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I Belong (Kathy Kirby song)


I Belong (Kathy Kirby song)

United Kingdom "'I Belong"
Eurovision Song Contest 1965 entry
Country United Kingdom
Artist(s) Kathy Kirby
Language English
Composer(s) Peter Lee Sterling
Lyricist(s) Phil Peters
Conductor Eric Robinson
Finals performance
Final result 2nd
Final points 26
Appearance chronology
◄ "I Love the Little Things" (1964)   
"A Man Without Love" (1966) ►

"I Belong" was the United Kingdom' entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1965 held in Naples at March 21, 1965.

Performed in English by Kathy Kirby, the song is sung from the perspective of a woman who express your love by someone, she has loved for the first time in her life:

"But now my heart has recovered From past affairs that turned wrong All my dreams are uncovered I belong, I belong, I belong"

The song was performed second on the night, following the Netherlands 't Is genoeg" sung by Conny Vandenbos and preceding Spain´s ¡Qué bueno, qué bueno!" sung by Conchita Bautista . By the close of voting, it had received 26 points, placing it 2nd in a field of 18. Kathy Kirby also recorded a version of the song in Italian

The single peaked at no. 36 in Britain and no. 5 in Singapore.[1]

It was succeeded as the entry from the United Kingdom at the 1966 Contest by Kenneth McKellar singing "A Man Without Love".

References and external links

  • Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1965
Preceded by
I Love the Little Things
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
A Man Without Love

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