Switzerland: Remo Forrer's Eurovision 2023 song "Watergun" is out now

Two weeks ago, it was announced that Remo Forrer would be waving the flag for Switzerland at Eurovision 2023. We now know he will take the stage in May with his song "Watergun." Listen to the song here

Two weeks ago, it was announced that Remo Forrer would be the Swiss representative at Eurovision this year after an internal selection took place. The internal selection panel consisted of 100 viewers and 20 professional jurors/music professionals.

Forrer will be taking the Eurovision stage in May with the song Watergun during Semi-final 1 in hopes of advancing to the final on the 13th. Take a listen to his song here:

Switzerland 2023: Remo Forrer – "Watergun"

Watergun was written by Argyle Singh, Ashley Hicklin and Mikołaj Trybulec.

About Remo Forrer

Remo Forrer (born 5 September 2001) is a Swiss singer who has had a passion for music since he was a child. Growing up, he learned how to play flute and accordion, along with the piano which he taught himself by ear.

Forrer is no stranger to competitions – he competed on, and won, the third season of The Voice of Switzerland in 2020, as well as competing on the RTL show, Show us your voice. With his victory on The Voice of Switzerland came his winning single "Home," written by his coach Noah Veraguth.

Currently, he has two other songs available on streaming platforms. Forrer has also dedicated much of his life to music. He has performed at numerous events, giving him the ability to gain some experience performing on stage.

Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest

Switzerland has been a part of the Eurovision Song Contest 62 times since the beginning in 1956 - in Switzerland. And the winner of the very first Eurovision Song Contest was... Lys Assia from Switzerland with the song "Refrain."

Switzerland 2021: Gjon's Tears - "Tout l'univers"

Switzerland won the 1988 contest with a then-unknown girl, Céline Dion, with the song "Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi" (only ONE point in front of number two, the United Kingdom). A star was born!

Switzerland 2021: Gjon's Tears - "Tout l'univers"

Since then, Switzerland hasn't had huge success in Eurovision. Since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004, Switzerland has only managed to qualify for the Grand Final in 7 out of 18 tries. Switzerland is a proud member of "Club Null," with four contests without any points

About the author: Justina Helgeson (United States of America)

authorJustina is a correspondent from the United States. She is a more recent fan as she first started following Eurovision in 2021. Since then, she has followed every Eurovision related event and developed a passion for the contest as a whole. If you were to ask them what their favourite all time Eurovision song is, Brividi by Mahmood and Blanco (Italy 2022) will be their answer.

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