Let’s be honest, this heat of Ultimate Juke Box Jury has presented me with a bit of a headache. I’ve always tried to keep judges away from the songs that they absolutely adore (Paul Jordan and Celine Dion being the obvious example). But how can you do that with Waterloo? Everyone loves Abba and that’s going to cloud any judge’s mind – especially as they’ll likely have to show their face in Baku next year!
So I decided to recuse the whole bench, and bring in some musical superstars who could rise above that. Please welcome to the Juke Box Jury team, Frisky and Mannish!
Laura and Tom are up in Edinburgh performing their Pop Centre Plus show at the Fringe, and I caught up with them to go over this week’s foursome. As usual, comments are welcome….
Eurovision Insight Podcast: Ultimate Juke Box Jury Heat 14
…with Laura Corcoran and Matthew Jones.
Sweden 1974: Waterloo, by Abba.
Luxembourg 1983: Si La Vie Est Cadeau, by Corrine Hermes.
Yugoslavia 1989: Rock Me, by Riva.
United Kingdom 1968: Congratulations, by Cliff Richard.
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