ESDM’s uncomfortable homecoming reflected Spain’s disappointment over the group’s poor performance at Eurovision. Now rumours are swirling that their embarassing finish will lead to the re-launch of Operación Triunfo, giving the nation hope it can once again find an act worthy of flying the Spanish flag at Eurovision.
Last year when Pastora Soler returned to Barajas Airport after Eurovision, fans greeted her with bouquets of flowers and flashing cameras. Spanish television captured the excitement, which was later looped on national TV. Apparently when Pastora sang “Quedate Conmigo” (Stay with Me) all of the fans and journalists listened. They were nowhere to be seen […]
In recent years the Big 5—those countries with deep pockets who automatically qualify for the final—have really brought it. From Germany’s Lena to Italy’s Raphael Gualazzi, the Big 5 is now synonymous with the Top 10. Throw in the host nation, whose contestant won the previous year, and you’ve got six automatic qualifiers for the […]
In recent years the Big 5—those countries with deep pockets who automatically qualify for the final—have really brought it. From Germany’s Lena to Spain’s Pastora Soler, the Big 5 is now synonymous with the Top 10. Add to that the host nation, whose contestant won the previous year, and you’ve got six automatic qualifiers for […]
Vebooboo: You know what, William and I have a craving for smoothies right now and aren’t even wasting our time on this one. So enjoy the video below! LOL You can read our song reviews on the Wiwi Jury page. Then read the lyrics to this year’s entries on our contestants page. And then vote for […]
Vebooboo: The Spanish entry is allowed to be called ‘Contigo hasta el final’ because it’s guaranteed a spot…and that’s where I have some major beef. People, this song sucks, and the fact that it will ‘grace’ the stage on Saturday instead of one of the 13 early exits is a travesty. Don’t get me wrong–I […]
Last night the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music unprofessionals—headed to Madrid to eat manchego and to review El Sueño De Morfeo’s Eurovision 2013 song. Did “Contigo hasta el final” have us shouting “Olé!” Or did it induce a siesta? Read on to find out…
Earlier today Stella from esctoday.com, Viktor from Eurovision.tv and Wiwibloggs logged on to Google Plus to have a chat with El Sueno de Morfeo. Among other things lead vocalist Raquel del Rosario told us she has to keep the boys in line and David Feito said that Pastora Soler has been really supportive of them […]