The id of Norway’s Eurovision breakout stars Subwoolfer has been revealed.
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The id of the act, who represented Norway in Eurovision 2022, has been a intently guarded secret up till now.
This night (February 4), the duo carried out a brand new track, ‘Worst Stored Secret’ on Norway’s stay closing for Eurovision after which they revealed their true identities.
The duo have been revealed to be Ben Adams from nineties boyband A1 and Norwegian musician and Idol runner up, Gaute Ormåsen.
All through 2022, there was a lot hypothesis concerning the id of the duo whose faces had been hid behind comical yellow wolf masks.
Adams mentioned of the Eurovision expertise: “It’s been the weirdest yr of our lives – and preserving ‘the worst stored secret in Norway’ has been difficult! From Alan Walker to Tix to Ylvis to different randoms, the hearsay mill has been a wild experience. However we rode it. One query stays…who’s DJ Astronaut!? See you on the opposite aspect for Subwoolfer 2.0!”.
You possibly can hearken to their new track right here:
The duo had been initially 50-1 to win final yr’s Eurovision in Italy with their observe ‘Give That Wolf A Banana’. Nonetheless, they completed the competitors in tenth place with 182 factors, a way off the winners, Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra and UK runner up Sam Ryder.
Quickly after the competitors, the band posted a video of themselves round Turin performing a parody of Dolly Parton‘s well-known hit ‘Jolene’.
Reviewing final yr’s Eurovision night time, NME wrote: “Eurovision 2022 was all about wanting ahead: Sam Ryder reminding us that the UK can truly win this factor, and Ukraine displaying the world simply how a lot company it has. Sure, the competition may be foolish – whats up, ‘Give That Wolf A Banana’ – but it surely’s additionally surprisingly and basically profound.”
In the meantime, the stage design for this yr’s Eurovision was revealed this week.
Designed by New York agency Yellow Studio, the stage is supposed to seem like a large hug enfolding the M&S Financial institution Enviornment in Liverpool, the place the competition is being held, reflecting the nation opening its arms to Ukraine. Final yr’s contest was gained by Kalush Orchestra, however Ukraine had been unable to host Eurovision 2023 as a result of its ongoing invasion by Russian forces.
The design connects the stage, performers, viewers and inexperienced room as one construction, providing the contestants a number of efficiency areas. Per a press launch, it is usually designed to “show how music can transcend borders and produce individuals collectively as one unit”.
Eurovision 2023 will happen on the M&S Financial institution Enviornment in Liverpool on Saturday Could 13. It was chosen because the host metropolis again in October, heading off competitors from Glasgow.
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