Australia: Guy Sebastian releases new emotional ballad ‘Standing with you’
Australia’s first Eurovision participant, Guy Sebastian, has released a new emotional ballad titled “Standing with you” conveying strong messages to the audience.
The talented Australian act, that represented the Aussies in Eurovision 2015, the country’s debut participation in the contest, is back with his new ballad “Standing with you” . In less that a day from its release it has already reached #1 on the Australian itunes chart.
Guy’s new song is his fourth single from his forthcoming new album, which will be his ninth personal studio album. The song is an emotional ballad that conveys to the audience strong messages, as it his inspired by the isolating conditions people have been experiencing in present times due to the coronavirus outbreak.
It’s lyrics is an anthem to solidarity and humanism as it refers to people that find themselves in isolation or orther hard circumstance and need our hand of help to get through the difficulties
Through a video message explaining that the lyrics of the song are very personal to him. He shared:
#StandingWithYou out June 26 🙏🏻
This song is about being there as a support to people who go through challenges. Especially at a time like this when there’s a lot of people who are feeling isolated, it’s a reminder to look out for people who feel alone.https://t.co/3J531nDNLc pic.twitter.com/F8XXsmEKOz
— Guy Sebastian (@GuySebastian) June 13, 2020
Along with his new single Guy has released the official music video of it that you can watch on Youtube:
Guy Sebastian in Eurovision
Guy was internally selected to represent the Aussies back in Eurovision 2015 that marked the country’s first participation in the contest. The talented Australian act performed his entry “Again Tonight” and achieve a top-5 placing by finishing 5th, the country second best result.
Ahead of his Eurovision participation he won the first Australian Idol in 2003, and served as a judge on Australia’s The X Factor in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016. Since the Contest he has been active on the Australian and International stage, releasing music, touring, songwriting, producing for other artists, being a regular coach on The Voice Australia, working with multiple charities, and actively campaigning for support for artists during the Covid-19 pandemic.
On the current season of The Voice he is coaching Johnny Manuel (a member of Equinox, who represented Bulgaria in the 2018 contest).