Review: Ireland- Brendan Murray ‘Dying to Try’

God loves a tryer or so the saying goes and according to Ireland’s Eurovision former boy band member Brendan Murray, he’s ‘Dying to Try’. I feel as though this however couldn’t be further from the truth. Ireland are of course on paper the most successful Eurovision nation in the Contest’s history, winning seven times, but Sweden are hot on their heels with six and are continually delivering hit after hit at Eurovision, whereas Ireland struggle to reach the final year on year. Ireland’s problem is that they just aren’t trying hard enough, they continually make the same mistakes year after year, have dated songs, delivered by average at best singers and put absolutely no effort into their staging. Continue reading

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15 Things We Learned This Week (12th Mar 2017)

Well well well, hasn’t the world of Eurovision been a busy one this week. Not only did we have the conclusion of national final season with the staging of the remaining selection shows, but the previously announced artists came out in force unveiling music videos for their Eurovision songs or debuting them for the first time. Check out our news round up of this week’s highlights.
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Brendan Murray Reveals Irish Eurovision 2017 Song!

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Brendan Murray, former member of boy band Hometown, was chosen to represent Ireland in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. After a long wait, the Louis Walsh pick announced that he will sing ‘Dying to Try’┬áin Kiev. Listen to the song below! Continue reading