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Amaranthine
North Vision Song Contest 4 entry
Country Denmark
Artist(s) Amaranthe
Language English
Songwriter(s)
  • Olof Mörck
  • Jake E. Lundberg
  • Andreas Solveström
Finals performance
Semi-final result 4th, 94 points
Final result 1st, 175 points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Reconnect" (3)   
"Skylder dig ik' noget" (5) ►

"Amaranthine" is a song by Swedish/Danish band Amaranthe from their first studio album Amaranthe. It was released as the third single from the album on 26 September 2011. It was written and composed by band members Olof Mörck, Jake E. Lundberg with Andreas Solveström also contributing for the lyrics.

The song was internally selected to represent Denmark in the forth edition of North Vision Song Contest. It competed in the second semi-final where it came fourth with 95 points and reached the final where it won with 175 points, marking Denmark's first victory.

Track listings

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Amaranthine"   3:36
NVSC release
No. Title Length
1. "Amaranthine"   3:36
2. "Amaranthine" (NVSC version) 3:04
3. "Amaranthine" (Live) 3:36
4. "Amaranthine" (Acoustic) 3:07
5. "Amaranthine" (Guitar Mix) 2:25

North Vision Song Contest

Amaranthe were revealed as the fourth Danish representatives on 1 August 2013 with "Amaranthine" being presented as their song on 5 August 2013, in a press conference in Sweden. A few days later, The Hunger Tour was announced as the promotional tour for the entry as well as their first and second studio album, Amaranthe and The Nexus. Amaranthe performed in more than twenty countries including Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Norway and Germany.

The song peaked at the first place in Denmark, Ireland and Spain. It was also charted high in Norway (second), Luxembourg (third) and the United Kingdom (seventh).

Amaranthe performed twentienth in the second semi-final from where they qualified to the grand final, keeping Denmark's successful results. In the grand final, Amaranthe performed twenty-second. Denmark won the edition with one 175 points receiving the highest points from FYR MacedoniaLuxembourgBosnia and Herzegovina and Spain.

Charts and certifications

Charts

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Azerbaijan (Top 50) 15
Belgium (Ultratop 50) (Flanders) 1
Belgium (Wallonia) 5
Bulgaria (IFPI) 9
Czech Republic (IFPI) 28
Denmark (Tracklisten) 1
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 45
France (SNEP) 22
Macedonia (Antenna5 Hit Lists) 4
Iceland (Tonlist) 12
Ireland (IRMA) 1
Israel (Media Forest) 32
Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20) 1
Norway (VG-lista) 2
Luxembourg (Billboard) 3
Liechtenstein (Top 50) 13
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 5) 23
Portugal (Billboard) 58
Spain (PROMUSICAE) 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 53
Turkey (Number One Charts) 25
UK (Official Charts Company) 7
Ukraine (FDR) 29

Charts

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Denmark (DL Charts) 13

Certifications

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Belgium 3× Platinum 68,000*
Denmark Diamond 970,000^
Macedonia Platinum 20,000^
Ireland Platinum 25,000x
Lebanon Diamond 600,000^
Luxembourg Gold 45,000^
Norway 5× Platinum 58,000*
Spain 2× Platinum 89,000^
*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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