Stefania Greece Eurovision 2020 Supergirl

Last year she was going to take “Superg!rl” to the Eurovision stage. Now Greek broadcaster ERT has announced that Stefania will sing “Last Dance” at Eurovision 2021. The song is said to be in the style of 80s pop, a similar sound to recent releases from Dua Lipa.

The broadcaster confirmed details today of Greece’s entry for Eurovision 2021. “Last Dance” has been written by Eurovision veteran Dimitris Kontopoulos, Greek production team Arcade and “Scream” lyricist Sharon Vaughn — also the team behind Stefania’s 2020 entry “Superg!rl”.

The staging will be created by famed choreographer Fokas Evangelinos. Together, Kontopoulos and Evangelinos are part of the so-called “Dream Team”, behind some of the most iconic Eurovision performances from the past 15 years.

Stefania’s song was internally selected by ERT’s song selection committee in collaboration with Stefania’s creative team.

While the song has been selected, the final version of the song is yet to be completed. Greek Eurovision blog Eurovision fun report that in coming days Stefania will travel to Greece to work on the final recording of the song. The music video will be shot in February, directed by Kostas Karydas, who was also behind the “Superg!rl” video.

What does “Last Dance” sound like?

While the song title has been released, fans will have to wait longer to hear the song itself.  However, some Eurovision media have already heard a preview of the song.

Wiwibloggs’ own William Lee Adams says, “I can confirm the “Superg!rl” singer of 2020 has morphed into Superwoman for 2021. The song has a more mature sound and is bang on trend with its 80s pop vibe.”

While Eurovision Fun describe the song as being “faithful to the musical current of the time (80s pop), but with a modern orchestration, highlighting in the best way the voice skills of Stefania. It could very well be a song by Dua Lipa, while it also stands out lyrically.”

Eurovision Fun also note that the song lyrics address some of the situations faced in 2020, particularly young people missing out on important moments from their lives. The song’s message is that “the future must be bright since it cannot and will not be the last dance.”

Eurovision Fun say that the Greek broadcaster is aiming high — hoping that “Last Dance” will deliver the best Greek Eurovision result in a decade.

Stefania is a Greek-Dutch singer who previously represented The Netherlands at Junior Eurovision 2016. She was internally selected to represent Greece at Eurovision 2020 before its cancellation. The Greek broadcaster then reselected her to return to Eurovision 2021.

What do you think? Does “Last Dance” sound like it has the right ingredients? Are you looking forward to hearing it? Tell us your thoughts below!

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Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
5 months ago

do the people in this comment section actually listen to music outside of eurovision or? people saying future nostalgia is 80s inspired when dua made it clear her inspiration is the early 00s baffles me.

Azaad
Azaad
5 months ago

Future Nostalgia borrows from both and even has elements of the 70s and 90s. It’s basically a reaction against the minimalism associated with 2010 mainstream music. Even Eurodance is an element of the album.

Bango
Bango
5 months ago

The song is quite good, but not amazing. Same level as Supergirl, but not as awkward. I give “Last Dance” 6.8/10 points.

JoVla
JoVla
5 months ago
Reply to  Bango

How did you listen to it?

KostPil
KostPil
5 months ago
Reply to  Bango

the song isnt even out yet

ste
ste
5 months ago
Reply to  Bango

Boy u didn’t even hear it so shut up

xohxoh
xohxoh
5 months ago

I hate what Eurovision is turning into. Last year everyone was copying Billie Eilish, this year it’s Dua Lipa, where’s the identity of their own?

Leo
Leo
5 months ago
Reply to  xohxoh

Years before Dua Lipa, 80s music was a trend!
She just made it mainstream again.

Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago
Reply to  xohxoh

ah yes, two artists making songs in a similar genre to billie is everyone, and it will bring about the fall of Eurovision

Pastora Soler
Pastora Soler
5 months ago

I didn’t like her entry last year but this sounds promising!!

Mikey
Mikey
5 months ago

Yay 80s

Briekimchi
Briekimchi
5 months ago

This might be good for the songwriting team involved. Kontopoulos and Vaughn haven’t exactly been successful in making songs that sound as if they’re from this decade. Putting “80s-inspired” in the description should help them out.
I like Stefania and hope she can pull this off. Wasn’t a huge fan of “Supergirl” but give her the right song and I think she gets Greece a great result.

