The Latvian's Supernova's second semi-final will be held this week, and two new qualifiers will join Edgars Kreilis and Liene Greifane!
Among those new contestants, there will be In My Head!
How would you define yourself in one word?
In one word - labyrinth.
How would you describe your state of mind when you're on stage?
We usually place ourselves in the sounds. We imagine becoming the sounds. Music is expression and we focus on conveying the emotion (feeling) of the song/music we are performing.
How would you quickly tell your life story?
It would be rather difficult do describe a book that is not yet halfway done. We are rather young and at the moment we feel our life story is still being written.
However, to describe the life of In My Head - The band was formed in March of 2015. It is a sum of three minds, who are gravitating towards new interpretations of senses through sound: Evija is the author of vocal harmonies and melodic lines, the lead instrumentalist is Armands and Rugo is the creative coordinator, accountable for recording and developing songs.
The year 2017 started with the release of their first single "Love Had You Lost". With this song, they have gained recognition from several broadcasting stations. Awarded by one of the major radio stations of Latvia - "Radio SWH Ētera Balva"* is In My Head's first toucheable indicator of the success. And now at the beginning of 2018 we are preparing for Supernova.
How does one make you angry?
Anger is an aggressive form of fear often caused by confusion and/or disappointment. We avoid anger by understanding the cause. If the cause is known one can deal with it peacefully and constructively. Anger clouds the mind so no one should act or speak out of anger.
How does one make you happy?
What makes anyone happy? Comforts. Comforts be they psychological or physical. The chemical reaction that causes the sense of happiness is caused by other chemical reactions. Good news, a great meal, being with family and friends - these are just the basics. We get especially excited when we are making new music.
How would you define your taste in music?
Regarding our musical taste we often joke that our taste is so specific - we are so picky - that we prefer to make the music ourselves. We are, of course, influenced by many, many genres.
If there was just 1 artist you could listen to for the rest of your life, who would it be?
To pick an artist today would be entirely unfair to future artists. Imagine - you pick your (current) favourite artist and limit yourself only to this one artist for the rest of your life only to find out a week later that there is a new artist who is totally amazing. Or maybe you wouldn't find out. We are not sure on all the rules in this paradigm. If we had to, we would choose silence.
How would you describe Sunset, your song for the contest?
The song is about breaking through, ignoring misleading obstacles. In this song, sunset is a metaphor for the happiness you owe yourself. Unlike in romantic films where they walk off into the sunset thus ending a (debatably) beautiful chapter, we strive beyond - into the beautiful unknown infinity.
How did you make the decision of entering the Supernova this year?
We wanted to find out how far we could get.
How would you make us want to come to Latvia?
We would tell you that you will miss out on an incredibly beautiful experience if you don't.
How do you picture Eurovision in 10 years?
This is a tough one. Considering how unpredictable the future is, our best guess is that Eurovision will still take place, however, what standards it will imply, is impossible to imagine.
How are you going to win Eurovision 2018?
If we tell you, there will be no surprise (which in itself is key to be successful in this competition).
In My Head, thank you so much for this interview. Will they be one of the lucky finalists? You'll see on Saturday!
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