Monday, March 25, 2019

Hungary - Viszlát Nyár - AWS

Digital Release Image Original version
21 - 93 pts, 10 - 111 in semi 2

AWS, metal band, represented Hungary in Lisbon.
Their song Viszlát Nyár (Goodbye summer) won the 2018 edition of A Dal.
AWS have been around since 2006 and have released three albums and a few EP's.

Viszlát Nyár was already released as a digital single on the 21st of October 2017.
An English version titled Summer Gone was revealed on April 19 (videoclip at AWS Youtube)
English was released to the digital stores on May 10 along with the acoustic version (in Hungarian)

A promo cds includes five versions, see versions below.
A USB stick with photos, mp3's, info and videos was also made for promotion.

A (dubstep-ish) remake / remix by Cloud9+ ft. AWS was released as a digital single on October 18.

AWS released their album Fekete Részem a few weeks after the contest. (CD: Edge Records EDGECD 282). This includes Viszlát Nyár in the original and acoustic versions.
A live album featuring an acoustic concert from September 27 was released on a CD/DVD set. This includes a live acoustic version of the Eurovision song (Edge Records EDGECDVD 288)

A Dal
Hungary continued their successful A Dal preselections to find a Eurovision entry for Lisbon.
30 songs, 3 heats, 2 semi finals and a final on 24 februari.
The 2CD with all 30 songs is out since February 2. (see picture below for tracklist. (MTVA 1271)

Viszlát Nyár - Eurovision version
- A Dal 2CD
Viszlát Nyár - original single version
- CD Fekete Részem
Viszlát Nyár - Eurovision karaoke
- all above digital releases
Viszlát Nyár - Acoustic version
- CD Fekete Részem
Viszlát Nyár - English version a.k.a. Summer Gone
- video
- all above on promo cds, all digital releases
Viszlát Nyár - Cloud9+ ft AWS
- digital release 18-10-18
Viszlát Nyár - Live acoustic
- CD/DVD Madách

Links and sources:
Thanks to Thomas.
AWS: Facebook, Instagram
A Dal Website,  Facebook
More about Hungary's entries here: 20172016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 2012 - 2011 - 2009
AWS at BeaRecords

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