Bulgaria: Victoria releases her second candidate ESC 2021 song “Imaginary Friend”

Bulgaria: Victoria releases her second candidate ESC 2021 song “Imaginary Friend”

The Bulgarian Eurovision 2021 act, Victoria, published today the second out of six candidate entries for Rotterdam, titled “Imaginary Friend”.

Following VICTORIA‘s  release of the titles of the songs in the upcoming debut album, one of which will travel to Rotterdam next May, the Bulgarian representative released the second candidate entry for Eurovision 2021.

“Imaginary Friend” is the first song from VICTORIA’s debut EP “a little dramatic” and her second candidate Eurovision 2021 song for Bulgaria. “Imaginary Friend” is not a typical love story, focusing on how unrequited love makes you feel.

The song has been penned by VICTORIA, Cornelia Wiebols and Irma Eriksson Wadström and is produced by Cornelia Wiebols and Oliver Björkvall. The song was written during a songwriting camp at the Bulgarian seaside in the summer of 2019.

The Eurovision story so far 

Bulgaria joined the Eurovision family in the 2005 contest in Kiev. The nation counts has already 12 participations in the competition and has qualified to the Grand Final show only 3 times. Namely the Balkan country made it to the final in 2007 represented by Elitsa and Stoyan (5th place), in 2016 it was Poli Genova (4th place) and in 2017 Kristian Kostov when he came second.

In 2018 Bulgaria went to Lisbon with Equinox and their entry “Boneswhich finished 14th in the Grand final while in 2019 it withdrew from the contest.

Last year Victoria Georgieva was selected by BNT to represent the country at Eurovision 2020 with her song “Tears Getting Sober”. However, Victoria’s Eurovision 2020 journey came to an early end by the cancellation due to the covid-19 outbreak.

News Source/Image: BNT

Angelo D.

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