Jofty
Jofty
5 months ago

I would be happy to place a bet on a Top 4 finish for this without even hearing it

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
5 months ago

If it wasn’t you William who heard the “Last Dance” I would not feel sure that Greece would do well this year. I feel that her song will be on top 5 of the contest, especially by the time Eurofans will admire more countries which kept the same contender with 2020

Ari
Ari
5 months ago

I’m a little apprehensive about this one, only because it feels like there may be a significant disconnect between song and artist. Stefania, for all the good she has, does not strike me as the kind of performer who can pull off and sell an 80s-styled pop song. Time will tell, I suppose.

ESCFanGA
ESCFanGA
5 months ago

I had pretty low expectations for Stefania given that I disliked Supergirl last year but this news is very exciting! I like Dua Lipa’s music and so this makes me feel pretty confident that Last Dance will be an excellent song that would do very well at Eurovision and likely give Greece their best result/first top 10 since 2013. One concern I do have is that Elena from Cyprus appears to be doing a similarly styled song as well and given that Greece and Cyprus both have similar voting histories there is a possibility that the two might eat into… Read more »

Leo
Leo
5 months ago
Reply to  ESCFanGA

I bet that El Diabolo would be more like Cleopatra, thereby putting pressure on heat rival Samira Effendi.

KRM
KRM
5 months ago
Reply to  Leo

Yeah, but the thing is.. I have the feeling that Efendi will sing something completely different this year. An ethnic ballad would be cool cause Samira has a beautiful voice and she is a very different singing technique when she sings ballads in Azeri.

Leo
Leo
5 months ago
Reply to  KRM

That would be interesting, because I have seen her sing ballads very well on YouTube. I would like to see an entry in a new language. Their sworn rivals, meanwhile, with Athena, whose first refusal is still to be confirmed but long assumed, to finally release her long anticipated power ballad next week (which she delayed due to the conflict, and a possible reason why she hasn’t yet been named), could surprise people. I wonder what effect it will have on ESC fans and those rating her chances, even though it is 10 seconds too long and she performed it… Read more »

Last edited 5 months ago by Leo
notyourtoy
notyourtoy
5 months ago
Reply to  ESCFanGA

Well, back to 2012, actually both Eleftheria Eleftheriou and Ivi Adamou were overshadowed by Loreen, who had the best song in the entire Eurovision history. And a fact is that Cyprus doesn’t always have the same pattern of votes with Greece. The only thing that never changes is the 12-point exchange between those two countries in both Juries and Televotes. Helena Tsagkrinou will have probably a song close to Eleni Foureira’s one, so she will have more support among Mediterranean countries, while Stefania might take a significant amount of points from Western European countries like Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands,… Read more »

Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago
Reply to  notyourtoy

even the 12 points thing changed in 2015.

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
5 months ago
Reply to  Ashton

Yeah, if we had the current voting system Greek jury would give (if I remember well) 12 in Cyprus and Televoters 12 in Italy. Cypriot televoting would give 12 to Greece and juries a 5-6 points

Rottendam
Rottendam
5 months ago

I like it when modern songs have an 80s sound to them. Let’s hope it’s not the same sort of sound as “That Sounds (Crap) Good To Me”

Last edited 5 months ago by Rottendam
Kirby
Kirby
5 months ago

As long as it’s not a JESC-esque (or JESC-ish) entry …not meaning to offend JESC, where we’ve had such quality acts lately, some of them much better than a bunch of lazy ESC songs.

Eurofangr
Eurofangr
5 months ago

After 3 years of supporting my homecountry Greece, this time its a no. I’m smelling a some kind of 80s ballad and I was hoping of something that will make us dance the way only greece and spain know. Im waiting of my other country Germany now and I hope they won’t let me down?

KostPil
KostPil
5 months ago
Reply to  Eurofangr

its not a ballad

Dimos
Dimos
5 months ago
Reply to  Eurofangr

It’s been described as very much of a dance song, so it’s definitely not a ballad

Mita
Mita
5 months ago

I am sure this is going to be a great entry

Cookie Nation
Cookie Nation
5 months ago

I think (and that doesn’t bother me AT ALL) that Dua Lipa’s Disco 2054 may inspire a handful of entries this year.

