Netherlands in Eurovision Song Contest Odds
The girl group O'G3NE goes to the Eurovision Song Contest with the song ”Lights and Shadows”. The three sisters who form O'G3NE, almost ten years ago participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. In 2014 they won ”The Voice of Holland” .
”Lights and Shadows” was premiered through different radio stations and a live stream on Facebook. AVROTROS, Dutch public broadcaster spoke of "a splendid harmonious and very personal song. "Lights and Shadows” is a musical tribute to their mother and heartening for all people where the family situation is disrupted by disease."
For several years, the mother of OG3NE singers Lisa , Amy and Shelley was seriously ill. "The impact that this song has on the tight and musical family is big. Together, they support each other through thick and thin, they make but there is also another sorrow. The breakthrough and success of OG3NE provide valuable moments of happiness ."
"We will do everything to make Netherlands proud and get the title to our country. We also want to put a smile of pride on the face of our mother. An expression of gratitude for all she has done for us and still means ,"said Lisa, Amy and Shelley.
The mother of the girls is very excited about the song. "She loves it, she is incredibly proud," said Shelley." She's going to shine when she hears it."
The song was written by Rick Full , father of the three sisters and a friend of Shelley: the guitarist Rory de Kievit . "In ”Lights And Shadows”, along with Rory, I tried to express the uncertain and unstable life that my family had to go through and how we succedded to control it with positivity and hope. The song should especially give strength . "
The unveiling of the Eurovision song always elicits many reactions. OG3NE said during the unveiling that: "It is very important that everyone likes it, because we stand for our country and for that we do. We have chosen the song for a reason and there are one hundred percent, that it should be according to us ." "Everyone get behind us never will: it's a taste issue. If many people stand behind us, a better feel would be giving way to the Contest."
Maurice Wijnen , the Eurovision music expert which spoke during the unveiling show said that: "[The song is] Everything I hoped for! OG3NE has required strong build and is the perfect showcase for the Eurovision fans!"
The Netherlands is going to perform in the 1st half of the second semi-final in Kyiv. Talking about their semi-final, they told that: ”If you look closely at the place, it is not the most favorable situation, I think,"Shelley said recently. Still makes for the girls not necessarily a big difference. ”We also own bit of the idea that everyone should be able to win so basically it does not matter who is there before and after you and what semifinal your state."
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