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Team Reviews: Our thoughts on Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu

Finland’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu returns in its original format for the first time since 2017 tonight, with six acts and their original entries taking part in the competition. But what did our team think of the six Finnish hopefuls for Rotterdam? This time, it’s Boris, Daniel, David, James, Roy and Sean to review the entries! Catharina Zühlke – Eternity Boris …

Catharina Zühlke: “This time I had the courage to show my ‘soft side'”

Ahead of tonight’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu final in Finland, we got the opportunity to speak to Catharina Zühlke, who will perform “Eternity” and open the show. We spoke to Catharina about returning to UMK after a three year absence, her musical beginnings at a wedding, performing in Africa and the meanings behind her entry… Hello Catharina! First of all thank …

Finland: Listen to Catharina Zühlke’s entry!

Another day, and another reveal for Finland’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu! Today sees the announcement of Catharina Zühlke’s song, “Eternity”. The pop-meets-ballad track about the loss of loved ones starts off slow before upping the tempo and bringing the teardrops to the dancefloor. The song, written in collaboration between Zühlke, Henrik Tala, Josefin Myrberg, Marcia Sondeijker and Roel Rats (who already …

Finland: Listen to Aksel Kankaanranta’s entry

The third track of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, Finland’s selection for Eurovision 2020, has been revealed. Aksel Kankaanranta, a young singer from Turku who wowed viewers to finish as the runner-up of The Voice of Finland in 2017, has revealed “Looking Back”, an English-language anthemic pop ballad about nostalgia and looking back on previous experiences. #YOU can check out …

Finland: No more internal in 2020

Who got the time to think about PED (Post Eurovision Depression)? There is literally things happening all the time in the Eurovision bubble and today Finland showed that. [AdSense-B] While The Netherlands is already preparing for the 2020 contest, then so is all the remaining broadcasters around Europe as well. Yle has today revealed some of their plans for the …

Finland: Which song should win Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2019?

[AdSense-B] It’s been just over a month since Finland shocked the Eurovision world by announcing international DJ Darude and Finnish vocalist Sebastian Rejman as their representatives for this year’s contest. Since then, three songs have been presented by the duo, all with their own idiosyncracies and merits. But which of the three songs should be chosen for Tel Aviv? It’s …

Finland: “Look Away” completes the UMK line-up

[AdSense-B] “Look Away”, the third and final release from Darude and Sebastian Rejman which will take part in this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, has been released by the Finnish broadcaster YLE. The track is much in a similar vein to the other entries in the Finnish selection but with a less intense style and a trance-pop sound. The track’s lyrics …

Finland: Darude and Sebastian Rejman release “Superman”

[AdSense-B] Finland’s representatives in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Darude and Sebastian Rejman, have released their second potential entry “Superman”. The track, released alongside a humorous video involving Darude saving the day on numerous occasions, sees a more traditional dance track structure and a slight sample of the harsh synths prominent in Darude’s mega hit “Sandstorm”. #YOU can listen to …

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