When Kitty Brucknell competed on the eighth series of the UK X Factor in 2011 she didn’t just purr—she roared. During her audition she earned four yesses for her killer performance of Lady Gaga’s “Edge of Glory”, and, during the live shows, Brian May from Queen thanked her for delivering a killer performance of “Who Wants to Live Forever”. She may have finished seventh, but she walked away with a growing public profile and tens of thousands of new fans.
So it’s no wonder that a lot of you in Eurovision-land are going gaga over the news that Kitty has submitted a song called “Yearning” for Switzerland’s national selection for Eurovision 2015! She recently caught up with wiwiblogger and Ireland correspondent Padraig to sound off on the UK’s Eurovision track record, her love of Ruth Lorenzo’s Eurovision song, her mixed feelings about X Factor and how she would tour all of Europe if she had the chance to sing for La Suisse at Eurovision. After seeing how lovely she is, we’re going to have to throw a few more votes her way…
Listen to our Kitty Brucknell interview
Support Kitty Brucknell’s Eurovision bid
So obviously you love Kitty even more after hearing how real she is, so now it’s time to put down your martini and give our girl some support. You can do this by
1. Favouriting Kitty on the SFR platform.
2. Visiting her web site to learn more about the woman behind the legend.
3. Following her on Twitter.
4. Liking her Facebook page.
5. Subscribing to her YouTube channel.
6. Checking our her Soundcloud page.