Public Image Ltd. (PiL) are among those confirmed to take part in this year’s Eurosong competition, the national selection to represent Ireland at the 67th annual Eurovision Song Contest. Their song, ‘Hawaii’, the most personal piece of songwriting from John Lydon, and is accompanied by artwork by John himself.
Kalush Orchestra, the winners of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, have joined forces with Finnish rock legends and fellow Eurovision 2022 contestants, The Rasmus, to release a new Ukrainian-folk influenced version of ’00s rock mega hit ‘In The Shadows’. The new version, titled ‘In The Shadows Of Ukraine’, is out now via Relentless Records. Watch here.
If by now you’ve not heard of Bulgarian singer songwriter VICTORIA, then you must have been living under a rock. The 23 year old artist, whose full name is Victoria Georgieva, represented her homeland Bulgaria at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, making it through to the finals, and finishing a commendable 11th, with 170 points.
James Newman has today unveiled the stunning video for his UK Eurovision Song Contest 2020 entry ‘My Last Breath’. The track premiered on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 this morning. Shot in Sněžka, a mountain on the border between Czech Republic and Poland, the video for ‘My Last Breath’ is directed by Charlie Lightening (Director of Liam Gallagher’s ‘As It Was’ Documentary) and features Dutch Athlete Wim ‘The IceMan’ Hoff, famous for creating the “Wim Hoff Method” of breathing, on an extreme journey of adversary through the mountains, echoed by James’ beautifully raw vocals.
If like us you enjoy a bit of Eurovision, you’ll also know that ever since their two time tilt at the contest in 2011 and 2012, Dublin’s favourite twins Jedward have been rumoured to return. 2019 is no different, with the whispers once again starting up, wondering if John and Edward Grimes will be back this year, and if so, representing which country.