Latvia is starting their preparations for Supernova 2023. As artists prep for national final to start on Saturday 4th February, Jazzi speaks to Sudden Lights. They are vying to represent Latvia in Liverpool with their song “Aijā”.
Check out our interview with Sudden Lights here!
Together, Sudden Lights and Jazzi talk about the meaning behind their song “Aijā.” They also talk about their Eurovision memories from Latvia, and how participating in Supernova has brought them closer as a group since their first participation in 2018.
You can also check out our Supermova interviews with Patrisha
About Sudden Lights
Sudden Lights formed all the way back in 2012. The band members include Andrejs, Mārtinš, Kārlis and Kārlis. The group released their first single “Tik savādi” back in 2015. It wasn’t until 2017 the group would go on to release an album which was entitled “Priekšpilsētas”. This isn’t the band’s first attempt at Supernova, they competed back in 2018 with the song “Just Fine” where they finished in second place. Their song Aijā is written by the band members themselves.
Latvia’s Eurovision Journey
Latvia made their Eurovision debut in 2000, finishing 3rd with “My Star” by Brainstorm. They have performed at every contest since and managed to win in 2002. Marie N sang “I Wanna,” scoring 176 points and bringing Eurovision to Riga in the process. Latvia also managed to finish in the top 10 two more times, in 2005 and 2015. Latvia’s most recent entry on the Eurovision stage was Citi Zeni, who performed “Eat Your Salad”. The song failed to qualify from the semi-final, finishing 14th with 55 points.
What do you think of our interview with Sudden Lights? Do you think “Aijā” will represent Latvia in Liverpool? 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 prepare for Eurovision 2023!
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Photo Credit: Sudden Lights