• Eurovision 2014

    Abr 3 2014, 23h41

    The songs I have listened to most (by April 26):

    1) "Undo" (Sanna Nielsen)
    2) "Coming Home" (Firelight)
    3) "Silent Storm" (Carl Espen)
    4) "Is It Right" (Elaiza)
    5) "Rise Like A Phoenix" (Conchita Wurst)
    6) "Calm After The Storm" (The Common Linnets)
    7) "Maybe (Forse)" (Valentina Monetta)
    8) "Rise Up" (Freaky Fortune feat. RiskyKidd)
    9) "Same Heart" (Mei Finegold)
    10) "Mother" (Axel Hirsoux)
    11) "Cake To Bake" (Aarzemnieki)
    12) "Spet (Round and Round)" (Tinkara Kovac)
    13) "Hunter Of Stars" (Sebalter)
    14) "Something Better" (Softengine)
    15) "Heartbeat" (Can-Linn feat. Kasey Smith)
    16) "La mia città" (Emma)
    17) "Moustache" (Twin Twin)
    18) "Not Alone" (Aram Mp3)
    19) "Running" (András Kállay-Saunders), "Miracle" (Paula Seling & Ovi)
  • My 2013 Eurovision

    Mar 30 2013, 10h32

    This is how I would rank the 33 songs in the two semi-finals:

    SEMI 1
    1. Lithuania ("Something")
    2. Ireland ("Only Love Survives")
    3. Belgium ("Love Kills")
    4. Denmark ("Only Teardrops")
    5. Austria ("Shine")
    6. Ukraine ("Gravity")
    7. Cyprus ("An me thimase")
    8. The Netherlands ("Birds")
    9. Belarus ("Solayoh")
    10. Moldova ("O mie")
    11. Russia ("What If")
    12. Estonia ("Et uus saaks alguse")
    13. Serbia ("Ljubav je svuda")
    14. Croatia ("Mizerja")
    15. Slovenia ("Straight Into Love")
    16. Montenegro ("Igranka")

    SEMI 2
    1. Iceland ("Ég á líf")
    2. Malta ("Tomorrow")
    3. San Marino ("Crisalide")
    4. Greece ("Alcohol Is Free")
    5. Switzerland ("You And Me")
    6. Norway ("I Feed You My Love")
    7. Israel ("Rak bishvilo")
    8. Hungary ("Kedvesem")
    9. Macedonia ("Pred da se razdeni")
    10. Latvia ("Here We Go")
    11. Albania ("Identitet")
    12. Finland ("Marry Me")
    13. Azerbaijan ("Hold Me")
    14. Georgia ("Waterfall")
    15. Bulgaria ("Samo shampioni")
    16. Romania ("It's My Life")
    17. Armenia ("Lonely Planet")


    "My" final would look like this:

    1. Iceland ("Ég á líf")
    2. Lithuania ("Something")
    3. Malta ("Tomorrow")
    4. Ireland ("Only Love Survives")
    5. San Marino ("Crisalide")
    6. UK ("Believe In Me")
    7. Greece ("Alcohol Is Free")
    8. Switzerland ("You And Me")
    9. Belgium ("Love Kills")
    10. Germany ("Glorious")
    11. Norway ("I Feed You My Love")
    12. Denmark ("Only Teardrops")
    13. Italy ("L'essenziale")
    14. Austria ("Shine")
    15. Ukraine ("Gravity")
    16. Israel ("Rak bishvilo")
    17. Hungary ("Kedvesem")
    18. Cyprus ("An me thimase")
    19. The Netherlands ("Birds")
    20. Sweden ("You")
    21. Macedonia ("Pred da se razdeni")
    22. Belarus ("Solayoh")
    23. Spain ("Contigo hasta el final")
    24. Moldova ("O mie")
    25. Latvia ("Here We Go")
    26. France ("L'enfer et moi")


    What do you think?
  • Melodifestivalen 2013

    Fev 24 2013, 16h19

    Here's how the heats of Melodifestivalen SHOULD have gone!

