After the reveal of the competing artists at this year’s UMK, the entries are now starting to be released. The next entry to be released is “Ram Pam Pam” by BESS. This follows after Cyan Kicks has released their entry “Hurricane” yesterday.
BESS is mostly known for her music which has catchy lyrics and dance rhythms. Her debut album titled “BESS” was released in 2019 and has been streamed more than 20 million times with the single “Tempo” being streamed 10 million times. BESS has been heard in Finnish TV reality shows such as Love Island, The Bachelor, and Temptation Island.
BESS’s music style has been described as Pop, which incorporates electronic pop and house, which is mainly seen on “Ram Pam Pam”. Speaking about her participation at UMK this year, she mentioned that her participation is one of those “maybe sometimes, dreams come true”.
Listen to “Ram Pam Pam” on streaming platforms
Listen to the competing entries at this year’s UMK by following our Spotify playlist below.
The remaining entries in this year’s competition will be released as follows:
|Artist||Entry||Date of Release|
|The Rasmus||“Jezebel”||17th January|
|Younghearted||“Sun Numero”||18th January|
|Olivera||“Thank God I’m An Atheist”||19th January|
|Tommi Läntinen||“Elämä Kantaa Mua”||20th January|
|Isaac Sene||“Kuuma jäbä”||21st January|
Finland’s Eurovision Journey
Finland debuted in the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing 10th with Laila Kunnunen’s “Valoa ikkunassa.” Since then, they have competed 54 times, and appeared in the final 46 times. Finland has finished in the top 10 an impressive 13 times. They have won the contest once in 2006, with Lordi’s performance of “Hard Rock Hallelujah” getting 292 points. Finland’s most recent entry was “Dark Side” by Blind Channel. In the Final, they gained a total of 301 points, earning them 6th place.
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News Source: Yle
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