After years of disappointing results the United Kingdom this year tries to change their reputation by sending James Newman and his song ‘My Last Breath’. Continue reading
The BBC selected three songs which will be performed in two versions in their national final Eurovision You Decide. Continue reading
It is a busy time of the year in the world of Eurovision. The deadline for submitting a song to the European Broadcasting Union is coming closer, so country after country is announcing, premiering or choosing a song. I already wrote about a few countries two weeks ago. Let’s take a look at another handful of the Eurovision candidates we will see in Vienna in May.
After the disappointing results of the participation of Bonnie Tyler and Engelbert Humperdinck in Eurovision, the UK decided to go with something more fresh and contemporary this year. They are represented by relatively new singer Molly Smitten-Downes and her powerful anthem ‘Children of the Universe’. At Eurovision In Concert in Amsterdam I had the chance to have a chat with her about her chances in the competition, what went wrong for the UK before and the tough competition this year.