Azerbaijan: TuralTuranX release their Eurovision 2023 entry "Tell Me More"

Azerbaijan: TuralTuranX release their Eurovision 2023 entry
Monday, 13 March 2023

  • Azerbaijan's Eurovision 2023 hopefuls, TuralTuranX released their song for Liverpool titled 'Tell Me More'.

    The song 'Tell Me More' that TuralTuranX will be performing in Liverpool has gone public a few hours ago through Eurovision Song Contest's Youtube Channel.

    The Azeri national broadcaster,IctimaiTV, once again opted for an internal selection in order to determine the country's Eurovision representative. Out of the five candidates that remained in the selection process IctimaiTV came down to the artistic duo TuralTuranX. 

    Their song “Tell Me More”  has been penned and composed by themselves, marking the first time since 2008 where a fully Azeri production team i behind the creation of the entry. Below you can find their entry:


     Tural TuranX will be performing in the 2nd half of the first semi final show on May 9, 2023. 



    A few words for Turan & Tural Bağmanovlar

    Turan and Tural Bagmanov were born in the city of Zagatala – according to the brothers-musicians, they met the piano at school, which aroused their great interest, and after which they even began to skip lessons to learn songs. Seeing his sons' interest in music, his father bought them a synthesizer, and then the brothers learned to play the guitar.


    Azerbaijan in Eurovision

    The Land of fire debuted in the contest in 2008 and since then they have been present in every single edition of it, counting a totla of 13 participation.  In 2011 The duo Eldar & Nikki gave the country its one and only victory with their entry Running scared, leading the Eurovision event next year in the capital city of Baku. 

    While Efendi's Eurovision 2020 journey was interrupted due to the coronavirus outbreak and never had the chance to perform 'Cleopatra' in Rotterdam, iTV decide to stick with the same act this year, giving her the chance to complete her mission in ESC 2021.Efendi flew to Rotterdam where she competed in the first semi final performing 'Mata Hari' and after qualifying to the Grand final she finished 20th with 65 points. 

    For 2022 Nadir Rustemli was internally selected to fly the flag in Turin where he performed the song 'Fade to black', which came 16th in the Grand final receiving a total of 106 points ( 103 from the jury vote and 3 from televoting).


    News Source: iTV

    Image: Eurovision Song Contest YT Channel