Cosmos (band)

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Cosmos
Origin Riga, Latvia
Genres A cappella, pop
Years active 2002–2009
Labels Upe
Website www.cosmosmusic.lv
Members Jānis Šipkēvics
Andris Sējāns
Juris Lisenko
Jānis Ozols
Jānis Strazdiņš
Reinis Sējāns

Cosmos is a Latvian a cappella band that formed in Riga in 2002. Since its inception, the band has comprised singers Jānis Šipkēvics, Andris Sējāns (both countertenors), Juris Lisenko (tenor), Jānis Ozols (baritone), Jānis Strazdiņš (bass) and Reinis Sējāns (rhythm).

Cosmos gained national and international recognition after they were chosen to represent Latvia in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest held in Athens, Greece with the song "I Hear Your Heart". Despite winning the national Eirodziesma 2006 contest, the band finished in sixteenth place out of the twenty-four competing nations, with thirty points.

Discography[edit]

  • Cosmos (2003)
  • Pa un par (2005)
  • Тетради любви (2005)
  • Ticu un viss (2005)
  • Turbulence (2008)
  • Pasaki man un tev (2009)

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Walters & Kazha
with "The War Is Not Over"
Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2006
Succeeded by
Bonaparti.lv
with "Questa Notte"