Whilst promoting her participation at Eurovision 2023 all over Europe, Norway’s Eurovision 2023 representative Alessandra has released an acoustic version of her entry “Queen of Kings”
Alessandra performed the acoustic version on Norway’s biggest talk show
Speaking about the release of the acoustic version, Alessandra mentions that that she is excited about the release of the acoustic version of the track, and that it was fun having her uncle playing the guitar while performing it on ‘Lindmo’, which is Norway’s biggest talk show.
I am so excited to release this acoustic version of Queen of Kings. The song has gained a whole new energy while being much more vulnerable. It’s extra fun that my uncle plays the guitar on the song, and that we got to perform it together on Norway’s biggest talk show – Lindmo. Hope you all like it!’
Listen to the Acoustic version on streaming platforms
You can listen to the acoustic version of the track on the following streaming platforms
Alessandra Mele is a 20 year old Italian-Norwegian singer and songwriter. She spent much of her childhood in Italy, however she moved to Norway after secondary school. Now, she studies at the music school LIMPI. She has previously competed on Norway’s version of The Voice. Now she is competing in Melodi Grand Prix 2023 with her song “Queen of Kings” written by herself, Henning Olerud, Stanley Ferdinandez, and Linda Dale.
Norway’s Eurovision Journey
The Scandinavian nation made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960, with Nora Brockstedt and the song “Voi Voi”, which placed 4th. Since their debut, they have participated 60 times, and made the grand final 57 of these. In addition, Norway has won the competition three times (1985, 1995, and 2009).
Norway’s latest Eurovision participation saw them being represented by Subwoolfer with the song “Give That Wolf a Banana”. During their participation, Norway placed 10th in the grand final, receiving 182 points from the jury and televoters.
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News Source: Universal Music
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