Citi Zēni

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Citi Zēni
Left to right: Roziņš, Višķeris, Ozols, Pētersons, Kagainis and Memmēns
Left to right: Roziņš, Višķeris, Ozols, Pētersons, Kagainis and Memmēns
Background information
OriginLatvia
Genres
Years active2020 – present
Members
  • Jānis Pētersons
  • Dagnis Roziņš
  • Reinis Višķeris
  • Krišjānis Ozols
  • Roberts Memmēns
  • Toms Kagainis

Citi Zēni (Latvian pronunciation: [ˈtsiti ˈzæːni]; transl. "Other Boys") is a Latvian pop band, currently consisting of six members. They represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with their single “Eat Your Salad”.[1]

History

Citi Zēni formed in March 2020 at a songwriting camp outside of Riga.[2]

In 2021, the band released their debut album Suņi Iziet Ielās, which translates to Dogs Take To The Streets in English.[3]

In 2022, the band announced their bid for Supernova 2022, with the release of their new single "Eat Your Salad".[4] The band qualified for the final and went on to win it on 12 February 2022. As a result, they represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 and failed to qualify for the grand final.

Band members

  • Jānis Pētersons – vocals[5]
  • Dagnis Roziņš – vocals, saxophone[5]
  • Reinis Višķeris – keyboards[5]
  • Krišjānis Ozols – guitar[5]
  • Roberts Memmēns – bass, vocals[5]
  • Toms Kagainis – drums[5]

Discography

Studio albums

  • Suņi Iziet Ielās (2021)

Singles

  • "Vienmēr Kavēju" (2020)
  • "Parādi Kas Tas Ir" (2020)
  • "Suņi Iziet Ielās" (2021)
  • "Skaistās Kājas" (2021)
  • "Eat Your Salad" (2022)

References

  1. ^ "What's on the menu in Latvia? Citi Zēni win 'Supernova'! 🇱🇻". Eurovision.tv. 2022-02-12. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  2. ^ Terry, Connor (2022-02-04). "Citi Zēni: "Our aim is to make a hard topic easy to digest & fun to listen to."". Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  3. ^ ""Citi zēni" releases debut album and single "Limousine on Crete"". World Today News. 2021-10-28. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  4. ^ "Latvia: Aminata and Markus Riva confirmed among the first 16 acts for Supernova 2022". wiwibloggs. 2022-01-05. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Santos, Pedro (2022-02-12). "Eat Your Salad! Citi Zēni will represent Latvia at Eurovision 2022". Eurovisionworld. Retrieved 2022-02-27.

External links

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