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We Write the Story is a single composed by ABBA members Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Swedish DJ Avicii as the anthem for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.

On April 13 2013 the European Broadcasting Union announced that Björn, Benny and Avicii would compse the Eurovision 2013 anthem and that idea of a "Eurovision Anthem" for 2013 was there from the beginning of the planning of this year's contest. From the start, Björn, Benny and Avicii were on the very top of the list of musicians that Sveriges Television wished to collaborate with. Martin Österdahl, the executive producer, said:

We are extremely delighted to announce that Benny, Bjorn and Avicii have accepted to compose a unique piece of music for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest
Andersson and Ulvaeus said they agreed with host broadcaster SVT's "vision for the contest". The collaboration is being hailed as a "union of two of Sweden's biggest musical exports". The song was performed for the first time during the Grand Final on May 18 2013.

The song is written in the key of E major.

Track listing Edit

  1. We Write the Story - runtime 6.33
  2. We Write the Story (Edited Version) - runtime 4.04

Credits Edit

Composition, lyrics - Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson

Composition - Avicii, Ash Pournouri

Vocals - Choir

Charts Edit

#73 in the Netherlands

#199 midweek in the UK

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