After a brief cursory skip through the Norwegian tracks, I must say nothing really grabbed me. But I couldn't work out why they were so high up in the betting. Then a good pal advised me to listen to this song from start to finish.
In among all the glitz and glam, there's always one simple song sung well and minimally that does well, and I rather fancy that it could be this one. And it doesn't need a damn thing on stage with it, apart from Carl, simply dressed on a dark background and bathed in white light. Not even a poxy expressive dancer in the corner. Nothing. Just man and song.
Done well this could be this year's "stop everything you're doing and just gawp" song. I hope it makes the short trip to Denmark, co s things could get really interesting then.
Carl did everything I dearly hoped he would and sung it sweetly and simply to the camera, in plain white light. It's in the Norwegian final now. Fingers crossed for the next step...
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