The Rasmus were at Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam, and Angus had the opportunity to interview them. The rock band will represent Finland at Eurovision 2022 with “Jezebel”. They talk about working with Desmond Child, the unique experience that is a Eurovision pre-party, and their favourite entries this year.
About The Rasmus
The Rasmus are a Finnish rock band that formed in Helsinki in 1994. Of the four founding members, two remain: singer Lauri Ylönen and bass guitarist Eero Heinonen. The other two members in the band are drummer Aki Hakala and guitarist Emilia “Emppu” Suhonen, who joined the band this year. Charting in their homeland from the very beginning, The Rasmus found international success with their 2003 album “Dead Letters”. The Rasmus have gone on to sell over 350.000 albums in Finland and 5 million worldwide.
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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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