The United Kingdom’s entry for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest will be released on Sunday 6 May, according to the BBC today. “Love Will Set You Free”, which will be performed in Baku by Engelbert Humperdinck, will be available to buy and download in just over a month.
This is the first time in recent years that a British entry will go to download before the Song Contest itself, with recent songs tending to go on sale the week before, or sometimes even the day after, Eurovision.
In other news, the BBC have also reported that thisy ear’s entry will be BBC Radio 2′s “Record of the week” for the week commencing 9 April. Ken Bruce, who is also the Radio 2 commentator on Eurovision, has been playing the song frequently on his show since its release last month.