After his second rehearsal in Turin, Marius Bear sat down with Angus for an interview. Marius is representing Switzerland in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest with his song “Boys Do Cry”. He talks about his album releasing, what his dream tour would look like, and *that* moment during the Eurovision pre-party in Madrid.
About Marius Bear
The 28 year-old-musicians come from Appenzell in Switzerland. He first found out about his singing talent, when he was undertaking his compulsory military service with the Swiss army.
From 2016, he gave up his pathway to becoming a construction machinery mechanic to under to tour Germany and Switzerland as a street musician. A few years later, he release his first album in 2019 “Not Loud Enough” which charted in the Top 20 of the Swiss album charts. In the same year, he won the Swiss Music Award for “Best Talent”. You can watch our previous interview with him here.
Listen to “Boys Do Cry” by Marius Bear on streaming services
Listen to all the 2022 Eurovision songs on Spotify
You can listen to all 40 Eurovision 2022 songs on Spotify by checking out our Eurovision 2022 playlist.
Switzerland’s Eurovision Journey
In 1956, Switzerland was one of the countries that debuted in the inaugural competition in 1956, where they won with Lys Assia and “Refrain”. Since then they have participated on 61 occasions, with 50 of them making the Grand Final.
Switzerland’s recent participation saw them being represented by Gjon’s Tears with their song “Tout l’Univers”, which saw them qualify for the Grand Final for a second consecutive participation. Overall, Switzerland finished 3rd, after receiving 432 points from the jury and televoters.
News Source: That Eurovision Site
Photo Source: EBU / Nathan Reinds