United Kingdom: James Newman releases an acoustic version of his Eurovision 2021 entry "Embers"

United Kingdom: James Newman releases an acoustic version of his Eurovision 2021 entry
Monday, 03 May 2021

  • The UK's Eurovision 2021 hopeful, James Newman has released an acoustic version of his Eurovision entry, "Embers"

    James Newman joins the list of Eurovision 2021 acts that have released an acoustic version of  their competing entries, which have been published on the official Eurovision Youtube Channel.

    James Newman was invited back this year to represent the UK at Eurovision 2021 after last year's unfortunate cancellation of the contest in Rotterdam due to the covid-19 pandemic. James' Eurovision 2021 entry is a change of direction from last year's "My Last Breathe". This year 'Embers' is more pop and an uptempo song , which you can categorize it in the easy listening tracks.

    Now James has released an acoustic version of his entry which you can listen to below: 

     

    A few words for James Newman

    James Newman is an English singer-songwriter based in London and  hails from Settle, Yorkshire, in North England.. He is the brother of pop star John Newman. At the 2014 Brit Awards, Newman won the Brit Award for British Single of the Year as a co-writer of “Waiting All Night” by Rudimental. He has also co-written hits such as “Blame” by Calvin Harris (feat. John Newman) and “Love Me Like You” by Little Mix.

    James is no stranger to the Eurovision family as he was co-writer of “Dying to Try” by Brendan Murray, who represented Ireland at ESC 2017, in Kiev. He has also collaborated with the Australian ESC 2015 act, Guy Sebastian, in his track “Keep Me Coming Back” which is included in his album entitled Conscious.

    Last year James Newman was set to represent the country with the song “My last breath”. The song was signed by Ed Drewett, Adam Argyle and Iain James. Among others, they’ve written numerous hits for established acts, including Little Mix, Dua Lipa, One Direction and Olly Murs. Iain James is also a past Eurovision winner as he was co-writer of the ESC 2011 winning entry “Running Scared” by Ell & Nikki for Azerbaijan.

     

    News Source/Image: Eurovision Youtube channel