Tu cara me suena, the Spanish edition of Your Face Sounds Familiar, has been serving up Eurovision realness for weeks. And last night’s episode was no different as we had a brush with two Eurovision stars — one real and one imagined.
Ruth Lorenzo as Mariah Carey on TCMS4
Ruth Lorenzo — Eurovision 2014 diva and a sister dear to our hearts — had the daunting task of tackling Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You”. Many have tried, and many have failed.
But RuLo, who has already slayed as Conchita Wurst and Amy Winehouse on the show, took it all in stride. Vocally she held her own, giving us flourishes, high notes and plenty of attitude. Visually, she proved to be a Christmas chameleon as she morphed into Miss Carey with a dollop of bronzer and an outfit that captured Mariah’s sexy-but-sweet look from the official music video. Seriously: there is just one thing we need for Christmas and it is Ruth doing Mariah (not Maraaya)!
Pablo Puyol as Måns Zelmerlöw on TCMS4
Pablo Puyol has a lot in common with Eurovision 2015 winner Måns Zelmerlöw. He’s a singer and a dancer, and he has a body that just won’t quit. So when he walked out in a form fitting shirt and some leather trousers, we knew we were in for a treat. What we didn’t know was that he’d masterfully re-create Måns’ LED backdrop, finger snaps, and side steps. It’s enough to make us forget the occasional intonation problems. Pablo, you are fierce!