Hungary: Chase replaces disqualified act Jetlag at A Dal 2017

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We’re just over a week away from the first heat of Hungary’s national selection show A Dal 2017, but there has already been an early exit before the show has even begun.

Jetlag were set to perform their entry “Keresem a bajt”, but the band has now been grounded. They have been disqualified from the competition after they had issues with Hungarian broadcaster, MTVA. Jetlag were unable to settle an agreement with MTVA over strict rules regarding the scheduling of the shows, despite being approached by the broadcaster several times.

As a result, Chase will now be competing in this year’s competition. Chase was the entry who finished 31st on the preselection jury. He will be performing “Dust In The Wind”, which you can see below. The song was composed by Dániel Somogyvári and Johnny K. Palmer. Johnny also wrote the lyrics alongside David Henderson.

Whilst Chase may have been so low down on the preselection jury’s list, that might not be the case in the show itself. With the public and jury vote expected to once again form the results of the show, he could still make it through. Only time will tell though, as MTVA still are yet to reveal full details of the show’s production.

Chase — real name Csipo Koppany — recently took part in X Factor Hungary, where he also failed to make it past the auditions. He’s been given a third chance now, so let’s hope that for his sake it’s third time lucky!

What do you think of Chase’s “Dust in the Wind”? Do you think it’s a better entry than Jetlag? Let us know in the comments section below!

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