“Limits”, the song that will represent Austria at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, will be released on March 8th.
Austrian broadcaster ORF will reveal their song for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest at an official press conference on March 8th at 10am, as well as on the Ö3-Wecker radio programme that day. Paenda was internally selected to represent Austria with the song “Limits”. The singer reportedly released a section of the vocals online, with a small part of “Limits” on her Instagram story.
“Limits” is reportedly an “atmospherically charged electronic pop ballad”.
Who is PAENDA?
PAENDA has been writing songs since she was 14 years old, after realising music was more than just a hobby she moved to Vienna to study jazz and popular singing. Since 2015 she has been performing under the name PAENDA.
She released her debut album “EVOLUTION I” in early 2018 to critical acclaim. PAENDA’s second album, titled “EVOLUTION II”, will be released on April 26, 2019.
Austria debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957, Bob Martin represented the country on their debut, but finished in last place scoring just 3 points. The country has gone on to finish last in the contest on 8 occasions. Austria has won the contest on two occasions, the first being in 1966 when Udo Jürgen performed “Merci, Cherie”. It was 48 years later than Austria won again when Conchita Wurst performed “Rise Like a Phoenix” scoring a total of 290 points.