This weekend, Serbia chooses its entrant for Eurovision 2020.

And ahead of the Beovizija semi-finals,  girl group Hurricanewho are among the frontrunners –  have revamped their entry “Hasta la vista”. The girls have also released a fiery music video.

Hurricane – “Hasta la vista” music video

Directed by Đorđe Obradović, Hurricane’s music video brings the fire and energy the group served in their promo images.

The video shows the three ladies in a variety of different settings, styles, and outfits ranging from vibrant hues of neon pink and yellow, to dark and more sultry leather looks.

Aside from the stunning visuals, the Serbian trio have also strengthened the melody of their number. The subtle revamp gives the song an almost anthemic feel and the heightened bass provides a more solid structure to tie the whole project together.

Who are Hurricane?

Aside from Eurovision 2016 alum, Sanja Vučić, Hurricane is a trio which also includes Ksenija Knežević and Ivana Nikolić. If Ksenija’s name looks familiar — there’s a reason. She’s the daughter of another Eurovision alumni, Montenegro’s 2015 singer Knez.

The story of the group’s formation is explained by their founder, Zoran Milinković. After Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the Carribean in 2017, Milinković participated in the cleanup efforts on the island of Sint Maarten.

After returning to Serbia, he then formed the group to send a message of support. Hurricane’s first single, fittingly, was named “Irma, Maria”. The music video showed cleanup efforts, whilst the song preached about the strength and will to rebuild after tragedy.

The ladies have released three non-Beovizija related singles since September 2019: “Favorito”, “Avantura”, and “Brzi prsti”. “Favorito” has already amassed over 45 million views.

What do you think of the revamped version of Hurricane’s “Hasta la vista”? Do you prefer it to the original? Let us know your opinions down in the comments below

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TD303
TD303
1 year ago

Please, one of the moderators, do us all a favor and delete this sexist af message!

ESCalator
ESCalator
1 year ago

trying too hard

Azaad
Azaad
1 year ago

The original version was better. Here you can hear the clashes between the original song and the newer production elements- they’ve seemed to have just added new sounds on top of the existing song rather than revamping it properly. Moreover, given the polarising reception of turbo-folk, leaning into it even more with the revamp is a risky, if bold, choice.

It’ll be a decent winner and definitely qualify in Rotterdam. but this is a strong selection, relatively speaking.

Miss Uncongeniality
Miss Uncongeniality
1 year ago

Trashy as hell, but I totally love it

MTD
MTD
1 year ago

This song represents what is currently trendy in Serbia. This is their actual music scene.

Not a fan tho.

esc1234
esc1234
1 year ago

You wish

Tomm
Tomm
1 year ago

Wiiiiiinner!!!

Ivan
Ivan
1 year ago

In this article there are more haters hating comments than haters hating song.
It will be unusual choice for Serbia and still the song for the left side board, but we will see on Sunday who will represent Serbia. Congratulations to all.

Milye
Milye
1 year ago

Not every uptempo song is a copy of fuego you know that? Eleni didn’t invent uptempo songs…

Micky
Micky
1 year ago

Fuego on steroids! I love it :O

Héctor
Héctor
1 year ago

A televote top 10 or even top 5 act (depending on the quality of the acts to be revealed). I don’t know about the juries. It’s okey for me but not a killer song. I like more laid back stuff and this hits you like a train wreck.

Alfonso Moreno Domínguez
Alfonso Moreno Domínguez
1 year ago

I preferred the previous version

Alex
Alex
1 year ago

It already made 265k in 6 hours.
Serbia is coming

ESCfan
ESCfan
1 year ago
Reply to  Alex

400k right now and #10 in trending in Serbia

Angelika
Angelika
1 year ago

Yes! Finally a cool song….straight to the final!

Ivan
Ivan
1 year ago

So now that Fuego made it high on the scoreboard, every upbeat song is compared to it and treated as mediocre? No offence, Fuego was my personal favourite in 2018, but it is unfair to accuse other artists of copying Fuego just because their music is similar, I mean genres exist for a reason right? Anyway, if this wins in Serbia it will definitely stand out at Eurovision.
Good luck girls!

Philip
Philip
1 year ago

this is so Serbia from the 90ies.. one can notice the revamp, but still that was not the issue, but the Hasta la vista concept in the first place.. I don’t mind hot chicky dancy sexy group song.. but not this one.. it is lame, date, boring.. it is just noise.. it is not even catchy.. it’s kinda trashy and cheap, rather.. Shout out to Serbia for bringing massive diversity in their national selection, but unfortunately all of the songs are lame.. You are literally picking a song that will not qualify.. same as Slovenia and.. i think it was… Read more »

Roger
Roger
1 year ago
Reply to  Philip

Serbia didn’t enter until 2004 (and then as Serbia Montenegro)

BleuKnaveXD236
BleuKnaveXD236
1 year ago

I like it better than before but still not feeling it 100% was more interested in the background guys than the song. They sound great nonetheless… and this seems to be a song that will shine on the stage so I’m really holding off till I see them perform live to judge it in full. Wish them good luck and glad so many people do seem to enjoy it.

Lulu
1 year ago

3/10 still don’t like the song .but there is nothing in Serbian final also poor year Serbia

Marseille
Marseille
1 year ago

If this doesn’t get chosen for Serbia I think I might honestly cry. This is THE bop, haters can choke.

Ria van de Velde
Ria van de Velde
1 year ago

It sounds better than the first version but sorry, I don ‘t like the song at all.

