Albania

Cover art for episode 117 Cake or Death. Top Row: Natalia Gordienko (Moldova), Anxhela Peristeri (Albania), Tornike Kipiani (Georgia). Bottom Row: Hurricane (Serbia), Daði & Gagnamagnið (Iceland)

117: Cake or Death

Taber Bain helps us navigate cake body horror, Jenna Maroney energy, and existential despair in the Eurovision experience.

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A backing singer at Albania's Festivali i Këngës has completely covered their face with a black bodysuit and wears a white blindfold.

101: Disco Toilet

From Albania’s FiK selection to Senhit’s latest disco cover to the results of ESC 250, we discuss a lot of Eurovision news from over the holidays.

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100: Spotify Warped

We’re celebrating 100 episodes and the end of 2020! After checking the news, we look at our Spotify Wrapped, ESC250 ballots, and our origin stories.

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#99: Merry FiKmas

Eurovision season usually begins in December with Albania’s Festivali i Këngës, sometimes known as FiKmas. We dig into FiK’s history.

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#98: Let’s Talk Turkey

Turkey was last at Eurovision in 2012. We take this opportunity to comb through its history and gobble up any information we can find.

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#97: Eurovision AV Club

We could all use a distraction during *gestures at universe*. Here are some picks for Eurovision-adjacent media from our AV club.

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#90: Wine Aunt Energy

We open up our mailbag and a chilled bottle of pinot grigio as we get caught up on Eurovision news from the last month or so.

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#82: The (Other) Ones That Got Away 2020 Edition

We look back at the songs that missed out on being in the weird limbo space created after the cancellation of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.

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#71: Sticks Nix FiK Picks

We’re barely a week into 2020 and we already have Eurovision drama up to our ears (HI ALBANIA!). We get caught up on the news from over the holidays in this episode.

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#70: The Ones That Got Away 2010s Edition

408 songs competed on the Eurovision stage this decade. 148 did not qualify for the Grand Final. From those, we picked 20 that still hold up.

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