With one week left until the meeting of the Heads of Delegation of the countries participating in Rotterdam, we are well on our way to the final reveal of all this year’s Eurovision entries. One of the countries that had its “papers” kept was Russia. As it has been known for months, Russia for another year would directly select its representative to the Eurovision Song Contest. Opera and Goethe, Russia’s representatives at 65th Eurovision will be the Little Big!
Channel One anonymous sources, who were confirmed, reported earlier in the day that the “bear” would be represented by the popular rave band Little Big! The title of the song is probably “You are my love”! The official release of the song is expected within the next few days, with the song’s main release date being Sunday, March 9th!
The Little Big Who’s Who
Little Big is one of the most famous bands in Russia. The band has been released throughout the seven-year run of 3 records and 9 singles. It consists of 4 members:
– Ilya Ilich Prusikin
-Sergey Gokk Makarov
– Anton (Boo) Lissov
-and Sonya Tayurskaya
The Little Bigs characterize their band as a satirical art collaboration based on music, graphics and performance. To a large extent their songs satirize some of the most widespread Russian stereotypes. At the same time, through their art they bring their audience closer to Russian tradition and Russian folk music. When asked about their possible future participation in Eurovision last year, they had openly expressed their desire to represent Russia in the near future!
The band has been heavily influenced by a multitude of artists representing different genres of music. Among others, Little Big’s discography has influences from Mozart and Vivaldi to Rammstein and Red Hot ChilI Peppers!
Their latest big hit “Skibidi” has gone viral worldwide, surpassing 360 million views on YouTube!