Eurovision 2015 – top 40.


Yes, it’s that time of year again, folks. If you don’t like the Eurovision Song Contest, now would probably be a good time to stay away from my blog for the next couple of months or so. Now that all 40 songs have been submitted, here’s my personal top 40, as generated/helped by (delete as appropriate) ESC United‘s song sorter… thingy. I’ll post a bigger review of all the songs in this year’s contest once I’ve typed it up and finalised it but, for now, this is all you’re getting from me. And, what’s more, my top ten hasn’t really changed all that much. There have been some songs shifted about but it’s all still pretty much the same.

That is all.

1 Malta
2 Sweden
Måns Zelmerlöw
3 Netherlands
Trijntje Oosterhuis
Walk Along
4 FYR Macedonia
Daniel Kajmakoski
Autumn Leaves
5 Italy
Il Volo
Grande amore
6 Iceland
María Ólafs
7 Australia
Guy Sebastian
Tonight Again
8 Denmark
Anti-Social Media
The Way You Are
9 Spain
10 Moldova
Eduard Romanyuta
I Want Your Love
11 Slovenia
Here for You
12 United Kingdom
Electro Velvet
Still in Love with You
13 Ireland
Molly Sterling
Playing with Numbers
14 Romania
All Over Again
15 Norway
Mørland & Debrah Scarlett
A Monster Like Me
16 Switzerland
Mélanie Réne
Time to Shine
17 Lithuania
Monika Linkytė & Vaidas Baumila
This Time
18 Armenia
Face The Shadow
19 Poland
Monika Kuszyńska
In the Name of Love
20 Belgium
Loïc Nottet
Rhythm Inside
21 Austria
The Makemakes
I Am Yours
22 Greece
Maria Elena Kyriakou
One Last Breath
23 Hungary
Wars for Nothing
24 Belarus
Uzari & Maimuna
25 Germany
Ann Sophie
Black Smoke
26 Israel
Nadav Guedj
Golden Boy
27 Montenegro
28 Serbia
Bojana Stamenov
Beauty Never Lies
29 Cyprus
John Karayiannis
One Thing I Should Have Done
30 Latvia
Love Injected
31 San Marino
Michele Perniola & Anita Simoncini
Chain of Light
32 Portugal
Leonor Andrade
Há um mar que nos separa
33 Russia
Polina Gagarina
A Million Voices
34 Estonia
Elina Born & Stig Rästa
Goodbye to Yesterday
35 France
Lisa Angell
N’oubliez pas
36 Georgia
Nina Sublatti
37 Albania
Elhaida Dani
I’m Alive
38 Azerbaijan
Elnur Hüseynov
Hour of the Wolf
39 Czech Republic
Marta Jandová & Václav Noid Bárta
Hope Never Dies
40 Finland
Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät
Aina mun pitää

And that’s it! My next post will more than likely be my full review, unless I think of something else to blog about in the meantime.

Watch this space…


2 responses to “Eurovision 2015 – top 40.

  1. You know, I don’t want to be nitpicky, but I hate it when people go “Here’s my Top X” when there are exactly “X” things to choose from. It’s basically saying “I like them all!” Might be better to call it something like “Personal Rankings”.

    Anyway, it’s all good fun, and an easy way to see what’s going on in popular music in Europe. Especially when (like this American) you’ve got nothing invested in it; no national pride at stake at all and you can just enjoy the music.

    (By the way, what do you think they’ll do if Australia wins?)

    • But that’s exactly what it is – my personal ranking of all 40 songs from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (with a little help from other sources) and my own review will come later, haha! It’s not just the music we love either – as a Brit, I enjoy laughing at some of the hideous outfits the contestants wear as well as cringing at some of the so-called ‘songs’, especially some of the acts we’ve sent over the years. Take Scooch in 2007 for example: their song was rubbish and so were the costumes! They looked and sounded like horny air cabin crew… and that wasn’t a good thing!

      Oh, and if the Aussies win, they’ve said they’ll let another European city host next year’s event, which probably means it won’t be London/Edinburgh/Cardiiff, then…

      PS: Nice to see an American getting on board with Eurovision too!

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