If you haven’t fallen in love with the UK’s Eurovision 2022 star Sam Ryder, then watch this video. And if you’re already vibing to his entry and unique timbre of voice, well you can watch it too.
Speaking on This Morning — the flagship show of commercial broadcaster ITV — the “SPACE MAN” singer fielded a question about whether he’s worried about where he might place on the Eurovision scoreboard.
He gave the perfect answer, explaining that his love of his fans and the song contest far outweighs any jitters about ranking lowly. He positive, affirming response was so surprising to co-host Josie Gibson that she gasped and said, “ohhh!”
“Believe me, it’s something I considered so much before saying yes to the opportunity,” he told hosts Josie and Phillip Schofield.
“For all of that, Phil, I love it so much. I’ve been watching it since I was a kid and my enthusiasm is just so much greater than my fear.”
“I love singing and singing is about connecting with people. And it’s connecting with those people that have been supporting you. And for me over the past two years, so many amazing, lovely people around Europe have been watching my videos on social media and rooting for me.”
“To be able to go over there and go to Turin on May the 14th and sing for some of those people, I can’t think of the boxes right that I’m not ticking as a singer or as an artist and a performer.”
“If I let fear of where I come on a scoreboard define what I want to do with it — in any aspect of my life. Right now it’s Eurovision. But I’m sure there’s gonna be things later on in my life that I don’t want fear to define. I want to go there and sing my head off.”
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