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Another year means another series of previewing the entries in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

Michael, Liam and Io get together to start the ball rolling with the first half of Semi 1 and what an interesting half it is.

What songs do the team think should be covered by shouty Poles?

Which song takes the team’s fancy?

Who has put the team to sleep?

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.

Loving the songs?

Stream, buy and enjoy the official album.

The playlist

Jessica Mauboy – Sunday [AU] Watch on YouTube
Tamta – Replay [Cyprus] Watch on YouTube
D mol – Heaven [Montenegro] Watch on YouTube
Darude ft Sebastian Rejman – Look Away [Finland] Watch on YouTube
Tulia – Fire of Love (Pali się) [Poland] Watch on YouTube
Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl – Sebi [Slovenia] Watch on YouTube
Lake Malawi – Friend of a Friend [Czech Republic] Watch on YouTube
Joci Papai – Az én apám [Hungary] Watch on YouTube
Zena – Like It [Belarus] Watch on YouTube

Cast your vote

In this half, you chose Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl as your winner, with Tulia coming second.

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Image credits (clockwise): BTRC, TV2, Grzegorz Gołębiowski, Ana Šantl, Miodrag Marković & Isidora Mijanović, Anton Sucksdorff, Kynthia Kindeli, Tomas Gal


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.
Plus he's the man behind the CBAA Award winning babblePOP! (Best New Music Show 2015) and the executive producer of the JOYEurovision team.

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