United Kingdom: Sam Ryder released the acoustic version for his song ‘Space Man’
The acoustic version of Sam Ryder with the title ‘Space Man’ for Eurovision 2022 in Turin was released today.
Back in March 2022 the British national broadcaster, BBC, confirmed that Sam Ryder with the song titled “space man” will represent the country in the Eurovision song contest in Turin.
The British national broadcaster, BBC, this year joined forces with TaP Music to represent the country at Eurovision 2022. It is worth noting that TaP Music is one of the world’s largest music publishing and management companies behind some of the most successful pop artists in such as Dua Lipa, Lana del Rey and Ellie Goulding.
A few hours ago, Sam Ryder posted on his personal YouTube channel an acoustic version of the song “Space Man” with which he will represent his country at Eurovision 2022.
You can listen to Sam Ryder’s music video in the acoustic version in the following video:
Useful information about Sam Ryder
Sam Ryder was born in 1989 in Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom.
Ryder attended St John Payne Catholic School in Chelmsford, Essex between 2000 and 2007.
In 2009,started working as a session player for the groups The Morning After, Blessed by a Broken Heart and Close Your Eyes. However, Ryder became famous thanks to TikTok, where he began publishing his music covers. By the end of 2020, Ryder became the most followed artist on the platform, leading him to sign a record deal with Parlophone and the management agency TaP Music.
In 2019, he released his first single “Set You Free” and in 2021 his debut studio album ”The Sun’s Gonna Rise”.
The United Kingdom in Eurovision
The United Kingdom has been taking part in the Eurovision Song contest since 1957.
The United Kingdom has won the contest five times in 1967 with Sandie Shaw and the song ”Puppet on a String”, in 1969 with Lulu and the song ”Boom Bang-a-Bang”, in 1976 with Brotherhood of Man and the song ”Save Your Kisses for Me”, in 1981 with Bucks Fizz and the song ”Making Your Mind Up” and in 1997 with Katrina and the Waves and the song ”Love Shine a Light”.
In 2021 the United Kingdom represented by James Newman who sang ‘Embers” which finished 26th place with zero points.
News source/Image: BBC/ eurovision.tv/wikipedia/extra.ie