National Final Throwback – Ryk – You And I

Today’s National Final Throwback doesn’t take us back too far, but since this song was specially requested, I’ll be taking a closer look and sharing my thoughts! We’re looking closer at the German National Final of 2018, which as we know was won by Michael Schulte, but we are looking at one of his competitors,…

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National Final Throwback: Holly Brewer – Wish I Loved You More

The United Kingdom have been chopping and changing their Eurovision selection strategy over the years, but as of 2016, the nation decided to hold a national final and have since stuck with the format of Eurovision You Decide. Having been underwhelmed by almost every entry of the national final over the last three years, picking…

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National Final Throwback – Brooke Borg – Golden

Today’s national final throwback takes us to the island nation of Malta, who at Eurovision have had a mixed history at Eurovision, especially recently. We’re going back to 2016, a national final that has probably been their most controversial in recent years. Usually the unwritten rule applies where the song that wins is the song…

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NF Throwback: YOHIO – To The End

Today’s National Final throwback takes us back to 2014, in Sweden for Melodifestivalen. The winner of the Swedish national final in that year was Sanna Nielsen with the classy ballad Undo, but today we’re looking at one of Sanna’s fellow finalists – YOHIO. If you haven’t yet seen YOHIO or his performance of the song…

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NF Throwback: Nimmerschmidt – Sandra

This week’s National Final throwback is taking us to 2014, off to Eesti Laul, the national final of Estonia. The eventual winner of Eesti laul 2014 was Tanja, with the song Amazing, however today we’re looking at Nimmerschmidt with the charming song called Sandra. The alternative Estonian group present an interesting, simple and charming song.…

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NF Throwback: Gil Hadash – Follow the Sun

This week, we aren’t travelling back far in time, as we’re revisiting the Israeli National Final of 2016. You’ll remember that Hovi Star was the eventual winner, however, obviously, today we’re looking at another finalist. Gil Hadash is a strong female singer, who was participating with the song Follow the Sun. Had this been chosen,…

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NF Throwback: Dennis Fagerström – My Little Honey Bee

Finland has, in my opinion, one of the most entertaining national finals, and I always enjoy at least a couple of the songs enough to want to put them on my Ipod. I personally thought 2014 was a relatively strong year, with Softengine, Mikko Pohjola, Hukka Ja Mama and Clarissa and Josh Standing. What wasn’t…

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