Josiane Grizeau, better known as Séverine, the French singer who won the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Monaco with the evergreen Un banc, un arbre, une rue in 1971 is back with a new album titled Espérance.
Séverine is back with Espérance, a new album made of 10 tracks. The album actually contains 5 previously never-released songs performed in French as well as 5 bonus tracks that will delight the Eurovision fans: the 2005 version of her 1971 winning entry Un banc, un arbre, une rue; the 2005 version of the very same entry performed in German Mach die Augen zu; the English version of her winning entry Chance in time; as well as her two bids to represent Germany in 1975 and 1982, Ich Glaub’ An Meine Träume and Dreh’ dich im Kreisel der Zeit.
Snippets of all songs are available on the singer’s new website here. We also learn that Séverine will return on stage on the occasion the VocalVision Song Contest (Eurovision concert and song contest) to be held at the Zénith d’Auvergne, France, on 11 June 2016. The singer will appear together with Anne-Marie David (Luxembourg 1973, France 1979), Hera Björk (Iceland 2010), Axel Hirsoux (Belgium 2014) and Mélanie René (Switzerland 2015).