New Song Debuts on Eurovision: Europe Shine a Light, Out On DSPs - Listen HERE
“I’m like a bird in a cage and I’m going cuckoo…”
“This song was written about the feeling of being stuck in a loop, that you don’t know if you created yourself or someone else built for you. We decided to recreate this feeling with a music box. We worked over three months to build a custom-made music box, which was very tricky, because it’s an instrument that was manufactured by hand back in the 16th century. I’ve had this image stuck in my mind for a long time - a ballerina stuck inside a jewelry box, spinning around forever in a loop. Just like I’m afraid I might be,” said Netta. “Cuckoo is my confession. It reveals a vulnerable side of me, which I’ve never let anyone see before. I am in a place where everything happened to me really fast, and I can’t help but doubt.”
Listen to Netta on Switched On Pop earlier this week HERE discussing her personal journey as an artist and what it takes to make the perfect Eurovision song. She also recently was spotlighted by BUST who called her the “soulful singer creating escapist videos you didn’t know you needed” and Hey Alma who praised her as a “role model”. She will also be Facebook’s “Artist Of The Day” on May 18th.
Check out Netta’s on-the-spot ingenuity in this recent video for iHeartRadio where she covers hits by Eiffel 65, Flo Rida, and Soulja Boy’Tell Em.