Montaigne will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with the song “Technicolour”. The song got its first play on the radio station triple j today and will be out on streaming services at 23:30 CET!
Listen to the snippet of “Technicolour”
Montaigne has shared a small snippet of the song on her social medias. The full song is out for streaming at 23:30 CET on March 4th or 09:30 AEDT on Friday for the Aussies. You can already pre-save the song by clicking here.
The song is written by Montaigne herself together with Dave Hammer. Australia will compete in the first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
Montaigne will perform at the 2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras that can be watched on Saturday 6 March at 08:00 CET via SBS On Demand. Montaigne will be giving her first live performance of “Technicolour” during the Pride event and broadcaster SBS has removed geo-blocking for international viewers for the event.
Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Although many Australians have performed on the Eurovision stage, it wasn’t until 2015 the nation took part ‘as a guest’. Guy Sebastian flew the flag with the uptempo ‘Tonight Again’, coming 5th. Due to the resounding success and positive response, Australia have competed in the contest since. In 2019, the EBU guaranteed Australia’s ability to participate until 2023. To date, Dami Im currently holds the crown for ‘best Australian result’ – almost winning the contest with ‘Sound of Silence’.
Last year, Montaigne was selected as Australia’s representative after winning Eurovision: Australia Decides with her song, “Don’t Break Me”. After the contest was cancelled, SBS invited Montaigne back to compete at the 2021 contest in Rotterdam.
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