Tonight Finland will decide which out of three Darude songs will be Finland’s entry for Eurovision 2019. The international producer featuring vocalist Sebastian Rejman will perform three songs at the national final UMK 2019. But only one will make it to Tel Aviv.

Earlier we asked wiwibloggs readers which track you thought should win the national final. The result was clear. “Look Away” topped the poll with 46.83% of the vote. The music with a message is the only track co-written by Derude and Rejman together.

In second place is “Superman”, the uplifting song with electronic flourishes that remind fans of Darude’s iconic hit “Sandstorm”. “Superman” earned 26.77% of the vote.

Closely following in third place was the first of the three tracks to be unleashed on the Finnish public. “Release Me” picked up 26.4% of the vote.

Results: Which song should win UMK 2019?

  1. “Look Away” 46.83% (1,153 votes)
  2. “Superman” 26.77% (659 votes)
  3. “Release Me” 26.4% (650 votes)

The Wiwi Jury agrees

The Wiwi Jury — our in-house panel of music unprofessionals also agrees with the readers poll. The jury listened to the three tracks and gave them a score out of ten.

“Look Away” had the highest average score, with 6.44. “Superman” was in second place with 6.28, while “Release Me” languished in last place with 5.56.

  1. “Look Away” (6.44)
  2. “Superman” (6.28)
  3. “Release Me” (5.56)

What do you think? Is “Look Away” destined for Tel Aviv? Or can another track win it? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section below!

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Timo
Timo
1 year ago
Joe
Joe
1 year ago

One down, four to go!

Briekimchi
Briekimchi
1 year ago

UK gives 12 points to Look Away! Well done, William, no problems there!

Briekimchi
Briekimchi
1 year ago
Reply to  Briekimchi

That was a pretty predictable result. Don’t know if they needed the two and a half hour show. 😉

ESCFan2009
ESCFan2009
1 year ago

I like all three studio versions, but for now I am Team “Look Away”. Why? Because: 1) very actual message about things going wrong and people should work together to make a change. 2) the kinda desperate question “is it in my head?” which says : “am I only dreaming, fantasies and so on, or is it really THAT bad?”. I love the vulnerability in it. Hope he touches his head while singing and going a bit into his knees to express the desperate, vulnerable, soft side. I would adore it! 3) his accent might be a bit controversial but… Read more »

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
1 year ago
Reply to  ESCFan2009

Well, it’s official–look away will be at the contest.

ESCFan2009
ESCFan2009
1 year ago
Reply to  BadWoolfGirl

<3

Tajikistan
Tajikistan
1 year ago

It’s sad how Finland has so much potential but each year they waste it…

jfjsjs
jfjsjs
1 year ago

look away is the worst one eww, but the other two are amazing. finland do this right!!

Colin
Colin
1 year ago

They are so similar I didn’t even bother to rate them. I’ll just wait for one to get picked.

Roelof Meesters
Roelof Meesters
1 year ago

Im gonna say it once Again: drop Sebastian.

esc stan
esc stan
1 year ago

After seeing sneak peeks of the staging on UMK’s instagram I definitely agree with you. His voice is so bad.

Kyler
Kyler
1 year ago
Reply to  esc stan

They should replace him with a female vocalist with more style

Pancake
Pancake
1 year ago

I think he’s pretty decent.