Wiwi: In their song “Lonely Planet” the Dorians try to be deep, but the song is so generic that it ends up being pretty shallow. I’m fairly certain this will finish near the bottom of its semi-final, and not even amazing staging could save it from that. Their look is casual 80s, with lots of […]
Last night the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music unprofessionals—packed up our Lonely Planet travel guides and headed to Yerevan to review the Dorians’ Eurovision song. Did the touchy-feely number inspire us to do some good? Or did it induce nausea and vomiting? Read on to find out…
We knew Gor Sujyan’s “Lonely Planet” wasn’t going to be anything like Sirusho’s “Qele Qele” or Eva Rivas’s “Apricot Stone”. After all, he’s a rocker. But we were totally shocked when we realized he’d be singing a blandish rock ballad.
We wanted Sirusho, but we’re going to have to live with Gor Sujyan. Armenia’s state broadcaster officially named the 25-year-old as their act earlier today.
This morning the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music unprofessionals—caught a flight to Yerevan so we could review Armenia’s JESC 2012 entry by Compass Band. Did “Sweetie Baby” make us melt? Or was it so sugary sweet that we got a cavity? Read on to find out…
Read the lyrics and English translation of “Sweetie Baby”—Compass Band’s song for Junior Eurovision 2012. They’ll represent Armenia and state broadcaster AMPTV.
Children should not sing dirges, nor should they be in mourning. Those are just two of the reasons Wiwi is not responding well to “Compass Band”—Armenia’s group for Junior Eurovision 2012.
Armenia’s state broadcaster AMPT has announced that it is withdrawing from Eurovision 2012. The European Broadcasting Union made the announcement this morning via their web site eurovision.tv.