Iceland: Interview with Thorunn Clausen

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Thorunn Clausen, Sigurjón Brink's wife and lyricist of the Icelandic entry in the 2011 Eurovision Coming home, recently gave an interview to RÚV. has been granted permission to show it to our readers.

Thorunn Clausen, lyricist, director and wife of late Sjonni Brink, talks about the meaning behind the lyrics of Coming home and how Sjonni's favorite things will be incorporated into the staging in Düsseldorf. You can watch the interview below:

Coming home will be the entry to represent Iceland in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest. It will be performed by the group Sigurjón's Friends in the first semifinal on May 10th. They will sing on the 14th position.

Sigurjón Brink was scheduled to take part in the 2011 Icelandic selection Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins, but died of a heart attack days before his participation.