The Italian band Maneskin released a new single for the first time since winning the Eurovision Song Contest on Friday.
In the English song
, the band refers, among other things, to the fuss that arose when frontman Damiano Davi was wrongly accused of drug use during the final of the event.
is the first song we wrote after we won the Eurovision Song Contest. We had a few days in the studio together and this song came about in a few hours. That was a sign for us that it would be a "banger". are," David said on Thursday during an online press conference from Berlin about the new single.
"It's a funny song, we had a lot of fun making it and were overflowing with inspiration," said bassist Victoria De Angelis.
In the song David sings, among other things: "I swear I'm not drunk and that I have not taken drugs".
This is a reference to the
, where twittering TV viewers thought they saw the singer
This was denied by the band and later proved with a negative drug test.
'Wanted to make a nice reference'
"We thought we had done something fantastic, but there was a lot of commentary," said David.
"We didn't understand that and we wanted to make a nice reference to that with this song."
is the band's first new music since winning the Eurovision Song Contest.
With the singles
Zitti E Buoni, I Wanna Be Your Slave
there were hit listings in the Netherlands, among others, but these singles were already released before the Eurovision Song Contest.
The new song, like all of the band's music, was written and produced by the foursome.Keywords: