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Latvia LATVIA 2018 - Laura Rizzotto - Funny Girl

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escYOUnited

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Sean

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Supernova was by far an away the best quality national final in 2017. Hoping that next year is a) more of the same and b) an event I can actually make it to next year :mrgreen:
 

LastDreamer

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Please, Anmary's comeback.
 

DipintoDiBlu

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Barring the unlikely Aminata/Prāta Vētra/Musiqq comeback, I don't have much hope for Latvia next year. Maybe Dons will try again? It will have been years since Pēdējā vēstule was robbed so I could see it happening, and results from countries like Belarus this year show there is the possibility for songs in less-spoken languages such as Latvian to do well. As long as it's not Markus Riva or Samanta Tina I'll be happy though.
 

DanielLuis

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Latvia will use Supernova once again, but this time with a rule change: Foreign composers might be part of the composing team, as long as their work is only, at maximum, 30% of the final artistic rights.
LTV will also hold a writing camp in the next month.
 

Valdeio

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Mad Show Boys - Laiva
Samanta Tina - Divi cilvēki
MNTHA - IKA
Markus Riva - I'll never let you go
 

Sean

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Yeeeees this has made my week!

The first song, You Are My World, is really good. Will try and have my say on all of the songs this week
 

Uvaro

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Re: LATVIA 2018

esamība is my favourite by far. have to say i'm pretty disappointed by the mntha song though
 

AlekS

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Sapņu dziesma ftw!

MNTHA's song sounds like a demo. Lots of Swedish rejects, 1 Spanish reject that had sex with Despacito. Markus Riva hit a new low. The biggest improvement was made by Edgars Kreilis.
 

lavieenrose

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Re: LATVIA 2018

A new Samanta Tina song is one of my personal highlights of every Esk season, and she hasn't disappointed with this, probably the most creative entry into her oeuvre. I love how sparse the verses sound and the simplicity and consistency of the melody. Samanta ftw xcheer
 

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Re: LATVIA 2018

I gave 'like' to Flashbacks, Funny Girl, Baltic, Ocean of Pain, If There Is No Love. Still haven't listened to all though, but for now it's not really enjoyable.
 

QwaarJet

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Haven't listened to all the songs, but from what I've heard, "Baltic" is the standout. There are a few creditable songs, but this one stands out the most. Love the sax parts.

A new Samanta Tina song is one of my personal highlights of every Esk season, and she hasn't disappointed with this, probably the most creative entry into her oeuvre. I love how sparse the verses sound and the simplicity and consistency of the melody. Samanta ftw xcheer
Which song is Samanta?
 

Sammy

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Re: LATVIA 2018

So, if you are not FB or twitter-user - there is no chance of listening to the songs? xdown
 

lavieenrose

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Haven't listened to all the songs, but from what I've heard, "Baltic" is the standout. There are a few creditable songs, but this one stands out the most. Love the sax parts.



Which song is Samanta?
Divi cilvēki is either her or a really good imposter.
 

anto475

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Re: LATVIA 2018

Some real gems there, but, as it is Latvia, there's a lot of awful ones with convoluted names. It's a very interesting way to choose the songs that go through, I respect LTV for a novel approach like this!

So, if you are not FB or twitter-user - there is no chance of listening to the songs? xdown
You can also be on Draugiem!!
 

EscGeek

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Re: LATVIA 2018

xcheer
The season is officially open! Let's train our ears! xmusic

So here's my very short list of songs that left an impression on me..:p
(let's see how many of them will actually qualify...):lol:

Tell me
Flashbacks
Funny Girl
Walk the talk
Don't get me wrong
Stop The War U2
Baltic
Laiva
Staccato
I'm Ready to Get Along With You (my absolute favorite) xdance
Feel your lips
The Way Back Home
Are you my friend* (but the vocals are unacceptable)
 
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