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Eurovision Song Contest

Even if you ignore the balkan block vote and what appeared to be an attempt by the Serbian government to fix the result Eurovision demonstrates the unpopularity of the UK.

Scooch produced what was a good Europop number, but appeared nowhere in the results because of political allegiances.

Comments

KimArar said…
Oh, come on!

No-one likes europop anymore other than the silly buggers who vote to select the UK entry.

No-one else - not even the Scandis - tried europop this year.

I was fully expecting nul points when Ireland and Malta saved the day. Good for them! (and tactical voting) Perhaps when the UK has a decent entry, we'll get a few points.
Martin said…
The British entry reminded me of watching a dire 'Young Generation' dance number in an particularly bad 1970s episode of the BBC's Summer Time Special. I had to hide behind the sofa.
Liberal Neil said…
Scooch were rubbish. Possibly the worst of the night.

I would not have been surprised if they had ended up with zilch.

Goodness knows what they have ben putting in the water in Malta!
Niles said…
Scooch were great! They wuz robbed!
KIM said…
Its not just the inane entertainment industry that gets snubbed by the eastern block.
You try and compete in industry.
Our products are like our Euro pop entry...of better quality.
The eastern block products are tacky and of lower quality.
Yet we buy their products ...because they are cheap.
I would say a decent analogy all round.

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