2020

Ukraine 2020

In this week’s episode the boys are joined by a special guest who lends their thoughts on the songs that made up the Ukrainian national selection show, Vidbir 2020. Live Performances of Selected Songs: Go_A with “Solovey“ Katya Chilly with “Pich“ KRUTЬ with “99“ Jerry Heil with “Vegan“ Khayat with “Call For Love“ Fo Sho…

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Romania 2020

Another week, another cherry! In this episode the boys dip into all things Romania and the national final Selecția Națională 2020. Live Performances of Selected Songs: “Alcohol You“ “Storm“ “Colors“ “Beautiful Disaster“ “Cherry Red“ Other Links: Matt & Monty’s Good Thing of The Week That is Good: Jaja Ding Dong Bar in Húsavík Loreen’s performances…

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Denmark 2020

From last week’s foray into the Israeli national final, the boys fly back north to Denmark and the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. One song reminds Matt of using the amenities of a gay bar and Monty talks northern knitwear! Only on Second Cherry! Live Performances of Selected Songs: Ben & Tan “YES“ Kenny Duerlund “Forget…

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Israel 2020

The boys are ditching their warm coats this week and heading south east to Israel! Eden Alene won the ticket to Rotterdam 2020 with the song “Feker Libi“, but there were other songs she sang in the national selection that need to be discussed. Have the Second Cherry team picked the right song for Israel…

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Lithuania 2020

The boys have a very special treat for you this week as they bring you the delights of the Lithuanian national selection, Pabandom iš naujo! Matt went to the show back in February and now provides us with some insight through interviews, soundbites, and maybe a little bit of gossip from backstage! As per, the…

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Finland 2020

The 2020 season continues with a virtual and socially-distanced trip to Finland, and talk about the national final UMK. Matt talks about a date he went on during the week of the show that took a very coincidental and related turn. Monty vents his disapproval at using numbers as letters. Buckle up and join the…

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Albania 2020

The 2020 season kicks off with a Balkan bang! The Albanian national final didn’t pass entirely without incident, so join the boys who have dug down into the 58th edition of Festivali i Këngës and found a few gems. Most importantly, what song has been picked as the cherry that will represent Albania in this…

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Eurovision 2020: Big 6 Review

It’s the last of our three bonus episodes taking a look at the song’s selected for this year’s cancelled Eurovision Song Contest. Matt and Monty guide you through the entries from the Big 5 plus hosts The Netherlands. They also share their thoughts on their home nation’s new selection process and what they really think…

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Eurovision 2020: Semi-Final 2 Review

The boys return with a review of Eurovision Semi-Final 2, or, what would have been the Thursday night of Eurovision week. What songs have been highlighted as the stand out entries? Grab a wine / coffee / tea and settle down as Matt and Monty lead you through some of the songs. Links: Second Cherry…

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Eurovision 2020: Semi-Final 1 Review

The 2020 season kicks off with a special bonus episode where Matt and Monty review the songs that would have made up the first semi-final at this year’s cancelled Eurovision Song Contest. Links: Second Cherry on Twitter Second Cherry on Instagram Second Cherry on Facebook Email us: hello@secondcherry.vision

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2020 Teaser

We’re back! Well, we’re teasing you a bit to start with, just the tip for now… Matt & Monty return with an introduction to the Second Cherry 2020 season but before we do we’ve got a Contest to go to. We’re all accredited up and raring to haul our lanyards to Rotterdam for Eurovision in…

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