Everything is in place, and the last of the four heats of Melodifestivalen—the “second” Eurovision—will take place tonight. Starting at 20:00 CET, Anton Ewald, Ammotrack, Alcazar, Janet Leon and four other artists will fight for the remaining places in both the final and the second chance round. You are now able to listen to the 2.30 minute studio versions of the competing songs!
Alcazar – “Blame It On The Disco”
With a dance-pop entry, Alcazar will easily procceed to the final, but I think they have little chance of actually representing Sweden in Copenhagen. Their song is mediocre, quite typical for them, and Eurovision fans won’t like it…
I.D.A – “Fight Me If You Want”
This is a nice, but it doesn’t stand out from the others. I.D.A. will not qualify for any of the next phases of the MF, although maybe the Swedes will surprise us…
Janet Leon – “Hollow”
It’s a dynamic ballad for the talented Janet, who has to give 100% of herself to the song, in order to give it lift. A successful performance and a strong appearance on stage will give her the golden ticket. Super!
Ammotrack – “Raise Your Hands”
Rock sounds and meaningless lyrics may encoruage fans to vote for it. Surely the spectacular performance the group is preparing will alo bode well…
Josef Johansson – “Hela natten”
Nice music. That’s all. He will not attract any attention, and will for sure be eliminated.
Linda Bengtzing – “Ta mig”
The same. Is it that it’s quite a strong semi or that the song is boring? She will unfortunately have the same luck as the previous artist.
Ellinore Holmer – “En himmelsk sång”
Nice ballad. It may pass through the show just as “Songbird” did. But these two ballads have similar characteristics. They will not be the Swedish entry at the ESC….
Anton Ewald – “Natural”
With a slightly better song than his entry last year, Anton returns with one goal. To represent his country. Will he manage it?
You can listen to the 2.30′ versions here. Which one is your favourite?