Dancing in the Rain (song)

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"Dancing in the Rain"
Ruth Lorenzo Dancing in the Rain.jpg
Single by Ruth Lorenzo
from the album Planeta Azul
Released 18 February 2014
Format
Recorded 2013
Genre Pop
Length 2:50
Label Roster Music
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Toni Ten
  • Sam Kennedy
Ruth Lorenzo singles chronology
"Love Is Dead"
(2013)
"Dancing in the Rain"
(2014)
"Gigantes"
(2014)
Spain "Dancing in the Rain"
Eurovision Song Contest 2014 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Languages
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Ruth Lorenzo, Jim Irvin, Julian Emery
Finals performance
Final result
10th
Final points
74
Appearance chronology
◄ "Contigo hasta el final" (2013)   
"Amanecer" (2015) ►

"Dancing in the Rain" is a song by Spanish singer Ruth Lorenzo. It was chosen to represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Denmark, where it placed 10th with 74 points.[1] The song was released in Spain and the United Kingdom as a digital download on 18 February 2014, through Roster Music on iTunes. The song was written by Lorenzo herself and British songwriters Jim Irvin and Julian Emery.

Live performances

On 22 February 2014 she performed the song live during Mira quién va a Eurovisión (English: "Look who's going to Eurovision"), where she was selected to represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Denmark. On 10 May 2014 Ruth Lorenzo performed the song live during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 at the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen, Denmark. At the end of the voting, it had received 74 votes, placing on 10th place in a field of 26 songs.

Track listings

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Dancing in the Rain" 2:59
2. "Dancing in the Rain" (Official Eurovision 2014 - Spain) 2:52
Cahill Remixes EP
No. Title Length
1. "Dancing in the Rain" (Cahill English Radio Mix) 3:37
2. "Dancing in the Rain" (Cahill English Club Mix) 6:30
3. "Dancing in the Rain" (Cahill Spanish & English Radio Mix) 3:37
4. "Dancing in the Rain" (Cahill Spanish & English Club Mix) 6:30

Music video

The official music video of the song premiered on 14 March 2014. The video, directed by Paloma Zapata and choreographed by Myriam Benedited, was filmed in the former Fabra i Coats factory, a 19th-century spinning mill in Barcelona. The video focuses on Lorenzo, who is accompanied by Italian dancer Giuseppe Di Bella, and includes underwater scenes. The video served to introduce the Eurovision version of the song, with additional verses in English.[2]

Weekly charts

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 69
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 54
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 75
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[6] 5
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 69
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 102

Release history

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Spain 18 February 2014 Digital download Roster Music
United Kingdom 18 March 2014 [9]
Spain 29 April 2014 CD single[10]

See also

References

  1. ^ Callum, Nowacki (22 February 2014). "Spain: It's Ruth to Copenhagen!". Eurovoix.com. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Ruth Lorenzo, una diva bailando bajo el agua en el videoclip de "Dancing in the rain"" (in Spanish). RTVE.es. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Ruth Lorenzo – Dancing in the Rain" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Ruth Lorenzo – Dancing in the Rain". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Chart Track: Week 20, 2014". Irish Singles Chart.
  6. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Ruth Lorenzo – Dancing in the Rain" Canciones Top 50.
  7. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Ruth Lorenzo – Dancing in the Rain". Swiss Singles Chart.
  8. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  9. ^ "Dancing in the Rain (Official Eurovision 2014 - Spain) - Single by Ruth Lorenzo". itunes.apple.com.
  10. ^ Dancing In the Rain (CD Single)

External links

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