Russia’s Eurovision 2019 representative Sergey Lazarev has announced that his entry will be released this Saturday, March 9th at 17CET.
Song by Sharon Vaughn, Philip Kirkorov and Dimitris Kontopoulos
In the Instagram post, Sergey takes time to thank some of the people who have worked with him on the song. It seems that his entry is composed by Dimitris Kontopoulos and Philip Kirkorov with lyrics written by Sharon Vaughn.
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Eng/Rus ‼️The time has come: Saturday 9 March at 16.00 CET we will release the Eurovision entry for Russia. I really hope you will all LOVE the song as much as I did from the first time I listened to it. This is a new journey for me and I am so excited for it. Thank you @fkirkorov not only for your contribution to the song, but most of all for being always there for me like a brother. True friendship exists in show business and you are the best example of this. Thank you @dimitriskontopoulos for this powerful melody, the great production and all of the hours of work you have spent for this song. @Sharon_Vaughn your words gave meaning to the melody. It’s an honor working with you and singing your lyrics. @moscow_symphony_orchestra your contribution gave a different meaning to the song. I am so glad that we managed to bring live orchestra back to eurovision, even in this way. @the_andrew_weed you are the best sound engineer I have ever worked with. @alexpanayi thank you for your patience, you are a true professional. Finally the biggest thanks goes to everyone in channel “Russia” for trusting me, for the second time, to represent our country. I promise you all to do my best in order to honor your decision. “Tears aren’t quiet things …” #sergeylazarev #сергейлазарев #eurovision2019 #Russia photo by @dvelichko ❤️
As reported before, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra has been involved in the recording of the song. Sergey also thanks the sound engineer Andrew Weed Konoplev and vocal coach Alex Panayi.
Russia will compete in the second semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Sergey Lazarev will perform on the second half of the show on May 16th.