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Almost a Eurovision Podcast
Almost a Eurovision Podcast
This week the boys fly back to the Nordic region and pick the Danish cherry. Denmark and the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix is up for discussion, with some interesting throwbacks to Eurovision of yesteryear! Links: Denmark's 1959 entry "Uh, Jeg Ville Ønske Jeg Var Dig" by Birthe WilkeEurovision's longest snog: Birthe Wilke & Gustav Winckler "Skibet Skal Sejle I Nat"Denmark's 1995 entry "Fra Mols til Skageng" by Birthe Wilke “King” by Years & Years Second Cherry on TwitterSecond Cherry on...
What song and artist have been selected as the Romanian 'cherry' for the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019? Matt and Monty dig into what was, let's be honest, possibly the most controversial national final of the season. And the boys finally reveal the BIG NEWS they've been hinting at in previous episodes! Links: Matt & Monty's favourite Romanian Eurovision entry - Mandinga's "Zaleilah""Yodel It!" by Ilinca ft. Alex Florea - Romania 2017"Discrete" by Xonia - Semi-Final 2 Selecția Națională...
It's a BIG episode! Sweden and Eurovision - nuff said! Matt and Monty delve into this year's Melodifestivalen and what is, arguably, still the biggest national final. Matt tells us about a chance encounter in a bar on the island of Gran Canaria! But the wait is over. Who has been chosen as the Swedish cherry in the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. Links: Thomas G:son Wikipedia pageLive performance of "Cool Me Down" by MargaretTickets to Eurofest with special guest performer Anna...
Matt and Monty head north again! This time to Estonia and the Eesti Laul national final. The now very popular show had everything: traditional and modern pop, slightly off-kilter cartoon postcards, branded clothing, and even a performance that Matt described as "Kinky Alice in Wonderland meets J-Pop-inspired sex club" So, why not settle down and find out what cherry has been picked for Estonia in the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. Links: Eesti Laul websiteUnflopped podcast (Search for the...
Guten morgen, guten tag, und guten abend to you, depending on your locale! Yes, it's Germany's turn to be put through the second cherry paces! Matt chats to German commentary legend, Peter Urban, and we find out what "annoyed the titting crap" out of Monty? And of course we see what song has been selected as the German cherry for the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. Links: Ann Sophie singing "We Are The Zeroes" after Germany's nil points in 2015Full interview with Peter Urban at...
Croatia is under the microscope in this week's episode. Monty takes us through a potted history of the Balkan country at the Eurovision Song Contest. And of course a cherry must be picked for the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. Links: Charlie Mason (Lyricist) Wikipedia pageFranka Batelić - "Pjesma za kraj" (Finale DORA 2009)Buranovskiye Babushki - "Dlinnaja-dlinnaja beresta i kak sdelat' iz nee ajšon" Postmodern Jukebox ft. Kate Davis - "All About That [Upright] Bass"Second Cherry on...
In this week's episode the boys go north, very north! Iceland is under the spotlight and it's national final, Söngvakeppnin. We all know Hatari won and grabbed that ticket to Tel Aviv, but who will be selected as the Icelandic cherry? Links: Our logo designer: Tom @ Tomodo PhotographyOur web guru: Ross @ Electric KiwiSecond Cherry on TwitterSecond Cherry on InstagramSecond Cherry on Facebook Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 'home' national final of our podcast hosts is done and dusted early in the series. Matt and Monty take a considered view on a change of format for the Eurovision: You Decide show, and the BBC's approach to the selection process. Still wondering why the UK came last in the Grand Final? Listen to why it wasn't so much of a surprise. Dear Cherry Pickers, remember that you will get the chance to vote on the cherries that are selected. We keep saying it but news on how we're running the...
We begin the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019 with Norway. Matt and Monty look back at the national final of Norway, Melodi Grand Prix. Just back from Tel Aviv, Matt also gives us his thoughts on the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Remember, you, the podcast listeners can vote on the cherries that are selected. Who will win the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019? More details on the vote will be announced soon. Links: Melodi Grand Prix Ida Maria (Melodi Grand Prix 2018 Performance) Second Cherry...
Ahead of our first series of the Second Cherry podcast, listen to the quick teaser episode to give you an idea of what to expect from the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. The new series will begin very soon!