Albina La La Love

It’s been two months since we saw the “Tick-Tock” superstar slay the Rotterdam stage. And now Croatia’s very own Albina is getting all fired up for the summer with “La La Love”. The girl-power anthem is available to stream everywhere right now.

We caught up with Albina for a quick chat about the newest addition to her music catalogue.

Listen: “La La Love” — Albina

Not to be confused with Ivi Adamou’s or Eden Alene’s songs of the same name, Albina’s “La La Love” is a sultry summertime anthem complete with synth horns, a funky bassline and Spanish lyrics.

“It’s a type of female anthem”, Albina tells wiwibloggs. “It depicts different states of women’s character — one day you want someone by your side and the other you would rather dance alone — ‘bailar sola’. Women are often indecisive, but they always find their way to please themselves.”

And it’s that, a woman’s prerogative to act as she chooses, that inspired the overarching story of the song’s lyrics and music video. “The story revolves around women showing off their emotions”, Albina says. “And as the song goes on, the dynamics get stronger. At first we are gentle and soft, further on we are showing our crazy side. The colours in the music video are also reflecting that mood.”

But what about the Spanish lyrics? Well, it’s all about sex appeal.

“When I first heard this melody and rhythm, I immediately started thinking in the Spanish language”, Albina tells us. “I think it adds more sex appeal to the whole atmosphere of the song.” Multilingual queen!

Albina’s new track features the songwriting talents of Marko Mihaljević, Branimir Mihaljević and Max Cinnamon. Branimir and Max both worked with Albina on her Eurovision 2021 entry “Tick-Tock”. Albina herself is also credited with writing the song’s lyrics. The music video is directed by Luka Sepčić, with choreography from Helena Janjušević and production from Ana Badurina.

 

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“La La Love” lyrics — Albina

Original text (Spanish and English) English translation
Wake up in the morning feelin’ the sunrise
Think I’ve forgotten how
Everytime I close my eyes, I’m yours

I pull you to the left though, right though
Don’t even try to fight my pride
‘Cause everywhere that I go
You know I’ma keep you by my side

I know you thinkin’ that this is real la la love
But you don’t know me, if I were you just run, run, run
And I hate the way you that cry all night, night long
But I’m psycho, psycho, prayin’ on your la la love

Ando apuro
O va ser muy duro
Se acabó nuestro la la love
Ando apuro
O va ser muy duro
Es conmigo, todo sale mal

Mejor ni pierdes tiеmpo, tiempo
Sola quiero yo volar
Un día yo te siеnto, siento
El otro quiero que te vas

I know you thinkin’ that this is real la la love
But you don’t know me, if I were you I’d just run, run, run

And I hate the way you that cry all night, night long
But I’m psycho, psycho, prayin’ on your la la love

Ando apuro
O va ser muy duro
Se acabó nuestro la la love
Ando apuro
O va ser muy duro
Es conmigo, todo sale mal

Vuelvo loca bailo sola y me da igual
Soy un psycho, psycho, conmigo todo sale mal

Ando apuro
O va ser muy duro
Se acabó nuestro la la love
Ando apuro
O va ser muy duro
Es conmigo, todo sale mal

Sale mal

Wake up in the morning feelin’ the sunrise
Think I’ve forgotten how
Everytime I close my eyes, I’m yours

I pull you to the left though, right though
Don’t even try to fight my pride
‘Cause everywhere that I go
You know I’ma keep you by my side

I know you thinkin’ that this is real la la love
But you don’t know me, if I were you just run, run, run
And I hate the way you that cry all night, night long
But I’m psycho, psycho, prayin’ on your la la love

I’m in a hurry
Or it will be very hard
Our la la love is over
I’m in a hurry
Or it will be very hard
With me, everything goes wrong

You better not waste time, time
I only want to fly
One day I feel you, I feel you
The other I want you to go

I know you thinkin’ that this is real la la love
But you don’t know me, if I were you I’d just run, run, run

And I hate the way you that cry all night, night long
But I’m psycho, psycho, prayin’ on your la la love

I’m in a hurry
Or it will be very hard
Our la la love is over
I’m in a hurry
Or it will be very hard
With me, everything goes wrong

I go crazy I dance alone and I don’t care
I’m a psycho, psycho, with me everything goes wrong

I’m in a hurry
Or it will be very hard
Our la la love is over
I’m in a hurry
Or it will be very hard
With me, everything goes wrong

Goes wrong

Albina at Eurovision

Albina won the Croatian national selection show Dora and with it the right to represent her country at Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. There, she sang “Tick-Tock” in the first semi-final. Despite placing ninth with the televote and tenth with the juries, Albina placed 11th overall and missed out on a spot in Saturday’s grand final.

What do you think of “La La Love”? Let us know in the comments down below. 

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Milos
Milos
1 month ago

I love Albina but this Spannish regetton is becoming cliche and outdatted

Sot
Sot
1 month ago

The end of the ‘La La Love’ trilogy!

~ 1: La La Love – Ivi Adamou (Cyprus 2012)
~ 2: La La Love – Eden Alene (Israel NF 2021)
~ 3: La La Love – Albina (Separate Single)

Whisker
Whisker
1 month ago

The song isnt bad, but the lyrics are dreadful.

sam
sam
1 month ago

i hate the song title, its so overused and bland. but the song is pretty good and albina is a hottie

Matt
Matt
1 month ago

Love it.. A nice summer song with catchy vibe (Reggaeton influence) and dance melody..

Good work girl.. 🙂