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A look back at the ESC 2015 national selections, Part II

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In Part II of our look back at the ESC 2015 national selections you can watch more videos of songs that failed to win the ticket to this year’s Contest in Vienna but still went on to be favourites among the fans and listeners. Tune in to ESC Radio to find the songs in our playlist and check your favourite digital music store to download them!

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Thomai Apergi & Legend - Jazz & Sirtaki (Greek national final 2015)

In Part II of our look back at the ESC 2015 national selections you can watch more videos of songs that failed to win the ticket to this year’s Contest in Vienna but still went on to be favourites among the fans and listeners.

Tune in to ESC Radio to find the songs in our playlist and check your favourite digital music store to download them!

 

 

 

Watch the videos here:

 

Thomai Apergi & Legend performed Jazz & Sirtaki in the Greek ‘Eurosong 2015’ national final and wound up in second place:

For Markus Riva it was the second participation in a Latvian national selection for Eurovision. Last year he competed with the song Lights On, placed 11th, and in this year’s ‘Supernova’ final he finished in second place performing Take Me Down:

This is the runner-up in Sweden’s 2015 Melodifestivalen, Jon Henrik Fjällgren Jag Är Fri:

Superlove, performed by Elisa Kolk in the Estonian ‘Eesti Laul’ selection, wound up in third place:

The four-piece band Spoon competed in Hungary’s ‘A Dal’ selection, finishing third in the final with their catchy tune Keep Marching On:

Runner-up in Iceland’s ‘Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins’ 2015 was Friðrik Dór. In the semi-final he performed his song in Icelandic, Í Síðasta Skipti, in the final he opted for the English version, Once Again. Watch the lyric video here:

A fourth place in Italy’s 2015 Festival di Sanremo and a top ten hit in the Italian singles chart:  AnnalisaUna Finestra Tra Le Stelle

Jouni Aslak performed his self-penned song Lions and Lambs in Finland’s ‘Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu’ selection. He finished in sixth place:

Hotel A, written by the Swedish team of Marcos Ubeda, Bobby Ljunggren and Kristian Lagerström, and performed by Cecilie Alexandra, competed in Denmark’s ‘Melodi Grand Prix’, placed fourth:

And this is another fourth place: Barrice with the song Ela, finalist in this year’s Greek selection for Eurovision:

Two familiar names for many Eurovision fans, Elisabeth Andreassen (Norway 1985, 1994 and 1996) and Tor Endresen (Norway 1997), teamed up for the performance of All Over The World, a fourth place in the country’s 2015 Melodi Grand Prix:

Germany’s national final ‘Unser Song für Österreich’ featured eight competing artists. The first selection round reduced eight artists to four, and one of the lucky four was Alexa Feser performing Glück (Luck). It’s one of only three songs from this years German final that entered the country’s singles chart:

This year, Sweden’s 2011 Eurovision representative Eric Saade made his third Melodifestivalen appearance (after earlier appearances in 2010, Manboy, and 2011, Popular) performing Sting on this occasion, placed fifth. Watch Eric’s sophisticated performance here:

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