ByeAlex left Malmö with a top 10 finish, and released his latest single “Messzirol” last month on July 23rd. His Eurovision entry “Kedvesem” was memorable for being very chilled out, and anyone who expected his new single to be of a similar nature couldn’t have been more wrong!
Unlikely Eurovision star and one of the biggest surprises this year, ByeAlex, who brought Hungary to top 10 in Malmö with “Kedvesem”, released his new song and video today, entitled “Nekemte”.
It’s no secret that Wiwi and I are huge fans of Kati Wolf. We lobbied for her progression to the Grand Final in 2011 like no other, and were extremely disappointed to see her flop in final rankings at 17th place.
Vebooboo: This one was a bit disappointing. I loved the song when I first saw the way it was staged in the Hungarian national final, but somehow the staging from the first rehearsal seems a lot more toned down…and that ain’t a good thing. The second semi is a weak one, so I’m hoping this squeaks […]
Earlier today the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music unprofessionals—traveled to Hungary to load up on goulash and to review ByeAlex’s “Kedvesem”. Did the mellow number put us to sleep? Or did it relax us into giving away our douze points? Read on to find out…
“Kedvesem” means “darling” in Hungarian, but the A Dal jury wasn’t feeling the romance last night. During the first round of the Hungarian national final they ranked the song, sung by ByeAlex, fourth behind numbers from Gigi Radics, Tamas Vastag, and Andras Kallay Saunders. Luckily for ByeAlex televoters were feeling the love.
If there’s any band that gets it, it’s Compact Disco. They have a great sound and cool image, and unlike so many of the world’s disposable pop stars, they put thought into everything they front. That includes their band font, insignia, track titles, styling and artwork. Next week, they release their fourth single “Fly With […]
Performing Loreen’s “Euphoria” will always be risky: how can you not come off as totally karaoke when compared to one of Eurovision’s biggest stars? So when faced with the challenge, Antal Timi, a finalist on Hungary’s X-Factor, tried to make it her own. The hilarious result is embedded below.