2019

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!

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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!

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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 cherry in the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019.

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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 find out what cherry has been picked for Estonia in the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019.

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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 as the German cherry for the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019.

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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.

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Iceland

In this week’s episode the boys go north, very north! Iceland is under the spotlight and it’s national final, Söngvakeppnin. We all know Hatari won and grabbed that ticket to Tel Aviv, but who will be selected as the Icelandic cherry?

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United Kingdom

The ‘home’ national final of our podcast hosts is done and dusted early in the series. Matt and Monty take a considered view on a change of format for the Eurovision: You Decide show, and the BBC’s approach to the selection process. Still wondering why the UK came last in the Grand Final? Listen to why it wasn’t so much of a surprise.

Dear Cherry Pickers, remember that you will get the chance to vote on the cherries that are selected. We keep saying it but news on how we’re running the voting will be announced very soon!

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Norway

We begin the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019 with Norway. Matt and Monty look back at the national final of Norway, Melodi Grand Prix. Just back from Tel Aviv, Matt also gives us his thoughts on the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.

Remember, you, the podcast listeners can vote on the cherries that are selected. Who will win the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019? More details on the vote will be announced soon.

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Teaser Episode

Ahead of our first series of the Second Cherry podcast, listen to the quick teaser episode to give you an idea of what to expect from the Second Cherry Song Contest 2019. The new series will begin very soon!