Anna Bergendahl’s, This Is My Life, representing Sweden in 2010 was another song with high hopes; not least for MickeyPaul, who has a divine gift for picking out female acts. I’m still not sure what system of measurement MickeyPaul uses in selecting these gems, but I think that’s a question best left unanswered.
The staging was perfect. Starting quiet and building to a big red-lit crescendo. The Melodifestivalen final wet our appetites and we tipsters collectively took a bite of Sweden’s tempting odds, only to find ourselves chewing on a chunk of not so tasty humble pie.
I’m not sure it helped that she looked as if she holding back vomit through most of the performance.