CROATIA – “Tick-Tock” is a song by Croatian singer Albina. The song is scheduled to represent Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam after winning the pre-selection competition Dora 2021.
“Tick-Tock” was one of fourteen songs commissioned by HRT for Dora 2021, Croatia’s national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
The song was composed by Branimir Mihaljević with Max Cinnamon providing the English language lyrics and Tihana Buklijaš Bakić writing the Croatian language lyrics.
“Tick-Tock” premiered on 13 February 2021, when it was performed in Dora 2021, Croatia’s national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
The song became available through digital retailers and streaming services on the same day through Universal Music Croatia.
HRT allowed artists and composers to submit their entries for Dora 2021 between 26 October 2020 and 10 December 2019 for the selection of their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
On 15 December 2020, Albina was announced as one of the fourteen participants in Dora 2021 with the song “Tick-Tock”.
In the final, held on 13 February 2021, she won the televote and jury vote, placing first with 198 points and thus earned the right to represent Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.