The juries liked them more than the public
Wiwi: Along with Valentina Monetta, Izabo has the best LED backdrop of the day. The oversized clocks fit perfectly with their song’s story of a man trying to outwit time. There’s something very Austin Powers about all this. It’s quirky and offbeat and fun—a welcome change of pace from the dancers with spilling cleavage (Austria) […]
When we last checked the odds to win the first semi-final at Eurovision 2012 on April 15, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki had moved past Denmark’s Soluna Samay as the favorite to win with the bookies. That remains the case today. But further down the table we see some big changes. Iceland’s Gréta Salóme & Jónsi (“Remember […]
This morning the Wiwi Jury flew to Jerusalem to check out the Holy City and to review Izabo’s ESC 2012 entry “Time.” Did the music catch our fancy and leave us begging for more? Or were we more interested in hitting the nearest falafel stand? Read on to find out.
The Israeli Broadcasting Authority (IBA)—Israel’s state broadcaster— has released Izabo’s official music video for “Time,” its entry for Eurovision 2012. Officials unveiled the video yesterday during the evening news. For many members of the public, however, that wasn’t the first time they heard the song. According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, a YouTube user named “fansizabo” […]
It’s about time we heard from the Israelis! State broadcaster IBA has announced that an 11-member committee has internally selected the band Izabo to represent the country in Baku with the song ‘Time.’