“Mon Amour” the song which will represent France at the Eurovision Song Contest on May 11, 2024

On May 11, 2024, the Europeans will watch The Eurovision Song Contest as is they were watching the finale of a soccer championship. This year, in Malmö, Sweden, Slimane will sing Mon Amour, a poignant story of love and loss.

The song was released in 2022 and has been streamed on the French-speaking radio for months. It’s already very popular in many Francophone countries. It has a catchy melody and heartfelt lyrics.

Its words explore the emotional journey of someone who is grappling with the end of a relationship while still deeply in love with their partner. The song reflects on the bittersweet nature of memories and the pain of moving forward when one’s feelings remain anchored in the past. The chorus is a plea for understanding and a desire to hold onto a slipping connection. The narrator seems to be conversing with their departed lover, questioning the reasons behind their departure and expressing a profound sense of loss. Throughout the song, Slimane uses vivid imagery and emotional language to evoke the loneliness and sadness of separation, while also acknowledging the everlasting impact of a true love, even when the relationship itself has ended. The song resonates with anyone who has experienced a deep, yet ultimately lost, love.

On May 11, 2024, each European citizen will support their country. Some songs will be moving, others will be weird or funny. The European Song Contest is sometimes as entertaining as the Netflix movie by David Dobkin, with Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams called Eurovision Song Contest: the Story of Fire Saga.

In the past, each European country had to have a song in the official language of their country but since the rule changed, most of the songs have been in English. Even if France has already presented songs in regional languages or partly in English, “Mon Amour” is a beautiful song in French and the French are crossing their fingers for a victory of the international contest. France has not won since 1977…

Let’s listen to Mon Amour by Slimane. This video was taken during a concert on the Champs-Elysées on December 31, 2023.