- Apr 1, 2020
Has a country ever finished last three times in a row? Maybe we could break that record next year
How long has he been in?I don't have any expectation that things will get better next year, but I expect the team will change. By all accounts our HoD Lee Smithurst is a genuine fan and I'm sure he tried his best, but there's no way they can justify not letting him go after that result, if only to make it appear as though they actually give a monkeys about the annual humiliation of it all.
Yes. Or just a delegation who didn’t think a song of the standard of Embers (coupled with that level of live performance) was anything beyond vaguely phoning it in. I think I said earlier, but going backwards on 2019 really took some spectacular incompetence.In a way I'd prefer that. Somebody with no preconceived notions of the contest is less likely to go down the Fun4Europe route.
Agreed. There is no way to know for sure, but I do think ‘My Last Breath’ would have done better (if not spectacularly so). EDIT: It couldn’t have done worse!It doesn't really bear much thinking about given we're talking about a left-hand side placing at best, but I do wonder what might have been had 2020 gone ahead, given how shoddy the quality was overall compared with this year and 2019.
It was a limited audience, but the televote on Sweden's replacement show giving us 6 points (from the 2nd slot!) is, I think, a potential sign that last year wouldn't have been a total disaster had the show gone ahead (and that opting for a banger this year rather than a relatively clear Ed Sheeran-pop type lane was a big mistake)