Release dates published as EBU deadline looms

Release dates published as EBU deadline looms

As we enter the final two weeks of the national final season, many countries are continuing to announce the dates that their songs are to be released. As of March 2nd, only fourteen songs have been released for Eurovision 2021. This now means that a steady stream of songs are to soon going to be released for us all.

Today, we received news of multiple release dates from across the continent:

March 4th

Romania’s Roxen will be releasing her entry to the Contest on Thursday, March 4th. The song was selected with the help of a jury comprising of record label heads, including former participant Luminita Anghel. The song was one of six potential entries in contention, and fans will be able to hear the selected song on Thursday. However, no specific time has been given for the release.

Secondly, Hooverphonic from Belgium will also be releasing their Eurovision entry on March 4th. Details about Hooverphonic’s song for Rotterdam have been in scarce supply. Lead singer Alex Callier announced in December that two songs were in contention. Luckily, fans won’t have to wait long, as you can listen to the selected song at 08:50 CET on Thursday.

March 9th

We also had some news come from Austria, as Vincent Bueno’s song “Amen” will be released on Tuesday, March 9. Most importantly, the song will premiere at a press conference organised by ORF. Following that press conference, the song will then be played on radio in Austria the following day.

March 10th

Bulgaria‘s delegation continued to tease fans, by giving the release date for their Eurovision 2021. The song that Victoria will be singing will be published with a new music video on Wednesday, March 10th. Bulgaria has been taking a fan-oriented approach, appealing to people to provide feedback on Victoria’s six potential songs. Which song have you picked? We will see!

March 11th

Vasil from North Macedonia added to the list of release dates by publishing a snippet of his song “Here I Stand”. The gospel-heavy snippet was accompanied in a tweet with the information that MRT will release the song on Thursday, March 11th. Fans will also be able to see both the song and the music video on the Eurovision Youtube channel.

These countries join Russia in releasing more information about their participation in Eurovision 2021. Twenty-seven more songs are meant to be released in the next two weeks, we should expect more countries to publish further details about their entries. If you want a complete calendar, have created a helpful page so you can keep track of countries’ release dates.

Who are you looking forward to seeing? Do you think that we have already heard the winning song of Eurovision 2021, or can we find it in these songs? As always, lease do you let us know what you think by getting in touch on our social media and by telling us your thoughts below in the comments!

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