Monthly Archives: February 2015

Melodifestivalen 2015: Heat 4 – Örebro

1. Midnight Boy – “Don’t Say No” ~Rating: 7/10~ I was really prepared to hate this because I am not a huge fan of the straight forward 80’s thing. This ended up being a huge surprise though as I got … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2015: Greek Entries

1. Barrice – “Ela” ~Rating 10/10~ I officially LOVE this song. I loved it just from hearing the chorus and first verse, but once that instantly iconic breakdown instrumental kicks in at the end, it’s full blown amazingness. I had … Continue reading

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Finland’s Antti Tuisku Steals UMK15 With “Peto On Irti”

So I was casually watching semi-final 3 of Finland’s Eurovision 2015 selection show UMK tonight, and it was pretty lame. The song selection was mixed and I glazed over for nearly the entire show. During the vote counting we got … Continue reading

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Conchita Wurst Saves European Pop With “You Are Unstoppable”

Boundary breaking Austrian chanteuse Conchita Wurst has released a fabulous new single just in time for Eurovision 2015 in Vienna. Hot off the heels of her breathtaking victory with “Rise Like The Phoenix,” Conchita is back with another great pop … Continue reading

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Melodifestivalen 2015: Heat 3 – Östersund

1. Ellen Benediktson – “Insomnia” ~Rating: 7/10~ I quite like this. I was afraid this would he a total mess after Ellen’s truly bizarre behavior at the press conference, but it’s a solid pop number. She seems comfortable up there … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2015: Norge Melodi Grand Prix

1. Alexandra Joner – “Cinderella” ~Rating: 5/10~ Really underwhelmed by this one. This was the song I was most excited for as Alexandra’s last single “Tap Dance” was fantastic. This is pretty bland bubble gum that sounds more like something … Continue reading

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Erika Jayne Just Saved Pop Music With “Crazy”

I first became acquainted with Erika Jayne after stumbling upon her heartfelt sociopolitical ballad “One Hot Pleasure” at my local gay club one inebriated Friday night, but despite not remembers who I possibly met that evening, I full remember watching … Continue reading

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