IRELAND – Irish Eurovision star Brendan Murray teamed up with Austria’s contestant Nathan Trent for an angelic duet to Beyonce’s hit track Halo. The Hometown singer and Austrian singer-songwriter decided to sing a few songs on the roof of their hotel in Amsterdam where they were attending a Eurovision fan event over the weekend. They both took to Instagram to post a video of the spontaneous performance which saw Murray play guitar as they harmonised in perfect unison. Trent accompanied the video with the hastags #messingaround and #spontaneously.
The duet has gone down a storm with their fans. Comments from their followers include: “Ahhhh, you two are perfect together”, “Oh my God …. your voices are just freakin’ brilliant” and “I absolutely love it!!!! You sound really good together!” Murray said that he’s had a “mental” week going from Israel to Amsterdam, but said it’s been “amazing”. Ireland’s Eurovision entry, Dying to Try, was co-written by Jörgen Elofsson and James Newman. Elofsson has written songs for Westlife, Britney Spears and Leona Lewis, while Newman has penned songs for Rudimental and Little Mix.