Moopyvision 2010-2019 Round 3: Czech Republic, Malta & Serbia

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  1. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    We'll have a week featuring some countries with fewer entries and a shorter voting window to make up for the delay. Results still due Sunday 19th January. Please PM all votes to me using the templates provided.

    Czech Republic

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    A late addition to the Eurovision family, Czech Republic had a less than glorious run in the mid 2000s, with three non-qualifiers in a row from 2007-2009. They walked away in 2010 and returned in 2015 with a new team and far greater success, scoring their first qualifier in 2016 and their first top ten in 2018.






    2015: Marta Jandová & Václav Noid Bárta - Hope Never Dies
    2016: Gabriela Gunčíková - I Stand
    2017: Martina Barta - My Turn
    2018: Mikolas Josef - Lie To Me
    2019: Lake Malawi - Friend of a Friend

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    Spotify Playlist (2015 missing)
    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/46jRuXDEZ1WQ2PHYt8ZHwX?si=RhnmJSSARGqKWqYsyvfFrA
     
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  2. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Malta

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    Bless Malta, they keep trying, don't they? After two second places in the 00s, the 10s were more challenging for them, with only a single top ten placing this decade. There's some likable - if basic - pop in the mix here though.











    2010: Thea Garrett - My Dream
    2011: Glen Vella - One Life
    2012: Kurt Calleja - This Is The Night
    2013: Gianluca Bezzina - Tomorrow
    2014: Firelight - Coming Home
    2015: Amber - Warrior
    2016: Ira Losco - Walk On Water
    2017: Claudia Faniello - Breathlessly
    2018: Christabelle - Taboo
    2019: Michela - Chameleon

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    Spotify Playlist:
    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1etUY3YX1LWhl4zVgvxiuH?si=XGztwQxbTBC4fF5PACJezg
     
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  3. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Serbia

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    Having consciously uncoupled with Montenegro in 2006 and won their first Contest as a fully solo nation in 2008, Serbia entered the 2010s strong. They came close again in 2012, although since then they've drifted a bit. They sat out 2014 due to financial difficulties but returned to the top ten the following year.










    2010: Milan Stanković - Ovo je balkan
    2011: Nina - Čaroban
    2012: Željko Joksimović - Nije ljubav stvar
    2013: Moje 3 - Ljubav je svuda
    2015: Bojana Stamenov - Beauty Never Lies
    2016: Sanja Vučić ZAA - Goodbye (Shelter)
    2017: Tijana Bogićević - In Too Deep
    2018: Sanja Ilić & Balkanika - Nova Deca
    2019: Nevena Božović - Kruna

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    Spotify Playlist (2010-2016 all missing)
    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2aSRWjiTi23ZW4Zf0E6pZi?si=ALWcp1L1RXKC06QJS3Ibew
     
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  4. ButterTart

    ButterTart Heather Proud's 'Small'

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    Voted. One of the Serbian MONSTROSITIES has inspired me to yield to public demand and publish my bottom 10 for the decade. I forgot how much seething disgust I had for some of these songs.
     
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  5. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    This is going to be a bit of a chore
     
  6. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Serbia’s mostly pretty fun IMO. Only a couple of boring moments. They’ve been quirkier than I think they get credit for.

    Malta are hit and miss but the pop moments balance out the beige ballads.
     
  7. sewerynsven

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    voted:) Serbian songs were the best among these three countries...
     
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    ButterTart Heather Proud's 'Small'

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    I found Malta the most interesting of the three. I realised with Serbia that they’ve never really hit a home run for me, so my higher points were quite difficult to assign.
     
  9. Zu-Klara

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    Publication in a glossy booklet with embossed cover please :disco:

    I bet I know EXACTLY which song you’re referring to and you’re WRONG WRONG WRONG!
     
  10. Zu-Klara

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    HOP! HOP! HOP! :disco::disco::disco:
     
  11. ButterTart

    ButterTart Heather Proud's 'Small'

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    Which one do you think I detest?
     
  12. David_5000

    David_5000 I'll dance alone

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    One of these songs gives me goosebumps.
     
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  14. lolly

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    Thanks, but I've no intention touching this shit. Wake me for round four.
     
  15. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    I’ll half-heartedly do this
     
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    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    That's the spirit!

    I'll make sure to include a banger country next week, promise.
     
  17. Kevin7

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    Voted
     
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  18. Ag

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    Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Bulgaria would all be WELCOME.
     
  19. David_5000

    David_5000 I'll dance alone

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    Netherlands?!! They haven't had a banger in decades.
     
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    I think Love Kills is the only Belgian song I genuinely love. I enjoyed City Lights and Me and My Guitar at the time, but rarely listen to them now, and the others I don't really like at all.
     
  21. Kevin

    Kevin Niet meer zo lang geleden

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    It’s all quality now. I’m happy with the way we turned things around but I wouldn’t mind something a bit more Eurovision.
     
  22. Ag

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    Banger is a subjective term.
     
  23. Jacques

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    Just voted, on balance I think Serbia have the strongest set of songs overall but my very favourite song out of these is from Czech Republic
     
  24. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    Voted. Not a single Serbian song that I dislike there.
     
  25. Dark Carnival

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    Serbia is the hardest one, it's full of songs you initially write off and end up enjoying a lot more by the end of the season.
     
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    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    That and I've actually forgotten almost everything there, so I'm rediscovering everything all over again.
     
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    Serbia was an absolute revelation. Malta was as twee and breezy as I remember. Taboo aside.
     
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    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    The interesting thing about Serbia at Eurovision is that they have never finished lower than 11th in a semi final. Not even Sweden can match that.
     
  29. Zu-Klara

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    I’m talking to the ball and yes, it’s becoming clearer now... I see a haircut in progress, bleach and a BOWL :side-eye:
     
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  30. Kevin

    Kevin Niet meer zo lang geleden

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    Voted. Serbia easily the best and Malta the worst. Czech Republic have three songs I really like as well. Overall my favourite song is from Malta though.
     
  31. Ag

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    I had scrubbed that particular from my mind until this week. WTF?
     
  32. Suomi

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    Can’t they - when have Sweden finished lower than 11th in semi?
     
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    Penelope CICCIOLINA!

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    Sha-La-Lie BEGS TO DIFFER!
     
  34. Zu-Klara

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    Ball says 2020 :disco:
     
  35. Penelope

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    Serbia had a HELL of a decade without me even realising. I love everything from my 2 pointer up. On the other hand, my null pointer for them is easily one of my least favourite finalists of the last ten years.
     
  36. Zu-Klara

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    Serbia easily the best of the three on offer here. I know Christabelle did her best with her catchy Taboo number and Chameleon is very popular at my parties but Malta don’t half dish up some stinking toss and I’m still waiting for the glorious comeback of MORENA :oi:
     
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    Also, would it kill them to send something in MALTESE for once? Everyone hates their horrible songs anyway so it’s not like they’d lose points :disco:
     
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    I don't want to give too much away, but you're 100% bang on. Makes my skin crawl.
     
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    If Kenneth from 30 Rock and Janice from the Muppets had a baby, that's what it would look like.
     
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    :D I KNEW IT! Luckily brave Milan is trying his best to smile through the pain :(

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    Another one for the scrapbook :horny:
     
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