Gaia Cauchi, who placed first among our seven in-house reviewers, is seriously feeling this song. During her first rehearsal she used her entire body as a metronome, bouncing back and forth to keep the beat—and to belt out those high notes. She didn’t come to Kyiv to sing, she came to Kyiv to sing. As for the staging, the pink and purple LED works well. Her dress is age-appropriate and sweet, and has just enough sparkle to let us know this is show biz, y’all. Gaia does not need backing. She has enough voice to fill all of Ukraine, and nearby Russia. My favourite moment comes at 2:12 in the following video when she starts to growl. It’s like she has hidden Amy Winehouse, Jessie J and Patti LaBelle somewhere inside her pink dress and suddenly let them loose. Increasingly I see the contest as coming down to Malta vs. Russia, with San Marino complicating the picture. Exciting times!

Wiwi Jury Ranking: #1

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Maria
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Maria

Come on Gaia! You’re the best, I’m sure you’ll make Malta proud whatever the result. However, it will be really unfair if Malta doesn’t win this time round. 5 years ago, Daniel had the right song to win the contest but didn’t due to geopolitical votes. Let’s hope it doesn’t happen again. Fingers crossed, 12 points to MALTA <3

Martha Ovisieula
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Martha Ovisieula

This is the Clear winner

Carlos Seku
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Carlos Seku

This is Awsome, Great,simply great. How can someone not love this ? The stage is incredible, the lighting amd the backdrop, the song is simply brilland and her vocals are so unique . Here it is no doubt THE WINNER

Jelly Belly
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Jelly Belly

she has amazing voice. it’s a grown up song too

Julian
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Julian

Not sure why this is favourite voice is great but the way is staged is anti show and song is boring which leads to losing audience.
I had the patience to listen the song 3 times but it is rather torture. Songs are not to be pedagogical, to demonstrate vocals, but to convey emotion and this is where this song lacks

Carlos
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Carlos

I like her voice. the song is just so so though