#50: The Mountaintop

Dave Steeves joins us to discuss the Eurovision auto-qualifiers as we ask the eternal question “Could Spain, France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and the host country advance if they had to compete?”

Episode Summary

  • Language musing (1:56)
  • EBU Eurovision Podcast (4:08)
  • Hatari Merch (5:55)
  • Spain – Miki – “La Venda” (8:43)
  • France – Bilal Hassani – “Roi” (12:54)
  • United Kingdom – Michael Rice – “Bigger Than Us” (18:11)
  • Italy – Mahmood – “Soldi” (25:45)
  • Germany – S!sters – “Sister” (32:14)
  • Israel – Kobi Marimi – “Home” (39:07)



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    We are a pair of Americans trying to make sense of the Eurovision Song Contest.