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Eurovision Song Contest: Isis Gee to represent Poland


Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
24 Feb 2008 /  #1
Isis Gee, who I love, is to represent Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest.

She is Polish/American. [Tamara Gołębiowska]

I've got to say that the song 'For life' is not my favorite, but I wish her well.

Your thoughts please.
James Revan 1 | 66  
24 Feb 2008 /  #2
Well.. First of all, we have to remeber that the eurovision song contest is not a festival of high quality songs, so i think that the song "for life" is a good choice. Poland won't get very high probably but we always don't (except of Edyta Górniak)
OP Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
24 Feb 2008 /  #3
If the song had been Hidden Treasure she would have walked it.

I also notice that she now has a Polish version on her web-site. Not the song, but text, if you know what I mean.
Polson 5 | 1,771  
24 Feb 2008 /  #4
Each year (or almost each year), i watch the Eurovision. But the votes are not very objective...you vote more for a country you like than the quality of the song, not depending on its nationaliy...

So Serbians will vote for Croatians, who will vote for Bosnia who themselves will vote for Albania who will vote for.......Kosovo of course ! That's why Russia is against the independence of Kosovo, cause Russians want to win the contest... ;)

A personal thought, what about a Yougoslavia song...it means that all ex-Yougo countries would all be together for the contest...this way, they wouldn't vote for each other as they usually do, and Iceland could have the chance to win at last ;P
shopgirl 6 | 928  
8 Mar 2008 /  #5
Why didn't the Super Hero song win? That girl can sing!

She reminds me (Sandra Oxenryd) of a cross between Celine Dion and ABBA :)

Oh well....
OP Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
8 Mar 2008 /  #6
Why didn't the Super Hero song win? That girl can sing!

To be honest I never watched any of the qualifying rounds. Maybe the fact that she had already represented Estonia, and never made the final, counted against her.

I'm just guessing.
shopgirl 6 | 928  
8 Mar 2008 /  #7
What is the criteria for judging....is it the singer? the song? the whole package?
OP Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
8 Mar 2008 /  #8
I really don't know. I didn't even know the preliminary rounds had taken place until the next day.
Isis Gee was on the radio a lot before the prelims, doing interviews. And I have known about her for quite some time. That's why I'm focusing on her.

I think I will check the other songs on youtube.
telefonitika  
8 Mar 2008 /  #9
i thought the iris gee song was quite nice .... its better than irelands mockery entry and uk have a ex bin man singing who had a platinum album after being a runner up on a reality tv show .....!
irishdeano 5 | 304  
9 Mar 2008 /  #10
DUSTIN is a legend :P :P tho dustin has better songs than he has entered :P
but the polish song seems fine. but its not really about singing anymore. thats why ireland has even let dustin enter just to show what way the eurovision has gone and knowing the way it is i could see it winning it lol anyway with all these countrys voting for nations beside. this year ireland 12 to poland and poland 12 to ireland :)

but honestly this is 1 of the entrys that dustin beat

and if it was about voice and song she would have been there for ireland because its a nice song and she has a nice voice
Polson 5 | 1,771  
9 Mar 2008 /  #11
Sandra Oxenryd

Seems that the Swedes like Poland...Sandra Oxenryd is Swedish, the band Man Meadow is too...and last year, there was a Swedish singer too...

;)

PS : Isis Gee's song is not bad but i think it's too...hum..."slow"...the better ranked song are often the most..."brisky"... ;P
Dzhaklin 3 | 166  
9 Mar 2008 /  #12
Quote ¦ Report ¦ #2

Well.. First of all, we have to remeber that the eurovision song contest is not a festival of high quality songs, so i think that the song "for life" is a good choice. Poland won't get very high probably but we always don't (except of Edyta Górniak)

Eurovision is where Riverdance was created and we all know how much the world loved that!
MareGaea 29 | 2,752  
9 Mar 2008 /  #13
Dustin is indeed a legend :) But to be honest, they better can rename the Eurovision Songfestival into the Eastern Europe Songfestival; last few years it's quite disgusting, this brown envelope-policy that is going on there. The winner HAS to come from some E-European country, it seems. No wonder that big countries like Italy have pulled out. There is no way they can stand up to all this. So, I basically don't care who's gonna be the representative for Poland, she's probably gonna win anyway.

