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?

 

Ukraine

A Ukrainian cherry has been picked! The boys review Vidbir 2019 where we saw 20 instruments in one, some hate-filled yellow knitwear, and one very very awkward question. We can also announce that the Second Cherry team has drawn a line in the sand – we have our 16 songs for our 2019 contest! Links:...

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France

That’s right folks, another episode from the second cherry boys. This week the hosts are joined by a special guest. They delve deep into the French history at Eurovision and, of course, select the song that will represent France at the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. Links: Second Cherry on Twitter Second Cherry on Instagram...

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Lithuania

Welcome to Second Cherry. We’re nearing the end of the series but fear not, more cherry picking is yet to come! This week sees the boys in the Baltic state of Lithuania. Even though the country has a relatively short history at Eurovision, there is still a wealth of acts to talk about from years...

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Italy

The boys deliver a jammed-packed episode from the famous Teatro Ariston… well, not actually! But the boys do pick an Italian cherry from Sanremo 2019. Also look out for the boy’s unconventional musical interlude. Prego! Links: Italy 1958 – Domenico Modugno with “Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)“ Italy 1997 – Jalisse with “Fiumi di...

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Finland

Joining Matt and Monty this week is Juha, Second Cherry’s resident Finn. Matt takes a back seat to drink wine and listen to Juha’a perspective on UMK, past Eurovision entries, and when Finland hosted in 2007. Despite the distinct lack of songs to choose from, the boys do pick a cherry for the Second Cherry...

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Australia

This week was a first for the Second Cherry team – an Australian cherry to pick! Our friends downunder threw a party in the form of their inaugural national final, Australia Decides. What cherry was picked? Do you agree with the team’s decision? Links: Dami Im’s performance of “Sound of Silence” at Eurovision 2016 Grand...

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