At only 24, Sydney-based artist Montaigne has become a major name in Aussie indie music. In the past few years, she was recognized for her work with multiple spots on the Triple J’s Hottest 100, an ARIA award for Best Breakthrough Artist and a nomination for Best Female Artist on her debut album Glorious Heights. Her second album 'COMPLEX' was released in August to critical acclaim.
After winning over the Australian public with 54 points and a jury of industry experts with 53 points, an impressive 107 points overall, Montaigne was crowned the winner of the second Eurovision - Australia Decides. She will perform Don't Break Me in the first half of the first Semi-Final on 12 May.
"Don’t Break Me is a depiction of the enough is enough phase of a relationship breakdown, where one person feels like they are putting much more time, energy and resources into the relationship than the other person and becomes frustrated and resentful. I wrote it while reading Codependent No More by Melody Beattie, which really informed the qualities of the character and the relationship dynamic.”