M-G (still a bit shaken from that attempt to rob him at knifepoint last night)
osiol 55 | 3,922  
9 Mar 2008 /  #14
Riverdance

Flatley my dear, I don't riverdance.
Dzhaklin 3 | 166  
9 Mar 2008 /  #15
what a great play on words :)

But to be honest, they better can rename the Eurovision Songfestival into the Eastern Europe Songfestival; last few years it's quite disgusting, this brown envelope-policy that is going on there.

what is the brown envelope policy?
MareGaea 29 | 2,752  
9 Mar 2008 /  #16
what is the brown envelope policy?

You are my friend - I will make sure you get the most points if you give them to me. Works better in a workrelated environment, though. Friends get the better positions, even though they might not be suitable: they're friends, that's why.

M-G (in Holland we call this the "Friends-policy" - everybody knows what it is, but it's kinda hard to explain. Hope I made it a little clearer to ya)
hu_man 6 | 131  
9 Mar 2008 /  #17
Have any of you seen the father ted episode when even though they are the worst entry they still win.
just so thier country will have to host it the next year and spend all of thier money on the competition and adverts etc

i believe it that the country who wins is not the best but the one that was tricked into hosting it...cos every one no's is a tacky comp and nobody wants to host it....lol

saying that i watch it every year somehow not out of choice but it just happens :)
OP Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
9 Mar 2008 /  #18
i believe it that the country who wins is not the best but the one that was tricked into hosting it...cos every one no's is a tacky comp and nobody wants to host it....lol

Funny, and possibly true.
Crnogorac 3 | 111  
21 May 2008 /  #19
So Polish "Celine Dion" reached the finals congrats! Where does Poland come up with these types of girls... :) I liked the Greek "Britney Spears" too, but it's a shame Ireland missed out, they were funky.
Bratwurst Boy 6 | 10,591  
21 May 2008 /  #20
A personal thought, what about a Yougoslavia song...it means that all ex-Yougo countries would all be together for the contest...this way, they wouldn't vote for each other as they usually do, and Iceland could have the chance to win at last ;P

I tell ya....we in Germany always wonder why these little statelets bothered to gain their independence if they are always at Eurovision-time so cuddly with each other...

(It was all just a great conspiracy to gain more votes for the contest...Germany should split officially in our 16 Länder, that would show them!) :)
IronsE11 2 | 442  
21 May 2008 /  #21
Terry Wogan is the only good thing about the Eurovision Song Contest.

FACT(fact)

It astounds me how some people take such a third rate, politically motivated, song competition seriously.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
21 May 2008 /  #22
It astounds me how some people take such a third rate, politically motivated, song competition seriously.

It's one of my viewing highlights of the year. I don't bother watching the songs because they are universally dire. I just watch the voting. That way I can get a summary of the political situation in Europe in the last twelve months as a snapshot. For example, if Turkey votes for Greece and vice versa then I know it's safe to go on holiday to Cyprus. If Estonia doesn't give high marks to Latvia and Lithuania I know that there are tensions in the Baltic States. If anybody gives the Uk a high mark I know that they have either pressed the wrong button or they are looking for increased financial aid.
IronsE11 2 | 442  
21 May 2008 /  #23
If anybody gives the Uk a high mark

No danger of that. We're not very popular, we have no immediate neighbours (that like us), and our entry is just about the worst song ever...

...not that i've heard it!! ;)
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
21 May 2008 /  #24
...not that i've heard it!! ;)

I think it's a techno-funk version of I'm forever blowing bubbles !!!!
Polson 5 | 1,771  
21 May 2008 /  #25
why these little statelets bothered to gain their independence if they are always at Eurovision-time so cuddly with each other

Hehe, exactly ! ;)

The final of the "Coupe de France" (French Cup), football, will take place at the same time, both Eurovision + football will be on tv at 21:00 ....arg.
IronsE11 2 | 442  
21 May 2008 /  #26
I'm struggling to decide which event I would rather miss. They both put up a good case.

I think it's a techno-funk version of I'm forever blowing bubbles !!!!

In which case I retract everything ;)

'Then like my dreams....'
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
21 May 2008 /  #27
'Then like my dreams....'

Then to paraphrase my lot's song "You'll always walk alone" LOL
Bratwurst Boy 6 | 10,591  
21 May 2008 /  #28
We should have send Rammstein (or Tokio Hotel)....*runs*
IronsE11 2 | 442  
21 May 2008 /  #29
Then to paraphrase my lot's song "You'll always walk alone"

Who are your lot?
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
21 May 2008 /  #30
runs*

You can run but you can't hide

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