Eurovision covers frequently induce nausea, especially when they involve contestants from the Azeri national selection or aspiring pop stars on the X Factor in Hungary or Romania. But Iceland’s Aslaug Fjola shows that covering a popular song doesn’t always have to end in disaster.
Almanakut Brasil, one of wiwibloggs’ readers, kindly e-mailed the following “Euphoria” cover by the Icelandic singer. Is it an “everlasting work of art”? And how does it stack up with the other “Euphoria” covers you’ve heard?