Who will represent Ireland at Eurovision 2015? That question took a giant step forward today as RTE announced the 5 singers and song details of those that will compete then Irish Eurosong final on February 27th on the Late Late Show. You can listen to the Full Versions of the song HERE
So who have we got?
- Nikki Kavanagh – Memories
- Kat Mohan – Anybody Got A Shoulder
- Alex Saint & The MJs – She’s So Fine
- Erika Selin – Break Me Up
- Molly Sterling – Playing With Numbers
Nikki Kavanagh is no stranger to the Irish Eurosong and Eurovision scene. She was one of Niamh Kavanagh’s backing sings in Oslo in 2010 and came second in the Irish selection in 2011 by just 2 points to Jedward with her song ‘Falling’. Nikki’s song is called ‘Memories‘, and is written by Lee Anna James, Elena Morosanu, Simon Gribbe, Johnny Sanchez and Dimitri Stassos
Kat Mahon may look familiar to you. She was Longford’s representative at the 2014 Rose of Tralee (which is an international pageant held in Ireland each year). The writer of her song is none other than 1994 Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan who won the contest with ‘Rock n Roll Kids’. Kat will sing the song ‘Anybody Got A Shoulder’.
Alex Saint and The MJ’s
Alex Saint hails from Zambia but is living in Belfast. Alex’s song is called ‘She’s So Fine’ was written by Tony Adams-Rosa who some will remember from the show band era and other Eurosong entries in the past.
Erika Selin – Break Me Up
Swedish singer Erika Selin will perform the song ‘Break Me Up’ that was written by Gustav Euren, Niclas Arn and Danne Attlerud. Many Eurovision and Melodifestivalen fans will know the name Gustav Euren as he was one of the composers of the fan favourite song in Swedish 2010 national selection ‘Kom’ by Timoteij. As for Erika she has been a contestant on Swedish Idol in 2009.
Molly Sterling is the youngest contestant in this year’s Eurosong final. She is just 16 years of age. She comes from County Tipperary and she will perform the song ‘Playing With Numbers’ that was composed by Greg French. You will remember Greg from the 2012 Eurosong National final when he was Andrew Mann’s mentor with the song ‘Here I Am’ that came second to Jedward’s ‘Waterline’.
Listen to the Songs Today
The Ray D’arcy Show on RTÉ Radio One will premier the five songs today (February 9) from 16:00 CET and you can listen HERE LIVE
A mixture of songs and singers looking for your votes.
Author/Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source : Eurovision Ireland