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First Listen: Poland is Not Sending a U2 Cover

In the name of Poland, Monika Kuszyńska will present “In the Name of Love” (no — not that one!) in Vienna.

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First Listen: Romania Starts All Over Again

Like its smaller eastern neighbor Moldova, Romania doesn’t shy away from weird.

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First Listen: Moldova Wants Wants Wants Your Love

Eduard Romanyuta keeps Moldova’s hilarious and bizarre Eurovision streak alive.

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First Listen: Spain Releases Then Un-Releases “Amanecer”

Good luck finding a copy of this song through the usual channels!

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First Listen: Hungary Protests “Wars for Nothing”

War protest songs are great for doing reasonably well, while virtually guaranteeing you won’t have to host next year’s contest. Good job, country whose name means ten arrows!

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First Listen: Ireland Plays with Numbers

After a couple of disappointing years for the Eurovision Song Contest’s winningest country, Molly Sterling looks to get Ireland back on track.

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First Listen: Lithuania Decides on a Duet “This Time”

Lithuania does not have a healthy Eurovision track record, and this year’s entry doesn’t hold much better promise. At least it’s not another mediocre ballad?

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Eurovision First Listen: The One Thing Cyprus Should Do

Could this be the year that Cyprus cracks the top ten again?

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Eurovision First Listen: France Takes an Angell

France wants to make sure you “N’oubliez pas” their entry by Lisa Angell at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

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Eurovision First Listen: Georgia Picks Their “Warrior”

The latest entry for Eurovision 2015 comes from Georgia, who have selected Nina Sublatti’s “Warrior.”

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