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Album Review: Ann Sophie – Silver into Gold

There are, doubtless, several people that will express fury at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest results.
‘What the hell?!’ they cry incredulously. ‘This is ridiculous! How did Sweden win? That song was so unoriginal!’. Whether or not Heroes was unoriginal is entirely subjective, I think (and that is all that will be said about the subject here), but if you shimmy right down to the other side of the spectrum, you’ll find comments such as these: ‘What utter bullshit! How the hell did The Makemakes get nul points?!’ and ‘Seriously? The TWO BEST SONGS IN THE WHOLE BLOODY CONTEST THIS YEAR got nul points?! How dare you! I’m never watching this stupid show again! Death to all of you!’
Alright, so that last one is (probably) an exaggeration. But a few things remain certain: Eurovision 2015 was won by Sweden, and two countries – Austria and Germany – received the dreaded nul points.

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Pre-Contest Vote 2015: Germany

Welcome back to the ESC Views’ Pre-Contest Vote 2015! If you haven’t heard about what this is and how it works, feel free to click this link to take you to the ‘Launch Page.’ As more of these articles are written, you’ll be able to freely move between one country and the other, to see our opinions and lave thoughts of your own! Continue reading Pre-Contest Vote 2015: Germany