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Eurovision Insight Podcast: In-Depth With Electro Velvet Written by on May 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

My name will be forever associated with Eurovision… that’s mind-blowing.”

Selected through an open submission process, this year’s entry for the United Kingdom is Electro Velvet. Following in the grand tradition of Coco, Bucks Fizz, and (errr) Ryder, Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas carry the hopes and dreams of a nation on their unknown shoulders.

Let’s try to alter that balance now in our next In-depth Insight as Ewan sits down with the duet that brings the Charleston to Eurovision, the Rolling Clones to Austria, and the echoes of The Voice…

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Eurovision Insight Podcast: In-Depth With Electro Velvet, the United Kingdom’s 2015 Entry

Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas, better known to Eurovision fans as Electro Velvet, will represent the United Kingdom at the 2015 Song Contest with ‘Still In Love With You’. In another In-Depth Insight, Ewan Spence meets them ahead of the trip to Vienna to talk about their careers, the song, and finishing last.

In-Depth Insights are long-form interviews that allow us to find out much more the people who contribute to the Eurovision Song Contest, and we will be running a number of these podcast episodes in the run up to to the Grand Final on May 23rd!

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PS: It really was Bucks Fizz…

Bucks Fizz on a boat in the Eurovision postcard.

Bucks Fizz on a boat in the Eurovision postcard.

About The Author: Ewan Spence

British Academy (BAFTA) nominated broadcaster and writer Ewan Spence is the voice behind The Unofficial Eurovision Song Contest Podcast and one of the driving forces behind ESC Insight. Having had an online presence since 1994, he is a noted commentator around the intersection of the media, internet, technology, mobility and how it affects us all. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, his work has appeared on the BBC, The Stage, STV, and The Times. You can follow Ewan on Twitter (@ewan) and Facebook (facebook.com/ewanspence).

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One response to “Eurovision Insight Podcast: In-Depth With Electro Velvet”

  1. Hans Wollstein says:

    I’ve never seen Swedens Mr. Eurovision, Christer Bjorkmann, getting as upset as he did when remarking on this entry in the SVT “Before Eurovision” show hosted by Sarah Dawn Finer. That the country that has given the world the best pop music ever written (I’m paraphrasing here) offers this piece of crap is a scandal, nothing less.

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