🇫🇮 Lxandra: “We can have fun with sad songs!”

🇫🇮 Lxandra: “We can have fun with sad songs!”

Finland is gearing up their preparations for UMK 2023. As artists look ahead to the national final on February 25th, Rory speaks to Lxandra. She is vying to represent Finland in Liverpool with her song “Something To Lose”.

Check out our interview with Lxandra here!

Together, Rory and Lxandra talk about the meaning behind her song “Something To Lose”. She also tells us how her time living in Berlin affected her artistry and her gradual rebirth into Eurovision. She also offers recommendations to other songs of hers if you enjoy “Something to Lose”.

About Lxandra

Lxandra is the stage name of Alexandra Lehti, a 26-year old singer-songwriter from Finland. Born and raised in the Helsinki suburb of Suomenlinna, Lxandra moved from Finland to Berlin in 2016. Whilst there, she released her first singles independently, before being signed to Universal Records. In January 2019, Lxandra was awarded the Music Moves Europe Talent Award in the pop category. Since then, she has gone on to release her first studio album – ‘Careful What I Dream Of’ – in 2021. She is now signed to PME Records. Her entry into UMK 2023 – “Something to Lose” – is written by Lxandra herself, alongside Amy Kuney, Belinda Huang and Minna Koivisto.

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 55 times, and appeared in the final 47 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 “Jezebel” by The Rasmus. Qualifying for the final, they gained a total of 38 points, earning them 21st place.

What do you think of our interview with Lxandra? Do you think “Something to Lose” could represent Finland 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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