She’s been in the music business for 20 years. And to celebrate that milestone Eurovision 2014 star Ilse De Lange recently appeared on Dutch TV Show ‘Pauw’. Broadcast shortly after her former duet partner Waylon came 18th at Eurovision 2018, the show’s hosts pressed her for her opinion of the song and performance. In trying to avoid the question she made her thoughts very clear….
“I did watch it,” she said. “But I’m not going to say what I think of it. I get that question a lot: what do you think of the act, what do you think of the placing.”
“If I say something about that now, then I will read my words everywhere tomorrow and I’m not up for that. So, I thought about it a lot, but I’ll keep that to my friends and family. But I do have an opinion about it.”
Ilse De Lange and Waylon are still the most successful Eurovision participants for the Netherlands in recent times. After Eurovision, however, the duo decided to go their separate ways and have been developing their careers apart from each other ever since. In March Ilse released the song ‘OK’.
She also announced that she will be launching a new album in August of 2018 — the title isn’t known yet — to celebrate her 20-year anniversary in the music industry. She will also do a special show in Royal Theater Carré named ’20 years World of Hurt’. Although she admitted that she’d never had ambitions as an actress, she also managed to get a role in the series ‘Nashville‘. She will appear in six episodes as a ‘jury member of a talent show’. You can listen to the full interview here.