Interview: Latvia’s Eurovision 2022 Talents Citi Zēni Talk ‘Eat Your Salad’, Tackling Censorship and Viral Success

Culture Fix’s Andrew sat down with Latvian Supernova 2022 champions Citi Zēni, who will be taking to the Eurovision Song Contest stage in Turin with their raucous pop anthem Eat Your Salad.

With under three months to go before the contest, the band shared their delight at the track’s huge international success (at the moment of writing it features in Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Iceland’s Spotify charts) and their excitement to deliver the song on a grand scale on the Pala Olimpico stage.

Citi Zēni also shared how they hit the balance between crafting a cheeky, satirical anthem, a great pop track, and a song with a strong social message. Other topics include tackling censorship and a playful suggestions of a brand new Guinness World Record.

Make sure to the stick around until the end of the video where Citi Zēni take part in a quick-fire getting to know you round.

Thanks to Jānis Pētersons, Dagnis Roziņš, Reinis Višķeris, Krišjānis Ozols, Roberts Memmēns, and Toms Kagainis of Citi Zēni for the chat. Connect with the band below.

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