Rotterdam 2021

🇫🇷 Barbara Pravi releases acoustic version of “Voilà”

The new version drops off the back of her recent success in Spain

Back in January, Barbara Pravi won Eurovision France – C’est vous qui décidez! with a comprehensive lead in both the televote and the jury vote. Since then, despite being the third entry selected, she has remained one of the favourites to win the contest. Following a triumphant Spanish TV performance, Barbara has released an acoustic version of her entry.

Barbara Pravi has had a busy week, having recently made her Spanish TV debut on the show Rocío, contar la verdad para seguir viva. Following the positive reaction to this performance, she released a cover of Rocío Jurado’s “Como Una Ola”, which has amassed over 60,000 views on her Instagram.

Hot off the heels of this, she has released an acoustic version of Voilà via the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel.

About Barbara Pravi

Born to a family of artists and musicians, Barbara has released three EPs to date – Barbara Pravi (2018), Reviens pour l’hiver (2020) and Les prières (2021). In addition to her own music, she has been composing and writing for other artists since 2014.

Her most notable credits to date for most Eurovision fans will be France’s recent Junior Eurovision entries. In 2019, she composed the song “Bim Bam Toi” for Carla, who ended up placing 5th in the contest before the song went viral on TikTok. Barbara went on to write “J’imagine” for Valentina, who went on to win the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Fresh of her success as a writer, she was soon announced as one of the competing contestants of Eurovision France – C’est vous qui décidez!, having been approached previously to participate in Destination Eurovision. Barbara went on to win the selection with a landslide 204 points to runner-up Juliette Moraine’s 136. The song is currently second in the odds to win the contest.

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