Iceland: Hatari release new single ‘Filthy Boy’

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 1,256 views

The 2o19 Icelandic Eurovision representatives, Hatari, have released a brand new single ‘Filthy Boy’.

Hatari stormed to victory at the 2019 Icelandic national final and went on to represent Iceland at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

The group has released a new single titled Klámstrákur (Filthy Boy) today. The song will be released digitally on 8 November. The music video has been directed by Klemens Hannigan and Baldvin Vernharðsson, the same team behind their Eurovision entry Hatrið mun sigra.


Iceland in Eurovision

Iceland debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986 and is yet to win the event. The country achieved its best results in the competition in 1999 (Selma) and 2009 ( Yohanna) when it placed 2nd in the Grand Final.
The Nordic nation has partaken in Europe’s favorite television show 32 times.

In 2019 Iceland selected Hatari to represent the nation at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with in Tel Aviv. Iceland sailed to the Grand Final with Hatari for the first time in five years, after staying out of the Grand Final for four consecutive years.

The Icelandic band placed 10th in the Grand Final in Israel with their entry Hatrið mun sigra.