Nil points? No way! Germany’s Levina dazzles in grey during first rehearsal


She’s the German singer who knows she can’t do any worse than her Eurovision predecessors, given that Germany has finished last in back-to-back years. And today Levina threw down her bid to finish higher than 26th with a stunning performance that will surely have some haters eating their words.

Levina starts the performance on her back, wearing a monochrome dress, which looks amazing against the LED floor that resembled molten diamond — appropriate since she sings about perfection. It’s one of the most amazing shots of the entire competition. When Levina stands up she also stands out — working a slick up-do that gives her extra edge. She also played a subtle but somehow dramatic make-up game, working a bit of foundation, nude lipstick, kohl eyeliner and lashings of mascara.

Vocally she was on point — except for one long note that she consistently missed. Perhaps it was the mixing. But she soon pulled it together with a pyro rain shower that added warm golden hues. She may be giving us silver and gold, but unlike Ann-Sophie she’s not finishing last.

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