Category Archives: Denmark

401 The Way You Are – Anti Social Media (Denmark, 2015)

The first contest in 1956 (see No. 502) was a modest, slightly haphazard affair, with few – if any – rules in place to govern proceedings. Seven nations had been invited to put forward two songs, Luxembourg and Switzerland chose to send one … Continue reading

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435 Det’ Lige Det – Hot Eyes (Denmark, 1984)

We’re sticking with Denmark but leaping forward 20 years to their 1984 entry, Det’ Lige Det (That’s Just It), which finished 4th – at the time Denmark’s highest placing since their win in 1963 with Dansevise. Hot Eyes were vocalist … Continue reading

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436 Sangen Om Dig – Bjørn Tidmand (Denmark, 1964)

Up next is our fourth song from the 1960s and, like the three that preceded it (see No. 495, No. 487, No. 475), it’s from 1964, this time the Danish entry. Bjørn Tidmand registered his first hit in his homeland in … Continue reading

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488 Fra Mols Til Skagen – Aud Wilken (Denmark, 1995)

Aud Wilken was born in 1965 in East Berlin to a Danish father and German mother. The family moved to her father’s homeland in the mid 1970s and by the late 1980s she was performing with a local punk band called the Overlords. The … Continue reading

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491 Only Teardrops – Emmelie De Forest (Denmark, 2013)

The runaway winner of the 2013 contest appearing at a lowly No. 491 must rank as the first major shock of our Eurovision Countdown. However, at least it does make the Top 500 – there are a total of 15 contest winners … Continue reading

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