Greece has been relatively hush-hush about their moves leading to Eurovision 2019. Last month they confirmed that Katerine Duska would represent Greece in Tel Aviv, and now we have a tantalising snippet of her entry “Better Love”.

Katerine uploaded a short but intriguing clip to her Instagram feed. It features an image of a person with long wavy hair being stroked by another person wearing a long, white mesh glove and a large pearl ring. The caption reads, “Gotta get… #betterlove #5daystogo #daretodream #esc2019 #Eurovision #telaviv #Eurovision2019.”

But more interesting is the audio. It is a ten-second clip with an ethereal, electropop vibe, that ends with a breathy “gotta get”. Are we going to be transported to a mystical world? We will have to wait until this coming Wednesday, 6 March to see!

“Better Love” has Greek-British musician Leon of Athens and Scottish singer-songwriter David Sneddon on its composing team, as well as the Montreal-born representative herself.

Sneddon may be best known as the winner of the first series of Fame Academy — the BBC’s 2002 version of the Operación Triunfo franchise. But Sneddon has years of experience under his belt, both as a solo artist and as a songwriter, having worked with artists such as Hurts, Lana del Rey and Jessica Mauboy.

Katerine has recently revealed some intriguing details about “Better Love”. She says, “It is not a ballad, it’s a mid-tempo pop song, has a pulse, strength and melodiousness. We started from a demo, that was approved by the committee and went to London to evolve it. I am proud of the final result. I wanted to come out with a song that had such an aura and atmosphere. It’s like a big hug, it has a very tonic element. Instead of singing something introverted or dark, I wanted an uproar.”

The Greek entry will be revealed this Wednesday, March 6, during ERT’s presentation of its new program  at Athens’ Opera House.

What do you think? Will Greece redeem themselves from their non-qualification last year? What do you expect for “Better Love”? Let us know in the comments below!

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spidey
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spidey

I have a great feeling for Greece this Year . Specially on juries votes.

EuroBalkan
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EuroBalkan

I can’t really have an opinion based only on few seconds of snippet, but I’m really glad it’s not ballad. So many countries are sending ballads this year I’m afraid I may fall asleep during Eurovision.

Chris
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Chris

I don’t really get why they are releasing 5 sec of their song just a couple of days before the actual release. Either release the whole thing earlier or just wait!

Apple
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Apple

That snippet alone is arguably the best 5 seconds of any song revealed so far

Bob Mat
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Bob Mat

totally agree

Héctor
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Héctor

Those 5s sound promising, but it could be either bad or good, it is not enought to judge.

Thomas
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Thomas

Iveta vibes

Bob Mat
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Bob Mat

Guys this year’s greek entry will be the absolute surprise!Artistic,modern,not similar with any other and with a great song!The singer has a great voice!People who wrote her song are musicians that have worked with Lana del Rey and many other famous artists!Mark my words,the greek entry will be a paradise among this year’s bad entries!This is art!

Radiologistology
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Radiologistology

Lana del Rey? I’m intrigued,

Polegend Godgarina
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Polegend Godgarina

can’t really tell much from the snippet but the visuals are great already

Sam
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Sam

2017 – Greece had the artist, but not the song
2018 – Greece had the song, but not the staging

Could 2019 be the year in which they manage to get the “secret combination” of artist, song and staging?

Voix
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Voix

In 2018 the artist was also the problem. The lady had 10 years to perform professionally and she was completely blant on stage

Una
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Una

I was so disappointed with Yianna’s performance last year. So much hype around her and she talked a lot about her experience across the pond. Given all that I expected a lot more. And I was sure it would quality. But something just didn’t work for Greece last year but I wouldn’t put it on the performer alone. I thought the studio cut of the song was great.

Polegend Godgarina
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Polegend Godgarina

they clearly didn’t have the song in 2018

Bob Mat
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Bob Mat

it will be great!Trust my words,i have my info!

Ciara
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Ciara

Demy couldn’t even hit the high note in 2017, sister.

Hideo for DEMY
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Hideo for DEMY

Becouse so called “Dream Team” make bad songs for hers voice, better Demy could sing song of her’s own Epic style! Looks like greek people group so called as “Dream Team” are against the Greece….

Talentina Monetta
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Talentina Monetta

Great visuals

Ciara
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Ciara

It sounds much more promising than the Russia leak.

jessey
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realy? Can you give me the name of the song i wanna hear it

Lloyd
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Lloyd

What russian leak??

Jo.
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Jo.

Funny, there will be people judging the entire song based on that “snippet “.

