Netherlands: S10 releases her Eurovision 2022 song "De Diepte"

The song that S10 will be performing at Eurovision 2022 has just been released. Listen to "De Diepte"

Back in December, the Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS announced the singer S10 as the representative of the Netherlands at Eurovision 2022.

The song was promised to be released at a later date and here it is alongside its music video.

Her song "De Diepte" (English: "The Depth") marks the return of the Dutch language into the competition after being absent since 2010 when Sieneke performed "Ik Ben Verliefd (Sha-la-lie)".

S10 (Stien den Hollander) says about "De Diepte":

– This is a tribute to the sadness and memories that you carry with you. Everyone experiences difficult times in their lives. That's something we all have in common and I hope you will feel less alone when you listen to this song.

The Netherlands 2022: S10 – "De Diepte"

"De Diepte" is written by S10 herself along with Arno Krabman.


Who is S10?

Her real name is Stien den Hollander, she is 21 and known for her alternative pop music style that mixes both Pop with Indie music and has established herself as the crown princess of Dutch alt-pop.

S10 signed her first record deal with label Noahs Ark when she was 17, and released her debut album Snowsniper in 2019. The album won the Dutch prestigious music award, an Edison in the category "Alternative". She released her second album Vlinders in 2020.

The Netherlands in Eurovision Song Contest

Netherlands 2019: Duncan Laurence - "Arcade"

The Netherlands is historically one of the 10 most successful Eurovision countries. They have participated in Eurovision Song Contest 61 times since their debut in 1956, with five victories:

Netherlands 2019: Duncan Laurence - "Arcade"

Since 1975 the best result for Netherlands was in 2019, when Duncan Laurence ended first with the song "Arcade". They ended last in the contest 5 times: 1958, 1962, 1963, 1968 and 2011. Since the introductions of Semi-finals in 2004, they only qualified for the Grand Final 8 out of 17 times.

About the author: Pedro Santos (Portugal)

authorPedro comes from Lisbon, Portugal. He's 30 years old and graduated in journalism. He has attended Eurovision Song Contest three times live - 2018, 2019 and 2022 - and covered the show twice more (2021, 2023) but his first Eurovision memory takes him back to 2007 when Sarbel delivered his catchy "Yassou Maria" performance. Pedro's favorite Eurovision song is Albania's 2015 "I'm Alive" by Elhaida Dani which is also his favorite Eurovision edition.

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