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Eurovision Chat Over Coffee: Second Cherry’s Monty Moncrieff Written by on July 15, 2022

With roughly ten thosand songs submitted for the Eurovision Song Contest every year, there’s a lot of music to go around. Ewan Spence is joined by Monty Moncrief to talk about National Finals, countless songs, and our personal favourites. Stay up to date with the Eurovision news over the summer with the ESC Insight podcast. Add our RSS Feed to follow us in your favourite podcast application, or click here to follow us in iTunes and never miss an episode.

Before we find our Eurovision winner in May each year, there are a lot of songs that enter the various National Finals, are submitted to broadcasters around the world, are auditioned by performers, and take whatever route they can to be considered for Eurovision. Second Cherry’s Monty Moncrieff and Insight’s Ewan Spence sit down to chat over coffee about the joys of National Final songs that never make it to the Big Show.

Eurovision Chat Over Coffee: Second Cherry’s Monty Moncrieff

Friend of the Parish Monty Moncrieff joins Ewan Spence to talk about the Second Cherry podcast, the ridiculous number of songs that enter Eurovision each year, finding your own favourites, and more…

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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 (

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