The Eurovision 2022 announcements keep coming, and now it’s time for Greece’s Amanda Tenfjord to present her entry for the contest, “Die Together”.

The song was premiered on broadcaster ERT’s show Studio 4.

Amanda Tenfjord releases Eurovision 2022 song “Die Together”

“Die Together” is an atmospheric ballad. Starting off softly with Amanda’s vocals over minimal production, the song then builds into the second chorus as the emotion hits home.

Amanda sings about a dying relationship. However, she wonders about the possibility of parting this life at the same time as her loved one. This would mean they get to be with each other until the very end, as she sings in the chorus:

“But if we die together now / We will always have each other / I won’t lose you for another / And if we die  / together now / I will hold you until forever”

Amanda Tenfjord – “Die Together” (Greece Eurovision 2022)

The music video for “Die Together” features Amanda in a town on the island of Symi.

The singer is joined by her lover. Although they arrive in the town on the same boat, the pair seem to say their goodbyes on top of a hill before Amanda’s partner heads back to the boat on his own.

Who is Amanda Tenfjord?

Amanda — real name Amanda Georgiadis — is half Norwegian and half Greek. She mixes modern pop, folk, electronic and ambient in magical ways, delivering something distinctly polished with Nordic flair. You can hear that clearly on her debut EP First Impression, which showcases her raw talent in a beautiful way.

Until recently she was more focused on her studies to become a doctor than music. 

Her web site explains a bit more: “While studying medicine, she continued to write music and enter music contests, and it was for fun that she decided to sign up for a showcase festival in Trondheim, where she caught the eye of a record label and, just like that, she was signed.”

The 24-year-old, was internally selected by broadcaster ERT after choosing between five finalists.

What do you think of Amanda Tenfjord’s Eurovision 2022 entry “Die Together”? How will Greece do at the contest? Let us know in the comments below.

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Olaf Yohansson
Olaf Yohansson
6 months ago

Boring and mediocre song, a little bit overrated. but the Island of Simy is nice place to visit 🙂

Gingerbread
Gingerbread
6 months ago

Paradise by Coldplay all over this song. Pity.

London Boy
London Boy
6 months ago

I wonder how this will be staged? Is my winner entry so i hope they go for simplicity and beauty and emotions

KLINE
KLINE
6 months ago

Don’t get the fuss about the Greek entry … it’s meh … in my opinion … gerneric and bland!

Paul
Paul
6 months ago
Reply to  KLINE

I share your opinion

Lex
Lex
6 months ago

Serious question: the sound effect they use in her voice from the beginning until 1:10… is it allowed in the contest? Because I think it goes beyond the idea of harmony or second voice, it’s a full pitch change to simulate a robotic effect. Asking because I think the effect is really important in that part of the song, and losing it would be a big thing.

Stef
Stef
6 months ago
Reply to  Lex

Vocoder is not the same as autotune. As far as I know there is no pitch correction using a Vocoder and that’s what they use here. It has been used previously by Denmark, winner of the contest in 2000 although in a milder form. We’ll have to wait and see how they will do it live.

Chris
Chris
6 months ago

Overrated.

Paul
Paul
6 months ago
Reply to  Chris

True

AMAAN STORM
AMAAN STORM
6 months ago

This has really surprised me. As someone who hasn’t been connecting with the Greek entries of the past few years, I’m pleasantly surprised that I really like what I’m hearing. The production is crisp and clear, the song is quality, although the slight voice distortion at the beginning is a little off putting, I can forgive that. The song has an identity, it knows what it needs to achieve and it does that perfectly. I understand that 2022 is a middle of the road, ballad heavy year, but this is one of the better slower offerings. For me it goes… Read more »

Mr X
Mr X
6 months ago

The best greek entry in years. For someone who complains that il lacks of ethnic elements (just usually like me), there´s also still Cyprus…

Greece gets 9 out of 12 points and currently 9th place in my list.

Good luck ! Amanda seems to be very professional.

STOP THE WAR
STOP THE WAR
6 months ago

Not for me, sorry.

Paul
Paul
6 months ago
Reply to  STOP THE WAR

Me neither

Alex
Alex
6 months ago

Nice song, but it does nothing to me – does not stick to your head so the staging will play a big role here. It has some potential but it’s not a big ballad.

Greece please send a song in Greek next time…

Mr X
Mr X
6 months ago
Reply to  Alex

Why not ? Next time in Greek.

London Boy
London Boy
6 months ago

Wow Greece what you have done to me.. You took me on a journey of pain, nostalgia and led me to a waterfall of pure emotions.. I am actually quite speechless as I wasn’t expecting this.. Such a powerful, internal and meaningful entry from Greece. If it is staged right, this is one to watch out for sure.. This can be a moment.. Well done Greece.. My top song so far!!!

