The Rasmus released their new single “Rise”, which is composed by Desmond Child and Lauri Ylönen.
The Rasmus is a four-member rock band that was formed in 1994 in Helsinki, Finland.
The current formation of the band consists of Lauri Ylönen (vocals), Eero Heinonen (bass), Aki Hakala (drums) and Emilia “Emppu” Suhonen (guitar). Lauri Ylönen and Eero Heinonen are members since the formation of the band, when the were high school students. Back then, the band held their first gig in a school party. A year later, they released their debut EP.
In 1996, The Rasmus signed with Warner Music Finland and released their debut album. Since then the band has become famous worldwide, especially for their 2003 single “In The Shadows”. The have released 9 studio albums (most recent one in 2017), 3 EPs and 30 singles.
In early 2022, the band entered the Finnish national final, UMK, with their song “Jezebel”. The Rasmus won the national final placing 1st on both the jury and the public voting, thus gaining the right to represent Finland in Eurovision.
Their entry was composed by Lauri Ylönen and Desmond Child. It is noteworthy that “Jezebel” reached the 4th place on the Finnish charts and also charted in the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Denmark, Sweden and the UK.
The Rasmus placed 21st in the final of the contest with 38 points.
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