Saturday, May 16, 2009

25 Finland - Lose Control - Waldo's People

25 - 22 pts / 12 - 42 in semi 1 *

Lose Control by Waldo's People is available in five versions (digital release and cds):
Lose Control - Radio edit ♫
Lose Control - Extended version
Lose Control - JS 16 remix
Lose Control - In Styles Club remix
Lose Control - Franjola and Lerk remix
Digital at MTV3 and NRJ (Finland only) and on Sony cdsingle (Sony Music 88697489012)

After 14 weeks on the Finnish charts on downloads only Lose Control goes to #1 for the first time (the week after the physical release, cdsingles rule!). Total on the charts: 13, 7, 4, 4, 2, 3, 3, 2, 2, 5, 5, 6, 7, 2, 1, 1, 2, 6, 7, 7, 2, 3, 8, 11, 11, 15, - (= 1-26)
Lose Control in the Swedish top 60:50, 59, 11, 19, 33, 37, 46, 50
And even in the U.K. Waldo charts: # 100 in the post Eurovision week.
Switzerland top 100: 57
The radio edit is also available on Waldo's People CD Paranoid (Sony BMG), Paranoid also includes follow-up single New Vibration.

The CD with all Finnish preselection songs is out now and available in Finnish stores and at BeaRecords (Edel records 0195832 ERE) has more details on the band and the videoclip of Lose Control.
There's also an English version of the Waldo's People site.

The cdsingle and album are available in the Finnish shops and at BeaRecords

Coverversions from South Africa
2010: Two South African artists have released their coverversions of Lose Control.
MoniQue get a little help from rapper Snotkop on her version Ek Val Vir Jou (I fall for you) in Afrikaans
You can find the track on MoniQue's album with the same title. The album also includes an English version of the song.
The CD is out now on select music and is available at Kalahari. It's also digitally available at Rhythm Music Store. and some international providers. You can watch the youtube here.

South African Bachelor Of The Year Stefan Ludik also has an album out. Burn This Town is out on CD in South Africa and also digitally available at, We7 and MusicMe. It has one Eurocover, Lose Control, last years clubby Finnish entry by Waldo's People. It's in English and a bit louder than the original.
At MusicMe you can listen to the full tracks of the album.
Stefan Ludik website.

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