Ahead of her participation in Melodifestivalen 2023, Tim took the opportunity to speak with LouLou LaMotte who will be participating in this year’s Swedish selection with her entry “Inga Sorger”
Watch our interview with LouLou LaMotte here!
During their interview, Tim and LouLou talked about her participation in the competition, what it is like venturing into the Melodifestivalen world without Dinah and Ash from The Mamas, and what we can expect from her performance in Gothenburg.
About LouLou LaMotte
LouLou LaMotte is a Swedish singer, who has already had plenty of success at Melodifestivalen. In 2019 she supported John Lundvik as a backing vocalist on his song “Too Late For Love”. In 2020 LouLou won Melodifestivalen as part of The Mamas with the song “Move”. For 2022 LouLou’s song “Inga Sorger” was written by Jonas Thander and herself.
Sweden’s Eurovision Journey
In 1958, Sweden made their debut in the Eurovision Song Contest, with Alice Babs representing them with the song “Lilla stjärna” which placed fourth. Since its debut, the Scandinavian nation has managed to win six times (1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, and 2015).
In 2022, Sweden was represented by Cornelia Jakobs, who won the 61st edition of the competition and competed with the song “Hold Me Closer”, which managed to qualify for the Grand Final and placed 4th with 438 points from the jury and televoters.
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News Source: SVT
Photo Credit: Janne Danielsson, SVT for Melodifestivalen 2023