Demy the Greek entrant for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 has been recording the backing track for her songs in the national final for Kyiv.
Demy who will be representing Greece at the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest has recorded parts of her national selection entries with the ERT Orchestra. Dimitris Kontopoulos has prepared three songs to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest. All three songs are being performed in English. Each song will be a different style of song, with one song being a dance track and another a ballad, the style of the third song she said will be a surprise.
The past few days has seen Demy in the recording studio with Dimitris Kontopoulos, with the national final being held in March. Dimitris is a well-known composer and producer within the Eurovision Song Contest having written a total of six Eurovision entries to date. These song include “You Are the Only One” (Russia 2016) and “Shady Lady” (Ukraine 2008).
the music videos for the three competing songs will be filmed in Odessa, Ukraine. Odessa has been chosen as the location for the video clips not only due to its location within the host country of this years contest, but also due to its Greek elements.
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Greece debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 represented by Marinella and the song “Krasi, thalassa kai t’agori mou”, she finished 11th scoring a total of 7 points. It was just three years later when the country had their first top.5 finish with Paschalis, Marianna, Robert and Bessy coming 5th with “Mathima solfege”. In 2001 Greece achieved their first top.3 result with Antique and the song “I Would Die For You”, the song became a European hit charting across the continent. In 2005 Helena Paparizou returned to the Eurovision stage this time as a solo artist and took Greece to victory in Kyiv. Her song “My Number One” won with 230 points, beating runners-up Malta by 38 points.