Eurovision 2009: The Netherlands

The draw for Eurovision 2009 took place today and we know now that the UK are performing 23rd out of 25. Good spot.

I’ve just started looking through the rest of Europe’s entries and an immediate high (low) light is Netherland’s entry from De Toppers. They’re all individual solo stars in Holland who’ve now come together to form this group. One of them has even released a whopping 22 albums. It’s all very strange.

The costumes are hilarious, the women look inexplicable, one of the men appears to be about 30 years younger than the other two and there’s a brilliant hands in the air breakdown towards the end. Never mind the extremely ridicuous keychanges in the last ten seconds.

It’s exactly the type of thing the UK will award 12 points to.