Rasmussen has released an acoustic version of his song “Higher Ground”.
The Danish participant of this years’ Eurovision Song Contest has released a music video with the acoustic version of his entry “Higher Ground”. In the video, Rasmussen is supported by Daniel Firth, Gustav Emil Bresler, Jesper Paasch and Mads Engelhardt, who will also join Rasmussen on stage in Lisbon along with Anders Ørsager.
Rasmussen won the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix back in February and will, therefore, represent Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal next month. Since his victory, Rasmussen has attended the pre-parties in London, Tel Aviv, and Amsterdam, where he has been promoting his song. He will travel to Lisbon on April 30 for his first rehearsal at the Altice Arena, where this years´ Eurovision takes place.
Rasmussen will be performing fifth on May 10 at the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
Denmark debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 alongside Austria and the United Kingdom. To date Denmark has won the contest on three occasions, the first being in 1963 when Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann performed “Dansevise”. Denmark won the contest again in 2000 represented by the Olsen Brothers, their most recent victory came in 2013 when Emmelie de Forest performed “Only Teardrops”. Denmark failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 and 2016.