In "Eastern European Funk," look past the confetti and you'll find a tongue-and-cheek commentary on Western Europeans, and the fashionable belief that Europe stops at the German border.
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Eurovision voters want fab, not drab. A song about nuclear fallout and deforestation does not a party make.
It's hard to identify anything Turkish about Turkey's Eurovision entry--and that's the point. The country isn't full of fanatics like scaremongers in Western Europe would have you think.
Paula Seling and Ovi portray lovers balancing fiery passion with a desire to harm one another. The result is a musical fondue. Everything is smothered in cheese, and it's absolutely delicious.
"Drip Drop" builds on the common R&B theme of a woman done wrong by her man. Vocally, it's a convincing performance. As an added bonus, it contains just two English-as-a-second-language moments.
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