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Australia: Listen to the first song bidding to represent Australia, on 2022!

The first song of Australia Decides 2022, the Australian national final for Eurovision 2022, has been released.

The song is called Dreamer by the progressive metal band called VOYAGER and you can listen to it below:

Who is VOYAGER

VOYAGER is a progressive metal band from Perth, Western Australia, formed in 1999, currently consisting of Simone Dow (guitar), Daniel Estrin (vocals, keyboards), Mark Boeijen (drums), and Alex Canion (bass). The band has released seven full-length albums. VOYAGER concentrates on structured compositions, melody, virtuosity, and atmosphere.

As they’re stating in the caption of their YouTube video:

VOYAGER are WA’s first hope for Eurovision supremacy! ‘Dreamer’ is the official entry into this year’s contest.

Already known song titles

Mid of January, in a previous article we had reported that the first song titles for Australia Decides 2022 had been revealed.   Furthermore, four candidates have announced the title of their songs that will compete to represent Australia in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.  The song titles already revealed are:

  • Jude York – “I Won’t Need to Dream”
  • Seann Miley Moore – “My Body”
  • Charley – “I Suck At Being Lonely”
  • Sheldon Riley – “Not the Same”

Known acts competing at Australia Decides 2022

Eleven acts will compete to be the next Australian Eurovision representative.  The participants for the next Australia Decides are:

  1. Isaiah Firebrace
  2. Jaguar Jonze
  3. Paulini
  4. Andrew Lamrpou
  5. Sheldon Riley
  6. G-Nat! Ion.
  7. Sean Miley Moore
  8. Voyager Australia
  9. Charley
  10. Jude York
  11. Leea Nanos

The eleven acts will compete at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center on February 26 to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022. Australian broadcaster SBS decided to use Australia Decides as their national final after the success of  their national final.

Radio producer and presenter Myf Warhurst and comedian Joel Creasey will present the Australian national final.  Moreover, Creasey will be the SBS Eurovision commentator in May 2022.

Montaigne won the most recent edition of Australia Decides with the song “Don’t break me”.  Unfortunately her entry could not participate in Eurovision due to the cancellation of the competition in 2020.  She represented Australia in 2021 with “Technicolour”. You can watch her 2020 performance in the video embedded below:

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding the Australia Decides and the Australian entry for Eurovision 2022!
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