Can you believe it? The Eurovision Song Contest kicks off in a little over 48 hours from now, which means that our Countdown To Eurovision series is almost at an end for another year. But there are two more countries’ entries left to explore and so today, in our penultimate look at Eurovision 2015, here’s Macedonia’s entry.
Winner of the first season of his region’s ‘X Factor’, Daniel Kajmakoski will perform for his country, slap bang in the middle of the first semi final in Vienna tomorrow night (Wednesday morning Australian time). So the positioning’s not ideal, but will ‘Autumn Leaves’ shine brightly enough to see him through to the Grand Final?
It’s a big, dramatic pop ballad dealing with matters of the heart, so palatable and universally understood. But whether it’s remarkable enough to get Europe’s vote… Sept points.