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With Michael in Lisbon and Mark, Hikaru and Io in Melbourne, it’s time for Eurovision Semi Final 2.

The team preview the first half of this year’s second semi, with a heap of variety to choose from. It’s not a battle to the death like Semi 1, but it certainly has its stand outs.

How is Hikaru a virgin?

What does Michael really think of Julia?

What underlying message is Mark hearing in DoReDos’ song?

Find out in the podcast.

And while you’re here, head down to the poll to vote for your favourite of this half of the semi. If you’re a JOY member, you can also go into the draw for some awesome prizes.

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The playlist

Alexander Rybak – That’s How You Write A Song [Norway] Watch on YouTube
The Humans – Goodbye [Romania] Watch on YouTube
Sanja Ilić & Balkanika – Nova Deca [Serbia] Watch on YouTube
Jessika ft Jenifer Brening – Who We Are [San Marino] Watch on YouTube
Rasmussen – Higher Ground [Denmark] Watch on YouTube
Julia Samoylova – I Won’t Break [Russia] Watch on YouTube
DoReDos – My Lucky Day [Moldova] Watch on YouTube
Waylon – Outlaw In ‘Em [The Netherlands] Watch on YouTube
Jessica Mauboy – We Got Love [Australia] Watch on YouTube

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About the author: Michael


Liking the music you hear on JOY for your workday? You've got Michael to thank for it. He's the Music Director, and in charge of Melbourne's most uplifting music mix.
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