Rosie had the chance to sit down and speak to Brooke, a few days before her performance at The Late Late Show in an attempt to represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin.
They discuss the origins of her song “That’s Rich”, how to change the reputation of the contest in Ireland and the UK, and the power of music to unite people across the world. She also gives us a couple of hints as to what her performance will look like for The Late Late Show, and how this might change should she be chosen to take to the Eurovision stage!
Brooke is one of six artists hoping to represent Ireland in Turin. All six artists will be performing their entries during a special edition of ‘The Late Late Show’. The show will take place on Friday, February 4th. The winner of that show will go on to sing for Ireland in Italy in May.
Ireland’s Eurovision journey
In 1965, Ireland made their debut in the Eurovision Song Contest with Butch Moore and the song “Walking the Streets in the Rain”, which managed to place 6th. Since their debut, Ireland has participated 54 times (making the Grand Final 45 times), and has won the competition seven times, which is currently the record for most wins.
Ireland’s latest Eurovision participation saw them being represented by Lesley Roy, with the song “MAPS”. She placed 16th in the semi-final, receiving 20 points from the jury and televote.
What’s your opinion of “That’s Rich”? Do you think Brooke could turn Ireland’s fortunes around? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow ‘That Eurovision Site’ on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more interviews!
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