Kirby
Kirby
5 months ago
Reply to  Cookie Nation

Every ESC edition has its quota of wannabes, this may sound unpopular but it’s a fact, it’s part of Eurovision essence.

Azaad
Azaad
5 months ago
Reply to  Cookie Nation

There are far worse albums to inspire copies and ripoffs. Future Nostalgia served.

Héctor
Héctor
5 months ago

So lazy, they just keep trying cheese pop. This time following the 80s trend. I suppose it would be generic too.

Last edited 5 months ago by Héctor
EmilyG
EmilyG
5 months ago
Reply to  Héctor

80s pop is not cheesy. advice: Update your spotify lists.

RUS
RUS
5 months ago
Reply to  EmilyG

Of course 80’s pop can be cheesy! It all depends on the lyrics, quality of production and vocals. We’ll just have to wait and see.

Whisker
Whisker
5 months ago

Leotard? CHECK
Big hair? CHECK
Headband? CHECK
Legwarmers? CHECK
Heavy makeup? CHECK
Shoulder pads? CHECK
Neon colours? CHECK
Glitter? CHECK
I want all of the above and more on the ESC stage!

Nicolas
Nicolas
5 months ago

Off topic : Albanian singer-songwriter Kujtim Prodani who has participated in many FIKs died yesterday from coronavirus. https://rti.rtsh.al/article/albanian-renowned-singer-songwriter-kujtim-prodani-loses-battle-with-coronavirus
RIP.

Last edited 5 months ago by Nicolas
Colin
Colin
5 months ago
Reply to  Nicolas

My condolences. R.I.P., Mr. Prodani and thank you for your contribution to FiK and ESC NF season. 🙁

Whisker
Whisker
5 months ago
Reply to  Nicolas

So sad. RIP and thank you for the music.

eurofan
eurofan
5 months ago
Reply to  Nicolas

Rest in peace.

Frisian esc
Frisian esc
5 months ago

If estonia choses gram of fun (the best option) we might have two 80s inspired songs with ‘dance’ in the title in the first half of the 2nd semi 🙂

RUS
RUS
5 months ago

I really don’t understand the hype with the ”Dream Team”. As someone who’s new to Eurovision, I’ve only seen this dream team produce bland, cringeworthy out-dated songs. Hopefully, delegations can use their funds elsewhere instead of blasting it all on the dream team, since they haven’t produced a quality act since 2016 (Sergey).

Erasmus
Erasmus
5 months ago
Reply to  RUS

Where is they hype hahah? Nobody likes them. But I have a bit of hope, since I love the 80’s music.. we’ll see

Mita
Mita
5 months ago
Reply to  Erasmus

I like most of their entries.

Erasmus
Erasmus
5 months ago
Reply to  Mita

that’s fine! But I think most people don’t.

Mita
Mita
5 months ago
Reply to  Erasmus

The results show that most people do like their entries

RUS
RUS
5 months ago
Reply to  Erasmus

The dream team have a huge hype, just searching up dream team on wiwibloggs shows hundreds of articles. The only reason became relevant is because of Sergey in 2016, and let’s be real, the ONLY reason Sergey performed so well on the scoreboard was down to staging. The ”dream team” have done nothing but produce generic, and cringeworthy pop songs since.

EmilyG
EmilyG
5 months ago
Reply to  RUS

“dream team” comes from the fact that they are so successful. After all in a contest it is only the results that matter.
P.S: They have produced two amazing acts recently Moldova 2018 and Russia 2019

Erasmus
Erasmus
5 months ago
Reply to  EmilyG

Those two acts may have done great, but they are far from what I would call a modern, quality entry. They were Eurovision clichés and that is the reason why they did so good, because some people like/expect that in Eurovision.

Una
Una
5 months ago
Reply to  EmilyG

“After all in a contest it is only the results that matter.” Really??!! OMG, the number of songs that failed to qualify but are cherished and loved by the fandom year after year. Even songs from 20 years ago. My god. Original, non-factory made songs. Those are the songs that really *make* Eurovision.

