The last country to go back to back at the Eurovision Song Contest was Ireland, way back in 1992 and 1993 (and, believe it or not, in 1994 too!). So Austria’s going to be (pardon the language) pushing shit uphill to repeat this year if history’s anything to go by.
Conchita delivered victory for them last year; can The Makemakes do it again in 2015?
The three piece outfit has achieved success on their homeland’s singles chart, with three top ten hits in the past few years, but they’re a million miles away stylistically from Conchita.
‘I Am Yours’ is a slow-burning Beatles-esque melodic pop number that focuses on the band and setting a piano on fire. Hopefully the piano will rise like a phoenix. Six points.