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It’s starting to get crowded in Tel Aviv, and Michael finally found a quieter place with good wifi. Once again joined in Melbourne by Io and John from In the Studio, the team preview the second half of the bloodbath semi that is number 2.

With bangers, ballads and bops, there’s more love for some of the entries over others.

Which entry needs lifting?

What got Io and John dancing?

How does the team assess the current favourite?

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?

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The playlist

Roko – The Dream [Croatia] Watch on YouTube
Michela Pace – Chameleon [Malta] Watch on YouTube
Jurij Veklenko – Run with the Lions [Lithuania] Watch on YouTube
Sergey Lazarev – Scream [Russia] Watch on YouTube
Jonida Maliqi – Ktheju Tokës [Albania] Watch on YouTube
KEiiNO – Spirit in the Sky [Norway] Watch on YouTube
Duncan Laurence – Arcade [The Netherlands] Watch on YouTube
Tamara Todevska – Proud [North Macedonia] Watch on YouTube
Chingiz – Truth [Azerbaijan] Watch on YouTube

Cast your vote

For this semi final, you chose KEiiNO as your winner, with Duncan Laurence coming in second.

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Image credits (L-R): Lukas Gricius, Edvina Meta, Jonathan Brincat, Alexandr Porubaymykh, Paul Bellaart, Cedomir Popovski, Julia Marie Naglestad, Damjna Fiket & Marko Košutić, Daniil Velichko


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