Black Daisy

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Black Daisy
Black Daisy & Sinéad Mulvey.jpg
Black Daisy with Sinéad Mulvey in Moscow (2009)
Background information
Origin Dublin, Ireland
Genres Alternative rock, Pop-rock, powerpop
Years active 2008
Members Lesley-Ann Halvey,
Asta Millerienė,
Nicole Billings
Black Daisy with Sinéad Mulvey performing "Et Cetera" at the Scala in London on 17 April 2009. Photo by Tristán White.

Black Daisy was an Irish band that, along with Sinéad Mulvey represented Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 with the song Et Cetera.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

The band originated from Dublin, and was formed by Steff Caffrey(lead guitar and backing vocals), Nicole Billings (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), Asta Millerienė (drums), and Lesley-Ann Halvey (lead vocals and bass guitar). Steff Caffrey was asked to leave the band in February 2009 as RTÉ, the Irish national Broadcaster,felt that a 4 piece backing band was too large for the Eurovision stage.

Eurovision 2009[edit]

On the 20 February 2009, the band, performing with Irish singer Sinéad Mulvey, won the Irish pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, Russia. They competed in the second semi-final on 14 May 2009,[3] failing to reach the final.

Videos[edit]

Date Name Link
February, 2008 Disturbing New Fashion [2]
March, 2009 Et Cetera [3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Dustin the Turkey
with "Irelande Douze Pointe"
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Sinéad Mulvey)
2009
Succeeded by
Niamh Kavanagh
with "It's for You"