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Old 07-03-2013, 11:52
LydiaRowling
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What a disastrous year for Eurovision

Finland - Marry Me
UK - Believe in Me
Germany - Glorious

THE ONLY songs that in anyway stand out and are singable

The rest are awfully written, awful melody or the singers arent up to scratch

JUST BECAUSE Bonnie Tyler is a little older doesnt mean its awful that such an ageist attitude.

Its literally the best song in 5 years for me and i have supported the uk since Jade Ewan
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:54
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I stopped reading after the second "awful".
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:55
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My opinion of Believe in me would be the same if Diana Vickers was singing it (for example)
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:01
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I don't mind the selection of Bonnie Tyler. The song is a bit decaffeinated though. The sort of thing people will say "that's nice" to but not vote for as something else wows them more.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:02
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Its literally the best song in 5 years for me and i have supported the uk since Jade Ewan
I've supported the UK since the early seventies and this song is just as crap as those we've sent for the past ten years.

Saying it's the best song in five years is like saying it's the nicest smelling turd in a bucket of turds.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:06
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Saying it's the best song in five years is like saying it's the nicest smelling turd in a bucket of turds.
Haha. Yes its not up to much is it... were we surprised though? I wasnt.

Im more upset about Macedonia possibly changing their song than the entire revelation of my own countries' song.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:07
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What a disastrous year for Eurovision

Finland - Marry Me
UK - Believe in Me
Germany - Glorious

THE ONLY songs that in anyway stand out and are singable
Wrong.
I'll give you a stronger three;

Norway - Feed You My Love
Denmark - Only Teardrops
Ireland - Only Love Survives

I do like Bonnie's entry though and while I liked Cascada at the start, it isn't a strong song and I'm going off it quite a bit.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:08
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I don't care that Bonnie's a little older. I care that its a dull song and about her vocal ability live.

I like Marry Me and it's in my top five, but I wouldn't exactly hold it up as an example of a great song
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:16
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I've supported the UK since the early seventies and this song is just as crap as those we've sent for the past ten years.

Saying it's the best song in five years is like saying it's the nicest smelling turd in a bucket of turds.
Personally I also think its a great song...best for years. and a good song in its own right.
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Old 07-03-2013, 15:35
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i like it.. but i think there will be different version on the night

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkn1zE558dI
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Old 11-03-2013, 16:09
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Wrong.


Norway - Feed You My Love
Denmark - Only Teardrops
Ireland - Only Love Survives

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I'll give you the first two, but Ireland....are you mad?

Even if you do like the song, he can't actually sing well. In my opinion, Ireland is one of thw worst this year.
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Old 11-03-2013, 16:48
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I'll give you the first two, but Ireland....are you mad?

Even if you do like the song, he can't actually sing well. In my opinion, Ireland is one of thw worst this year.
Yep. I have Ireland maybe on a par with UK, but both are streets ahead of Germany and Finland. I actually liked Germany initially but I think that was more to do with Cascada rather than the actual song (which is quite weak).
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Old 11-03-2013, 16:58
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It's actually quite catchy and needs a few listens to appreciate.

Sort of "anthemic"
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Old 11-03-2013, 17:46
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Yep. I have Ireland maybe on a par with UK, but both are streets ahead of Germany and Finland. I actually liked Germany initially but I think that was more to do with Cascada rather than the actual song (which is quite weak).
I don't usually like the UK entry but this year I really like it. I have it about 5th at the moment, mainly due to the distinct sound of Bonnie's voice.
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Old 11-03-2013, 19:01
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What a disastrous year for Eurovision

Finland - Marry Me
UK - Believe in Me
Germany - Glorious

THE ONLY songs that in anyway stand out and are singable

The rest are awfully written, awful melody or the singers arent up to scratch

JUST BECAUSE Bonnie Tyler is a little older doesnt mean its awful that such an ageist attitude.

Its literally the best song in 5 years for me and i have supported the uk since Jade Ewan
Singing favours the young since voices deteriorate especially if put under strain due to a long albeit successful career.
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Old 11-03-2013, 19:47
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Some of the reaction against her might be because of Engelbert last year. But she is quite a bit younger and the song surely has more life to it.
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Old 11-03-2013, 20:20
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I think people (including myself) may have judged Bonnie's song too quickly. I really like it now (for Eurovision anyway) and it seems to be getting a lot of love from Europe already. It may be a good finish for the UK.
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Old 11-03-2013, 21:09
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The ageist debate was settled last year. Sending performers in their 70s to a pop contest = very bad idea (unless in national costume and with an oven on stage). Sending performers in their 60s is just as barmy...as Malmo will prove.
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Old 11-03-2013, 21:28
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You weren't complaining when Switzerland sent a band, with a 94 year old guitarist.
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:39
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I really couldn't care how old an entrant is. It's all about the song for me.

On my first hearing of the UK song I though it was really terrible. Just been listening a few times more, also watching the live version and it's a grower. However, a lot of my friends only listen to the songs for the first time on the actual night. So going on this basis it's another duff year for us. Shame.
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Old 14-03-2013, 19:14
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I thought it sounded a decent song first hearing, above average for Eurovision surely.
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