Earlier this afternoon the Wiwi Jury, our in-house panel of musical un-professionals, skipped our siesta and sat down to review Raúl Fuentes Cuenca’s song ‘Seguir sin ti’ (Go on without you). Did we dub him the male Pastora Soler? Or were we left hoping that Spain will go on without him in their #eurovision selection? Read […]
Hola mi amigos! Last night the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music unprofessionals—traveled to Barcelona to chow down on tapas and to review La Dama’s song Estrella Fugaz. That means “Shooting Star” in English. Do we want La Dama in our musical universe? Or are we happy for this star to shoot out of our sky? […]
After a prolonged wait, RTVE, Spain’s national broadcaster, has finally released the date of its national selection. Everyone keen to hear Raul, Jorge Gonzalez, La Dama, Ruth Lorenzo and Brequette sing live should mark February 22 in their diary! (Yes, this conflicts with the Dziesma final in Latvia, the song reveal in Macedonia, and the A Dal […]
When Spain’s TVE revaled the songs that this year’s finalists hope to sing at Eurovision 2014, you nearly blew up the comments section in our post. You said Brequette’s song “Más “is perfect.” That Ruth Lorenzo’s song demonstrates that she is a “complete artist.” That Jorge Gonzalez can bring Spain back to the Top 10. That Raul surprised you […]
TVE, the Spanish broadcaster, has just released the songs by this year’s Spanish hopefuls for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. There are five competing acts and the winner will be selected by a combination of televoting (50%) and jury voting (50%). You can listen to their entries on the TVE web site and below. TVE would like […]
Ruth Lorenzo is in!
Internal selections for the Eurovision Song Contest make the rumour mill turn. On January 5 Spain’s state broadcaster RTVE announced that it will once again choose its representative internally. Now the rumours are coming thicker and faster than ever in the country of the siesta.
For y’all fans who don’t know what the OGAE (Organisation Générale des Amateurs de l’Eurovision) Song Contest is, here’s the scoop. It’s a competition in which all OGAE national clubs can enter the contest with an original song, which may or may not be linked to Eurovision, sung in one of the country’s official languages.