Following on from his win on “The X Factor Israel” it has been confirmed that Michael Ben David’s song “I.M” will undergo a revamp. Michael will represent Israel at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin with his song I.M.
Michael sat down with Israeli outlet Euromix for an interview where he said the following about his song:
“yes, i’m sure we’ll sit on the song, open it up and work on it properly. we have a month or two to make a version that will be good and accurate.”Israel’s Michael Ben David on revamp of Eurovision song I.M
A Eurovision Fan living his dream
Also during this interview Michael talked about Eurovision in general when asked if he watched Eurovision every year he said the following:
“i see every year because i want to see what talents the world offers us and see the directing jobs and the singers. it’s fascinating!”Michael Ben David on watching Eurovision through the years.
Listen to the current version of I.M on streaming platforms
Listen to the Eurovision 2022 entries so far
Israel’s Eurovision Journey
Israel has a long and wealthy history in the Eurovision Song Contest, making their debut in 1973 with Ilanit and “Ey Sham”. Their first entry scored 97 points, placing 4th. Israel has since gone on to win the Contest on four separate occasions – in 1978, 1979, 1998 and 2018.
Eden Alene returned to represent Israel in 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic meant that she was not able to perform in Rotterdam the previous year. Alene scored 93 points and finished in 17th place with her song “Set Me Free”.
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News Source: Euromix
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