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?

 

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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Spain

In this week’s episode the boys are shouting “Viva Espana!” as they dissect a selection of potential cherries from the Spanish national final, Operación Triunfo. Shockingly, the cherry pick was unanimous across the whole team, but is it the song you’re thinking of? Links: Miki’s performance of “La Venda” at the Operación Triunfo Final Azucar...

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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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