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Old 27-05-2012, 22:56
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Tom Jones
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:13
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Tom Jones still has a career... so no chance.


I would like to see Jemini given another crack.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:16
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Tom Jones still has a career... so no chance.


I would like to see Jemini given another crack.
jemini absolutely not.

some one suggested Jessica Garlic early and I think that wouldn't be a bad idea she can belt out a good ballad.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:16
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Seriously take your pick from any of the following :-
There is no rule that says the performer has to be from the nation ut is representing as far as I am aware hence Gina G, Celine Dion, Cyprus a few years back etc....

From UK & Ireland

Sophie Ellis Bextor
The Feeling
Marina & The Diamonds
Beverley Knight

Melanie C [Has already said she would if she was the act you chose the song]
Cerys Matthews
Will Young
HURTS
The Saturdays
Roisin Murphy

Origibabes
Sugababes 4.0

Bananarama
Gabrielle
Saint Etienne
Christian Burns
Alesha Dixon
Mark Feehily
A1
Diana Vickers
Natasha Bedingfield
Rebbeca Ferguson
I think all of them (the ones I highlighted in bold) would be ideal. What about Ellie Goulding or Eliza Doolittle (sp?) ?
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:19
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I would like to see Jemini given another crack.
Oh dear god no. I actually liked their song at the time and I don't know why. It's awful. I was 13 at the time so maybe I can be excused
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:19
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How about Paloma Faith, has a really unusual style,writes some cracking songs and would recieve a boost for doing it, it wouldn't dent her cred as much as the likes of adele
She was asked yesterday,,she said she would have to 'be really desperate to do it''
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:20
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Their awfulness is why they would be perfect

Starts campaign... "Jemini for 2013"!!!!!
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:22
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She was asked yesterday,,she said she would have to 'be really desperate to do it''
i would LOVE to see Adele's reaction if someone said..... "Adele.. would you do Eurovision"?"... i envisage a two word response ... the second being 'off'
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:24
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Tom Jones still has a career... so no chance.
I think Englebert Humperdink does too (in Las Vegas). Tom Jones has just and so revived his career and thanks to his appearance on The Voice he's now attempting to flog singles again.

By the time they're in their 70s though I wouldn't have thought it would matter much - how much career is there still left once you're in your 70s? Wouldn't do their reputation that much harm at their time of life would it? And that really sums it up as far as Eurovision goes (it's bad for the image because it's seen as a bad contest).
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:27
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Tom is still a big name and has a good career

Not a chance in hell would he touch Europap with a bargepole

If Jemini aint available, we could always give Daz Sampson another go... trackie and all.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:31
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Tom is still a big name and has a good career

Not a chance in hell would he touch Europap with a bargepole
Europap? Aren't we all supposed to be fans of Eurovision on here?

If Jemini aint available, we could always give Daz Sampson another go... trackie and all.
I quite liked Teenage Life despite the criticism it got. (I think that was more to do with the girls singing on it though than his rapping.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:36
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They could always give Scooch another go -it would save them having to go on any other reality shows like Coach Trip again.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:37
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Would like to see Florence + The Machine do it, we would be set for the top 3.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:40
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Europap? Aren't we all supposed to be fans of Eurovision on here?



I quite liked Teenage Life despite the criticism it got. (I think that was more to do with the girls singing on it though than his rapping.
I AM a fan of it (for the same reason as most of the 7 million who tuned in).. a hilariously bad karaoke comp. It was better 2 or 3 years back when more joke acts were involved.. they need to bring that back.

Scooch.. "would you like some nuts with that sir".. is one of the best Eurovision moments of the past decade for me.

I agree that Teenage Life was decent.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:48
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Not that I would expect them to so much as entertain the idea of doing it, but if we had Nero, they'd tear Europe apart.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:54
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I'd quite like Sophie Ellis-Bextor to do it. Xenomania could write it, and it'd be all kinds of amazing.

Nerina Pallot, Hurts & Diana Vickers would all be excellent choices, too.
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Old 27-05-2012, 23:56
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Sandy Shaw.
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Old 28-05-2012, 00:22
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My nomination is Hurts,,,

They have a big following and chart success across Europe, more so than here in the UK and their songs so far have a touch of Eurovision about them.

Sunday
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3BvW56tjB0

Stay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nP3XB7hrFo

Wonderful Life
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TB1x...8&feature=plcp
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Old 28-05-2012, 01:49
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Would like to see Florence + The Machine do it, we would be set for the top 3.
Forgot about her. I'm not a big fan of hers but she would be interesting and something different for Eurovision.
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Old 28-05-2012, 01:52
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Gina G with a good strong pop song.

Dina Carroll??
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Old 28-05-2012, 04:36
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Forgot about her. I'm not a big fan of hers but she would be interesting and something different for Eurovision.
please get real

Florence and the Machine has played Madison Square Garden.

Honestly the delusion on this particular forum is staggering.

Forget first tier, second tier, third tier, forth tier acts... none would ever consider lowering themselves to the level of the comp. As Paloma Faith said when asked.. she would "need to be desperate".
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Old 28-05-2012, 07:22
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How about sending an unknown - Bucks Fizz were unknown and they still won but then they did have that gimmick of whipping the girts skirts off. And they won despite Jay Aston singing way too high and despite the fact it was a dreadful song . So I guess performance and song quality isn't the be all and end all as long as you have something that's eye catching. The fact is no-one remembers she was singing way too high but they do remember the skirt ripping routine. So much for it being a song contest. The UK has, over the years, sent songs that have been way better than Save your kisses for Me and Making your Mind up but they haven't won whereas the two awful songs just mentioned did. That's why most well knowns who take music seriously don't want to take part.
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Old 28-05-2012, 08:30
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Cliff Richard, or Lulu.

Failing that, Wagner, complete witrh backing singers who actualy fo all the singers. Now there's an idea.
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Old 28-05-2012, 08:34
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How about Leanna Mitchell or Bo Bruce?
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Old 28-05-2012, 08:39
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How about Leanna Mitchell or Bo Bruce?
Not Leanne Mitchell or Ruth Brown, Europe don't like these sort of singers.
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