#OpenUp: Reviewing the first half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 1

Music, Society & Culture

We’re back for another year to share what we think about the songs you’ll be hearing in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Michael, Liam and Io run through the first eight songs of the comp, leaving no stone unturned and no opinion varnished over.

What does the team think about Technicolour?

Where is Lesley Roy lost?

Who are the winners of the 2020 vs 2021 challenge?

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The songs

🇱🇹 The Roop – Discoteque

🇸🇮 Ana Soklič – Amen


🇷🇺 Manizha – Russian Woman

🇸🇪 Tusse – Voices

🇦🇺 Montaigne 🏳️‍🌈 – Technicolour

🇲🇰 Vasil 🏳️‍🌈 – Here I Stand

🇮🇪 Lesley Roy 🏳️‍🌈 – MAPS

🇨🇾 Elena Tsagrinou – El Diablo