With Melodifestivalen 2015 four months away, Swedish newspaper Expressen has its ear to the ground—and it claims to have heard some major juice about this year’s contest. The paper claims that two-time #melfest entrant Sean Banan has submitted a song and is hungry for the chance to sing at Eurovision.

The paper says that Mr Banana has already recorded the track. It’s not year clear whether Melodifestivalen producer Christer Björkman will include the track in his selection of 13 songs for the semi-finals. The professional jury has reportedly already chosen its 14 songs, and, of course, the 28th song will be performed by Svensktoppen nasta winner Kalle Johansson.

As you’ll recall, Sean reached the Second Chance round in 2012 with his song “Sean den förste Banan”. It was about an immigrant making the most of Sweden—”Here’s the bling bling, shampoo and fermented herring, the castle is my apartment”—and saw Sean repeating “Diggidiggidiggidingdingding” on loop. The following year he made it all the way to the final with the pina-colada-themed “Copacabana”. But Sweden didn’t go for silly, and Sean came sixth.

What do you think? Are you excited about his potential return? Let us know in the comments box below!

“Sean den förste Banan” | Melodifestivalen 2012

“Copacabanana” | Melodifestivalen 2013

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Adam
Adam
6 years ago

He’s a joke. And he knows it. No.

Charles
Charles
6 years ago

First: Sean Banan and the verb “sing” in the same sentence? Hell no!
Second: Do I want to see him in MF? Absolutely not.
Third: Would I rather see him in a comedy show? Yes. That he is who he is and what he does best. Making people laugh. Singing? Not in million years!

Oostenrijk
Oostenrijk
6 years ago

He is so funny. ESC needs acts like him. I m afraid ESC 2015 could get a bit too serious….. so the chances for fun entries should be quite good

bavarson
bavarson
6 years ago

France 2014 – Twin Twin – last place in final

Timselvision
Timselvision
6 years ago

@Bogdan: Austria 2003? Ukraine 2007? Russia 2012?

Alex
Alex
6 years ago

He’s hilarious. If he’s funny again, I can’t argue against him returning. Oh, and Sean den Forste Banan is an incredibly catchy song.

Nikos
Nikos
6 years ago

Awful, just awful

Lanti
6 years ago

I think his entries are great for Melfest entertainment, but not for Eurovision. As of so far, both of his two entries have been in Swedish, so ESC fans outside Scandinavia would be unable to understand the puns in his songs (which probably wouldn’t translate well into English).

pera
pera
6 years ago

Austria 2003 6 place for joke entry.

Calvin
Calvin
6 years ago

I agree with Padraig. He brings a sense of humor to MelFest even if he’d be eaten alive at Eurovision.

Padraig Muldoon
Admin
6 years ago

Obviously he’s not suitable for Eurovision, but Melfest NEEDS him. Imagine how predictable it would be without the likes of him and Alcazar!

Bogdan Honciuc
6 years ago

The Swedish public needs to remember that joke entries always get lost in translation at Eurovision…

Pete
Pete
6 years ago

It is what the one man Christer Bjorkman will seams that he is the man in Sweden who manage all artist. Jean Banan will be in if Mr Bjorkman want that

Paul D
Paul D
6 years ago

No

Maxine
Maxine
6 years ago

His music is very shallow. ! Bad jokes! NO SEAN

Pressman
Pressman
6 years ago

GREAT NEWS! Go Sean!!!!

D
D
6 years ago

No I do not want to hear him….ever again. He’s not funny just annoying and I hate joke entries which is what he’d be.

Dar
Dar
6 years ago

stupid … not funny …. just utter crap .. can he just stay away

David
David
6 years ago

He is funny