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The Vine reviews ‘The Show’ for Denmark

Song #37- The Show- Reddi Review: “A bit workshoppy, but that’s part of the charm” This is a fun little retro number, but it feels like two different songs smushed together rather than one flowing piece, which is a turn off for me. Taking the two halves separately, there’s a lot of nice ideas here. […]

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The Vine reviews ‘Boys Do Cry’ for Switzerland

Song #38- Boys Do Cry- Marius Bear Review: “An important lesson- sometimes, less is more.” This song has a gorgeous, nostalgic instrumental but is unfortunately let down by the inaccessible lyrics and restrictive vocal line. The introduction is very smooth and dreamy, and then the vocal line is monosyllabic to contrast, but it doesn’t quite […]

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The Vine reviews ‘I Am What I Am’ for Malta

Song # 39- I Am What I Am- Emma Muscat Review: “Grows Old Quickly” This is a sweet little number with some cute moments, but unfortunately it doesn’t quite hit the mark for me. There are two main problems- the song’s repetitiveness and predictability, and the emptiness of its message. The phrase ‘I Am What […]

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The Vine reviews ‘Intention’ for Bulgaria

Song #40- Intention- Intelligent Music Project Review: “Just too decent.” It might not be surprising that Intention is my last place this year given the almost universal indifference to it among fans. That said, it isn’t as terrible as one might expect, and actually has some nice moments in the verses. The fundamental problem is […]