Conchita Wurst's debut album, Conchita,
arrives in the United States on May 26.
is taking pre-orders for the audio CD.
Released Friday in Europe by Sony Music
Austria, Conchita includes the singles Heroes, You
Are Unstoppable and Rise Like a Phoenix, which she
performed during last year's Eurovision Song Contest.
“I created this album in a very
selfish way, if I'm honest,” Wurst, known as the bearded drag
queen, told the AFP. “I really wanted to entertain myself in the
first place, so that's basically a very personal track list or the
sound track of my life.”
“I really wanted to have all these
different music genres on my first album.”
“We all love someone and we all had a
broken heart at some point, so these are topics I wanted to sing
about, because obviously they're in my life as well,” she