Voyager are getting ready to grace the Eurovision stage in all their glam rock glory however no matter occurs throughout their semi-final, the Perth rockers say they’ve already received.
The Australians will face off in opposition to Albania, Armenia, Cyprus, Romania, Austria, Denmark, Lithuania, San Marino, Belgium, Slovenia, Iceland, Georgia, Greece, Poland and Estonia within the competitors on Thursday night within the UK.
The highest 10 international locations go on to the grand ultimate on Saturday.
Turning into part of the Eurovision household – a dream lead singer and keytarist Danny Estrin says he has had for lots longer than the seven years Australia has been a part of the competitors – has already exceeded the band’s expectations, so they are not feeling the stress to take out the trophy and even make it via to the finals.
“You might be fiercely aggressive in some methods however in different methods, you are simply all there to have a great time and carry out to the perfect of your skills and it is all in regards to the music for the tip of the day,” Estrin advised AAP.
“Does it imply we do not have what it takes to win it? I believe we do.”
But when worst involves worst, the group is philosophical.
“We’re a progressive metallic band from Perth, Western Australia, taking part in Eurovision in Liverpool. I imply, how may we ever think about ourselves losers on this,” bassist Alex Canion stated.
In contrast to many competitions in life, a music contest can come all the way down to tastes and on-the-day efficiency, the band stated.
“We’re not working a hundred-metre race. Nicely we’re, however we have all acquired completely different costumes on,” stated Estrin, including their finals costumes could be “additional”.
“It is so subjective. There is no ‘who can carry out the music quickest’,” bassist Alex Canion agreed.
And with a possible ultimate viewers of some 180 million viewers, the publicity is second to none, drummer Ashley Doodkorte stated.
“On the day, on the night time, all of us get that very same three minutes in entrance of that very same viewers. Everybody wins,” Doodkorte stated.
Eurovision ought to go some strategy to growing a world following for the band that has existed in a single kind or one other for some twenty years.
“This has all been an elaborate and extremely efficient album launch technique for our eighth album which comes out after we end Eurovision,” part-time lawyer Estrin joked.
“Already, up so far now, we have already received.”
The 2023 Eurovision is being held in Liverpool and hosted by the UK on behalf of Ukraine, whose Kalush Orchestra claimed victory final 12 months.
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