‘Eurovision : Australia Decides 2020’ hits our screens tomorrow night, and we’re taking a look at each of this year’s entries.
Ten songs by ten Aussie performers will compete to be Australia’s entry to the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in May in the Netherlands.
Yesterday, we took a look at the first four entries vying for your all-important votes. Check them out HERE.
Today, in our second post in the series, we take a look at the next three tracks you’ll need to decide on this Saturday night.
JAGUAR JONZE : Rabbit Hole
Brisbane’s Jaguar Jonze could potentially be seen as one of the dark horses of this year’s Eurovision : Australia Decides competition.
Though she’s a relative unknown when compared to the likes of Vanessa Amorosi, Montaigne and Casey Donovan, her single ‘Rabbit Hole’ could be the one to stand out from the pack.
It’s a little more indie/rock than its contemporaries, written by Jaguar as a way of acknowledging her PTSD.
“‘Rabbit Hole’ is about exploring the intricacies of our vulnerabilities, and how it unknowingly manifests into different coping mechanisms as we go through life’s inevitable obstacles,” she explains.
It could very well appeal to those looking for something a bit different to the Eurovision norm.
JORDAN-RAVI : Pushing Stars
Another unknown, Jordan-Ravi will head to the Gold Coast this weekend armed with a song with some Eurovision pedigree.
The track, ‘Pushing Stars’, was co-penned by George Sheppard, whose band Sheppard competed in last year’s ‘Australia Decides’ competition, and Bachelor Girl’s Tania Doko, who also battled it out last year.
Staggeringly, this will be the first time that the Darwin native has performed on TV. So will the nerves get to him? Or will he smash it out of the park?
MONTAIGNE : Don’t Break Me
Montaigne is no stranger to the spotlight, having released a series of singles across the past six years, along with two albums.
She’s one of Australia’s most celebrated and accomplished Aussie talents right now, so ‘Eurovision : Australia Decides’ should be a skip in the park, right? Yep… she’s champing at the bit.
“I’m excited to participate in ‘Eurovision – Australia Decides’ for the opportunity to release the part of me that is dramatic and extreme,” she says. “I manage to do it without a massive international music event as impetus, but on the big stage in Europe in front of millions would be everything the drama queen egomaniac inside me could want, and more.”
‘Eurovision : Australia Decides’ is telecast live on SBS this Saturday night from 8:30pm.