On Dec. 23 Spain’s TVE held a press conference in Madrid to introduce the press to Pastora Soler, Spain’s contestant for Eurovision 2012. Best known for her flamenco-influenced songs, Soler told the media that she won’t be holding castanets and dancing around in sequins: she’d prefer to sing a ballad.
To get that ballad, TVE has invited composers who have worked with Soler in the past to submit potential entries. The call is not open to the general public. A special jury will whittle the entries down, and Soler will perform them during a presentation show in February. Viewers at home and a professional jury will then choose Soler’s song for Baku.
What do y’all think of ‘Yo no te pido la luna’ (I don’t ask the moon)? Word has it this is a front-runner…