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This years Eurovision Song Contest is rapidly approaching and artist bulletins are actually underway. If you’re unfamiliar with the Eurovision Song contest, right here’s a fast overview of how the competitors works. Participating nations will nominate an artist who will later submit an unique track that will likely be carried out dwell. Lastly, a voting course of will happen, concluding with one winner for the competition. Imagine the stress as a solo artist representing your nation with a single track!

None apart from Darude, aka Ville Virtanen, aka the creator of the masterpiece Sandstorm, has been chosen to symbolize his house nation of Finland. On Facebook, Darude said he was a bit scared once they first requested him to affix the competitors however is honored to be a part of such an unimaginable expertise. We’re positive together with his expertise, he has a fantastic probability to deliver house first place together with his unique creation.

Darude’s iconic Sandstorm was launched in 1999 and have become an instantaneous hit within the music world. The music video on YouTube has reached almost 144 million views up to now and has no indicators of slowing down. Since then, Darude has been taking part in at numerous golf equipment and festivals all over the world and launched an album again in 2015 named Moments. While it’s unlucky Darude can’t submit Sandstorm for the competition, possibly he’ll create one other hit to take house the gold. Who do you assume has an opportunity of successful this yr and who’s representing your own home nation?

Stay tuned for extra data relating to Eurovision 2019!

Eurovision Song Contest Announcement – Darude (Finland)

Words by Alba Smith
Music Editor