Would Katrina Leskanich have won Eurovision 2020 with “I Want to Love Again”?

| August 10, 2020

Who doesn't want to love again?

Katrina Leskanich has released another new single “I Want to Love Again” on Friday, 7th August. This new single forms part of her latest album “Hearts, Loves and Babies”, scheduled for release at the end of August. She previously released “Drive” in July 2020. 

Katrina revealed on her twitter that “I Want to Love Again” some extra news regarding the song.

My brand new single ‘I want to love again’ is out this Friday. This is the song I wrote for the Eurovision Song Contest last year.
Katrina Leskanich

Katrina revealed at a press release that lyrics for the song were inspired by Katrina’s close friend, Samantha Fox, who lost her partner Myra Stratton to cancer in 2015.  

“Samantha Fox asked me to write something for her so when her partner died I could see she felt lonely and wanted to find someone, she wanted to love again"
Katrina Leskanich

Katrina and the Waves, making waves in Eurovision 1997

Katrina Leskancich is no stranger to Eurovision. She and her band, Katrina and the Waves, won Eurovision 1997 with the song “Love Shine a Light”. It was the UK’s last win at the Eurovision Song Contest. 

The song has become an anthem with the Eurovision fandom and many artistes have covered the song since its release. The latest cover was extremely heartwarming and featured all of this year’s would-be performers, singing from their homes, after Eurovision 2020 was cancelled due to the pandemic. 

Do you like Katrina’s latest single? Would you want to see Katrina representing the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest again? Let us know in the comments below! 

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