Sweden doesn’t seem to be “Sorry” about their choice of Frans as their auto-qualifier for the Eurovision Song Contest Country: Sweden Song Title: “If I Were Sorry” Artist: Frans Last year’s entry: “Heroes” – Mans Zelmerlow (Winner) I don’t pay too much attention to the bookies when it comes to Eurovision predictions (especially when it’s early in the season when all the contestants haven’t even been fully decided), but one thing that’s mystified me this season is their insistence that Sweden could potentially win the contest for another year in a row. Besides that being a rare occurrence in the first place, a country’s entry the year after they’ve won is usually a nice victory lap – a way to say “Yes, we won last year, and here’s an entry that’s pretty good to show that we deserved to win, but we would prefer to not host again next year thank you.” When I first visited this song, I thought Sweden had made an interesting choice with Frans’ “If I Were Sorry” by going for something that didn’t feel overly “Eurovision” as their victory lap. How does it hold up now that we’re a few weeks away? This daytime TV appearance is hopefully a […]
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