ISRAEL – The official video clip of the Israeli participation in Eurovision 2022 has been released, with Michael Ben David as the singer, from the official Eurovision channel. Israel will compete in the first half of the 2nd semifinal of Eurovision 2022 on May 12.
Despite the singer’s initial thoughts of leaving the competition because he was unhappy with the team that supported him, the golden section was finally found and now Michael Ben David is ready to travel to Turin. I.M has been renewed after the singer’s victory in X-Factor Israel.
The creators of the song explained in a post on social media last month, that the changes mainly concern the sound and the production of the song, while the lyrics and the melody remain the same.
However, another side song is added to the already turbulent course of Israel’s participation and concerns the way in which the revamp was carried out.
According to the Israeli press, the songwriters Chen Aharoni, Lidor Saadia and Asi Tal were working on the new IM version; for this reason, they had received a special budget from the Reshet channel. 13, as had been signed in a relevant contract.
Though, a day before the completion of their work, it was announced that a new version was being prepared by a producer outside of Israel, which was finally selected to compete in Eurovision 2022.
People close to the creators said that they felt despised, as they were not allowed to participate in any decision regarding the song. In addition, the creators were informed about the presentation of the new version by the media and no one invited them to watch it.
As a result, the creators announced that they do not intend to travel to Turin in May. In fact, they did not even share the video with the new version of the song on their social media accounts today and just heard the whole thing.
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