Marios
Marios
1 year ago

ok I take back everything I said about that

Chromium
Chromium
1 year ago

I kinda miss the chorus on the original version, but aside from that, it is stronger overall. Can’t wait to hear this live 🙂

France03
France03
1 year ago

Ben Dolic for Germany with the Song violent things what a song!!!

Paul
Paul
1 year ago
Reply to  France03

The saviour of the big 5!!

Joe
Joe
1 year ago
Reply to  France03

I say this as someone who loves Fai rumore and enjoys My Last Breath and Universo: who would’ve thought Germany had the best song of the Big 5? Way to go!

Alex
Alex
1 year ago
Reply to  France03

Both Italy and Germany are amazing just like in 2018. Both served

Mia
Mia
1 year ago
Reply to  Alex

Lol no, only Italy

Marcus
Marcus
1 year ago

Yikes, this is just too trashy for me. I love me a good ethno-bop, but this isn’t it.

Nicolas
Nicolas
1 year ago

Italy winning ? Lol. Even if he wins the jury vote it’s hardly a contender for a top 10 televote.

NickC
NickC
1 year ago

This reminds me of moje3.

Esc1234
Esc1234
1 year ago

Some gays in this comment section are hating the girls, well, they look and sound amazing, you can’t help but being jealous

Vox
Vox
1 year ago

That’s how you do a revamp. Can’t wait to see them live, these girls have done so many concerts they are slaying

Milye
Milye
1 year ago

Hasta la vista was created year ago

Mitch
Mitch
1 year ago

Honestly when I heard the first version of the song I was really disappointed, since I expected more fire from them. But now, with the revamped version the fire is there. These girls are not only pretty, they have vocal talent, charisma and fit perfectly together. I love it!
Hope it wins Beovizija and I hope they sing it in Serbian on ESC if so. #girlpower

Vilius Hideo
Vilius Hideo
1 year ago
Reply to  Mitch

Just let remember 🙂 Belarus singer in 2008 Ruslan Alehno was singed Hasta la vista baby also 😀 just fun fact xD

P!nk Forever
P!nk Forever
1 year ago

The rumored German representative Benjamin Dolic may have a song by Boris Milanov called “Violent Thing” according to comments on a German ESC blog.

Joe
Joe
1 year ago
Reply to  P!nk Forever

We looking at an all-male Big 5?

P!nk Forever
P!nk Forever
1 year ago
Reply to  Joe

A pure sausagefest if it‘s true.

Joe
Joe
1 year ago
Reply to  P!nk Forever

Four sausages and a bratwurst, more like

John
John
1 year ago

It was better the 1st time when it was called the Pussycat Dolls.

Bouke
Bouke
1 year ago

I love this so much!

Mia
Mia
1 year ago
Reply to  Bouke

1:30 Looks like renegade dance TikTok 😀

Albert
Albert
1 year ago

Well this is better than another ballad

Three Guesses
Three Guesses
1 year ago

Too generic, too Fuego and too Me Tana. Stuff heard and seen before! Just because it has scantily clad girls and just because it is rythmic, it doesn’t mean it is good! It takes muuuch more to impress the Eurovision audience than to mumble some lame lyrics and dance in underwear to an upbeat instrumental. If this eventually gets the ticket to Rotterdam, it will finish at 13-14th place in the semi.

Nina
Nina
1 year ago
Reply to  Three Guesses

It is funny to compare ANY song to Me Tana, when Me Tana was a generic copy of Fuego!

Robert
Robert
1 year ago
Reply to  Nina

What?

Briekimchi
Briekimchi
1 year ago

It’s probably not going to be my #1 in Serbia but yeah, this is actually a really, really good presentation of the song and they’re an excellent option if they won’t to do something a bit less traditional.

koagul
1 year ago

The stage has to burn. Go for win girls. Slay girls! ????

No One
No One
1 year ago

I’m supporting this, it’ll stand out in this year’s snoozefest

Nicolas
Nicolas
1 year ago

If they win they better not come with another revamp in english.

Fernando
Fernando
1 year ago
Reply to  Nicolas

Even if they win in serbia, that’s a drop dead sure non-qualifier for the Eurovision.

Stevan
Stevan
1 year ago
Reply to  Fernando

saying that they wont even qualify is simply delusional sorry

Nobody Important
Nobody Important
1 year ago

Europe get ready… Hurricane is hitting you on May 14th!

filipko54
filipko54
1 year ago

I don’t know why but I like it much more now 😀

Mia
Mia
1 year ago

I love it, I’m dancing 😀
If they are good live- Serbia, you have one job 😉

Dud
Dud
1 year ago

WOWWWW……
BURN THAT STAGE BABY.

Milan
Milan
1 year ago

Instead of “promo images” I misread “porno images”. That about sums it up.

Colin
Colin
1 year ago

My head is spinning and not in a good way. 🙁
However, this is “in your face” and especially with so many slower songs this year, I think this will find an audience. I could see Serbia both qualifying and being in my personal bottom 5 with this.

BebeRo
BebeRo
1 year ago

Wooooow! Winning material!!!

Marcus
Marcus
1 year ago

Fuego on a budget…

dark
1 year ago

Amazing. Go Hurricane! This is win material!

Alex
Alex
1 year ago

This can really stand out and make so damage with televoting. I expect a bang performance

Elsa
Elsa
1 year ago

OMG, I love Serbia but this is so bad 😀