Born on 8 September 2001, Remo Forrer is a talented Swiss singer who rose to fame after winning the third season of The Voice of Switzerland in April 2020. In addition to this, he also appeared on the German TV talent show “I Can See Your Voice”. He is all set to represent Switzerland in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2023 with his song "Watergun".
Forrer auditioned for The Voice of Switzerland in November 2019, where he impressed the judges with his rendition of "Someone You Loved" by Lewis Capaldi. All four coaches turned their chairs for him, and he eventually joined Noah Veraguth's team. On 6 April 2020, Forrer emerged as the winner of the season.
Swiss broadcaster SRG announced in February 2023 that Remo Forrer would be representing Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool. His competing song, "Watergun", was released on 7 March.
Currently residing in Hemberg in the canton of St. Gallen, Remo developed an interest in music from an early age. He learned to play various musical instruments such as the flute, the accordion, and eventually taught himself to play the piano by ear. Remo has also completed an internship as a retail specialist in a sporting goods store.
Writer(s): Argyle Singh, Ashley Hicklin & Mikolaj Trybulec
Composer(s): Argyle Singh, Ashley Hicklin & Mikolaj Trybulec
Broadcaster: SRG SSR
The Swiss entry "Watergun," kicks off with a gentle piano introduction before hitting its stride with powerful lyrics that offer a timely message. "I don't wanna be a soldier, I don't wanna play with real blood" is a poignant reminder of the critical political issues that confront us today. Against this backdrop, the song stands out as a compelling peace anthem, and Remo's strong and impressive vocals are sure to leave a lasting impact on audiences. With a solid stage show to back it up, "Watergun" has the potential to go far in Liverpool and captivate viewers from around the world.