Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
I'm rooting for Finland.
Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
First, I'm thrilled to see that Europe is not immune to the... ahem... cultural phenomenon known in the States as "American Idol."
Second, I am also now an ardent supporter of Lordi.
Originally posted by Jeroen T Wenting:
Very few winning contenders have ever hit it off big (Abba being just about the only MAJOR exception to that rule), in fact most of the time the loosers do better in sales and concert revenue than the winners can ever dream of.
Originally posted by Eric Lemaitre:
Nothing against the finns, it looks like this group was rather sent there more for the fun and to change the mood of a somewhat very conventional commercially formated contest than for potential victory.