Flag of Denmark.png "Alive"
North Vision Song Contest 1 entry
Country Denmark
Artist(s) Kato feat. Electric Lady Lab
Language English
Finals performance
Semi-final result 1st, 132 points
Final result 2nd, 159 points
Appearance chronology
"Kl. 10" (2) ►

"Alive" is a song by Danish DJ Kato and the elektro-pop duo Electric Lady Lab. It was released as the second single from Kato's third studio album, Behind Closed Doors. It was composed by Thomas Kato Vittrup, Lene Dissing, Peter Bjørnskov, Martin Bøge Pedersen, Stine Hjelm, Engelina Andrina Larsen, Richard Fairbrass, Rob Manzoli and Christopher Fairbrass.

The song was internally selected by the Danish broadcaster to represent Denmark in the first edition of the North Vision Song Contest. It reached the first place in the final and the second place in the final with 132 and 159 points respectively.

Track listings

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Alive"   3:38
NVSC release
No. Title Length
1. "Alive"   3:38
2. "Alive" (Radio Edit) 3:38
3. "Alive" (Extended Version) 5:06
4. "Alive" (Svenstrup & Vendelboe Remix) 4:48
5. "Alive" (Hampenberg Remix) 5:41
6. "Alive" (Haxtar Remix) 4:46

North Vision Song Contest

Kato and Electric Lady Lab were internally selected to represent Denmark in the first edition of Northvision. After they gave several songs to DR, the broadcaster, they decided that Alive would represent the country in the contest. Some days later their tour around Europe started with the first performance being in Denmark. The artists performed in more than thirty countries in order to promote their song.

After they were done with the tour, they started reheharsals in Hungary, where the contest would take place. After qualifying from the first semi-final with the first place they performed tenth in the grand final where they got the second place with 159 points, receiving 12 points from six countries.

Charts and cerfitications


Chart (2013) Peak
Czech Republic (IFPI) 38
Denmark (Tracklisten) 1
Macedonia (Antenna5 Hit Lists) 2
Greece (Billboard) 19
Ireland (IRMA) 3
Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20) 5
Lithuania (Lithuanian Airplay Chart) 5
Luxembourg (Billboard) 12
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100) 1
Norway (VG-lista) 4
Portugal (Billboard) 24
Romania (Romanian Top 100) 2
Russia (2M) 28
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 8
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 1
Ukraine (FDR) 54
UK (Official Charts Company) 5

Online charts

Chart (2013) Peak
Sweden (Aqua Charts) 7


Region Certification Sales/shipments
Denmark 8× Platinum 245,000^
Lebanon Gold 22,000^
Netherlands Platinum 35,000^
Norway 3× Platinum 35,000*
Switzerland Gold 19,000x
*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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