Patrik Jean Hopes To Return To Melfest in 2022

Speaking in a special bonus episode of The Euro Trip previewing Wednesday night’s Concert in the Dark Eurovision pre-party, Melfest 2021 artist Patrik Jean has revealed he’d love to return to the competition next year. Patrik was eliminated from this year’s Melodifestivalen after competing in the first semi-final, but his song ‘Tears Run Dry’ has…

Runner-Up Sissi Confirms Plans to Return to Eesti Laul

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Eesti Laul runner-up Sissi has confirmed she’d love to return to the Estonian Eurovision selection process in the future. In an interview with podcast hosts Rob Lilley and James Rowe, the singer was asked whether or not she’d like to return. “Yes, short and simple.”…

Tusse Almost Didn’t Record Melodifestivalen Winner “Voices”

One of the songwriters behind Tusse’s Melfest single “Voices” has revealed the singer almost didn’t record the song because he was due to take his driving test the very next day. Speaking on last week’s episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Linnea Deb explained she had to persuade the Swedish Idol winner to travel to…

Lillasyster decided to enter Melodifestivalen “because of the pandemic”

Speaking on the latest episode of the Melfest Monday podcast, rock band Lillasyster have revealed the Covid-19 pandemic is the reason they decided to enter this year’s Melodifestivalen. Lead singer Martin Westerstrand told presenter James Rowe that without gigs and tours being cancelled, he wouldn’t have had time to write their entry into this year’s…

Tess Merkel’s Melfest Entry Originally Written For Another Artist

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip’s Melfest Monday podcast, singer Tess Merkel has revealed her entry “Good Life” was originally written with another artist in mind. The former Alcazar star revealed it was only after the song had been finished that it was suggested she should sing the track herself. “I wrote…

Keiino told NRK they wanted Melodi Grand Prix return in February 2020

Keiino have revealed they spoke to Norway’s Head of Delegation about the prospect of returning to the Eurovision Song Contest as early as last February, less than a year after they’d represented the nation in Tel Aviv. Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Tom Hugo from the band revealed more about…

Former Melfest singer claims Anton Ewald’s mic “barely on”

Melodifestivalen 2017 singer Axel Schylström has told the latest episode of the Melfest Monday podcast he believes Anton Ewald’s microphone was “barely on” as he progressed to the Grand Final. Anton qualified with his song “New Religion” from Saturday’s second semi-final, with social media divided over his performance – specifically his use of pre-record vocals…

Daz Sampson Vows to Return to Eurovision if Unsuccessful in 2021

Daz Sampson has vowed to return to Eurovision in 2022 if he is unsuccessful in his bid to represent Belarus this year. Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Daz, who represented the United Kingdom in 2006, has opened up about his ambition to return to the contest. “I tried to go…