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Talking concerning the new tune, vocalist Lauri Ylönen stated: ”COVID was the final straw for many individuals having psychological well being points, together with myself. Within the music video the dancers enjoying ‘the roots’ symbolize the evil power and they’re attempting to drag us down underground.
“Nonetheless, the tune has a optimistic message, which isn’t to surrender irrespective of how laborious life treats you.”
Like their Eurovision entry ‘Jezebel’, the tune was once more co-written and produced by songwriter Desmond Youngster (KISS, Aerosmith). It’s additionally the title observe of their upcoming album, which arrives on September 23 by way of Playground Music.
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The band received that contest in a landslide victory with their song ‘Jezebel’ after it was introduced again in January that the band were hoping to represent their country at the ceremony.
Talking after profitable Finland’s choice course of occasion – Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK) – Ylönen stated: “We did it! We’re so glad. It was an excellent powerful competitors, all the opposite songs had been excellent.
“We had been making ready so laborious for this for six months. We’re actually taken and honoured and we might be working like pigs to symbolize Finland in the easiest way in Turin.”
However the occasion’s organisers have now stated “with deep remorse” that it’ll not be doable to supply the safety and operational ensures required to host the competition in Ukraine.
They added: “In accordance with the foundations and to make sure the continuity of the occasion, the EBU will now start discussions with the BBC, as this yr’s runner-up, to probably host the 2023 Eurovision tune contest in the UK. It’s our full intention that Ukraine’s win might be mirrored in subsequent yr’s exhibits. This might be a precedence for us in our discussions with the eventual hosts.”
The competitors was final held in Britain in 1998 after after the UK received with Katrina And The Waves’ ‘Love Shine A Gentle’.
The BBC has since responded to the findings by the EBU. “We have now seen the announcement from the EBU. Clearly these aren’t a set of circumstances that anybody would need. Following their choice, we are going to after all talk about the BBC internet hosting the Eurovision Tune Contest.”