhat’s new Eurovision entry? Do you think San Marino can qualify for the second time in history? Sound off in the comments below!