Sergey Lazarev Scream Lyrics

He’s currently the bookies’ favourite to win Eurovision 2019 — despite the fact his song hasn’t dropped yet. And in just a few hours — as hope and hype continue to build — all will be made clear when Sergey Lazarev shares his song contest entry “Scream” and its official music video.

Ahead of today’s reveal AT 17:00 CET, the 2016 televote winner has confirmed the song title “Scream” and its lyrics with wiwibloggs.

The text plays on the intensity of tears — which can burn and leave us out of breath. Tears may run clear, but Sergey knows they carry with them the regrets, fear and pain we all inevitably experience. As he sings:

Maybe they can’t be heard or seen
But tears aren’t quiet things

They scream
They scream

At one point Sergey sounds as if he’s trying to maintain composure as he waits for someone to avert their eyes.

Though my throat is on fire
My eyes will be liars
And they’ll try to stay drier
Until you turn away

You can read the full lyrics at the end of this post.

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??The time has come: Saturday 9 March at 17.00 CET we will release the Eurovision entry for Russia. I really hope you will all LOVE the song as much as I did from the first time I listened to it. This is a new journey for me and I am so excited for it. Thank you @fkirkorov not only for your contribution to the song, but most of all for being always there for me like a brother. True friendship exists in show business and you are the best example of this. Thank you @dimitriskontopoulos for this powerful melody, the great production and all of the hours of work you have spent for this song. @Sharon_Vaughn your words gave meaning to the melody. It’s an honor working with you and singing your lyrics. @moscow_symphony_orchestra your contribution gave a different meaning to the song. I am so glad that we managed to bring live orchestra back to eurovision, even in this way. @the_andrew_weed you are the best sound engineer I have ever worked with. @alxpanayi thank you for your patience, you are a true professional. Finally the biggest thanks goes to everyone in channel “Russia” for trusting me, for the second time, to represent our country. I promise you all to do my best in order to honor your decision. “Tears aren’t quiet things …” #sergeylazarev #????????????? #eurovision2019 #Russia photo by @dvelichko ????

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Sergey’s music video for “Scream”

The director of his music video, Konstantin Cherepkov, promises something ambitious and with a defined narrative.

Speaking to wiwibloggs, he explained the complex story behind the music video.

“The story of the video clip was inspired by the fears we all carry from childhood, and which as we grow up become ‘screams’,” he says.

“The young boy symbolises our hero Sergey, while the island symbolises the end point of a journey we should all take in order to overcome our fears. The strong melody, the powerful lyrics and the amazing performance of Sergey inspired me to create this unique dark video clip with a strong message to everyone.”

Scream lyrics — Sergey Lazarev

No I can’t stay here longer
You cannot make me cry
So, I will leave you to wonder
What will become of our lives

I’ll swallow hard
Fall apart
Break and bleed but
You won’t see

Tears won’t fall
While pride stands tall
Maybe they can’t be heard or seen
But tears aren’t quiet things

They scream
They scream

Though my throat is on fire
My eyes will be liars
And they’ll try to stay drier
Until you turn away

I’ll swallow hard
Fall apart
Break and bleed but
You won’t see

Tears will fall
I hear them all

They scream
They scream

Not so silent and innocent
Acid rain from your finger prints
Echoes rivers of loneliness
Hitting the walls of my heart

What do you think about the text of Sergey’s song “Scream”? Are you loving the idea that tears can scream? Let us know in the comments box down below.

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mara j
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mara j

My WINNER. See you in Moscow
bye

Wilfried
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Wilfried

I didn’t like it much after the first listening….but from the second on, it has some kind of “dark epic” vibe I can’t shake off.
I personally like it much!

melani
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melani

Exclusive? I have a deafness or what

Dalth
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Dalth

Not loving scream lol bit disappointed but you can see this would be so easy to stage and is going to have an impact.