    Heat 1: Karlskrona

    ---Direkt till Final---
    David Lindgren: ‘Skyline’
    Michael Feiner & Caisa: ‘We’re Still Kids’

    ---Andra Chansen---
    YOHIO: ‘Heartbreak Hotel’
    Jay-Jay Johanson: ‘Paris’

    ---places 5 to 8---
    Eric Gadd: ‘Jag kommer aldrig att förlora’
    Mary N’Diaye: ‘Gosa’
    Cookies n’Beans: ‘Burning Flags’
    Anna Järvinen: ‘Porslin’


    Heat 2: Göteborg

    ---Direkt till Final---
    Felicia Olsson: ‘Make Me Number 1′
    Swedish House Wives: ‘On Top Of The World’

    ---Andra chansen---
    Erik Segerstedt & Tone Damli: ‘Hello Goodbye’
    Joacim Cans: ‘Annelie’

    ---places 5 to 8---
    Anton Ewald: ‘Begging’
    Louise Hoffsten: ‘Only The Dead Fish Follow The Stream’
    Rikard Wolff: ‘En förlorad sommar’
    Sean Banan: ‘Copacabanana’


    Heat 3: Skellefteå

    ---Direkt till Final---
    Eddie Razaz: ‘Alibi’
    Janet Leon: ‘Heartstrings’

    ---Andra chansen---
    Martin Rolinski: ‘In And Out Of Love’
    Carolina af Ugglas: ‘Hon har inte’

    ---places 5 to 8---
    Amanda Fondell: ‘Dumb’
    Elin Petersson: 'Island'
    State of Drama: ‘Falling’
    Ravaillacz: ‘En riktig jävla schlager’


    Heat 4: Malmö

    ---Direkt till Final---
    Terese Fredenwall: ‘Breaking The Silence’
    Ulrik Munther: ‘Tell The World I’m Here’

    --Andra chansen---
    Sylvia Vrethammar: ‘Trivialitet’
    Ralf Gyllenhammar: ‘Bed On Fire’

    ---places 5 to 8---
    Robin Stjernberg: ‘You'
    Lucia Pinera: ‘Must Be Love’
    Army of Lovers: ‘Rockin The Ride’
    Behrang Miri: ‘Jalla Dansa Sawa’


    Heat 5: Andra Chansen

    ---Till Final---
    Erik Segerstedt & Tone Damli: ‘Hello Goodbye’
    Carolina af Ugglas: ‘Hon har inte’

    ---places 3 to 8---
    Martin Rolinski: ‘In And Out Of Love’
    Sylvia Vrethammar: ‘Trivialitet’
    YOHIO: ‘Heartbreak Hotel’
    Jay-Jay Johanson: ‘Paris’
    Joacim Cans: ‘Annelie’
    Ralf Gyllenhammar: ‘Bed On Fire’


    Finalen
    1. David Lindgren: ‘Skyline’
    2. Janet Leon: ‘Heartstrings’
    3. Felicia Olsson: ‘Make Me Number 1′
    4. Ulrik Munther: ‘Tell The World I’m Here’
    5. Terese Fredenwall: ‘Breaking The Silence’
    6. Eddie Razaz: ‘Alibi’
    7. Swedish House Wives: ‘On Top Of The World’
    8. Carolina af Ugglas: ‘Hon har inte’
    9. Michael Feiner & Caisa: ‘We’re Still Kids’
    10. Erik Segerstedt & Tone Damli: ‘Hello Goodbye’
  • Bundesvision 2012

    Set 25 2012, 1h14

    Der erste Eindruck, wenige Tage vor der Show: Es sind wieder ein paar richtig gute Songs dabei.
    So auf Anhieb gefallen mir insbesondere:
    - Ich Kann Fliegen mit Mich kann nur Liebe retten
    - Cris Cosmo mit Herzschlag
    - Vierkanttretlager mit Fotoalbum
    - Maras April mit Himmel aus Eis
  • ESC 2012 (updated June 2012)

