Patrick: The Shin and Mariko lived up to my very low expectations during their first rehearsal at Eurovision. What a boring performance. But, hey: it’s perfect for the song. Do they really need that parachute on the stage? Yes. Because it’s the only thing that catches my eye. They are great folk instrumentalists…but their voices are really bad, and the song is totally weak…especially live. Booooo, Georgia.

Billy: Given how bad the song was to begin with, the only thing left for Georgia to mess up was their on-stage presentation. Now they’re two-for-two. No one moves at all, and everything has been kept as it was in the video. I see the point of placing a parachute on stage, but this artistic flourish is doomed to fail. The only thing I like is the background graphics. I need to go buy some plasters: My ears are still bleeding…

Wiwi: Parachutes are generally reserved for emergencies. Clearly Georgia understands their position at Eurovision this year. Not even clever camera angles and Mariko’s lovely voice can save them. I love eccentricity, but this just seems random and chaotic.

You can read our reviews of all of the rehearsals by clicking here.You can also keep up-to-date on the latest Eurovision news and gossip by following the team on Twitter @wiwibloggs and by liking our Facebook page.

Featured image: Andres Putting (EBU)

7 Comments
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Ryanireland
Ryanireland
7 years ago

Null points 🙁

P.
P.
7 years ago

Good luck, they need it :/

Brndn
Brndn
7 years ago

If the drummer actually parachuted onto the stage that would be cool. Having him standing there wearing it just looks silly. It’s a shame, I really would like this song to qualify. =(

Zolan
Zolan
7 years ago

Parachute is fail.
Bad colours, doesn’t move, doesn’t relate to dance moves. Just a bad idea.
It looks stupid and wrong.

Dar
Dar
7 years ago

Stupid stupid staging ..

D
D
7 years ago

Mariko has a really powerful voice, but I can’t see the song qualifying. I do like it though.

Dar
Dar
7 years ago

Cheesy cheesy cheesy .. I hated Georgia 2013 and this year is just as bad .. Non qualifier