In an interview with BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills, Robbie Williams has put his name forward for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. He however does not want to represent the United Kingdom, but feature as an interval act.
“I love Eurovison, I’m a massive fan”, says Robbie Williams
The interview Eurovision commentator Scott Mills had with the former Take That singer comes amidst promotion for his latest album XXV. Williams celebrates his 25-year solo career on the new album, which he recorded alongside the Dutch Metropole Orchestra. In the interview, Mills asks the “Angels” singer about the Eurovision Song Contest. To that, Williams responds by saying:
Actually, I’ve already put my name forward [for Eurovision]. Not to represent the UK, but to do that bit at half time, like Madonna and Justin Timberlake. Absolutely, I’ll have a bit of that. Nobody did that, then Justin Timberlake did it one year.Robbie Williams
Eurovision to Robbie Williams seems a fairly simple concept. Amidst several UK acts, such as Blue and Steps, reminiscing the contest’s eternal slogan “It’s all political”, Williams brings a different tone. He absolutely loves the Eurovision Song Contest and has a very simple explanation as to why the United Kingdom finished at the bottom of the scoreboard a couple of times:
It’s really simple. Get a great song, get somebody great to perform it and we’ll do really well. If we don’t have those two things then we’re going to come last. Nul points.
Robbie Williams – XXV
Currently, the 48-year old singer is promoting his album XXV. The album contains some of Williams’s biggest hits, such as “Angels”. Robbie Williams first rose to fame as a member of boy group Take That, but started a solo career in 1997. He’s scored an abundance of hits in his career, such as the aforementioned “Angels”, but also “Rock DJ”, “Feel” and more recently, “Candy”.
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