Conchita Wurst – the bearded sensation who put Austria back on the Eurovision map in 2014 by scoring it’s second victory with the James Bond-esque hit song “Rise Like A Phoenix” – has re-branded himself as WURST for the two new singles “Hit Me” and “Trash All The Glam”.

With a new look and a new thumping electronic sound, Tom Neuwirth is yet again pushing the boundaries of his alter ego.

WURST – “Hit Me”

“Hit me with the bullets you make up in your head” is the new chant of empowerment in his latest track “Hit Me”, written and produced by Eva Klampfer and Albin Janoska respectively. Bold, sassy and unapologetic, WURST gives his fans a deeper insight into his private life. He takes the reign of control by serving as the creative director for his video releases, and providing self-styling.

At first, this dance track seems unusual for WURST. He has often performed big ballads. But, the lyrics here nod to his familiar offerings: “You don’t get to point the gun and you don’t get to force my hand, cause I don’t get to mend the matters, I don’t get to fight back.” Even though there are guns and projectiles pointing at him, WURST remains firm that no threat has the power to harm him.

“Hit Me” is the second single off Tom Neuwirth’s upcoming third album Truth Over Magnitude. This release is showcasing a more masculine version of the Austrian star, and sparks a new musical direction. Though we caught our first glimpse of his platinum blonde look at the Life Ball last summer.

WURST – “Trash All The Glam”

“Trash All The Glam” served as the first cut from the album. The dance performance of the music video was our first hint at the artist’s newly developed body control.

A strong visual and sound departure from his previous work, but very courageous in tone. Sparse and eclectic, yet at the same time hooking you in without relying on a predictable formula. This is a different Conchita, y’all!

After his platinum-selling 2015 debut album Conchita, and his successful follow-up album with the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra From Vienna With Love, Tom isn’t resting on his laurels.

Are you excited to hear WURST’s new music? Do you like his current style? What do you think of the two new video singles? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anita
Anita
1 year ago

Hey Deban, have you watched the live performance? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=se3J05dAhEw

Alan B
Alan B
1 year ago

Conchita was brilliant. This is just not very well written electro pop and an uninteresting new ‘character’. No thanks!

Alex
Alex
1 year ago

I love him and I love her. Full stop. You don’t get to see real creativity and artistic integrity much, but here’s a full-blown example.

INAMOO
INAMOO
1 year ago

Wurst looks like a slim version of Bulgaria’s Azis.

ESCaddict
ESCaddict
1 year ago

I love Conchita’s new look.

Alex
Alex
1 year ago

Santa Claus? Is that you?

Dawid
Dawid
1 year ago

Hello Santa. Isn’t it too early this year?

La Signora
La Signora
1 year ago

What a change!

GuyGuy
GuyGuy
1 year ago

Winter is coming!!!

Valentino
Valentino
1 year ago

If I remember she was announced as an interval act in Tel Aviv… So will we still see Conchita?

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
1 year ago

serving silver daddy

Pralines
Pralines
1 year ago

Serving mind control, this person is not free anymore. Just like Kristian Kostov and Mikolas, becoming blondes/white hair suddenly. It’s the ritual.

Leipzig
Leipzig
1 year ago
Reply to  Pralines

What are you smoking, mate

Lolly
Lolly
1 year ago

She is MK Ultra victim

Ffs
Ffs
1 year ago

A great artist , no doubt about it but I miss Conchita .

Christina
Christina
1 year ago

Love Conchita and love this new facet of Tom Neuwirth! The two songs are amazing – so different in music and colors. Thrash All the Glam is literally darker while “Hit me” is blonde and almost cheerful – but both with the raw naked proud message: This is MY life and I won’t take any more shit!

esc stan
esc stan
1 year ago

Already on repeat! 😀

P!nk Forever
P!nk Forever
1 year ago

What an inspiration!

KobeKobe
KobeKobe
1 year ago

Such an underrated artist. Love him!

oscillate
oscillate
1 year ago

What a versatile artist!

aroncido
aroncido
1 year ago

He looks like Cillian Murphy in the thumbnail.

sonny
sonny
1 year ago

comment image

Loin dici
1 year ago

I guess, this is the actual Tom Neuwirth as an artist? I miss Conchita, but getting Tom Neuwirth also turned out to be great!

David F
David F
1 year ago

Very cool.

Release the album so I can buy copies to thrust on friends for their birthdays 😛

Jon Hola Sand
1 year ago

Hit me is a great song actually. I think I’ll downoad it. ?

TheDrMistery
TheDrMistery
1 year ago

So first he was her and then she was him again?

Chris
Chris
1 year ago
Reply to  TheDrMistery

Tom had a drag character called Conchita, and now Tom is performing under the alter ego Wurst. It’s only confusing if you really try hard to be confused.

Whisker
Whisker
1 year ago
Reply to  TheDrMistery

My take on it is that the artist created a character named Conchita Wurst. In fact I think I must have heard it before. The name is very witty at least, Conchita (Spanish slang but I don’t want to get graphic here) makes reference to female parts and Wurst to male parts.

Victoria
Victoria
1 year ago

He is a genius and he is so talented! It’s always exciting to see him growing as an artist. Looking forward for the second album

mariahh
mariahh
1 year ago

so meh. sorry, next

Tonton Fée
Tonton Fée
1 year ago

Intense atypical universe of the big great artist.
Eyes and heart touched by the pure style and mixed origin,
Conchita win the second time eurovision.
😉

Cesar‘s salad with Paenda‘s tear tossing
Cesar‘s salad with Paenda‘s tear tossing
1 year ago

Out of the light and into the darkro… ness

Strachan Readen
Strachan Readen
1 year ago

She going through some things.

Darren
Darren
1 year ago

Wow. Santa became a hipster!

I’ll miss Conchita. So graceful.