At this year’s Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam, Angus was joined by Piqued Jacks for an interview. They will be representing San Marino at Eurovision 2023 with “Like An Animal”.
Check out our interview with Piqued Jacks here!
Piqued Jacks talk about how the song almost was released on their previous album, how they prepare for their live performances, and the surprisingly out of this world story behind their band name. The group also talk about how what the pre-party circuit and road to Eurovision has been like.
About Piqued Jacks
Piqued Jacks are a four-piece band from Buggiano, Italy. Their indie and alternative rock sound has been heard on festivals worldwide and garnered them critical acclaim, including winning the Rock category at Sanremo Rock 2019. So far they have released four albums, with their latest full length release being “Synchronizer” in 2021. They will be performing “Like An Animal” at Eurovision following their win in Una Voce Per San Marino 2023.
San Marino’s Eurovision journey
As one of the smallest countries in Europe, San Marino made its debut in the competition in 2008 with Miodio and the song “Complice”. Since then they have participated in the competition 12 times (3 of which where they qualified for the Grand Final), and their best result was in 2019, with Serhat and “Say Na Na Na”.
Their recent participation saw them being represented by Italian superstar Achille Lauro, with the song “Stripper”. On May 12th, Achille performed in the second semi-final, but unfortunately didn’t qualify for the Grand Final. Overall, San Marino placed 14th in the semi-final, receiving 50 points from the jury and televoters.
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