He’s the “Alive” singer who was set to represent Austria in Rotterdam last year. And now, the title of Vincent Bueno’s song for Eurovision 2021 has been revealed. His track “Amen” is set to be released in the week beginning Monday 8 March.
ORF Eurovision talent scout Eberhard Forcher broke the news in a Facebook post. “Today I can tell you the title. Vincent will compete with with ‘Amen’ in Rotterdam”, he wrote. “You can look forward to something very special,” he adds.
Vincent Bueno will sing “Amen” for Austria at Eurovision 2021
Vincent Bueno and official Eurovision channels are yet to make a statement about “Amen”. But we can expect an official announcement very soon.
Vincent worked with a team of international hitmakers on his Eurovision song. Jonas Thander — who himself has worked with Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Sergey Lazarev — serves as the lead producer on “Amen”.
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Also credited are Swiss producer Pele Loriano and British songwriter Ashley Hicklin. Together, they co-wrote Jurij Veklenko’s “Run With The Lions”. As well, Ashley has many Eurovision credits credits to his name, including Blas Cantó’s “Universo” and Tom Dice’s “Me and My Guitar”.
Additionally, creative visionary Marvin Dietmann will stage “Amen” in Rotterdam. In 2014, Marvin staged Conchita Wurst’s winning performance of “Rise Like a Phoenix”. At Eurovision 2021, Marvin is also staging the Cypriot entry from Elena Tsagrinou.
Vincent Bueno at Eurovision
Vincent Bueno began his Eurovision journey in 2016, when he competed in the Austrian national final with “All We Need is That Love”. Then in 2017, he provided backing vocals at Eurovision for Nathan Trent on “Running On Air”.
In 2020, ORF internally selected Vincent Bueno to represent Austria at Eurovision 2021 with his soulful dance-pop track “Alive”. But his Eurovision dreams were snatched away when the 2020 contest was cancelled in light of COVID-19 restrictions.
At Eurovision 2021, Vincent Bueno will perform “Amen” in the first half of the second semi-final.
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