Koit Toome & Laura
Koit Toome – a mini biography
Koit Toome was born on the 2rd of January 1979. He was discovered by Mikk Targo during his schooldays and formed a duo called Code One with Sirli Hilus. The duo made many hits together. Toome and Hilus still perform together from time to time.
He released his first solo album Allikas, that includes mostly his own compositions, in 2006. Toome has a total of 5 albums solo and as Code One. His first appearance on Eurovision Stage was in 1998 representing his country Estonia with his song Mere Lapsed. He also represented Estonia in 2017 alongside Laura Pöldvere. Toome is also a celebrated musical artist who played in famous plays such as Les Miserables, West Side Story, and Hair. Last but not least he won the Estonian Dancing with the Stars in 2007.
Laura – a mini biography
Laura Pöldvere was born on the 29th of August 1988. She is currently one of the most popular Estonian artists. Her musical career started in 2005 when she first took part in the Estonian Eurovision National Final Eurolaul with two entries; her solo song Moonwalk and Let’s Get Loud with the girl group Suntribe. Suntribe went on to win the national final became Laura’s first Eurovision adventure.
She tried for Eurovision again respectively in 2006, 2009, 2016, 2017 and 2020. She achieved her goal to represent her country for the second time in 2017 as a part of the duo with Koit Toome with their song Verona. She released her first album Muusa in 2007. After she released Muusa, she started her studies in Berklee College Boston and paused her musical career for a while. In 2011, she released her first compilation album Sädemeid taevast which consisted of all her singles since 2005 to 2011 as well as a track from her second studio album Ultra.
Her latest single is her entry for Eesti Laul 2019, Break Me.