Category Archives: 502-476

476 Brazil – Bebi Dol (Yugoslavia, 1991)

At the end of World War II newly communist Yugoslavia led by Josep Tito began to distance itself from Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union. This separation continued into the 1950s as Yugoslavia failed to join the Warsaw Pact and … Continue reading

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477 1 Life – Xandee (Belgium, 2004)

Xandee was the nom-de-guerre of Flemish singer Sandy Boets. Prior to Eurovision she’d achieved some success in the Benelux countries as one half of dance duo Touch Of Joy alongside Sergio Quisquater, who had himself represented Belgium in the 2002 contest as Sergio and … Continue reading

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478 Hour Of The Wolf – Elnur Hüseynov (Azerbaijan, 2015)

Azerbaijan were late to the Eurovision party, making their debut alongside little San Marino in 2008, only Australia with their not-so-one-off appearance in 2015 were to join later. Tardy they may have been but boy did Azerbaijan hit the ground running: their … Continue reading

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479 Nous, On Veut Des Violons – Morgane (Belgium, 1992)

In an attempt to replicate their sole contest win of six years earlier Belgium chose another adolescent girl to sing another bouncy number in French. The result this time was not quite as successful. At 13 years of age in … Continue reading

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480 J’ai Déjà Vu Ça Dans Tes Yeux – Jeane Manson (Luxembourg, 1979)

One place higher we have another singer who first made her name as a model, though I suspect Jeane Manson’s centrefold in Playboy was rather racier than Jane Bogaert’s appearance in a swimming costume at the Miss Switzerland finals. With … Continue reading

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481 La Vita Cos’è – Jane Bogaert (Switzerland, 2000)

Of the 11 Swiss entries sung in Italian six have made it into the Top 500, La Vita Cos’è (What Is Life?) is the first of these to make an appearance. Jane Bogaert is from Solothurn in the north western – … Continue reading

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482 Waterline – Jedward (Ireland, 2012)

Lipstick finished in a very respectable eighth place the year before but it’s the twins’ 2012 entry, the more conventional pop number Waterline, that finds a place inside our Top 500, even though it ended up 11 places lower. Jedward – John and … Continue reading

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