On the 21st and 22nd November, the Public Broadcasting Services will be hosting the 2014-2015 edition of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest at the Marsa Shipbuilding. 20 acts will be taking centre stage, in hope of representing the country at next year’s edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, being held in Vienna, Austria. Over the next couple of weeks, escflashmalta.com will be publishing a series of interviews with all the participants. Whilst thanking the Public Broadcasting Services for this opportunity, Let’s continue and follow things up with Deborah C.
Would you kindly introduce your entry to our readers and also identify the meaning behind the lyrics?
‘It’s OK’ evokes a simple message that everyone can relate to. Unfortunately, we all go through stuff that makes us upset whether it’s a heartbreak or any other form of pain, but we all move on because we live in hope that it will be ok. In life, we experience many things and they normally sort themselves out after a while. So it’s fine, you can cry, you can feel sad but not for too long as we only live once and we must try and enjoy every moment of it. So to sum up, the song is about accepting that things will not always go your way and it’s ok, you can handle it anyway 🙂
In Malta, the Eurovision Song Contest is considered to be a major outlet for the music industry, and you stand here as one of the semi-finalists. What does the whole experience mean to you?
Speaking for myself as a singer, Eurovision is a big music platform which may unlock new doors and provide international opportunities. All artists including composers and authors taking part in it will have the occasion to demonstrate their talent to a numerous multitude.
Recently, Malta has been rather successful at the Eurovision Song Contest, making the final on four of the last five participation attempts. What do you think is the reason for this success, and do you believe that your entry has what it takes to continue this positive trend?
Personally, I think that in the past four years the singers/band that represented Malta had delivered an outstanding performance and also all songs were particularly catchy. I believe my entry has a very catchy melody yet is very simple and easy to remember.
If you were given the opportunity to sing another one of the competing entries in the 2014-2015 edition of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest, which one would it be and why?
I think it would be ‘Love and Let Go’ by Eklessia Sisters because it’s a sweet song based on a true story.
Do you have any plans to release more music in the future, and do you have any particular projects in the pipeline?
Yes definitely! I’ll be working on more original songs and hopefully to be releasing an Album.
Would you like to say anything to our readers at escflashmalta.com?
We become artists and we continue to succeed in life thanks to the followers for keeping our music shine and alive!! A huuuuuge Thank You goes to all of you out there who have been constantly supporting me through the years…I really appreciate it! Thanks so much for all your positive feedback 😉