Friday night saw the United Kingdom's representative, Josh Dubovie, being selected, and the song That sounds good to me was premiered, the song was written by Pete Waterman and Mike Stock, a duo which had received much success in the past.
Mike Stock the co-writer of the United Kingdom's song in this years Eurovision Song Contest has announced that the version of that sounds good to me which was performed on Your Country Needs You, on Friday night, is not the version which will represent the nation in Oslo, in May. The song is to be completely revamped to suit Josh's voice. Stock has stated thathe is "now busy getting together the final version which will be significantly different from what has already been served up." As well as testing numerous styles includinig a version with just a piano accompaniment.
Stock has stated that he has taken into consideration the views and comments of people with regards to the original version of the UK's entry in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest and will keep this in mind when creating the new version of That sounds good to me.
Your country needs you, the show in which Josh Dubovie was selected to represent the United Kingdom in Oslo, was viewed by 2.9 million people, which is 4 million less than the 6.9 million viewers that the 2009 edition of Your country needs you achieved.
The original version of the 2010 entry for the United Kingdom, Josh Dubovie That sounds good to me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0vHnZDX1GI
The United Kingdom will participate in the Final on the 29th of May, due to it being part of the Big 4. The UK achieved 5th place in Moscow last year whenrepresented by Jade Ewen and her song My Time, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber.