FYR Macedonia 2018 🇲🇰 Eye Cue to Lisbon
FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – MRT just announced that Eye Cue will represent the country in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Lost and Found. The song is composed by Eye Cue member Bojan Trajkovski.Eye Cue is made of Bojan Trajkovski often joined by drummer Ivo Mitkovski although unknown if he will join them in Lisbon. MRT’s statement explains that the decision was reached after receiving 382 songs. “The selected composition has a contemporary sound, impressive refrain and text, excellent and original vocal abilities of the performer, which certainly offers the opportunity for a quality Eurovision package and a worthy presentation of MRT and “FYR” Macedonia”
Eye Cue is a FYR Maceedonia pop/rock band that have been performing their own material since 2007. Their creative energy, as well as the audience’s energy, set the foundation of the band – completely dedicated to creating and building a career in the music industry. Highly dedicated and immense musical arrangement in their performance, yet remains a contemporary rock ‘n’ roll formation that cannot be easily labeled – an original musical expression.
Their collaboration with the renowned FYR Macedonia producer, Valentino Skenderovski, began in 2007, with the preparation of the material for their debut album “Superstar Wannabe”. The video for their first single “Magija” was released in May 2008, and became a major success. Five months later, the video for their second single “Superstar Wannabe” was released, the song that gave the name to their debut album.
They had their official concert promotion for the album “Superstar Wannabe”, along with a video promotion for “Glowing Lips” in June, 2009. The band’s fourth video for the single “Not this time” was broadcasted on the music channel MTV Adria in March, 2010, and reached the top of the chart. This song was warmly accepted by the audiences throughout the Balkans.
At the end of 2010 the video for the song “Not This Time” was in the top 20 most popular videos for 2010 on MTV Adria. After a while the band had their “MTV Express” – a show on which acoustic versions of their songs were performed. So far they have been a part of major festivals in FYR Macedonia and the region like “Taksirat”, “Exit”, “Schengen Fest”, “Streets Fest”, “Vevchani”, “Pivolend”, “Ohrid Beach fest”, “Alarm”.
In December 2011, the band recorded a video for the song “Ne zaboravaj”, which a year later, is still popular on local media. On June 25th, 2012, the band’s new song, “Ista pateka” was promoted on MTV Adria where it immediately reached the chart’s number 2. On the local radio stations, this song held the number 1 position for at least 4 months. At the end of the year they received an award for the song as it was one of the five most played song on all the radio stations in the country. Also the song reached no. 11 on the annual MTV Adria Chart.
2013 was a big success for the band as they had two major hits with the songs “Son” and “Bobi bas mi e gajle”. “Son” climbed no. 4 and “Bobi bas mi e gajle” no.9 on the MTV Chart. 2013 was the second year in a roll for the band to receive an award on the “Radio festival” as they had again one of the most played songs on all the radio stations all over the country.