Thursday, April 12, 2018

France - Mercy - Madame Monsieur

The 3rd "Lisbon" promo cds
13 - 173 pts, not in semi

Madame Monsieur won Destination Eurovision, the French selection for Lisbon with their self penned song Mercy.
Madame Monsieur are Émilie Satt and Jean-Karl Lucas. They released their album, Tandem in 2016, which is well worth checking out.
Their new album Vue D'ici, released on April 20, includes the Eurovision entry in its full original version.
The album is out on CD and through digital stores. A promo issue in a larger (6 inch) pop-up card sleeve is also issued.

Mercy was released as a digital single (Play Two).
In the week before the French final Mercy already entered the French charts at #8.

A 1-track promo with the full version has been made.
The Eurovision edit was revealed on March 13.

Digital Release Image
The 2nd promo has 6 versions of Mercy, . All tracks have also been released as a digital EP. You can listen to all versions at the MM Youtube channel.
This promo was distributed before the contest to radio and other contacts.
1. Mercy - original
2. Mercy - Eurovision version
3. Mercy - English version
4. Mercy - Spanish version
5. Mercy - French remix a.k.a. Remix Electro (French)
6. Mercy - English remix a.k.a. Remix Electro (English)
The English and Spanish version are full (3:58) versions.

A 3rd promo has the same  6 tracks but a slightly different sleeve. This is the one used in Lisbon



France selected their 2018 entry through a three night preselection.
The final was on January 27. All 18 songs competing have been released (digital)
Find out more here at the Destination Eurovision pages.

Mercy digital EP image
Versions:
Mercy - Eurovision version
- 2nd promo
Mercy - single version (3:58)
- both promos
Mercy - English version
Mercy - Spanish version
Mercy - Remix Electro (French)
Mercy - Remix Electro (English)
- all on 2nd promo
Mercy - Eurovision karaoke (= instrumental)
- digital release
All versions have (also) been released digitally.

Charts
IFOP France top 200: 8, 3, 17, 26, 30, 26, 26, 23, 30, 30, 42, 51, 40, 14, 17, 10, 2, 19, 30, 46, 85, 105, 89, 106, 149
Suisse Romande top 20: 16, -, re 8, -
Belgium (Wallonia) top 50) 37, 47, 44, 42, 33, 27, 10, 19, 32, -
Sweden top 100: 90, -

Links and sources:
Madame Monsieur: Facebook, Instagram
France 2 Eurovision pages
French Eurovision history: 20172016 - 2015 - 2014 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009

Forthcoming album Vu D'Ici
Vu D'Ici tracklist
1. Comme une reine
2. Mercy
3. Tourner la page
4. Ne me laisse pas
5. Au-delà
6. Ça vaut la peine
7. Quand la nuit nous sépare
8. Qui sait
9. La voyageuse
10. 22.11.2013
11. Des baisers
12. Pour ceux qu'on aime
13. Défends-moi
14. Partir
Défends-moi and previous single Partir also appear on the 2016 album Tandem. Défends-moi is a rap-free re-recording but Partir is the original.
(Low Wood / Play Two records 0190295651268, distr. Warner)

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