The Eurovision version of “Verona” the Estonian entry for Eurovision 2017 has been revealed this morning.
Estonia has released the Eurovision version of “Verona”, the country’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Minor changes have been made to the song including changes to the end of the song, with a short solo vocal from Koit Toome, as well as changes to the backing track. Estonia is one of eleven countries to have revamped or planning a revamp of their song for this years Eurovision Song Contest in May.
Koit and Laura won the final of Eesti Laul 2017 by a wide margin despite not being the favourites in the odds to win the competition. The results in the Superfinal of Eesti Laul 2017 were as follows:
- Koit Toome & Laura – “Verona” – 44,818 votes – 55.77% of the vote
- Kerli – “Spirit Animal” – 23,901 votes – 29.74% of the vote
- Rasmus Rändvee – “This Love” – 11,641 votes – 14.47% of the vote
Koit & Laura beat nine other acts in last nights final of Eesti Laul 2017 to become the 23rd act to represent Estonia at Eurovision. It will be the second time that both of them have represented Estonia; Koit came in 12th place in 1998 with “Mere lapsed”, and Laura representd them with Suntribe in 2005, singing “Let’s Get Loud” .
Watch the music video below: