If you mine deep enough you’ll find beauty beneath that layer of weird
It might take you more than three minutes to understand them.
“More like three minutes of glorified noise. It’s basically a hotchpotch of musical calamities.”
Just moments ago The Shin and Mariko presented their song ‘Three Minutes to Earth’ to the public. Back on 4 Feburary, Georgia Public Broadcasting bypassed a national selection contest and internally selected the group to sing at Eurovision 2014. The Shin band member Zaza Miminoshvili composed the song, and Eugen Eliu wrote the lyrics.
The Georgian representatives, The Shin and Mariko, have travelled traveled to Stuttgart, Germany to record their entry for Eurovision 2014. It’s called “Three Minutes to Earth,” which sounds very astronaut to us. The song has been described as “folk meets modern”.
No, we did not say “The Shins”. Georgia’s state broadcaster GPB has announced that The Shin (singular) will represent the country at Eurovision 2014. It’s not a reference to your leg. Apparently the band’s name means “coming home” in Georgian.
I’m sorry, but this is a three-minute song that feels like 30. The repetition of “give me your smile” gets grating fast, and all I want to do is frown, frown, frown. That said, Georgia has a knack for finding the right formula and tapping into the teenage psyche. They manufacture groups that, barring 2009, […]
On Monday, the first full day at Junior Eurovision 2013, this year’s contestants filmed their postcards. That was exciting. But we were even more excited to see their costumes. From Michele Perniola’s Michael Jackson-inspired ensemble to The Smile Shop’s 1920s jazz attire, it was a feast of fashion. Eleganaza extravaganza!