RUS
RUS
5 months ago
Reply to  EmilyG

Moldova 2018 and Russia 2019 are both VERY generic and outdated songs. Let’s be real here, it’s not like the ”dream team” could EVER surprise us with a trendy or alternative tune, they just don’t have the capabilities to do so, and instead decide to shoot out bland, generic and outdated pop songs every single year. It’s time for countries to move away from their ”dream team” obsession and start investing in young producers who can keep up with trends, and produce quality music.

Erasmus
Erasmus
5 months ago
Reply to  RUS

Russia has already started doing that, hopefully Moldova will follow Romania’s path of working with Global Records, and Greece will move away from them as well.

Mita
Mita
5 months ago
Reply to  RUS

You need to understand that this is just your opinion.
The results are the ones that define them as the “dream team”.
Who else has four top 3 and four top 10 entries ? No one

Erasmus
Erasmus
5 months ago
Reply to  Mita

well yes, but who else had around 3 entries per year for more than a decade.
no one

RUS
RUS
5 months ago
Reply to  Mita

The only reason they have ”four top 3 and four top 10 entries” is because they write for at least 3 acts per year. Greece has SO many young talented songwriters and producers that they just won’t invest in. Just look at Panik records and the tunes they produce every month… why are they wasting their time with this ”dream team” when they have so much potential on their doorstep?

Mr X
Mr X
5 months ago
Reply to  RUS

I don´t like the “Dreamteam” at all – always with entries especially composed for ESC and nothing authentic

Az*rbaijan
Az*rbaijan
5 months ago

The way this screams some outdated 2008 Kontopoulos dance track… *cry emoji*

RUS
RUS
5 months ago
Reply to  Az*rbaijan

I have a strong feeling we’ll be just as disappointed as we were last year. The ”dream team” aren’t current and have no notion of how to keep up with trends, so I doubt the song will be as good as any track on Future Nostalgia or Kylie’s Disco album.

Amesc
Amesc
5 months ago

Well this song connects two succesful people of 2020: Dua lipa and Michael Jordan (Come on I can’t be the only one who thought about the documentary while reading the song’s title)

EmilyG
EmilyG
5 months ago

80s pop is the trend in music today. Dua Lipa, Weekend , Miley Cyrus etc. Stefania is definitely the singer that can serve this style better than anyone else from the announced acts of 2021.

Leo
Leo
5 months ago
Reply to  EmilyG

Senhit, Vincent and Dadi do so too.

EmilyG
EmilyG
5 months ago
Reply to  Leo

Their image is not as current as Stefania

Leo
Leo
5 months ago
Reply to  EmilyG

True, but those 3 are still impressive and they use disco, funk and soul impressively. I had seen Stefania as an rnb artist on account of Superg!rl. It will be very interesting for Stefania to have this new approach against those 3.

Ina
Ina
5 months ago
Reply to  Leo

Senhit and Vincent kind of missed it though. Senhit’s song was the dated kind of 80s song and Vincent’s was just… well, there… Dadi was the only one that managed to blend 80s and contemporary well and make it interesting. You can’t even compare Stefania with Dadi, Stefania’s approach will probably be more of a pop diva (Dua Lipa-esque), less quirky (and perhaps humoristic) like Dadi.

Fys
Fys
5 months ago

I’m waiting something like Dua Lipa’s latest songs. Hope they don’t make the similarity clear in badly way…

Tom
Tom
5 months ago

We have Victoria Eilish and now we have Stefania Lipa…originality has left the chat lmao

Colin
Colin
5 months ago
Reply to  Tom

”Originality” in that sense has likely left the chat decades ago. How many different genres and styles can you think of? Sure, some styles feel more unique and less mainstream than others, but most of artists have some inspiration from others. It’s mostly about arranging the elements in a creative, authentic and coherent way.

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
5 months ago
Reply to  Tom

The fact that Dua Lipa and Billie Eilish have the same style of songs it doesn’t mean that the ESC songs lack of originality.

And did Dua Lipa make 80’s pop and Billie Eilish their types of music? No. They had the idea from other singers who had an idea from other singers etc

Alo
Alo
5 months ago

I don’t like the songs by the dream team usually.. But I’ll wait and see maybe it will be better.

