Estonia | Eesti Laul 2019 Competing Songs Released
On November 15th, Estonian broadcaster ERR revealed the 24 performers that will be competing in Eesti Laul 2019 in a bid to represent Estonia at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest due to take place in Tel Aviv next May. There were some big names and previous winners amongst the lineup, including Sandra Nurmsalu from Eurovision 2009, and group The Swingers which features 2013 and 2014 Estonian representatives Birgit & Tanja. Today each performers chosen song has now been released so make sure to check them out below and then let us know which ones are your favourites!
The songs have also been split in half for the two individual semi final line-ups so all the songs below you can listen to each song by clicking on the song title. Each song even comes with a recorded video!
Semi Final One:
Inger - "Coming Home"
Jennifer Cohen - "Little Baby El"
Johanna Eendra - "Miks sa teed nil?"
Marko Karr - "Smile"
Öed - "Öhuloss"
Ranele - "Supernova"
Sandra Nurmsalu - "Soovide puu"
Sofia Rubina-Hunter - "Deep Water"
Stefan - "Without You"
The Swingers - "High Heels In The Neighbourhood"
Victor Crone - "Storm"
xtra basic & Emily J - "Hold Me Close"
Semi Final Two:
Around The Sun - "Follow Me Back"
Cäitlin Mägi & Jaan Pehk - "Parmumäng"
Grete Paia - "Kui isegi kaotan"
Iseloomad - "Kaks miinust"
Kadiah - "Believe"
Kaia Tamm - "Wo sind die Katzen?"
Kerli Kivilaan - "Cold Love"
Lacy Jay - "Halleluja"
Lumevärv feat. INGA - "Milline päev"
Sissi - "Strong"
Synne Valtri - "I'll Do It My Way"
Uku Suviste - "Pretty Little Liar"
The first semi final will take place on Thursday 31st January, whilst the second semi final will be on Saturday 2nd February. Six performers from each semi final will qualify for the final which will then take place on Saturday 16th February, where a winner will be determined and we will know who will be waving the Estonian flag in Tel Aviv!
This year, Elina Nechayeva's incredible operatic pop song 'La Forza' secured Estonia a place back in the final and placed 8th out of 26 in the final with 245 points. We caught up with Elina soon after her win was announced in Tallinn earlier this year so make sure to check her reaction out here.
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