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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Semi 2: 18 Belgium / What's The Pressure?

How much luck can anyone possibly have? When the running order was set, I think the Belgian team broke the scale.

My opinion has not changed much since the Belgian final and I still find this a terribly disappointing song with a real let-down of a chorus. The only things it has going for it is a good arrangement - that makes it seem bright and energetic without really being anything close to that - and a sparkling performance by young Laura.

However, none of the negatives will matter now. Belgium will come bursting in with something that resembles tempo and attitude and close a decent but a bit too streamlined semi on a happy note.

Yes. It won't carry far in the final but on Thursday night this can't lose.

My grade: 1/5

Laura Tesoro / What's The Pressure? (Belgium 2016 preview clip)

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