YOU RAISE ME UP

Latest update on 12/05/2014

Artist: Secret Garden
Author: Rolf Lovland/Brendan Graham
Label: Decca
Year: 2001

Winning act of the '95 Eurovision Song Contest with Nocturne on their album Once In A Red Moon. Vocal: Brian Kennedy. Originally written (but not cut) as an instrumental (Silent Story). Lovland also wrote the Norwegian '85 ESC winner La Det Swinge for Bobbysocks.

Covers:

2003:

Daniel O'Donnell [hit UK & IRE]

2003:

Josh Groban [American Idol finalist; hit US; also sang it for the '04 Superbowl and for a NASA commemoration of the victims of Space Shuttle Columbia; also during Oprah Winfrey's 50th birthday show]

2004:

Selah [Christian hit US]

2004:

Russell Watson

2005:

Westlife [n°1 UK & IRE]

2005:

Tommy Fleming

2006:

Brian Kennedy [at George Best's funeral; top 5 UK]

2006:

Divo [Spanish version]

2006:

Petra Berger

2009:

Paul Potts [as Por Ti Sére]

2010:

Wesley [winner Popstars NL]

More than half a million spins on American radio and counting. More than 125 recordings listed in five years time, many of them associated with the 9/11 mourning process.

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