She’s the teenager from Melbourne who stole our hearts in February. Leea Nanos competed in Eurovision: Australia Decides with her song “Set Me Free” and marked her arrival on the Australian music scene. Her involvement with Eurovision didn’t end there — she has now covered Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade”, the Eurovision 2019 winning song.

“Arcade” — Leea Nanos

Leea’s cover of “Arcade” starts from the second verse and continues through to the end of the song. Our girl glows in front of a skyline as she nails every note of the winning song of Eurovision 2019. “Arcade” touches similar subject matter to “Set Me Free”, which Leea wrote about someone she had a crush on but the feelings weren’t mutual. Leea also shared a clip of her cover on Instagram.

Leea Nanos at Eurovision: Australia Decides

Leea submitted her song “Set Me Free” to SBS for the Australian national final. She intended the song to be matched with another, more established artist. Impressed with what they heard, the team asked Leea to sing “Set Me Free” herself.

Competing alongside big names in the Australian music industry — including drag queen Courtney Act and indie pop band Sheppard — did not faze Leea. Despite being a newcomer to the game, she put on a strong performance and impressed Eurovision fans in Australia and around the world. While she may have finished ninth, Leea proved that she was worthy of her spot amongst the talented artists competing against her. We are certain that “Set Me Free” is only the start of what promises to be an amazing musical career.

What do you think of Leea’s cover of “Arcade”? Are you listening to any other Eurovision 2019 covers? Do you want to see more music from Leea Nanos? Let us know in the comments below.

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Taker
Taker
1 year ago

https://youtu.be/Qk93aWUurNg
It’s better cover!!

ESCFan2009
ESCFan2009
1 year ago

Amazing woman! Also, Set Me Free was a masterpiece <3

My number one
My number one
1 year ago

She has said that she wants to represent greece in 2020 so please use the hashtag #leeaforgreece2020 on instagram??

Hero
Hero
1 year ago

https://youtu.be/Cut1ML-p_tE?t=2085 This is Duncan’s performance of Arcade at Pinkpop today 10th of June in Landgraaf, the Netherlands.. magical version of Arcade with this massive crowd!

Stephanie
1 year ago

Back on the topic of Duncan, he smashed his set at the Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf today (Ilse was there watching from backstage). Check out the video of the performance, it’s fabulous! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cut1ML-p_tE

Héctor
Héctor
1 year ago

Don’t like it sorry. Also, that’s not the melody…