Russia has been moving in mysterious ways for a number of years, going from being a progressive nation of pop into less mainstream songs before having another stab at pop music last year.
This year, they are sending in something different again. Something very different.
While most people thought the dream team couple (depending, of course, who you ask) Dima Bilan and Julia Volkova would walk it, but they found themselves defeated by a gang of old ladies.
A gang of old ladies in traditional dresses, singing a less traditional song. To say the least.
Buranovskie Babushki - Party For Everybody (Russia 2012)
Well, what can I say? I love them to bits. I just hope there is no cynical record company behind all of this that will push the grannies too far, and that they will get to thoroughly enjoy their stay in Baku.
The chorus is really simple, but this is the one you'll have ringing in your head the day after the final.