Olivia
Olivia
5 months ago

I need to listen to it to give an opinion, really. 80s inspired can be anything 😀

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
5 months ago

not them already admitting it’ll be dated by saying it’s “80s inspired” (in the end it’ll be the same old early 2010s crap, the only thing the nightmare team can come up with)

Whisker
Whisker
5 months ago

Hilarious!

Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago

not you ignoring the fact that 80s inspired can be modern, aka after hours and future nostalgia

Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago
Reply to  Ashton

oh and what’s your pleasure

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
5 months ago
Reply to  Ashton

future nostalgia isn’t 80s inspired in any shape or form. it’s early 2000s inspired. do u even know what you’re talking about or ???

Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago

Hey, how about you listen to the album and get back to me? Regardless of whether Dua Lipa said it was 2000s inspired, it has an undeniable 80s touch that frankly multiple critics and reactors have pointed out (literally search for any, I guarantee you the word 80s will be used in there). If you want an early 2000s inspired modern album, I would direct you to Sawayama. And let’s tone down the condescension thanks, it’s really rude and annoying.

Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago
Reply to  Ashton

and just to prove it to you: https://www.thepostathens.com/article/2020/04/future-nostalgia-review-dua-lipa-disco-80s (it’s in the title) https://www.ntdaily.com/future-nostalgia-continues-the-cliched-trend-of-80s-inspired-pop-with-dua-lipas-confidence-front-and-center/ (It’s also literally in the title) https://variety.com/2020/music/news/dua-lipa-future-nostalgia-album-review-1203547968/ (“Lipa claims her influences are from the 80s and 90s – even though she wasn’t born till 1995, it’s the music favored on British pop radio during that era that her parents loved and steeped her in, as a toddler and beyond”) https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/apr/05/dua-lipa-future-nostalgia-review (“Big, obvious disco and 80s tropes loom large everywhere”) https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/dua-lipa-future-nostalgia/ (“Capitalising on a love of 80s pop”) but don’t let that be enough, go search future nostalgia reaction on youtube and I dare you to find a… Read more »

Last edited 5 months ago by Ashton
James
James
5 months ago

Dua Lipa’s 80s inspired pop is nowhere close to dated

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
5 months ago
Reply to  James

which dua lipa songs are 80s inspired? i’m waiting

Fr.
Fr.
5 months ago

Not you being mean to a 18 year old for no reason…

EmilyG
EmilyG
5 months ago

What are you talking about? 80s is absolute trend in music.

Colin
Colin
5 months ago

Well, Superg!rl is in my top 15 of 2020 and I liked Sharon Vaughn’s work on some of her previous songs (namely, Scream). The 80s sound is definitely *in* again and if done right, can be tons of fun. This topic can also be done in a heartfelt way, as long as it avoids cringeworthy lyrics like La La Love. Superg!rl successfully balanced out being carefree without being ridiculous, so I have high hopes for Last Dance as well. If it even equals her last song, I’m happy. And if it surpasses it, even better. Good luck to Greece and… Read more »

Leo
Leo
5 months ago

I liked the rnb charm of Superg!rl but Stefania has more to her than this and it would be interesting to see her nature with this style. But we also have Senhit and Hurricane (and Natalia’s new direction) in the same run of songs (and also Dadi and Vincent in terms of musicians with sounds inspired by disco and funk) at the start of heat 2, and I think Senhit at least is well served by the Dua Lipa esque style. It’s certainly going to be interesting.

Last edited 5 months ago by Leo
KRM
KRM
5 months ago

Well, I love “Break My Heart” by Dua Lipa, so I’m excited to see what they will bring to the table.
While “Supergirl” wasn’t a bad song, it was quite repetitive and got annoying after a while.

So, hopefully, they can offer something better cause Stefania can do better than “Supergirl”.

Last edited 5 months ago by KRM
Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago

I am quite interested by this. An 80s pop song with a hopefully Greek touch? I’d be into that. While I liked Supergirl I found it quite juvenile and the drop got super annoying very quickly, so I have hopes for this one.

RUS
RUS
5 months ago
Reply to  Ashton

Let’s face the facts, just like Stefania’s entry last year, there’s not going to be any ”greek touch” to this one either.

Ashton
Ashton
5 months ago
Reply to  RUS

I mean, I’m pretty sure the drop in Supergirl was a Greek instrument. Annoying as it was I still appreciated the inclusion.