EurovisionFan
EurovisionFan
6 months ago

It’s a really good song which will do it well in Eurovision! But at the same time if you dig into the song is co-written and produced by an Norwegian (maybe mixed by one from the netherlands as well and with a Scandinavian touch on the music video), so for me this song doesn’t reflect much of Greece in it tbh. But I really like the song and I think most of us can relate in one or another way…

Donnie
Donnie
6 months ago

Quite funny that the video was recorded in the island of Symi in Greece but the atmosphere and the colours of the videoclip bring you to a fjord in Norway! The song is not outstanding but considering the average quality of the contestants these year it is definitely among the best ones of the competition. If the Greek team don’t ruin everything with the staging as they usually do, this can ends up in top3 (I guess the trophy is already in the hands of Ukraine if they manage to participate). Still waiting and begging for a Greek act in… Read more »

Nomo nomo
Nomo nomo
6 months ago

sounds like a billie eilish b-side.

fan
fan
6 months ago

Another horror show here. Just takes too long to get going, and when it does , not very interesting. I doubt this will reach the final.

Helene
Helene
6 months ago
Reply to  fan

Greece is falling in the odds. I think it will fall further if not the staging or her performance is something extra. The song in itself is kind if weak. From yesterday releases Britain was by far the best. I think it might be a winner.

fan
fan
6 months ago
Reply to  fan

I have no doubts.

Ressay
6 months ago

If the UK or Germany would send this song, most people would put this at the bottom. It’s not a bad song, but I don’t get the hyoe.

vetrina
vetrina
6 months ago

good job nicky would have done better job. This is decent but too bland. Also what’s wrong with ERT for not choosing prominent Greek “native” artists most of which have “emigrated” to RIK (Cyprus). See Foureira, Tamta.

Notaracist
Notaracist
6 months ago
Reply to  vetrina

It’s hilarious when you mention Foureira (she is Albanian) and Tamta (she is Georgian) as Greek natives! Congratulations to ERT that gives the opportunity to talented young Greek artist of diaspora as Amanda, Stefania, Kalomoira, Helena 😉

Midnight Gold
Midnight Gold
6 months ago

One of the few entries this year where the lyrics really made me pay attention to them, hope she can pull this off live because the Greeks have really got something to work with this year…

Paul
Paul
6 months ago

The greek song is almost plagiarism. Listen to the original song: Hide And Seek from Imogen Heap -=> https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=UYIAfiVGluk

Sonam
Sonam
6 months ago
Reply to  Paul

Plagiarism? For using vocoder? You get the prize for the dumbest hate comment. So far at least

hqckk
hqckk
6 months ago
Reply to  Sonam

I mean it’s pretty clearly plagiarism. Every song made ever that came after the first ever song is plagiarised because it has music.

AlexisMateoFan45
AlexisMateoFan45
6 months ago
Reply to  Paul

I’m patiently waiting for you to discover Cher’s discography lmao

enclo
enclo
6 months ago
Reply to  Paul

its so so so different genre of music, die together is epic , well done

2022
6 months ago
Reply to  Paul

Omg, Its the same song?

ANDREW BROWN
ANDREW BROWN
6 months ago

Lots of big emotional ballads this year and we know this can course good songs to cancel each other out on voters choice. (last year it was the dance songs that paid the price) but really this Lorde look alike is her song really better than Italy or Poland this year to warrant the review reaction ive just watched. Personal choice they are better as are others of similar type ahead of, sorry Greece. I will await the staging now.

Off topic does Deban work or broadcast from a bus depot or just live on a really good bus route!

Héctor
Héctor
6 months ago

I will always prefer this kind of laid back sad/nostalgic songs to those pretentious artificial uptempo songs Greece or Cyprus have been going for. I like that they are not going either for the Victoria kind of Billie Eilish vibe this type of relaxed and fragile songs are turning into. Her voice is very likeable too.

A pretty solid attempt that will obviously make it to the final given the low level of the 1st SF.

I have to say, though, that out of the female soloists with laid back and sad songs I prefer S10 from The Netherlands.

poe-tay-toe-chips
poe-tay-toe-chips
6 months ago

eh? …Not of fan of whatever vocal effect is going on in the first bit of the song. The second bit is OKAY but that beginning where it’s just the weird vocals effect with the lack of instrumental kind of ruins it for me.

Ben
Ben
6 months ago

Actually the robotic voice effect is what drag my attention first. And I like how the voice becomes super smooth gradually.

Pearli
Pearli
6 months ago

Repetitive & unoriginal
Like a song that would be played on Top 40 adult contemporary chart many years ago.

Jo.
Jo.
6 months ago

It’s pretty bland and it takes forever to build up.

ete sech
ete sech
6 months ago
Reply to  Jo.

