Spain – Today the Spanish national broadcaster TVE held a press conference to present the internally selected Spanish Eurovision participant Pastora Soler to the public. Soler will perform three songs in different styles in a televised show to be broadcast in February. The public and a jury of experts will choose the Spanish entry for Baku out of the three presented songs. TVE will not hold an open call for songs, Federico Llano, deputy director of RTVE festivals confirmed. “The entries will be written by authors Soler has already worked with as they know best what suits her voice,” he told the press.
Soler said she would not sing “flamenco or anything related to copla, a style that is not understood in the rest of Europe”. She would prefer a “pop song or a strong ballad”. The songs may be unpublished or from her latest album “Una mujer como yo” (A woman like me), which was released this October.
TVE has decided not to reveal other names of spanish artists that record labels had offered to the broadcaster. However, TVE revealed that they are “pleased” with the level of submissions.
Soler told the reporters that “all has been fast, I’m very happy. It’s a big responsibility”. She also explained why she said no to Eurovision two months ago. According to her, she hadn’t evaluated the pros and cons. “Now, I see Eurovision as a great opportunity to do what I love in front of millions of people”.
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