The competing songs taking part in Ireland’s selection for Eurovision 2023 are continuing to be released. ADGY will take part in Eurosong 2023 with his song – “Too Good For Your Love”.
RTÉ given first play
ADGY’s song was first heard on the Ryan Tubridy show on Monday morning. A 20-second snippet of the song was played, alongside the remaining five competing artists at Eurosong this year. Following this, the song was made available for streaming and downloading.
Tubridy also gave added details regarding Eurosong 2023, which is due to take place on February 3rd. It had already been announced that the in-house panel will not cast a vote, Instead, a national jury will join the international jury and the public vote, which will be used to determine the winning song. Six songs are to take part in the selection, being held as a Late Late Show special.
Who is ADGY?
ADGY is the stage name of Andrew Carr, a singer-songwriter based in London, but originally from Donegal in the north of Ireland. He takes influence from various genres including pop, EDM, indie and hip-hop. His début single, “Like You Do” – a collaboration with producer Boskay – became a hit in 2020, reaching 1 million streams on Spotify as of 2023. ADGY has released five other songs following on from this, each gaining thousands of streams. He also has signed a record deal with Universal Records. His track for Eurovision – “Too Good For Your Love” – was written by himself and long-time collaborator Boksay. Speaking about the song, ADGY said:
I’ve been a songwriter for as long as I can remember, and I’ve written for lots of artists, as well as myself. But it’s my dream to perform live on stage in front of a large audience, and I hope to do more of that this year.ADGY, Eurosong 2023 participant
Listen to the Eurosong entry from ADGY – “Too Good For Your Love” – here!
Follow our Spotify playlist to listen to all of the entries at the 2023 Irish Eurovision selection.
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 55 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 Brooke Scullion, with her song “That’s Rich”. She placed 15th in the semi-final, receiving 47 points from the jury and televote.
What do you think of ADGY’s entry for Eurosong? Do you think that it has the chance to win the selection and represent Ireland? Who else would you like to see try represent Ireland this year? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow “That Eurovision Site” on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok as we gear up for Eurovision 2023!
News Source: RTÉ
Photo Credit: ADGY