At least it builds up and reaches something, the same can’t be said about other songs this year xd

Last edited 6 months ago by ete sech
Ted
Ted
6 months ago

an unfortunate song title given the situation in europe at the moment.
but its a song i started of not liking but then seeing potential by the end of it.

F kings
6 months ago

I just listened one time and I liked it. I think it’s gonna be a grower in me on repeat and I’ll love it

Cheerio
Cheerio
6 months ago

My new favourite this year!!! I can see this easily scoring in the top 5 of the jury vote and ending up in the top 10 overall! I’m so happy that 10th place wasn’t enough for Greece and that they’re trying to get an even better result this year! Good luck Greece!

fabrizio
fabrizio
6 months ago

I’m also surprised by the reaction video, especially when compared to others. William’s insight is always a pleasure to hear, though. I do not get the hype, and I don’t find this entry outstanding, especially among others, but music strikes different chords in everyone.

fabrizio
fabrizio
6 months ago
Reply to  fabrizio

It might grow on me, indeed, mysterious replier. 😉 And I’ll be pleased to feel differently after a few listens. I guess I’m longing to eventually be struck from the start, to have an impactful song right away: in a nutshell, chills and love at first listen, like “Arcade” or “Voilà (or, to go further back in time, “Love shine a light”, “Lane moje”, “Molitva”…).

Last edited 6 months ago by fabrizio
Sabrina
Sabrina
6 months ago
Reply to  fabrizio

Putting aside our reactions to the Greek entry, I think the conversation you’re having says a lot about 2022’s class. We don’t have an obvious instant winner and I understand it bothers those who go through selection phase trying to find one, but I say there’s a large bunch of entries that for now give a 3rd to 10th place vibe) that can grow to become Eurovision classics with the right live performance. This will make the competition interesting.

fabrizio
fabrizio
6 months ago
Reply to  fabrizio

Very interesting, and clever, analysis. I like the expression you’ve coined: a “foureira year”. I relate to your insight.

Jake
Jake
6 months ago

It kinda drags. Interesting choices from Cyprus and now Greece — feels closest to Better Love which qualified easily but then was bottom 5 in Final. It’s always easy when you start the final with 24 points on the board which accounted for more than 1/3 of Better Love’s points.

Last edited 6 months ago by Jake
Polegend Godnova
6 months ago

greece has completely lost its identity at esc. i hope the greeks get properly represented again soon

Adnama
Adnama
6 months ago

This comment is silly. Europeans really think that all that greeks listen to is OPA songs and they break dishes on their floors.
Why should this only apply to Greece? Have Sweden send a song in swedish with traditional music. Have Ireland send a folk song. Have Germany send a metal song in german.
Every country has ethnic musical elements, lets cancel them all and allow english pop to UK only.
But no, right? Any country can send english pop apart from Greece and Azerbaijan, those two should always give us something ethnic.

Last edited 6 months ago by Adnama
Campbell Grace
Campbell Grace
6 months ago
Reply to  Adnama

I agree with everything you said except the last part. There’s more to “ethnic music” than just Greece and Azerbaijan.

Likewise there’s more to the UK than just English pop.

Last edited 6 months ago by Campbell Grace
Adnama
Adnama
6 months ago
Reply to  Campbell Grace

Yeah but eurofans are obsessed with getting ethnic from those 2 countries.

Polegend Godnova
6 months ago
Reply to  Adnama

and who talked about ethnic stuff ? there’s zero hype for this girl in greece. ert could easily send a big name in greece that people would back but instead went fish this unknown girl from norway lol

Jonas
Jonas
6 months ago

A completely unimportant observation, but doesn’t she look like Lorde?

Wheatley
Wheatley
6 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

I actually clicked on a Lorde recommended tab on Spotify cause I thought it was Amanda and that her song dropped there as well.

Kinga
6 months ago

I totally don’t get the hype. It is a nice ballad, the final part is really good but the first 90 seconds are rather dull.

West
West
6 months ago

Objectively this a a great song, the build up is breathtaking and emotions feel real. However the first slow part takes too much time – at least for me. My attention span isn’t that short, but I know most people will zone out by that point.

Adnama
Adnama
6 months ago
Reply to  West

Valid point but we cant be sure until we see the staging. Lets remember that Fokas Evaggelinos is staging this, the one who did Last Dance last year. We can expect anything lol

West
West
6 months ago
Reply to  Adnama

True – good staging can do a lot, though this song just needs something to intrigue the audience in the first minute, since then it captures attention pretty easily.

Leo M
Leo M
6 months ago

I had high hopes for Greece but have to say I’m very disappointed. Great voice but the song is a big generic. I wanted something a bit more ethnic from Greece.

