WMP Supplemental – Post Eurovision 2018 Debrief

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Danie and Mark have a chat about Eurovision 2018. They talk about how Australia voted, who voted for Australia, and how WMP predicted the jury winner!

They also chat about their three happy and sad surprises of this year, their most improved entries from the CD and rehearsals, and the songs they will continue to listen to well after the contest.

We also touch on the big controversies on 2018! Salvador dissing Netta, the stage invasion during the UK performance, and Australia falling off the left hand side of the leader board.

And of course, we play the winner! Congratulations, Israel!

Toy – Netta

ALSO, STAY TUNED FOR EPISODE 40: MALTA!

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

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Good Evening, Europe – Birgitte Einarsen (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 39 – All Quiet On The German Front

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In this episode, Danie and Mark trek to Germany, one of the Eurovision Big 5 countries! They explore the history, geography and climate, politics, and play their top 5 songs from 2000 to now based on a jury of two.

 

Songs Include:

Is It Right – Elaiza (2014)

Black Smoke – Ann-Sophie (2015)

Miss Kiss Kiss Bang – Alex Swings Oscar Sings! (2009)

Standing Still –  Roman Lob (2012)

Satellite  – Lena (2010)

 

…They also chat about YouTube copyright claims, 2018 ESCFAN OGAE Preview Parties, Lisa from ESC Insight and Sebastian from Wiwibloggs, AussieVision, FOMO, Wolfenstein, Grimm, Die Hard, mimes, David Hasselhoff, The Handmaid’s Tale, Matthew McConaughey, Jensen Ackles, the Gravitron, and EUROVISION 2018!

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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We’re off to Malta for our 40th Episode!

BUT BEFORE THAT!! We will have our Post-Eurovision 2018 Debrief so stay tuned for both episodes!

Eurovision airs on SBS and SBS On Demand:

Wednesday May 9th 5am and 7.30pm

Friday May 11th 5am and 7.30pm

Sunday May 13th 5am and 7.30pm

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

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Allo Allo – What If Hitler Pops Up? (audio taken from YouTube)

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WMP Supplemental: Eurovision 2018 Preview Episode

Listen to the episode here: Eurovision 2018 Preview

Danie and Mark trawl through all 43 songs entered into this year’s Eurovision Song Contest and play their top 10, based on jury of two.

 

Song include in alphabetical order by title (spoilers):

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Bones – Equinox

Lie To Me  – Mikolas Josef

Light Me Up – Gromee feat Lukas Meijer

Mercy – Madame Monsieur

Monsters – Saara Aalto

Nobody By You – Cezar Sampson

Stones –  ZIBBZ

Toy – Netta

When We’re Old – Ieva Zasimauskaite

You Let Me Walk Alone  – Michael Schulte

 

If you would like to see who voted for what and how we spilt tied votes, please visit HERE!

 

Next, we’re back to usual programming with Episode 39: Germany!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Episode 38 – Odds and Sods

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In this episode, Danie and Mark explore their Odds and Sods of Eurovision: Slovakia, Monaco, and Australia. They talk about each country’s history, politics, geography, and play their top two songs from each, based on a jury of two.

We would also like to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people as our booth is on their land.

Since this is a MASSIVE EPISODE, you can break up the episode into smaller pieces at these points: Slovakia – 2:40, Monaco – 31:13, Australia – 56.45.

 

Songs Include:

Don’t Close Your Eyes – Max Jason Mai (2012)

Horehronie – Kristina Pelakova (2010)

La Coco Dance – Severine Ferrer (2006)

Notre Planete –  Maryon (2004)

Tonight Again  – Guy Sebastian (2015)

Sound Of Silence – Dami Im (2016)

 

…They also chat about David Lynch, Slenderman, The Gentlemen from Buffy, David Lee Roth, Upper Ferntree Gully, Hobbits, The Bold and The Beautiful, James Bond, South PacificLord Of The RingsStar Wars: The Last Jedi, dressing like your flag, Serhat, being rejected by the Dutch, Uranus, the car park at Highpoint Shopping Centre, the Dami Army and Australia’s love of a good competition.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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We’re off to Germany next! BUT FIRST, our 2018 Preview Episode and 2018 Reaction Videos are happening, so we will return to usual programming soon.

