Bracelet, from Denmark, will participate in the Danish national final with their entry ”Breakaway”. The will compete, alongside 9 other acts, with the hope of representing their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, in Stockholm.
They took the time to talk to ESCBubble about their entry and about their forthcoming participation in the Danish national final for Eurovision.
What was your first reaction when you were told that you would participate in the Danish national selection for Eurovision 2016?
We were extremely happy and grateful that they had chosen us out of 1000 applications to be a part of this amazing experience. We have all followed Eurovision since we were kids and it is fantastic to be able to stand on the stage that always dreamt of performing on.
Could you tell us a bit more about your musical career?
Charlie: Me and Felix have played since we were kids. In 2009 we started a rock band called Little Great Things, with which we played in the Swedish nationals tryouts for Eurovision 2014. In early 2015 we started up a new project that was more pop oriented. We started writing song with the swedish producer Jimmy Jansson, and we got in contact with Rebecca Krogmann via the internet. Rebecca has worked as a professional musician for years both in Denmark and Sweden, and she has also spent three years as a professional musician in Los Angeles.
Is there a message behind your song?
We want people for feel strengthen by it, and get the feeling that everything is possible.
How did you decide to enter the contest?
We all just instantly felt it when we wrote the song.
Do you have any goals for the contest?
Of course we would like to win the contest but we are also there for the experience, having fun and meeting some amazing people. We mainly hope that the danish people will like what we do and that they are gonna want to hear and see more of us.
What do you think of the previous Danish participants at Eurovision?
We have always loved the Danish songs in eurovision. Great melodies and interesting and varied artists.
Are you Eurovision fans? What are your favourite Eurovision songs?
Charlie: Yes we are! There are sooo many good song so it´s hard to pick one specific. I say different song everyday but today Mor ve Ötesi – Deli.
Rebecca: I have always watched Eurovision with family and friends. It has become a tradition every year that I look forward to. My favourite song from Eurovision is Loreen – Euphoria.
Felix: Cliche Love song!
Do you have any special ideas for your performance for the live show?
We are working with an amazing team from DR. The show is going to be powerful, fun and with a lot of energy. The most special ideas are top secret.
Do you have other passions/hobbies?
Rebecca: Beside music, multimedia design is one of my passions. I am currently in school to become a multimedia designer. Beside that I love skiing, travelling and having fun with my friends.
Charlie: Feminism and children´s rights.
Felix: I always liked travelling and seeing the world. One of my other hobbies is photography witch has been a passion of mine since I was a teen.
What would representing your country in Eurovision mean to you?
Representing Denmark in the Eurovision would be amazing! We are a danish/swedish pop-band so to represent Denmark the year that The Eurovision is gonna be held in Sweden would be just insane! Also…Denmark tends to win in Sweden.
What would you like to say to your fans who are going to support you during the national selection?
Hope you like our song and the show we are gonna put on! Never ever let yourself believe that you aren’t capable of doing things.
We would like to thank Bracelet for taking the time to do this interview and we would also like to wish them the best of luck for the national final, that will be held on the 13th of February. Until the show, you can listen their entry ”Breakaway”:
If Bracelet are your favourites in this year’s edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, make sure you cast your vote for them in our poll right here: