Artist Profile: Finland 2019 – Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman

Finland 2019
Photo by: Yle / Miikka Varila

This year Finland is represented by Darude and Sebastian Rejman. Darude was born on 17th of July 1975 in Eura, Finland. His real name Ville Virtanen. He started his career as DJ in the ’90s but he got global fame with his hit “Sandstorm”. The song sold over 10 million discs worldwide. That makes it one of the most sold dance single of its kind.

His latest work, except for his Eurovision tracks, is his 2018 single “Timeless”. Over the years he released 4 studio albums and has won many awards, including 3 Finnish Grammy Awards. Darude is one of the most successful Finnish artists of the last decades.

Darude will not be alone on the Eurovision stage, alongside with him will be Sebastian Rejman. Sebastian was born on 13th of January 1978, in Helsinki. He is a singer, an actor and a tv host. Of course in Eurovision, we will be able to watch only his singing skills.

Their entry “Look Away” is co-composed by both the artists.

Finland competes 3rd in the first semifinal.

What do you think about the song? Is it going to give the country its first win? Write your thoughts on the comment box below.

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