Barbara Pravi has released her first single since finishing as the runner up at Eurovision 2021 “Le jour se lève”.
“Le jour se lève” is the latest single to be released by Barbara Pravi who finished second for France at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The song is set to feature on an upcoming album from the singer, posting on Instagram Barbara explained the story behind the song:
January 14, 2020 – It’s been a few weeks now that we worked on my first album with Vincha, always at night, often after a pizza and with a good bottle of wine. That night, it went really fast.
I had the idea “je suis bien, tellement bien, je n’ai plus peur, je n’ai plus doute”, a happy and simple love song, about when you feel in the right place. He got down to the piano, he already had melody pulses, and we played together, his hands and my voice. As always, at the end we looked at each other and thought, “Do you think this is good? Do you think it looks like me? “, Then we fell asleep eager to listen again, in the morning. The next day, on the bus, I knew we had done it. He also knew it. That this song would be on my album.
“Le jour rève” is therefore the second single from this record that I have been refining for over a year, in calm and stormy conditions.
Barbara revealed today on Instagram that she is currently working on expanding her international tour with more dates. She explained that she is currently working on dates in Spain, the United Kingdom, Serbia and more.
Barbara Pravi finished 2nd in the Grand Final of Eurovision 2021 with the song “Voilà” scoring a total of 499 points. France finished 3rd with the public on 251 points and 2nd with the juries scoring 248 points.
Image Source: EBU / Thomas Hanses
France was one of seven countries to participate in the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. Since then they have participated in every contest aside from 1974 and 1982. Their withdrawal in 1974 was caused by the death of President Georges Pompidou, while 1982’s withdrawal was a result of TF1 declining to enter the contest. France has won the contest on five occasions, the most recent being in 1977 when Marie Myriam performed “L’oiseau et l’enfant”. France’s best result since 2000 came in 2021 when Barbara Pravi finished 2nd in Rotterdam.