70 songs submitted in Lithuania

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According to the message board of doteurovision.com, 70 songs were submitted for the national final in Lithuania. There will be semifinals, starting on 3 January 2004 which will lead to the final on 14 February 2004 with 10 songs.

Amongst the participants some known names can be found. Amberlife will sing the song In your eyes, written by the Swedish trio Billy Butt, Bobby Ljunggren and Marcos Ubeda. Ljunggren co-wrote two Swedish Eurovision songs (1995 and 1998), Ubeda wrote the Swedish entry for the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest.

Next to Amberlife, B'Avarija, Aiste (the one that was disqualified in the 2002 preselection, not the one that represented Lithuania in 1999), Saules Kliosas, Ruta and Linas Adomaitis are mentioned as possible participants. B'Avarija won the 2002 preselection in Lithuania with the song We all but was disqualified because they released that song to soon.

Most of the submitted songs have English lyrics, some have Lithuania lyrics and one song has Spanish lyrics. Next to In your eyes, 11 other songs were written by foreign composers from Portugal, Finland and Germany.

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