HRT, the Croatian national broadcaster has released the official Mižerja, the 2013 Croatian Eurovision entry.
Klapa s mora (The Klapa from the Sea) the 2013 Croatian representatives, filmed the official video preview of Mižerja yesterday. The clip was shot at HRT’s Studio 9 in Zagreb. Along with the videclip, Klapa s mora have also recorded the English version of their Eurovision entry Mizerja titled Hard Times, and is scheduled to be officially released in the coming week.
Mizerja- Official videoclip
The Klapa s Mora ensemble consists of:
- First tenor – Marko Škugor, from klapa Kampanel
- Second tenor – Ante Galić, from klapa Sinj
- First baritone – Nikša Antica, from klapa Kampanel
- Second baritone – Leon Bataljaku, from klapa Crikvenica
- Bass – Ivica Vlaić, from klapa Sebenico
- Bass – Bojan Kavedžija, from klapa Grdelin
Maestro Mojmir Čačija selected the lucky artists and he is responsible for the vocal arrangement. Producer Nikša Bratoš, along with Dragan Brnas, made the arrangement of the song.
HRT, the Croatian national broadcaster, confirmed to esctoday.com last January that a special HRT jury selected the 2013 Croatian entry, titled Mizerja (Misery or Sadness). The song is composed by Goran Topolovac, who hails from Duga Resa.
Croatia debuted at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest with Put’s Don’t ever cry. The country is yet to win the contest and their best placing at Europe’s favourite television show was in 1996 with Majda Blagdan and in 1999 with Doris Dragovic, achieving a 4th placing.