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🇮🇸 Daði Freyr finished writing Eurovision 2021 entry

Plus: a new song coming on 1st January!

In October, it was announced that Daði Freyr and Gagnamagnið would be returning to represent Iceland at Eurovision 2021. Now, Daði has teased fans by saying that he “just finished the lyrics” for his upcoming Eurovision entry.

Last month, Daði revealed to NME that he was working on 11 demos for Eurovision, before choosing one to focus on. His 2021 entry will be his third Eurovision-related song, after his 2017 Söngvakeppnin entry “Is This Love?” and 2020 Eurovision entry “Think About Things”.

Teasing fans with a sneak peek

In true Daði Freyr style, alongside his teaser tweet, he posted a “sneak peek” of the lyrics of his Eurovision song – which has caused many people to joke about ‘cracking the code’ for the lyrics.

After months of speculation, this may confirm that Iceland will internally select their entry for Eurovision. However, it is still unknown how their song will be selected and a national final may be on the cards.

Feeling the love for the New Year

As well as teasing his Eurovision entry, Daði also confirmed yesterday that he would be releasing a new song with ÁSDÍS from the Icelandic-Norwegian group Banglist. Their new single, “Feel The Love”, will be released on 1st January 2021.

You can pre-save the song on Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer here.

All things Iceland with Felix Bergsson

They joined the contest in 1986, but still have zero wins to their name – just what can Iceland do? In the summer, we caught up with Iceland’s Head of Delegation, Felix Bergsson, to talk all things Iceland: Söngvakeppnin, the Netflix film and the Head of Delegation role itself! Take a watch below:

Are you excited to hear Daði’s entry for Eurovision 2021? What could possibly follow “Think About Things”?

Let us know in the comments below and on social media @ESCXTRA.

Tom Ryan

After joining the team in 2018, I've been lucky enough to cover four Eurovision seasons and I'm excited to see what 2023 has in store for us! I'm a music enthusiast, but also enjoy learning - so you'll likely find me in a classroom or listening to the best new music!

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