Circus Mircus

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Circus Mircus
OriginTbilisi, Georgia
Years active2020–present
Websitecircusmircus.com
Members
  • Damocles Stavriadis
  • Igor Von Lichtenstein
  • Bavonc Gevorkyan
  • Iago Waitman

Circus Mircus (Georgian: ცირკუს მირკუსი) are a Georgian progressive rock band. The band mostly plays experimental music, mixing numerous genres, each representing a life experience and the "inner world" of each member.[1] They represented Georgia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with the song "Lock Me In", placing 18th in the second semi-final, failing to qualify for the final.[2]

Circus Mircus consists of four members, named as Damocles Stavriadis, Igor Von Lichtenstein, Bavonc Gevorkyan, and Iago Waitman.[3] According to Wiwibloggs, these names are pseudonyms.[4]

History

The band was formed at the end of 2020 in Tbilisi, when three local circus academy dropouts became friends and left the academy to start their own band. According to a member of the band, the three "weren't good enough, [we were] probably the worst in the crew, [and] that's why we became friends."[2]

On 14 November 2021, it was announced that the group had been internally chosen by Georgian Public Broadcasting to represent the country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.[2] Their competing song "Lock Me In" was released on 9 March 2022.[5] They performed 5th in the second semi final, and came 18th (last) with 22 points; 13 from the professional juries and 9 from the televote, failing to qualify for the grand final.

Discography

Singles

Title Year
"The Ode to the Bishkek Stone" 2020
"Semi-Pro" 2021
"Better Late"
"Weather Support"
"Rocha"
"23:34"
"Musicien"
"Plastique Bijou"
"Lock Me In" 2022

References

  1. ^ Mamsikashvili, Rezo (14 November 2021). "Georgia: Circus Mircus will represent Georgia at Eurovision 2022". Wiwibloggs. Retrieved 14 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Georgia's Circus Mircus take their show to Turin 🇬🇪". Eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union (EBU). 14 November 2021. Retrieved 14 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Turin 2022 / Participants – Circus Mircus". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 9 April 2022.
  4. ^ ten Veen, Renske (15 November 2021). "LIST: 8 clues the Young Georgian Lolitaz could be behind Circus Mircus". Wiwibloggs. Retrieved 9 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Georgia: Circus Mircus release their Eurovision 2022 song: "Lock Me In"". Eurovisionworld. 9 March 2022. Retrieved 10 March 2022.

External Links

Media related to Circus Mircus at Wikimedia Commons

Awards and achievements
Preceded by Georgia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2022
Succeeded by
TBA
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