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Eurovision Theme Remix (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 37 – Guardians of Estonia

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to the mystical land of Estonia, home of Koit Toome’s facial expressions! They explore the history (oh hai Russia, Sweden, and Germany), politics, geography, and pick their top 5 songs from 2000 to now.

Songs Include:

Verona – Koit Toome and Laura (2017)

Rockefeller Street – Getter Jaani (2011)

Play – Juri Pootsmann (2016)

Goodbye To Yesterday –  Elina Born & Stig Rasta (2015)

Everybody  – Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL (2001)

 

…They also chat about when fan favourites don’t make the final, acting like The Bold and The Beautiful, eye fu*king the cameras, Romania 2016, Azerbaijan 2011, internet memes, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Estonia’s own music contest, cleaning songs, Freddie Highmore, Top Gear, Serbia 2010, age differences,  Romania 2017, the trouble with Russia at Eurovision, The Beach Boys, and Maris from Frasier

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country… well COUNTRIES!

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We finally get to do our Odds and Sods episode! Hey Slovakia, Monaco, and Australia! We are coming for you!

Get your Eurovision Party Shoes on:

ESCFAN OGAE Australia 2018 Preview Parties with special guest Slavko (Montenegro 2017) – 21st April (Sydney) and 24th April (Melbourne) details at here.

Association Of Ukrainians Eurovision Zabava 12th May. Details here.

OCRFM Eurovision Fundraiser 13th May AM. Details here.

Denmark House 13th May PM. Details here.

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Check out this video of the Rockefeller Street Nightcore Mix!

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Estonia – How I Met Your Mother (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 36 – Eire Force One

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HAPPY ST PATRICK’S DAY!

In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to The Republic of Ireland. They explore the massive history of the region, the role of the Catholic Church, politics and the IRA, geography, and share their favourite Irish Eurovision songs from 2000 to now.

 

Songs Include:

Only Love Survives – Ryan Dolan (2013)

Sunlight – Nicky Byrne (2016)

Heartbeat – Can-Linn feat. Kasey Smith (2014)

Waterline –  Jedward (2012)

We’ve Got The World Tonight  – Mickey Harte (2003)

 

…They also chat about St Patrick’s Day, the Irish language, the Sun God Ra, heart hands, boy bands, James T Kirk, Dermott Brereton, Strongbow Cider, Henry the 8th, Ellis Island, Riverdance, Rick Grimes, Pan’s Labyrinth, Power Rangers, Frankston, Denmark 2000, and Facebook bots.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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Next, we’re off to Estonia!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

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Irelande Douze Pointe – Dustin The Turkey (2008)

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Episode 35 – Hungary with a Vengeance

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to Hungary (hello Fleur!) and explore the rich history, geography, religion, and politics, while they share their top 5 Hungarian Eurovision songs from 2000 to now.

CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains theme of violence/family violence/domestic violence.

 

Songs Include:

What About My Dreams?  – Kati Wolf (2011)

Pioneer – Freddie (2016)

Sound Of Our Hearts – Compact Disco (2012)

Origo –  Joci Papai (2017)

Running  – Andras Kallay-Saunders (2014)

 

…They also chat about their friend Michael, Martin Luther King, the term “Banger”, ripped jeans, Scorpion’s Wind Of Change, time travel, Sliding Doors, Garmonbozia, James Bond villians, Star Wars, Twin Peaks, mondegreens for Kedvesem (2013), and how Eurovision can be a place for songs with deep and serious subject matter.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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Next, we’re off to Ireland! Just in time for St Patrick’s Day!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Hungarian Internet Tax – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2014 (audio taken from YouTube)

Wind Of Change – Scorpions

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