World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Black Daisy

Black Daisy
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 was an Irish 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

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

  • RTÉ Eurovision website
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"
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.