“Pipe-smoking Romanians, flamboyant Scandinavians…”

RTÉ have already selected their entry, with the help of some public voting, but there is competition for the chance to be the next Eurovision Overlordies. The Big G’s Newsblog has a round-up of YouTube links as the BBC try to decide which soon-to-be should be forgotten singer will step up to the mic. ‘While the Londonist gives a light critical appraisal of some entries. And, in the meantime, here’s a reminder of what they’re trying to match.
And the competition? Well here’s the Romanian entry that the Guardian fixates on.. btw all acts on the night will be performing to a backing tape.. natch.


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