For me, Sweden’s song doesn’t live up to the hype. The hook is cute but it quickly gets annoying. So too Frans’s contrived voice.
Last year, Sweden won the Eurovision 2012 with Euphoria. I didn’t like it initially but – just like any Eurovision song – it has grown on me. Now I can’t get enough of the rousing number. That’s the kind of Eurovision fan I am: as predictable as I am fickle. Sweden’s 5th win was popular […]
Loreen sings Euphoria for Sweden in the Eurovision this year. Having witnessed the spectacle of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen Final at the Globen in Stockholm this year where this song was selected, Loreen’s song for the country is both familiar and unexpectedly reassuring in equal measure. I didn’t get to appreciate it at the final and although […]