eric saade

  • Eric Saade

    Eric Saade

    I managed to watch about half of tonight’s federal budget before nodding off for a moment (that’s what happens when you reach middle-age) and before deciding to head off to Youtube for a bit of Swedish pop. I figured I could watch Lateline later tonight – which I did – for pretty extensive analysis of how it all went without feeling too much guilt.… Read the rest “Eric Saade”

  • Melodifestivalen 2011 #3

    Melodifestivalen 2011 #3

    As I’ve been away this week, I haven’t had the time until today to catch up on last weekend’s “Melodifestivalen”. And that’s a shame, because it was the episode I’ve been anticipating most in this year’s Swedish finals leading up to “Eurovision”.

    Two of my favourite from the last few years were in this episode: Shirley Clamp has entered Melodifestivalen four times – with such classics as “Min kärlek”” and “Att älska dig” – and last year, Eric Saade came within a heartbeat of representing Swedish in Eurovision with “Manboy” (a song which culminated in Eric getting awfully wet in an on-stage rainstorm).… Read the rest “Melodifestivalen 2011 #3”