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LONDON, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

For all the fallen, forgotten, famous and the few… 

lest we forget…

So… the Eurovision Song Contest. Joke? Pantomime? Or something we could actually take somewhat seriously and use to enhance our nation's mood? We don't want "nul points" again. We need to be in it to win it!

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So… 2014. Will it be a different story for the UK?

BIG YES! Why? Because of the dawning of the rock band U K R(United KingdomOf Rock) fronted by Matt Fielder.  U K R are waiting in the wings, wanting to represent the UK, for real, at the Eurovision Song Contest. Let the U K R join the few that have brought victory to the UK at Eurovision - Sandie Shaw in 1967. Lulu in 1969. Brotherhood of Man in 1976. Bucks Fizz in 1981. Katrina and the Waves in 1997. …UKR in 2014?

Matt Fielder, a Eurovision fan from Surrey, is fed up with Britain's recent history at the contest. But rather than complaining or ranting in a blog post like the rest of us, he decided to start a band. And so the United Kingdom of Rock was born. Matt's idea came after yet another dreadful display and result by the UK in 2013 contest.

He says ,"With all the great music this country has produced over the decades, it feels like this has not been reflected by the artists representing This Sceptred Isle!"

So Matt penned the song "We Are the UKR" It actually has a message. "It was written to not only pay homage to all the great British bands of the past, but also to the bands who tried and failed. Surely that applies to bands who could have - and would have - done better at ESC…if only they were given a chance?"

So who are U K R (United Kingdom Of Rock)? 

To hear the full Interview with Matt go to http://www.Radiojackie.com and press the red button

Find out by going to UKR's Facebook page, which has racked up more than 5,600 likes since November 2013!

 https://www.facebook.com/theeurovision

Help get us all the way to Copenhagen - let us show the world that the UK rocks!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjF60S16tgk

Available from iTunes now.

UKR … share the pride, spirit and passion as we did in 2012!

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