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UK Eurovision entrants defend awful, awful song

By | Published on Tuesday 10 March 2015

Electro Velvet

UK Eurovision entrants Electro Velvet have defended their song ‘Still In Love With You’, even though it is almost certainly one of the worst things to ever happen in all of human history.

Speaking about the song, a horrific sonic partner to ‘Doop’ by Doop, one half of the duo Alex Larke told the BBC: “I like the fact it divides opinion. It’s better than everyone having apathy for it”.

I suppose that’s true. It must be heartening to know that people can’t decide if it’s “a stinker” or “a punchline”. And it possibly isn’t as bad as this. But, Christ, do we, the Greatest of all the Britains, stand any sort of chance of getting anywhere with Electro Velvet representing us at the big Euro song competition? Larke’s counterpart Bianca Nicholas thinks so.

“There’s a lot of ballads this year”, she said. “So our song will stand out”.

That’s putting a brave face on it. The track itself was not written by Larke and Nicholas, who were not even a duo prior to recording the song. It was instead penned by veteran jingle writer David Mindel, who is best known for hits such as ‘Theme From The National Lottery Live’ and ‘Theme From Jim’ll Fix It’.

Anyway, here is the bloody thing – keep your ears pealed for the possibly offensive Louis Armstrong impression:



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