Da Da Dam

“Da Da Dam”

Single by Paradise Oskar

from the album Sunday Songs

Released
16 February 2011

Recorded
2011

Genre
Pop

Length
3:02

Label
Warner Music Finland

Writer(s)
Axel Ehnström

Paradise Oskar singles chronology

“Da Da Dam”
(2011)
“Sunday Everyday”
(2011)

“Da Da Dam”

Eurovision Song Contest 2011 entry

Country

Finland

Artist(s)

Paradise Oskar

Language

English

Composer(s)

Axel Ehnström

Lyricist(s)

Axel Ehnström

Finals performance

Semi-final result

3rd

Semi-final points

103

Final result

21st

Final points

57

Appearance chronology

◄ “Työlki ellää” (2010)   

“När jag blundar” (2012) ►

“Da Da Dam” is a ballad type song by Finnish Paradise Oskar and it is the Finnish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, qualifying for the final.[1] Da Da Dam came 21st in the final with 57 points. The song tells a story of a boy who decides to make a stand to try to save the planet, gets universally ignored, but continues to persevere.[2] Both the lyrics and music are by the singer himself. It is the first single from his debut album Sunday Songs.
The entry was performed in the first semifinal in the tenth position, following Eldrine from Georgia with “One More Day” and preceding Malta’s Glen Vella with One Life. Oskar is accompanied by his own guitar.

Contents

1 Music video
2 Chart performance
3 Track listing
4 Release history
5 References
6 External links

Music video[edit]
The music video for the song was uploaded to YouTube on April 20, 2011.[3]
Chart performance[edit]
“Da Da Dam” made its first chart appearance debuting at number 6 on the Finnish Singles Chart.[4]

Chart (2011)
Peak
position

Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5]
64

Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[6]
6

Finland Download Chart[7]
6

Finland Airplay Chart[8]
4

Germany (Official German Charts)[9]
46

Track listing[edit]

Digital download

No.
Title
Length

1.
“Da Da Dam”
3:02

Release history[edit]

Country
Date
Format

Worldwide
16 February 2011[10]
Digital download

References[edit]

^ “First Semi-Final: The qualifiers!”. Retrieved 2011-05-11. 
^ Paradise Oskar speaks to ESCDaily.com
^ Paradise Oskar – Da Da Dam (Official Music Video) – Buy album on iTunes!
^ “Suomen virallinen lista – Singlet 20/2011” (in Finnish). Retrieved 2011-05-19. 
^ “Austriancharts.at – Paradise Oskar – Da Da Dam” (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
^ “Paradise Oskar: Da Da Dam”
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