“Sognu” will be the first of the Big Five to perform on the final night in position 11. “Sognu” is a truly brilliant song unlike anything, we have see in Eurovision in years. Amaury’s voice is just beautiful and the Corsican language is truly outstanding, his voice being an Opera singer suits the song brilliantly. There is something just truly special about this song, it has an Italian feel to it and a sense of class. I rate this song incredibly highly it is bound to get a top 10 finish, I’m still not sure whether it is right for Eurovision and the people who watch it yet, this will be tester for future songs. France has made an outstanding choice going through the same internal selection as normal which always means you get the best quality around. Quick Fact: France has not placed in the top 5 for 9 years since 2002’s “Il faut du temps” and has not won Eurovision in 34 years.
Up now is Italy who will be performing in 12th after France:
“Madness of Love” is another great song, it has an amazing feel to it, the Italian makes it stand out from the crowd. Raphael’s skill on the piano adds something special to it after coming straight after France’s “Sognu”. The Italian and English allows it to be far more accessible to people, it also has the impact of making the Italian stand out. This will get a lot of votes from a wider range of people, it has a nice feel up until the end where the high notes kill it at the end. However it allows the song to go out with a bang. This will place in the Top 15 of the competition hopefully, I fear it will be overshadowed by the French but Opera and Italy’s song are quite away apart. It is great to see Italy back, look forward to the 12 from San Marino.
Up next is the United Kingdom in 14th: