Eurovision 2013 – Five from the First Semi-Final
Austria – “Shine!” by Natália Kelly
“Shine!” has a slow build, but it’s got more energy than the usual Eurovision entry. I like this one, and in a year with so many beautiful and sexy women competing, Natália Kelly is no slouch.
Belarus – “Solayoh” by Alyona Lanskaya
Go, Belarus, pretty girls, drums, and dancing is what Eurovision is all about. Another strong entry – what did I say about this being a good year?
Belgium – “Love Kills” by Roberto
Not a happy song, but the music is upbeat, and he’s cute.
Croatia – “Mižerja” by Klapa s Mora
Sort of a man band as opposed to a boy band. Zzzzz…
Cyprus – “An Me Thimase” by Despina Olympiou
I was surprised to see Cyprus competing this year, considering that nation’s financial problems. Most likely, if they win, they would not be able to host the following year. Although, it’s just another Eurovision ballad with little to differentiate it from the rest – I don’t think they have to worry about winning…
You can see all the Eurovision entries for 2013 here.