elisabetta lizza specchio

From Little France to Paris! Italy’s Elisabetta Lizza comes from the Brescia region, nick-named after the neighbourghing country. Now she’s ready to travel to Junior Eurovision 2021 and to rock Europe just like Måneskin did in Rotterdam. She’ll sing “Specchio (Mirror On The Wall)”.

Scroll down for “Specchio (Mirror On The Wall)” lyrics

Italy in Junior Eurovision 2021: Elisabetta Lizza with “Specchio (Mirror On The Wall)”

The reigning champions of Eurovision 2021 are back in the Junior contest after skipping 2020. Italy has an impressive record in both contests over the last decade, having won both of them once.  At Junior Eurovision, its last two entries came seventh. 

Elisabetta Lizza was announced as Italy’s singer for Junior Eurovision 2021 in November. She sings, dances and plays the piano, and has been performing in musicals for three years.

What do the “Specchio (Mirror On The Wall)” lyrics mean?

“Specchio” uses the mirror as a metaphor for one’s insecurities. In the song, Elisabetta asks the mirror to accept her and embrace her as she is, and to not lie to her again.

“The mirror laughs at my affections, at my setbacks”, Elisabetta sings. However, she’s standing strong before her demons: “I am here, without any filter or any deception”. “Look for the reflex inside me and you will never lie to me again”.

“Specchio (Mirror on the wall)” lyrics — Elisabetta Lizza (Italy JESC 2021)

Written and composed by: Marco Iardella, Fabrizio Palaferri, Stefano Rigamonti

Italian text

Mente, lo specchio mente, sporca, rotta, bugiarda lente

Fende, lo specchio offende davanti agli occhi tira le tende

Scende, lo specchio scende dietro i pensieri, sotto la pelle

Ride, lo specchio ride dei miei affetti, dei miei insuccessi

Ride, lo specchio ride dei miei difetti dei miei complessi

Spire, tra le sue spire cadono a fondo le mie incertezze

Io sono qui senza filtri e senza inganni

Sono così oltre il velo dei miei sguardi

C’è un universo dentro di me

Io sono qui, qui davanti a te

Specchio, specchio delle mie brame amami, abbracciami, accettami

Specchio, specchio delle mie fiabe amami, stimami, rispettami

Specchio, specchio delle mie tare dimmi la verità Io sono qui senza filtri e senza inganni

Sono così oltre il muro dei miei sguardi

Cerca il riflesso dentro di me

And you will never lie me again

Io sono qui, qui davanti a te

Via le maschere dagli occhi, via dall’anima

Il mio cuore, la mia essenza custodirà

I just want to be the real me, everyday and you will be and you will be a memory

Io sono qui senza trucco e senza inganni

Sono così oltre il velo dei miei sguardi

Guarda il riflesso dentro di me

And you will never lie to me again

Io sono qui, qui davanti a te

English translation

It lies, the mirror lies, dirty, broken, deceitful lens

It cuts trough, the mirror offends, it draws curtains in front of the eyes

It descends, the mirror descends behind thoughts, under the skin

It laughs, the mirror laughs at my affections, at my setbacks

It laughs, the mirror laughs at my flaws, at my complexes

Coils, among its coils my uncertainties fall deeply

I am here without any filter and without any deception

I am like this beyond the veil of my glances,

There is a universe in me

I am here, here in front of you

Mirror, mirror of my desires love me, hug me, accept me

Mirror, mirror of my fairy tale, appraise me, respect me

Mirror, mirror of my shortcomings, tell me the truth

I am here without any filter and without any deception

I am like this beyond the wall of my glances

Look for the reflex inside me and you will never lie me again

I am here, here in front of you

Masks off from the eyes, off from the soul

My heart, my essence will treasure

I just want to be the real me, everyday and you will be and you will be a memory

I am here without any filter and without any deception

I am like this beyond the veil of my glances

Look for the reflex inside me and you will never lie to me again

I am here, here in front of you

 

 

Do you like “Specchio (Mirror on the wall)”? Are you standing strong with Elisabetta? Tell us in the comment section below!

 

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WannaEatMySpaghetti
WannaEatMySpaghetti
11 months ago

Love it! Criminally underrated by fans on YouTube. For me only 2 winners are possible this year: Elisabetta or Malena.

Aeria
Aeria
11 months ago

I admit it. This song is miles ahead of Qami Qami

Yankee
Yankee
11 months ago

What’s a good website to watch JESC this year if you live in America? I know I can change my vpn which I will do as a last resort.

Ellie
Ellie
11 months ago
Reply to  Yankee

you can watch live on the Junior Eurovision Youtube Channel from anywhere in the World!

Yankee
Yankee
11 months ago
Reply to  Ellie

Not true if you live in America. I’d have to change my vpn first before being able to watch on the JESC YouTube channel. I know from experience. It’s geo-blocked.

Kinga
Kinga
11 months ago

My winner. I love everything about it! Go Italy!!

Sabrina
Sabrina
11 months ago

This is my favorite entry this year. Let’s see how voters will react to some pop rock in JESC.

Addie
Addie
11 months ago

Italy’s definitely got my vote this year! This is something new in JESC, and I hope they get into the top 5!

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
11 months ago

i like our entry but i’d like it much better if it was all in italian. italian-english bilingual songs will never not sound awkward to me lol

Kristian
Kristian
11 months ago

Nessun grado di separizione had the transition well done.

Addie
Addie
11 months ago
Reply to  Kristian

I actually preferred the Italian version, but the English parts were not so bad

Joe
Joe
11 months ago

This is definitely my favorite this year. Italy is certainly in with a shot of being the first country to win both contests in the same year. I can see the juries in particular loving this.

Ria van de Velde
Ria van de Velde
11 months ago

Great song !!! My big favorite this year together with Azerbaijan

Whisker
Whisker
11 months ago

I love it!

Lebanese esc fan
Lebanese esc fan
11 months ago

Italy really said “let’s win everything this year”!