When Sirusho worked the stage in Belgrade at Eurovision 2008, she “Qele-Qele”-ed into the annals of Eurovision history. Besides securing Armenia’s best-ever finish (fourth), she also delivered one of the hottest numbers Eurovision fans have seen this century. That number was sizzling!
We’ve all been wondering what Armenia’s Eurovision 2013 song is about, and Deban finally got us some answers. He sat down with Gor Sujyan and the rest of the Dorians in Malmö and the group totes unpacked it for him. Apparently Gor is sick of people staring at their iPhones and into computer screens. “Stop being […]
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.