Irish broadcaster RTE has revealed the five artists and songs who will battle it out at Eurosong 2013—the Irish national selection. Each act will perform live on the Late Late Show on February 22. But you don’t have to wait until then to vote for your favorite.

You can listen to each song below. Some of the artists have released seriously hot music videos! Then vote for your favorites in our poll.

Aimee Fitzpatrick with “Crashing Down”

Memorable lyrics: “You never quite notice me and I am the one to blame.”

Ryan Dolan with “Only Love Survives”

Memorable lyrics: “Even if the sun don’t rise in the end only love survives.”

Kasey with “Kiss Me There”

Memorable lyrics: “I ain’t ever gonna break your heart when every kiss is like work of art.”

Inchequin with “Son Kez/The last Time”

Memorable lyrics: “Wild horses couldn’t drag me away from here because I know, yes I know, this is my home.”

Zoe Alexis Bohorquez with “Fire”

Memorable lyrics: “I thank you for the little things when the lights are down.”

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Zolan
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Zolan

It will be decided by the Irish rather than the internet, but I have picked up an impression that Ireland has a fondness for the USA that may well extend to John Mellencamp’s music, so Inchequin is still a realistic possibility.
Perhaps someone will set me straight on that.

Nevertheless, I’ll just note that Ireland and Azerbaijan are not competing against each other in the semi-finals.

Jenny
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Jenny

Crashing Down is probably the worst of a bad selection, the lyrics are similar to a song I wrote to a girlfriend in primary school…boring melody, yawn and cringe! You got to wonder how it got into the final five but then again real songwriters don’t enter Eurosong. That said, Aimme does a decent job on it and never rule out the teenage youtube vote. My guess is Kiss Me will win it but if Inchequin get through they will get the huge Turkish vote

Bogdan Honciuc
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I suspect that the huge lead of the Inchequin “song” is given by Turkish fans of Eurovision? Otherwise it doesn’t make much sense. 99% of the comments on the video on YouTube are in Turkish…

I voted for “Fire”, in spite of that unfortunate lyric, haha.

Nadya
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Nadya

@john…lol…sounds like her man needs a penis enlargement!

John
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John

Quite a weak NF in my opinion, but Aimee Fitzpatrick is clearly the best option – a classy, if woefully conventional ballad.

John
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John

“I thank you for the little things when the lights are down.”

LOL 😀

Zolan
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Zolan

I’m actually preferring the male teen-idol type, Ryan Dolan based on these previews, which is unusual for me. I also believe it’s the most competitive choice for ESC.

“Crashing Down” is a respectable entry, but a bit of a dirge with little charm.
Not a fan of Inchequin’s rock-country style.
The two girls’ dance songs are not special, and even these studio versions don’t inspire confidence in their live ability.

Jason Phelan
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Jason Phelan

I can’t believe I said “I can’t decided”. Shameful stuff. I speak English, I swear.

Jason Phelan
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Jason Phelan

I can’t decided between Crashing Down and Fire, although I think on the night Only Love Survives will win. I feel like Ryan Dolan will top the public vote (residual Jedward preteen girl voters) and be 2nd/3rd with the jury. I do like his song but since the 5 songs were revealed, only Zoe’s and Aimée’s have left a real impression on me. Not sure how well received Crashing Down will be as it doesn’t build to climax like a good Eurovision ballad should (Quédate Conmigo all the way!) and then there’s the very real possibility that Zoe will not… Read more »