Briekimchi
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Briekimchi

Oh come on…can you even call that a snippet?
On the plus side, David Sneddon!

oli
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oli

LOL

Feather
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Feather

Sincerely, I just hope Greece is playing fair: composing and releasing the song after almost all the other countries having shown theirs. I wonder if she did not tryed to see what was already out at the eurovision market in order to get nspired and overcome the better existing ones…

Esc87
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Esc87

You have got to be kidding with this comment.

Feather
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Feather

Nope, I am not…

Savvas
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Savvas

First, learn english. Then, get serious!

Feather
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Feather

Do you prefer if I send you, or are you going in your own?

Savvas
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Savvas

*on your own.

Anisa
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Anisa

!? It’s being released at almost the same time as half of the other songs.

Idksmth
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Idksmth

It’s only 17 songs and some snipetts, so WTF are you talking about. And Greece is not one of the countries to do so, there are many others that could do that.

Una
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Una

I can see your point but at the same time I understand why other posters would downvote your comment. I have been wondering whether countries that do internal selection have more songs for the artist, and choose their entry based on the rest of songs. I mean, songs that have already been released. Also, not all artists are versatile so a certain genre would be more suitable for them yet some element of watching out for the competition is there for sure. I can understand that too – countries that want to at least qualify if not necessarily a top… Read more »

Esc87
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Esc87

His point would still be fail, but more accurate if he didnt refer to Greece specifically but to all countries that will have an internal selection and have not released the song yet, and it’s quite a few of them ( Russia, Armenia,Poland, San Marino to name a few )

Frisian esc
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Frisian esc

That doesn’t make any sense when you take in to consideration that we’ve known the song title for like 2 weeks already. Actually almost all countries who are doing internal selections have already given statements and hints to what their song will sound like. Only azerbaijan, malta, and ireland haven’t given a single word about their song until now.

sunny
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sunny

You can’t be that naive. Just because you know the title. wow.

Frisian esc
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Frisian esc

So you expect them to write a completely different entry based around the same song title in a timespan of like a week? Broadcasters and song writers aren’t magicians you know.

sunny
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sunny

They are not magicians, and they don’t need to be. They are song-writers, and is enough.

Una
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Una

Well, we’ve heard two versions of the same song in UK’s selection this year – same lyrics, kind of the same melody but different styles (and artists). Apparently the same thing in the German selection a few years ago? The title alone doesn’t say much.

Bob Mat
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Bob Mat

What are you talking about?Half of the countries still have not released their song!Are you kidding??Get a life!

Sonam
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Sonam

They ‘re giving hints about the song since mid February (dynamic mid-tempo with a strange instrumentation). I think you ‘re being paranoid here.

ESC19
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ESC19

What are you even talking about? Nobody is telling the artists that they can’t do whatever they want with their choices as long as they have a song ready when they have too.

The goal is to send a good song, how is it cheating in any way even if she did see what type of songs where already out?

Hey!
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Hey!

Please visit the doctor more often…

pan
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pan

so russia armenia netherlands etc are not playing fair?

Euoiio
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Euoiio

What a stupid comment! Do you think songs get written overnight??? She’s been writing the song for a long period of time ( had it even before she accepted to represent Greece ) and been producing it in London for days… I am 100% sure she isnt even paying attention to all the flops that are being selected around Europe right now.

Jean
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Jean

Most snippets that sound very promising end up in huge disappointment. Still, I m VERY excited with this here.

Bob Mat
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Bob Mat

It will not be disappointing trust me!I have my info 😉

Lloyd
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Lloyd

Croatia last year…very promising snippet….bad song and performance in the end..

Jean
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Jean

That’s what I was thinking of!

West
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West

It sounds promising. But that’s pretty much all I can say about most snippets. I don’t think I’ll be disappointed after hearing the entire song though.

Kirby
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Kirby

She looks like Soraya Montenegro!!!

sunny
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sunny

María la del Barrio
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Hey!
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Hey!

I feel like this teaser proves that it was worth the hype…

sunny
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sunny

Greece is becoming Bulgaria.

sunny
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sunny

By this I mean soulless music just for the sake of being modern.

Katariina
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Katariina

you haven’t even heard the song lmao

Mari
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Mari

Triggered much, hater?

Polegend Godgarina
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Polegend Godgarina

that wasn’t the case last year

Euoiio
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Euoiio

How? Bulgaria buys swedish song while this beautiful greek artist wrote the song HERSELF!
Stop being jealous and appreciate.

DripDrop
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DripDrop

Really happy Katerine actually co-wrote the song! My expectations are high from Greece this year. They’re coming with a talented singer and a bigger budget (Ert will spend 330.000 €). The producer of the song (Phil Cook) has worked with Ellie Goulding, Birdy, Paloma Faith, Little Mix and more. I’m waiting for a very artistic and alternative performance. Also Katerine will allegedly have dancers with her onstage. Maybe an impactful contemporary choreography?