Juy
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Juy

Okay. The Netherlands is winning. There is no way the juries will vote for Sergay’s dramatic dated ballad. Period.

Cesar's salad
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Cesar's salad

I just realized my posts get quoted in the youtube section, so I better be careful what I write and need to censor myself from here on out O_O

If Sergey wants to undo homophobia in Russia with this song, I’m sold on it. He’d be my Sir Gay forever

<3<3<3<3

Daria
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Daria

Lol yay to sergey!

Lf
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Lf

Sorry but they did a big fuff and then it’s just this generic pop ballad?
And quite boring too tbh.
They want to appeal juries but there’s much better pop ballads in the competition. And I don’t think they’ll convince televote with this , not even with a massive stage production.

mara j
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mara j

generic pop ballad??? oh no really???
which songs according to your expert opinion are better???? just out of curiosity

Una
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Una

It’s 17:00 CET already. Where can we see the song?

Tom
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Tom
Danijela
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Danijela

Might be a very good song

Yssy
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Yssy

I do not understand why people are wishing that the song release is bad. Don’t we want a country to send the best and do well in an effort to maximise the song quality.

ESCalator
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ESCalator

Came here only to read comments on the “swallow hard” part.

Hibish
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Hibish

OMG! This is even gayer than France 2019. 😀

Will I Am
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Will I Am

Why do you think this is gayer?

Lourdes
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Lourdes

The more Sergey talks about his song, the more NL goes up in the odds 😛

M_K
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M_K

That’s quite risqué, Mrs Vaughn, isn’t it? 😉

M_K
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M_K

Ugh, I hadn’t gone through the other comments before posting mine, so sorry for jumping the bandwagon.

Jo.
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Jo.

The ambiguity tho. ^^

João
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no offense but in my opinion this is regular….just regular

Dawid
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Dawid

Not like previous one wasn’t. It did pretty well though

Mr. Vanilla Bean
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Mr. Vanilla Bean

Btw, since these lyrics were written by a native speaker, can we assume the innuendos are intentional? She must know how this sounds to people who aren’t completely oblivious and humorless. lol

Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

Yes I would assume so, especially considering she also wrote “Waterline”. 😛

Mr. Vanilla Bean
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Mr. Vanilla Bean

Do you think she’s trolling Russia? 😛

Noah
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Noah

Which innuendos you are talking about? I’ll swallow hard maybe?

Nikki
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Nikki

Tears aren’t quiet things, they scream, sounds a bit like a Doctor Who episode teaser if you ask me. But again, I’ll wait to see how it fits in the song.

BadWoolfGirl
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BadWoolfGirl

Yeah, that does sound like something out of Doctor Who. I can imagine the Doctor saying something like that. I sometimes think there are eurovision songs that fit well with the show.

Nikki
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Nikki

I do have an episode idea of Doctor and Companion travelling to Restoration England and befriending Nell Wynn, and then help her to seduce King Charles II by the companion teaching Nell the choreo of Fuego.

Eurovision fan since 2014
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Eurovision fan since 2014

Ugh, that is a solid piece of poetry, swallowing, bleeding, throat on fire, acid rain from finger prints?

Cesar's salad
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Cesar's salad

Sounds like an excessive night in a Moscow underground gay dungeon

Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

That is choreography I would like to see. 😀

Cesar's salad
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Cesar's salad

Imagine Maruv’s choreography with guys

Dawid
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Dawid

I’m gay and I feel disturbed

switzerland is better
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switzerland is better

lame

Flying Wigs
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Flying Wigs

“swallow hard”
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Hermès
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Hermès

Just for the unintentional « swallow hard » part, Sergey deserves some credit 😀 rest of the lyrics basically seem like talking about someone’s first gay experience bottoming 😀 « throat on fire », « breaking and bleeding ». Gurl, I feel you.

Against all odds I think I’ll enjoy that song xD

Kirby Romford
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Kirby Romford

Lmao! This is histerical: P

Skiwalko
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Skiwalko

“While pride stands tall”? Interesting…

ESCfan
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ESCfan

Gay manifest from Russia? Very interesting!

Serge
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Serge

And it’s about the time.

esc stan
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esc stan

lyrics are worse than his 2016 one lmfao

Grftn
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Grftn

it cannot be tbh

Skiwalko
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Skiwalko

Overall lyrics are nothing special, but “acid rain from your finger prints” is killing me.

Mirko
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Mirko

The lyrics are bit generic, but is Russia so they’ll put a lot of effort and money in their performance. What I actually don’t understand, sorry but this is going to be off topic, is the behaviour most of the people has in this community, and talking about Eurovision in general. What is seems is that there’s nations that you can’t don’t like it, if you do you are an hater; no ones are out of the game by critics, and we have to be free to explain our ideas, even if we don’t like Sweden, or Cyprus, or Spain,… Read more »

Grftn
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Grftn

The lyrics are a bit basic and expected but I’m waiting for the song

Susane
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Susane

So where is the song Sergey? Dear 🙂
In other news , Duncan has announced he has a boyfriend 😛

Grftn
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Grftn

90% of this year’s male singers are queer ahah

HUHU
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HUHU

sergey too ? 😀

ESCfan
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ESCfan

Obviously 🙂

esc stan
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esc stan

Sergey has a wife and a kid

Mr. Vanilla Bean
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Mr. Vanilla Bean

I don’t care what Sergey is, but lots of gays have wives and kids.

ESCfan
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ESCfan

Who is his wife? He has only a kid from a surrogate mother.

Serge
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Serge

Exactly.

Serge
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Serge

Sergey has a kid but no wife. He is a single dad and his mom is helping him to raise his son.

ESCfan
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ESCfan

17.00 CET

Kirby Romford
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Kirby Romford

Yeah i read it on twitter,its been on local tv, he also said he cant tell who is it yet, people now speculating that Duncan’ boyfriend is someone famous, lol

BlackKava
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BlackKava

Let me guees , Mahmood? 😛

Matteo
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Matteo

He is not

esc stan
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esc stan

we don’t care for duncan
he is doing that to gain more attention

esc stan
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esc stan

GTFO name copycat

Susane
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Susane

He just answered the question, that is all.
And Duncan deserves all the attention he is getting

Roelof Meesters
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Roelof Meesters

I thought it was pretty clear that Duncan was gay lmao. Also is Serhat gay because I think so but I also don’t think so.

Euronerd
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Euronerd

Duncan is bisexual, not gay ?

Emma
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Emma

It’s already too overhyped

oli
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oli

Oh man, release the song already! this is the most annoying promo in the history of Eurovision.

TheDrMistery
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TheDrMistery

I’ll swallow hard?! WTF?!

Roy Moreno
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Roy Moreno

Thought the same xD

Notmysong
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Notmysong

That’s why it’s called Cream, I mean Scream… (I’m naughty I know) 😉 but still, all the best of luck to him.

AMonsterLikeMe
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AMonsterLikeMe

I guess this line was inspired by the fact that daddy Serhat is competing

MrBrightside
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MrBrightside

I’m here for the comments section. XD

Rimig
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Rimig

If he wants to swallow hard, just let him do so 🙂

Alex
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Alex

I’m screaming!

Just_Put _In
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Just_Put _In

We will win with no doubts! Go King Sergey ! No one can even compare with you this year 😀
Moscow 2020 is waiting!

oli
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oli

No, please, let’s have a peaceful eurovision next year, ok? no political drama or homophobic bulls**t, please.

Susane
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Susane

Agree, Amsterdam or Roma would be so nice to host next year, fantastic cities! 😀

Teddie
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Teddie

Better be Reykjavik

Norwegian esc lover
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Norwegian esc lover

My only hope is that it’s not to similar to Netherlands ballad. I don’t want them to cancel each other out, because both countries usually bring quality entries and deserve a win<3

Milye
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Milye

Russia serves quality again. I hope they will get their revenge for 2016

Swedena9
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Swedena9

Revenge…? For what? Not winning? We don’t do revenge in eurovision, my friend

tom
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tom

Russia will not win — next drama and conflicts – thank you …I am sick already from these things

Milye
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Milye

They didn’t make any drama. Drama was made by Ukraine and that isn’t a reason why he shouldn’t win

Say please
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Say please

Ukraine won fair and square, that’s not making drama. That’s being a winner, baby.

Mario
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Mario

It didn’t deserve to win 2016. Australia was much better

mark dowd
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mark dowd

The song that deserves to win is the song with the biggest combination of Jury and Televote….that song was “1944” by Jamala. Russia’s pyrotechnics did not convince the jurors of the merit of the song. That is why Russia came third. They will need to do better in 2019 to win.

Milye
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Milye

He had a good enough performance and staging unlike the women that was screaming about how Russia attacked them. Ukraine isn’t the only country in the world that was attacked huh

Milye
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Milye

And i actually even liked her song (Not in a political way) but she totally disappointed me with all that hate speech after she said she want peace. That is not how eurovision winner should behave

Chriss
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Chriss

It will be funny if he ends up 3rd again!

tom
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tom

or 3rd from last places

Mario
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Mario

They will be lucky if it ends up 3rd

Anita
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Anita

Maybe Europe needs to understand their tears in order to find a way in this transitional time…

Mr. Vanilla Bean
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Mr. Vanilla Bean

Well, you can’t fault them for repeating the same formula, as it appears.

Moonlite
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Moonlite

OMG

Fast Food Music Lover
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Fast Food Music Lover

Too many songs with dark messages this year. I’ll bet on Cyprus now…

tom
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tom

Czech Republic, Iceland Switzerland calling too

Mario
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Mario

Cypriot entry is the only one which can stand really well outside the contest as well. Pop upbeat fun enjoyable. Let the ballads stragle to cancel each other while tamta will offer happyness and fun to the contest. That’s the most important about the contest cause the last years the winners are worthless…

Jo.
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Jo.

He already has the televoting, all he needs now is the jury vote. I think it will be a “Beautiful Mess” kind of ballad.

Denis
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Denis

Oh really, heard the song?
How you know he will win the televote?

Jo.
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Jo.

I din’t say he will win the public vote. I think he will score very high, potentially enough to win with the combo (jury+televoting). It’s not that hard to see that he’s coming with something for the juries.
“The televoting in the bag” is probably what he thinks (I hope he’s wrong tho ^^)

BlackKava
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BlackKava

He has a televote already? How do you know ?
Lol

Joseph
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Joseph

It’s Russia

Alaska
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Alaska

Another “poem” written by a teenager in his/her emo phase… LOL

Hermès
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Hermès

Lol. Poem. That’s the right word 😀

zara
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zara

OK THAT’S AMAZING

Robert
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Robert

If this is any good and Sweden selects John Lundvik, Eurovision 2019 quite possibly might have a male winner with the Netherlands, Italy and Azerbeidzjan in the mix.. good luck to all!

minyt
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minyt

You forgot about the winners h a t a r i .

Eurovisionfan12
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Eurovisionfan12

As long as I love Hatari, I know that they won’t stand a chance in terms of winning

Edward
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Edward

Then can you please kindly stop doing so and let us have Reykjavik 2020?

Whisker
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Whisker

I can’t remember the last time a group won, maybe Katrina and the Waves or the Olson Brothers??

Sonam
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Sonam

Lordi

Say please
Guest
Say please

Lordi?

Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

Sharon Vaughn’s lyrics, yes? She also wrote “Waterline” for Jedward. 😀
Dark, yet suggestive. Sergey will no doubt make some of us swallow hard.