The podcast that revives the songs that didn’t make it to the Eurovision Song Contest. Each week your hosts, Matt and Monty, take you through a different country’s national final and pick the cherry that they think deserves a second chance; a second bite of the cherry. Who will be crowned the winner of the Second Cherry Song Contest?

 

Denmark

This week the boys fly back to the Nordic region and pick the Danish cherry. Denmark and the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix is up for discussion, with some interesting throwbacks to Eurovision of yesteryear! Links: Denmark’s 1959 entry “Uh, Jeg Ville Ønske Jeg Var Dig” by Birthe Wilke Eurovision’s longest snog: Birthe Wilke & Gustav...

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Romania

What song and artist have been selected as the Romanian ‘cherry’ for the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019? Matt and Monty dig into what was, let’s be honest, possibly the most controversial national final of the season. And the boys finally reveal the BIG NEWS they’ve been hinting at in previous episodes! Links: Matt &...

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Sweden

It’s a BIG episode! Sweden and Eurovision – nuff said! Matt and Monty delve into this year’s Melodifestivalen and what is, arguably, still the biggest national final. Matt tells us about a chance encounter in a bar on the island of Gran Canaria! But the wait is over. Who has been chosen as the Swedish...

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Estonia

Matt and Monty head north again! This time to Estonia and the Eesti Laul national final. The now very popular show had everything: traditional and modern pop, slightly off-kilter cartoon postcards, branded clothing, and even a performance that Matt described as “Kinky Alice in Wonderland meets J-Pop-inspired sex club” So, why not settle down and...

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Germany

Guten morgen, guten tag, und guten abend to you, depending on your locale! Yes, it’s Germany’s turn to be put through the second cherry paces! Matt chats to German commentary legend, Peter Urban, and we find out what “annoyed the titting crap” out of Monty? And of course we see what song has been selected...

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Croatia

Croatia is under the microscope in this week’s episode. Monty takes us through a potted history of the Balkan country at the Eurovision Song Contest. And of course a cherry must be picked for the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. Links: Charlie Mason (Lyricist) Wikipedia page Franka Batelić – “Pjesma za kraj” (Finale DORA 2009)...

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