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Laila Samuels (Melodi Grand Prix Norway 2016) visits ESC Radio studio – listen to our exclusive interview

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Norway’s ‘Melodi Grand Prix’ 2016, the country’s national final for the Eurovision Song Contest, will take place on 27 February at the Oslo Spektrum, Oslo. Ten acts will be competing, and one of them is 35-year-old singer songwriter Laila Samuels with the song Afterglow.

Laila visited ESC Radio studio today for an exclusive interview. In the interview she speaks about her career as part of Norwegian girl band The Tuesdays, her Eurovision-related songwriting, and her plans for the performance of Afterglow at the Melodi Grand Prix final on 27 February.

Read more to listen to the interview, watch the video of the acoustic version of Afterglow and check out the photos from Laila’s visit at ESC Radio studio…

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Norway’s ‘Melodi Grand Prix’ 2016, the country’s national final for the Eurovision Song Contest, will take place on 27 February at the Oslo Spektrum, Oslo. Ten acts will be competing, and one of them is 35-year-old singer songwriter Laila Samuels with the song Afterglow, written by Laila Samuels, The Beatgees and Jan Weigel.

Laila visited ESC Radio studio today for an exclusive interview. In the interview she speaks about her career as part of Norwegian girl band The Tuesdays, her Eurovision-related songwriting, and her plans for the performance of Afterglow at the Melodi Grand Prix final on 27 February.

Listen to the interview (duration 10:13 min.) here:

[audio: https://www.escradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Laila-Samuels-Preselection-Norway-2016-interviewed-by-Matthias-Petermann-Podcast.mp3|titles=Laila Samuels – (Preselection Norway 2016) – interviewed by Matthias Petermann]

Watch the video of the acoustic version of Afterglow here and tune in to ESC Radio to find the Eurovision edit of the song in our playlist! Scroll down for more photos from Laila’s visit at our studio and check out the full line-up of this year’s Norsk Melodi Grand Prix.

Laila Samuels "Afterglow" – Acoustic version

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Ten songs will compete during the 2016 Norsk MGP final on 27 February:

Agnete – Icebreaker
Elouiz – History
Freddy Kalas – Feel Da Rush
Laila Samuels – Afterglow
Makeda – Stand Up
Pegasus – Anyway
Stage Dolls – Into The Fire
Stine Hole Ulla – Traces
Suite 16 – Anne-Lee
The Hungry Hearts feat. Lisa Dillan – Laika

For more information on the 2016 Norsk Melodi Grand Prix please visit http://www.nrk.no/mgp/ and eurovision.tv

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