In my earlier post, I commented:
“…the UK entry … will be lucky to finish in the top half of tonight’s final.”
“…worth watching will be the Finnish rock band - Lordi - complete with heavy metal armour, flame and noisy guitars.”
Guess where UK came? 19th out of 24 countries in the final.
Guess where Lordi came? First, of course.
Despite accusations of promoting Satanism, their outlandish performance won the votes from the EBU member states.
Of local interest, Brian Kennedy brought Ireland home in a respectable 10th place, with a third of the points that the winner was awarded.