Morrissey to enter Eurovision? The former Smith is in 'talks' for 2007 contest Morrissey
is reportedly in talks with the BBC
about the possibility of writing the UK's next Eurovision Song Contest
It is also possible the star, who has previously worked with former Eurovision
winner Sandie Shaw, could also perform the track at the 2007 contest in Helsinki
, Finland, according to BBC NEWS
As first reported on NME.COM
, the singer declared his interest in entering the competition after the UK's poor placing in last year's event.
"I was horrified but not surprised to see the UK fail...why didn't they ask me?" asked Morrissey
during his residency at the London Palladium
In recent years, the UK has not performed well in the contest, and have not won the event since 1997. Daz Sampson
's 'Teenage Life'
, the UK's entry in 2006, finished fifth from bottom. In 2003, the UK's song 'Cry Baby'
, performed by Jemini
, received no points during the competition. .