William Mangion, who already represented Malta in the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, wants to represent his country another time. escmalta.com reportes that the singer has recorded two songs to be submitted to Malta song for Europe, the Maltese national final 2007, this week.
William Mangion is said to be among the most important persons in Malta's rock and blues scene. His career has already lasted over several decades. Having been leader of many bands, he has entertained crowds, cavorting with the famous.William Mangion is not the first former representative who wants to enter the Maltese selection in 2007: Mary Spiteri, who came third in the 1992 song contest with the song Little child, submitted three entries while Ludwig Galea has also recorded some songs. In 2004, he made it through the semi final to finish 12th in the Eurovision Song Contest final round, presenting On again… off again together with his duet partner Julie.
In 2005 and 2006, Malta already sent former representatives to the competition: Chiara Siracusa was runner-up with the song Angel in Kyiv, having already finished third in 1998 with The one that I love. Fabrizio Faniello was less succesful: While his 2001 entry Another summer night finished in 9th position, he only came last in the final round in Athens, performing I do. Therefore, Malta will have to enter the semi final in Helsinki. William Mangion finished 8th in Millstreet in 1993, singing This time.