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Lena’s Cassette Player reveals a darker side to listeners

Lena Meyer-Landrut's Satellite not only gave Germany and the West a Eurovision victory, but an upbeat and modern pop song that gave the Contest a commerciality it has craved for long. But does her album live up to the same high expectations?

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It’s Loaded with Zoul but can Malcolm Lincoln escape the 80s?

Alongside Lena Mayer-Landrut, Malcolm Lincoln dragged Eurovision kicking and screaming into 2010 with the modern-retro sound that is currently filling our charts across the world. The debut album 'Loaded With Zoul' by Malcolm Lincoln provides us yet more catchy pieces of modern pop that are not ashamed to wear the 1980's influence on their sleeves.

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“Love is War” but it was a rebirth for Vanilla Ninja

In the eternal war between Pirates and Ninjas, the Vanilla Ninjas have kept a hold of the Eurovision crown. A band that has continued to mature, their fourth album, Love is War, is a slice of pop-rock that’s both accessible and personal to Lenna, Katrin and Piret.

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The Finnish monsters give birth to a classic slice of rock

The theatrical winners of Eurovision 2006 are back with their latest album "Babez for Breakfast." It promises more of their fun filled heavy metal, with a comforting (albeit loud) collection of power chords, over the top lyrics and musical ability. Let’s spin it up and see what the latex delivers this time around.

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Finally I’ve found what I wanted – some Petr Elfimov

You might remember the steadicam shot from The Eyes That Never Lie, but there's much more to Petr Elfimov than a white lyrca jumpsuit and 80's rock riffs. Now avaialble to download from his website, the album "I Want..." is a wonderful showcase for the Belarusian singer.

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