Eurovision Throwback: Pirates of the Sea – Wolves of the Sea

Cast your mind back to 2008, where the televote ruled all. While there were some incredible songs during this era of Eurovision, the contest always featured what can only be described as ‘joke’ entries. Most of those songs remained in the semi-finals, but occasionally one would slip through the gaps. Not only did today’s throwback…

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Eurovision Throwback: Ott Lepland – Kuula

Looking back at the history of Estonia at Eurovision, it is clear that the nation has some incredibly strong vocalists. One of the performances that always stood out was Kuula, a powerful ballad performed by Ott Lepland. The entry dominated the national final, but that doesn’t always equal Eurovision success – but in this case,…

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Eurovision Throwback: Firelight – Coming Home

In my annual Eurovision binge, I returned to one of my staples – Eurovision 2014. The contest had a strong selection of songs, and while there were few that screamed ‘winner’, there were many I knew I’d enjoy years later. Now that we are years later, I can confirm that it wasn’t just nostalgia acting…

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Eurovision Throwback: Loukas Yiorkas ft. Stereo Mike – Watch My Dance

Although their Eurovision success has wavered in recent years, Greece had a hugely successful run throughout the 2000’s. It was not uncommon to see the nation finish within the Top 10, and more often than not, it was with songs that can only be described as fiercely, unapologetically Greek. Watch My Dance ticked the ‘unapologetically…

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National Final Throwback: Nika – Knock Knock

For the Eurovision fans who follow national selections, it’s easy to be bombarded by countless competing entries. Part of the fun is following the selections to see what the nations have to offer, and ultimately, what each nation determines to be their best chance at Eurovision. With new selections each year, the songs that we…

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Eurovision Throwback: Joci Pápai – Origo

Hungary is yet to win the Eurovision Song Contest, but their results at the contest paint the nation as successful. More often than not, we would see Hungary in the final, with the occasional Top 10 finish under their belts. The nation withdrew from Eurovision in 2020, and we are yet to welcome their return,…

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National Final Throwback: Margaret – Cool Me Down

Margaret was catapulted into the Eurovision spotlight back in 2016 when she participated in the Polish national selection with the song ‘Cool Me Down’. Despite failing to reach Eurovision, she remained an icon in the Eurovision world.

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Eurovision Throwback: Anti Social Media – The Way You Are

Denmark was on a high at Eurovision, having won the contest in 2013, and subsequently hosting the following year. However, by 2015, Denmark found themselves stuck in the semi-final for the first time since 2007. Pop-rock band Anti Social Media were selected to represent the nation with their song, The Way You Are, but it…

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National Final Throwback: Raiven – Kaos

It’s not uncommon to see competitors of Eurovision National Finals to compete numerous times over the years, with some participants lucky enough to eventually score their Eurovision ticket. Others, however, may compete to no avail. Today we are putting the spotlight on Slovenian national finalist, Ravien, who proved that sometimes third time isn’t a charm.…

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National Final Throwback: Måns Zelmerlöw – Cara Mia

Måns Zelmerlöw has become a staple in the Eurovision world thanks to his 2015 win with the song Heroes, however many fans will remember his previous attempts in the Swedish national final, Melodifestivalen. Zelmerlöw first appeared at Melodifestivalen in 2007 with the song Cara Mia, a song that many Melodifestivalen fans remember fondly.

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