Episode 193

Controlled Grandiosity


May 2nd, 2023

37 mins 28 secs

Season 6

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About this Episode

Maura Johnston joins us as we wrestle with the Eurovision 2023 set of auto-qualifiers. Will Ukraine pull the double? Will the UK and Spain continue their glowups? Will we be going back to Italy? Will Germany get out of the basement? Is France gonna France?

Controlled Grandiosity Summary

  • France — La Zarra — "Évidemment" (2:16)
  • Germany — Lord of the Lost — "Blood and Glitter" (6:43)
  • Italy — Marco Mengoni — "Due Vite" (12:29)
  • Spain — Blanca Paloma — "EAEA" (17:08)
  • Ukraine — TVORCHI — "Heart of Steel" (22:44)
  • United Kingdom — Mae Muller — "I Wrote a Song" (28:08)
  • Final Thoughts (34:28)


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