Eurovision: Australia Decides is almost here and Sheldon Riley has released his entry, Not The Same.
Late last year Sheldon was announced as one of the 11 artists competing to represent Australia at Eurovision.
He will be competing against the likes of Seann Miley Moore and Australian Idol Alumni, Paulini and many more.
Sheldon Riley: Not The Same
Not The Same is everything you would expect from a Sheldon Riley song.
Deep, rich and powerful vocals are the initial standout of this track.
Sheldon’s emotive and powerful story is equal to the strength of his voice.
Every moment of the song carries the listener on a journey as the song builds to it’s climax.
Rich with character, style and story Not the Same is the perfect Eurovision track.
In preparation for the competition he spoke to Qnews about Not The Same.
“It’s a very personal song. It was never going to be the Eurovision song, ever,” he said.
“It’s very dark, it’s orchestral, it’s stripped back, it’s everything that I have watched back of myself and said yeah that really worked, that was really strong,” he gushed.
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Eurovision, a lifetime in the making.
For Sheldon Riley the Eurovision dream has been a lifetime in the making.
Since he was seven Sheldon has been dreaming of the chance at the Eurovision crown.
Every moment of his performance from the song, the costume and of course his mask has been planned.
With his talent for theatrics we can only expect to be blown away by Not The Same.
Sheldon will take to the stage next week on the Gold Coast to compete in Eurovision: Australia Decides.
Check out the complete track for his entry Not The Same below.
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