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The Vine reviews “Freaky” for San Marino

Let me preface this review by saying that I love Senhit as a singer- she has a beautiful voice, amazing stage presence and clearly loves Eurovision. She carries this song well, but ultimately, I feel she deserves better. It’s always challenging to bring an older genre to the Eurovision stage, but San Marino manages to […]

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The Vine reviews ‘Voda’ for Slovenia

Although this song struggles to really get going, there are moments of pure beauty in it. Throughout the whole song, the mood is ethereal and the stripped-back nature of the song (before the final chorus) adds a sense of vulnerability and wonder. This is a truly moving number, and the build throughout raises the stakes […]

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The Vine reviews ‘What Love Is’ for Estonia

This is a cute little song with lots of potential, but it’s too bland and cheesy to have any real emotional impact. Uku has a lovely voice- especially those bass notes in the first verse- but the song doesn’t give him full reign to show it off. What I really like about this song is […]

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The Vine Reviews ‘Da Vidna’ for Belarus

This is a sweet little song, but it’s just too formulaic and ‘safe’ for me. Valerie’s vocals throughout are on point, and I enjoy the harmonisations in the verses, but there’s not enough of them and the mixing isn’t balanced enough for us to truly appreciate it. Whilst the pre-chorus builds well into the chorus, […]

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The Vine Reviews ‘Mon Alliée’ for France

I will preface this review by saying I don’t mind this little tune at all. For my #41 ranked song, it remains inoffensive, and has a certain charm to it that will endear fans. Tom Leeb has a beautiful voice- smooth, light and emotive- and he’s very easy on the eyes. Unfortunately, there isn’t much […]