Following the revelation of a potential breach of rules in Malta’s national final for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, competitor Aidan has unveiled a revamped version of his bidding entry.
News broke early this month regarding a potential rule break in connection with one of the competing Malta Eurovision Song Contest (MESC) entries.
With the backing track of Dai laga, Aidan’s bidding entry, reportedly being made public back on the 14 August 2016, it was uncertain as to whether the song would still be eligible to compete in the national final.
Dai laga receives revamp
Following reports of a breach of rules, the official Eurovision Song Malta YouTube channel has today published a revamped version of Aidan’s bidding entry, which sees the removal of the original backing track and replaced.
The backing track seems to be the only difference in the Dai laga revamp, with the lyrics of the entry remaining the same. PBS, the Maltese national broadcaster, has not revealed the reasons behind the revamp.
Check out the new version of Dai laga below!
What are your thoughts of the Dai laga revamp? Do you think it could potentially become the next Maltese Eurovision entry in its new form?
Malta at Eurovision 2018
Next month will see the Mediterranean island nation select their entry for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, each of whom will be performing in the national final on the 3 February.
In total, 16 artists will be competing for the right to represent their country in the host city of Lisbon, with the winner of the national final to be determined via a 100% public televote.
- Aidan – Dai laga
- Avenue Sky – We can run
- Brooke Borg – Heart of gold
- Christabelle Borg – Taboo
- Danica Muscat – One step at a time
- Deborah C – Turn it up
- Dwett (Mikhail Attard & Cherylis Camilleri) – Breaking point
- Eleanor Cassar – Back to life
- Jasmine Abela – Supernovas
- Lawrence Gray – Love renegade
- Matthew Anthony – Call 2morrow
- Miriana Conte – Rocket
- Petra – Evolution
- Rhiannon Micallef – Beyond blue horizons
- Richard & Joe Micallef – Song for dad
- Tiziana Calleja – First time
Let us know your favourites of the Maltese final by voting in our poll below!