Eurovision Reviews 2017: Spain

Eurovision Reviews 2017: Spain

SPAIN Singer: Manel Navarro Song: Do it for Your Lover Performing: Autoqualifier for the final Memorable Line: "Do it for those you ever care and love" Chances: Bottom half. Link: Spain 2017 Rating: 4 (probably unsatisfied) lovers (out of 10). Spain's song this year is the equivalent of cotton candy: sometimes it looks tasty and inviting, but

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Eurovision Reviews 2017: Slovenia

Eurovision Reviews 2017: Slovenia

SLOVENIA Singer: Omar Naber Song: On my Way Performing: First Semi-Final Memorable Line: "World is calling out tonight telling me I’ll be alright" Chances: Probably won't qualify. Link: Slovenia 2017 Rating: 5 personal journeys (out of 10).   I understand that the song is about a personal journey.  I understand that Omar seems to have found

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Eurovision Reviews 2017: Serbia

Eurovision Reviews 2017: Serbia

SERBIA Singer: Tijana Bogicevic Song: On my Way Performing: Second Semi-Final Memorable Line: "Feels like I’ve been sentenced to life" Chances: Will qualify - top half finish. Link: Serbia 2017 Rating: 8 consecutive life sentences (out of 10). Finally, a song I can get behind.  I am still disappointed that Serbia has abandoned singing in Serbian, but

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Eurovision Reviews 2017: San Marino

Eurovision Reviews 2017: San Marino

SAN MARINO Singer: Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson Song: Spirit of the Night Performing: Second Semi-Final Memorable Line: "Are you the one to take away my pain?  Just take my hand." Chances: Will not qualify. Link: San Marino 2017 Rating: 2 inaccurate references to electrical phenomena (out of 10). Cometh the year, cometh Valentina Monetta!  In fact,

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Eurovision Reviews 2017: Russia

Eurovision Reviews 2017: Russia

RUSSIA Singer: Julia Samoylova Song: Flame is Burning Performing: Withdrawn Memorable Line: "All my life I'm searching for the meaning" Chances: Will not perform. Link: Russia 2017 Rating: 4 controversies (out of 10). I feel bad for Julia.  The problem with her participation is that no one will remember anything other than the controversy surrounding whether she will

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Eurovision Reviews 2017: Romania

Eurovision Reviews 2017: Romania

ROMANIA Singer: Ilinca and Alex Florea Song: Yodel It! Performing: Second Semi-Final Memorable Line: "Sitting alone at my desk on a 9 to 5 program, It just won't do" Chances: Will qualify, could even win! Link: Romania 2017 Rating: 10 cups of coffee (out of 10). This song is fantastic!  It's original, it's memorable, it's fun.  In my opinion,

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