Fans Not Yet Keen on Icelandic Eurovision Song

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Fans Not Yet Keen on Icelandic Eurovision Song

By Alëx Elliott
Pollapönk

Iceland’s entry to the Eurovision Song Contest is not yet enjoying as much popularity overseas as its performers would hope for.

The song No Prejudice, by Pollapönk is not yet proving a big hit among hardcore Eurovision fans, RÚV reports. The world association of Eurovision fans has been collecting votes online from national fanclubs around the world and Iceland only got a total of seven points from the first 24 countries to vote.

Possibly worse than that is that all seven points came from the same country: Russia, and that Russia was 24th out of 24 countries to cast its votes, leaving Iceland totally pointless until that point. At the time of writing, 30 countries had voted and Iceland was still on seven points.

Fans rate the Swedish song Undo, by Sanna Nielsen highest of all, with the Hungarian entry Running, by Andras Kallay Saunders in second place.

Four Eurovision songs got no points at all in the unofficial online fan vote. They are the entries from Albania, Georgia, Lithuania and Portugal.

Iceland Review invites you to make up your own mind about No Prejudice. You’ll probably enjoy the upbeat punk inspired tune more with a second or third listening…

 

See the video here.

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