It’s Turkey! And They’re A Little Bit Quirky! Etc…..
Posted by Caroline on March 6, 2010
All right all right, we’re sorry, but you have no idea how long it took us to come up with a headline for this one. In common with much of the Eurovision-loving world, we’ve been waiting in anticipation for this year’s Turkish entry, something which has become more common ever since they got ‘quite good’ at this whole Eurovision lark in the early part of the last decade. And finally it’s here. Now it seems to us that these days there tend to be two types of Turkish Eurovision entry – Type A being the sort that features a pretty young lady wiggling her bottom in time to a Turkish sounding pop tune with sitars and the like, Type B being a swarthy boy band who owe more than a passing debt to Linkin Park and other ‘nu metal’ types. This year we have a Type B on our hands, in the shape of MaNga’s We Could Be The Same, reminding us somewhat of 2008’s fabulous effort Deli by Mor Ve Otesi. We liiiiiiiiiiiiiiike: