When big news breaks you just have to act…and react. So this week we’ll be uploading two podcasts rather than just one. The reason? Iceland has finally confirmed that Daði Freyr and Gagnamagnið will return to Eurovision 2021. Rather than cramming this into our already recorded and almost ready-to-go weekly episode, we figured we’d just do an extra one.
In our special podcast, we hear from William and Deban in London, but also get the thoughts of five of our writers, who live across the UK, Australia, the United States and, of course, Iceland.
We were particularly keen to hear the thoughts of Icelander Steinunn, who says that, while she loves the country’s annual national selection Söngvakeppnin, she felt it was more important for Monsieur Freyr and his bandmates to finally get their chance at ESC.
Eurovision podcast (Episode 76): Daði Freyr and Gagnamagnið special
Social media reaction to Iceland’s Eurovision 2021 act
Here’s what some of y’all have been saying on social media…
I’m in this! Super exciting news. Reykjavik 2022 here we come ?? https://t.co/K3w69yHZOk
— Oliver Adams (@AlphaOliver_) October 24, 2020
If they bring something of this year’s quality or better they could really give Iceland their first win https://t.co/o5pDYkg8la
— Molagora (@alexjsator) October 24, 2020
At least something is right in this world https://t.co/QItQ39I5Bc
— Sarah (@SarahZeCat) October 23, 2020
— Luis | wiwibloggs (@wiwiLluis) October 23, 2020
Yess! I don’t know if lightning will strike twice but he would have been the winner last year. https://t.co/5a2yXsRSZc
— Fatih Melek (@fatihmelek) October 23, 2020