    Mar 6 2012, 0h06

    Now - after this year's Eurovision Song Contest - my rankings looks as follows:

    1. Ott Lepland (Estonia)
    2. Roman Lob (Germany)
    3. Joan Franka (The Netherlands)
    4. Nina Zilli (Italy)
    5. Loreen (Sweden)
    6. Engelbert Humperdinck (United Kingdom)
    7. Filipa Sousa (Portugal)
    8. Pasha Parfeny (Moldova)
    9. Željko Joksimović (Serbia)
    10. Izabo (Israel)
    11. Greta Salóme & Jónsi (Iceland)
    12. Can Bonomo (Turkey)
    13. Sinplus (Switzerland)
    14. Mandinga (Romania)
    15. Tooji (Norway)
    16. Ivi Adamou (Cyprus)
    17. Eva Boto (Slovenia)
    18. Buranovskie Babushki (Russia)
    19. Jedward (Ireland)
    20. Anggun (France)
    21. Pernilla Karlsson (Finland)
    22. Rona Nishliu (Albania)
    23. Eleftheria Eleftheriou (Greece)
    24. Kaliopi (FYR Macedonia)
    25. Sabina Babayeva (Azerbaijan)
    26. Maya Sar (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
    27. Soluna Samay (Denmark)
    28. Kurt Calleja (Malta)
    29. Pastora Soler (Spain)
    30. Sofi Marinova (Bulgaria)
    31. Donny Montell (Lithuania)
    32. Iris (Belgium)
    33. LiteSound (Belarus)
    34. Gaitana (Ukraine)
    35. Anmary (Latvia)
    36. Nina Badrić (Croatia)
    37. Max Jason Mai (Slovakia)
    38. Compact Disco (Hungary)
    39. Rambo Amadeus (Montenegro)
    40. Valentina Monetta (San Marino)
    41. Anri Jokhazde (Georgia)
    42. Trackshittaz (Austria)
  • My perfect Melodifestivalen 2012

    Fev 22 2012, 22h36

    Here's how I would have voted in this year's event:

    Deltävling 1 (Växjö)
    1. Afro-Dite, "The Boy Can Dance"
    2. Marie Serneholt, "Salt And Pepper"
    3. Loreen, "Euphoria"
    4. Sean Banan, "Sean den förste banan"
    5. The Moniker, "I Want To Be Chris Isaak"
    6. Abalone Dots, "På väg"
    7. Dead By April, "Mystery"
    8. Thorsten Flinck, "Jag reser mig igen"

    Deltävling 2 (Göteborg)
    1. David Lindgren, "Shout It Out"
    2. Top Cats, "Baby Doll"
    3. Ulrik Munther, "Soldiers"
    4. Mimi Oh, "Det går för långsamt"
    5. Timoteij, "Stormande hav"
    6. Sonja Aldén, "I din himmel"
    7. Andreas Lundstedt, "Aldrig aldrig"
    8. Thomas di Leva, "Ge aldrig upp"

    Deltävling 3 (Leksand)
    1. Molly Sandén, "Why Am I Crying"
    2. Maria BenHajji, "I mina drömmar"
    3. Mattias Andréasson, "Förlåt mig"
    4. Youngblood, "Youngblood"
    5. Andreas Johnson, "Lovelight"
    6. Love Generation, "Just A Little Bit"
    7. Carolina Wallin Pérez, "Sanningen"
    8. Björn Ranelid feat. Sara Li, "Mirakel"

    Deltävling 4 (Malmö)
    1. Danny, "Amazing"
    2. Charlotte Perrelli, "The Girl"
    3. Lisa Miskovsky, "Why Start A Fire"
    4. Christer Sjögren & Lotta Engberg, "Don't Let Me Down"
    5. Axel Algmark, "Kyss mig"
    6. Hanna Lindblad, "Goosebumps"
    7. Dynazty, "Land Of Broken Dreams"
    8. OPA!, "Allting blir bra igen"

    Andra chansen (Nyköping)
    Round 1
    Loreen, "Euphoria" vs. Youngblood, "Youngblood" ==> Loreen
    Ulrik Munther, "Soldiers" vs. Christer & Lotta, "Don't Let Me Down" ==> Ulrik Munther

    Mimi Oh, "Det går för långsamt" vs. Mattias Andréasson, "Förlåt mig" ==> Mimi Oh
    Lisa Miskovsky, "Why Start A Fire" vs. Sean Banan, "Sean den förste Banan" ==> Sean Banan

    Round 2
    Loreen vs. Mimi Oh ==> Loreen
    Ulrik Munther vs. Sean Banan ==> Ulrik Munther


    Final (Stockholm)
    1. David Lindgren, "Shout It Out"
    2. Loreen, "Euphoria"
    3. Danny, "Amazing"
    4. Top Cats, "Baby Doll"
    5. Afro-Dite, "The Boy Can Dance"
    6. Molly Sandén, "Why Am I Crying"
    7. Marie Serneholt, "Salt And Pepper"
    8. Ulrik Munther, "Soldiers"
    9. Charlotte Perrelli, "The Girl"
    10. Maria BenHajji, "I mina drömmar"
  • My personal ESC 2011 ranking

    Mai 28 2011, 20h16

    Based on the 25 songs that were voted into the final, I would have ranked them as follows:

    1. Ireland (Jedward)
    2. Sweden (Eric Saade)
    3. Denmark (A Friend in London)
    4. Spain (Lucía Pérez)
    5. Switzerland (Anna Rossinelli)
    6. Estonia (Getter Jaani)
    7. Greece (Loucas Yiorkas feat. Stereo Mike)
    8. Iceland (Sjonni's Friends)
    9. Serbia (Nina)
    10. Austria (Nadine Beiler)
    11. Bosnia & Herzegovina (Dino Merlin)
    12. Germany (Lena)
    13. Finland (Paradise Oskar)
    14. United Kingdom (Blue)
    15. Romania (Hotel FM)
    16. Azerbaijan (Eldar & Nigar)
    17. Italy (Raphael Gualazzi)
    18. Hungary (Kati Wolf)
    19. Russia (Alexej Vorobjov)
    20. France (Amaury Vassili)
    21. Moldova (Zdob și Zdub)
    22. Ukraine (Mika Newton)
    23. Lithuania (Evelina Sašenko)
    24. Slovenia (Maja Keuc)
    25. Georgia (Eldrine)
  • My perfect Melodifestivalen 2011

    Fev 6 2011, 13h35

    Here's how I would have voted in this year's event of the year ;)

    Deltävling 1 (Luleå)
    1. Jenny Silver, "Something In Your Eyes"
    2. Le Kid, "Oh My God"
    3. Danny, "In The Club"
    4. Dilba, "Try Again"
    5. Rasmus Viberg, "Social Butterfly"
    6. Pernilla Andersson, "Desperados"
    7. Jonas Matsson, "On My Own"
    8. Swingfly, "Me And My Drum"

    Deltävling 2 (Göteborg)
    1. Sanna Nielsen, "I'm In Love"
    2. Anniela, "Elektrisk"
    3. Loreen, "My Heart Is Refusing Me"
    4. Elisabeth Andreassen, "Vaken i en dröm"
    5. Babsan, "Ge mig en spanjor"
    6. Brolle, "7 Days and 7 Nights"
    7. The Moniker, "Oh My God!"
    8. Christian Walz, "Like Suicide"

    Deltävling 3 (Linköping)
    1. Eric Saade, "Popular"
    2. Sebastian, "No One Else Could"
    3. Shirley's Angels, "I Thought It Was Forever"
    4. Sara Varga, "Spring för livet"
    5. Simon Forsberg, "Tid att andas"
    6. The Playtones, "The King"
    7. Linda Sundblad, "Lucky You"
    8. Sara Lumholdt, "Enemy"

    Deltävling 4 (Malmö)
    1. Linda Bengtzing, "E det fel på mig"
    2. Linda Pritchard, "Alive"
    3. Nicke Borg, "Leaving Home"
    4. Love Generation, "Dance Alone"
    5. Julia Alvgard, "Better Or Worse"
    6. Anders Fernette, "Run"
    7. Melody Club, "The Hunter"
    8. Lasse Stefanz, "En blick och nånting händer"

    Andra chansen (Sundsvall)
    Round 1
    Danny, "In The Club" vs. Love Generation, "Dance Alone" ==> Love Generation
    Loreen, "My Heart Is Refusing Me" vs. Sara Varga, "Spring för livet" ==> Sara Varga

    Elisabeth Andreassen, "Vaken i en dröm" vs. Nicke Borg, "Leaving Home" ==> N. Borg
    Shirley's Angels, "I Thought It Was Forever" vs. Dilba, "Try Again" ==> Shirley's Angels

    Round 2
    Love Generation vs. Sara Varga ==> Sara Varga
    Nicke Borg vs. Shirley's Angels ==> Nicke Borg

    Final (Stockholm)
    1. Eric Saade, "Popular"
    2. Jenny Silver, "Something In Your Eyes"
    3. Sanna Nielsen, "I'm In Love"
    4. Le Kid, "Oh My God"
    5. Linda Pritchard, "Alive"
    6. Linda Bengtzing, "E det fel på mig"
    7. Sara Varga, "Spring för livet"
    8. Nicke Borg, "Leaving Home"
    9. Sebastian, "No One Else Could"
    10. Anniela, "Elektrisk"
  • Melodifestivalen 2010, revisited ;)

    Ago 22 2010, 11h46

    Now, 5 months later, my "perfect" MF 2010 would have looked like this:

    Deltävling 1:
    To Globen: "Keep On Walking" (Salem Al Fakir), "Unstoppable" (Ola)
    To Andra Chansen: "Road Salt" (Pain of Salvation), "I Did It For Love" (Jessica Andersson)
    (5. "A Place To Stay", Jenny Silver)

    Deltävling 2:
    To Globen: "We Can Work It Out" (Andreas Johnson), "Manboy" (Eric Saade)
    To Andra Chansen: "Innan alla ljusen brunnit ut" (Anna-Maria Espinosa), "Come And Get Me Now" (Highlights & MiSt)
    (5. "Sucker For Love", Pauline)

    Deltävling 3:
    To Globen: "Headlines" (Alcazar), "You're Out Of My Life" (Darin)
    To Andra Chansen: "Yeba" (Getty Domein), "Tonight" (Johannes Bah Kuhnke)
    (5. "Kom", Timoteij)

    Deltävling 4:
    To Globen: "Human Frontier" (NEO), "Jag vill om du vågar" (Pernilla Wahlgren)
    To Andra Chansen: "This Is My Life" (Anna Bergendahl), "Stop" (Sibel)
    (5. "Thursdays", Lovestoned)

    --------

    Andra Chansen:
    "Road Salt" vs. "This Is My Life" --> "This Is My Life"
    "Innan alla ljusen..." vs. "Yeba" --> "Yeba"
    "Come And Get Me Now" vs. "Stop" --> "Come And Get Me Now"
    "Tonight" vs. "I Did It For Love" --> "I Did It For Love"

    "This Is My Life" vs. "Yeba" --> "Yeba"
    "Come And Get Me Now" vs. "I Did It For Love" --> "Come And Get Me Now"

    --------

    Finale:
    1. "Keep On Walking"
    2. "Human Frontier"
    3. "We Can Work It Out"
    4. "Unstoppable"
    5. "Manboy"
    6. "Jag vill om du vågar"
    7. "You're Out Of My Life"
    8. "Headlines"
    9. "Come And Get Me Now"
    10. "Yeba"
  • Song #99,999

    Jun 8 2010, 22h01

    Christine Guldbrandsen - Alvedansen (one of the best Eurovision songs of all times)