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Fans Going Crazy Over Darude Representing Finland At Eurovision

Darude will represent Finland this year at the 2019 Eurovision Song Competition. Ranked one of the most successful Finnish artists of all time having started his music career in 1995, and most especially recognized, for his release of the iconic single “Sandstorm” in 1999. At that, “Sandstorm” is currently on its way to 144 million views on YouTube.

Darude’s 2000 debut album “Before The Storm” sold 800,000 copies worldwide, and his second album has placed 11th on the Billboard dance music charts–Darude is a legend.

Darude will be performing with featured vocalist from “The Giant Leap.” Furthermore, three songs will be released to compete in the national selection of the UMK. Along with the Finnish music competition to help the selection process of the Eurovision entrants. Also, all three songs are going to be released on the 8th, 15th, and 22nd February. The track that will hold Finlands fate will be decided by a combination of public votes and international jury points. All information will be broadcasted via the UMK broadcasting company on the 2nd of March.

Fan Reactions

DARUDE IS GOING TO BE FINLAND’S CONTESTANT ON EUROVISON. PLAY SANDSTORM. UNITE EUROPE AND PLAY SANDSTORM.

— ems ✨ (@helloitsems) January 29, 2019

FINLAND IS SENDING DARUDE TO EUROVISION THE SANDSTORM GUY I CANT BREATHEBDBFNNF

— 풍경 | Scenery (@chanstays) January 29, 2019

I don’t think I can quite fathom that Darude is doing Eurovision 😂 I was not preparing myself for this in any way it’s just hit me like a truck 😂

— Grace 🦄 (@grace_is_sugoi) January 29, 2019

I never watch Eurovision, but Darude is going this year? This is the firs time I’m even mildly interested in Eurovision since Lordi performed.

— Kiesu‽ 🍻 (@Kiesu) January 30, 2019

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Lucas Banda

Lucas Banda is a lover of all things EDM. Making the fast paced industry come to life with words is a real passion that is deeply enjoyed. Also, currently in pursuit of a bachelors degree in mass media at Angelo State University.

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