Tony Iommi Pens Track for Eurovison Song
Earlier this week it was rather unexpectedly revealed that
Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi is the
man behind the Armenia's Eurovision Song Contest
The track, entitled 'Lonely Planet,' will be performed by
Dorians and was selected via a national vote on
Until now the track and its 'mystery' composer had been kept under
wraps, however this week Iommi has begun to discuss the project,
telling the BBC:
"I've done a lot of things, but never that," Iommi tells the
BBC. "The thing is, I've always thought, 'oh no, not the
Eurovision', and here I am in it now."
On his reaction after first being asked to pen the track, Iommi
"I first said, 'oh God, I don't know' - it seemed really
strange, me doing a Eurovision song, I don't usually do that," he
said. "But I said, 'I've got a rock ballad, I'll send it
Tony Iommi and his Black Sabbath
cohorts are currently putting the finishing touches to their new
album '13,' which is scheduled for
release in June.
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