Tel Aviv 2019

Finland: Listen to Darude’s first UMK 2019 song “Release Me”

The first of the three songs is out

In January, the Finnish broadcaster Yle announced that the DJ and producer Darude will represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 together with the singer Sebastian Rejman. Today, the first of their three potential Eurovision entries was released.

Listen to “Release Me”

If the video is not appearing above, click here to watch the music video.

You can also find the song on Spotify and Apple Music. The song is written by Ville Virtanen (Darude), Jaakko Manninen & Brandyn Burnett. The music video is directed by Jaakko Manninen.

Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2019

On March 2nd, the Finnish public together with international jury will choose the winner from three songs. The final Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2019 will take place in Turku.

Darude’s second song will be released on February 15th and the third on February 22nd. Sebastian Rejman is providing the vocals on all the three songs.

Darude will represent Finland with the winning entry in Tel Aviv. Finland will compete in the first semifinal of Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on May 14th.

What do you think about “Release Me”? Let us know on social media @ESCXTRA!

Sami Luukela

I started watching Eurovision back in 2006, when I was only 10 and couldn't stay up to see Lordi winning. I attended my first contest in 2013 in Malmö. I'm studying journalism and I love music — you will probably never see me without my headphones on.
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