Belgium - Jill & Lauren - Get Up! (impression of first rehearsal)
Jill & Lauren co-wrote their Junior Eurovision Song Contest entry together with some of Belgium's finest music producers: Peter Gillis, Miguel Wiels & Alain Vande Putte. This terrific trio have penned numerous Belgian and Dutch hits. Moreover, this is the second time in a row that their entry has won the Belgian JESC preselections; they wrote last year's Belgian JESC entry 'Zo verliefd (Yodelo)', which was sung by Laura.
Miguel Wiels has been a renowned artist/producer in Belgium for twenty years. His career took off in 1990, following the release of his album 'A dream of no return'. Since then he has written, composed and produced countless hit records for a host of famous Belgian artists, including Yasmine, Isabelle A and Eurovision Song Contest legends Nicole & Hugo. Miguel is also one of the musical brains behind K3, by far the most successful kids-act in Belgium and the Netherlands, selling more than 4 million CDs in the past 10 years. Their huge success has even inspired German and South African clones. Miguel is also known for his numerous TV appearances as a bandleader, in several musical TV formats.
Peter Gillis is also a veteran composer/producer. He is the man behind a long list of Belgian hits and has worked with some of Belgium's biggest acts, such as The Dinky Toys and Pop in Wonderland. Together with Miguel Wiels, he has produced all of K3's hit singles and albums. His contribution to Jill & Lauren's 'Get up!' is his third JESC collaboration; he also produced the Belgian 2006 JESC candidate Thor's 'Een tocht door het donker' and Laura's 2009 entry 'Zo verliefd (Yodelo)'.
Alain Vande Putte co-wrote the lyrics of Jill & Lauren's song. His impressive Belgian musical CV includes numerous hits for acts such as Gene Thomas, The Dinky Toys and Sha-na. He is also the third musical brain behind the mega successful K3.
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