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.

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


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.


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


External links[edit]

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