(Thinking this will be downvoted like crazy)

Last edited 6 months ago by Leo M
Polegend Godnova
6 months ago
Reply to  Leo M

no one was expecting ethnic from this norwegian girlie lol

Adnama
Adnama
6 months ago
Reply to  Leo M

Totally ok to consider the song generic, but expecting from Greece to bring something ethnic and base a negative critique on that is unfair. Greece’s two non qualifications came with their most ethnic songs recently ( Argo and Yanna Terzi ), you cant blame them for trying to stay away for a while and trying to appeal more to the juries.
Also, eurofans be like: we want ethnic from Greece, Azerbaijan, Moldova etc, give us ethnic, we need ethnic, then totally forget voting for ethnic entries and vote for clean english pop entries lol

Leendert Jan
Leendert Jan
6 months ago

Wow… I’m quite speechless. It’s gorgeous. This goes straight into my top 3. Well done Greece, it’s fantastic!
Big competitor for my own country’s entry… But I believe that there will be room for both Amanda and S10 in Turin. And for people who worry about this on stage: I don’t know how well she sings live, but this can be absolutely magical. Wow, Greece!

L’oiseau
L’oiseau
6 months ago

So this proves that the bookies know more than the mere mortals. It is explained that it was so high in the odds and rightly so, as this is obviously top 5 material. Another good addition for this year. Just a pity that this such this prediction is so Hellenic…

Sabrina
Sabrina
6 months ago
Reply to  L’oiseau

There was a leaked demo going on for a few weeks though. I haven’t listened to it, but I read some positive comments, which may indicate why the odds reacted earlier (and possibly also why some people got disappointed, since maybe their expectations were too high). I’m very satisfied with it, it went how I was expecting from Amanda.

Xabi
Xabi
6 months ago

Mykonos 2023! Kalimera honeyyyyyyyy!

Tjokes
Tjokes
6 months ago
Reply to  Xabi

Highly doubtful, but you keep dreaming!

vetrina
vetrina
6 months ago

The song itself is pretty decent, but is for Eurovision though?

Andi
Andi
6 months ago

Not sure why everyone is so hyped about it, I am not. It’s an ordinary song for me, nothing special. Ranks 11-20 I guess.

Sot
Sot
6 months ago

This is metallic, contemporary, urban yet so authentic, pure quality. Greece is slaying and why not this can even win it all

Joy
Joy
6 months ago

Personally I liked Stefania’s song much more then this one.
probably because Amanda’s English isn’t that well and that is annoying. Why didn’t she sing this in Greek?

Sabrina
Sabrina
6 months ago

I say this i objectively one of the best tracks of the 2022’s class, but at the same it’s a tricky one to make work in Eurovision. It builds up naturally, the lyrics are touching and that bridge is gorgeous. But I imagine the first minute (almost fully stripped down) will be a challenge to stage without losing people with shorter attention span. The voice modification (autotune? vocoder?) was unnecessary and this may sound even better live just like “Brividi” or “De Diepte”. Well done, Greece, this is a classy entry!

Deavy
Deavy
6 months ago

This is a weird song, sounds good, catchy also, but so psychiactric hospital vibes. Vulnerability in the song? Powerfull? Nope, it must have limits and it is not even normal. If we die together, we will always have each other and i won’t loose you for another?? Potential stalker lyrics

Last edited 6 months ago by Deavy
Film4o
Film4o
6 months ago

You must be newbie. Theres nothing definite in Eurovision so early. We need to see staging and live performance. This reminds me when i was hearing the similar comments for Sennek – A Matter Of Time and Roxen – Amnesia and then they didnt even end up in the final after their performances.

Roro31
Roro31
6 months ago

WAOUH !! Greece is fantastic this year !!!

Top 3/5 for the jury and the winner of ESC 2022 ? Maybe !!

For me, its a very good song, beautiful voice and the atmosphere of the song is soothing yet powerful ! I love it !!

Kosey
Kosey
6 months ago

Wow, these lyrics are so dark. It’s a lovely track but it does make me feel a little uncomfortable.

Dani
Dani
6 months ago

This year has like 17 Victoria’s

Leendert Jan
Leendert Jan
6 months ago
Reply to  Dani

While we were all expecting 17 Blind Channels 🙂

Last edited 6 months ago by Leendert Jan
Efthymios
Efthymios
6 months ago
Reply to  Leendert Jan

And we literally got only 1, from the same country as last year. :’)

mpp
mpp
6 months ago
Reply to  Leendert Jan

And only Bulgaria came close to sending a Blind Channel and not a Victoria! 😀

Yannis
Yannis
6 months ago

I’m so unbelievably proud and excited! We are really contenders for real!!!!!

NickC
NickC
6 months ago

I am underwhelmed. It is nice, but maybe because it was so high in the odds, I was hoping to hear an instant winner. Having said that, it captures the zeitgeist perfectly.

Last edited 6 months ago by NickC
Thanos
Thanos
6 months ago

I am not impressed. I expected much more. Die Together is good and will give us a good result perhaps but it is standard and pretty basic. I expected something more alternative.