The French press have described Amandine Bourgeous as a rocker, and now I understand why. Her song “L’enfer et moi”, which you can now listen to on Spotify, goes heavy on the guitar riffs and drums. Anger seems to give the song its rhythm.
Amandine Bourgeois, 33, will represent France at Eurovision 2013 in Malmö. Le Parisien broke the news this afternoon.
Anggun, Indonesia’s biggest cultural export, has accepted a gig as judge of Indonesian X Factor.
Anggun Cipta Sasmi, the Indonesian-born beauty who represented France at Eurovision 2012, recently sat down with the BBC’s Mishal Husain to discuss her heritage, her rise to prominence and her experiences at Eurovision. As ever, Anggun is well-spoken, intelligent and honest—the same qualities she demonstrated for our readers at Eurovision in Concert and at the […]
Amaury Vassili, our favorite Eurovision contestant whose name reminds us of Vaseline, has released the video for his new single “Una Parte Di Me.” The single hits stores on October 22.
Televoters didn’t give Anggun much love at Eurovision 2012: she finished last among the public, scoring a shocking zero points. But slip this Indonesian-born beauty into a short skirt, give her a Birkin bag and put her on the front row of the Jean Paul Gaultier show at Paris Fashion Week, and the crowds go […]
Last week we launched our recurring feature “Eurovision Open Caption.” We supply the picture, you supply the caption. Our second image, taken during the first dress rehearsal of the grand final, shows Anggun singing “Echo (You and I)” as members of France’s gymnastics team do their thing. Let us know what the performers are thinking—or […]
Long before Anggun became the face of Eurovision 2012 in France, she was already the head of Pantene shampoo in Indonesia. An Anggunesian (that’s a fan of Anggun, y’all!) directed Wiwi to the following commercials. It’s pretty timely. Just a few weeks ago a video parody suggested that Anggun’s magic lies in her lovely locks. […]