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Paradies, Wo Bist Du

Germany "Paradies, wo bist du?"
Eurovision Song Contest 1965 entry
Country Germany
Artist(s) Ulla Wiesner
Language German
Composer(s) Barbara Kist, Hans Blum
Lyricist(s) Barbara Kist, Hans Blum
Conductor Alfred Hause
Finals performance
Final result 15th
Final points 0
Appearance chronology
◄ "Man gewöhnt sich so schnell an das Schöne" (1964)   
"Die Zeiger der Uhr" (1966) ►

Paradies, wo bist du? (English translation: "Paradise, Where Are You?", sometimes, but not always, attested with a question mark) was the German entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1965, performed in German by Ulla Wiesner.

The song was performed fifth on the night (following Ireland's Butch Moore with "Walking the Streets in the Rain" and preceding Austria's Udo Jürgens with "Sag ihr, ich lass sie grüßen"). At the close of voting, it had received the dreaded nul points, placing 15th (equal last) in a field of 18.

The song is a dramatic ballad, with Wiesner wondering if she has found paradise as a result of a romantic experience.

It was succeeded as German representative at the 1966 Contest by Margot Eskens with "Die Zeiger der Uhr".

References and external links

  • Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year
  • Detailed info & lyrics, Diggiloo ThrushTemplate:Eurovision Song Contest 1965
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