This is a blog post way out of the normal topics. Sweden has some major issues and the most important one nowadays is that the author Björn Ranelid qualified for the final in the Swedish Eurovision Song Contest. People apparently voted for him for no other reason that he was terribly bad. For those of you who cannot see his “success” as a collective joke, use the rules of contest itself to disqualify him. If I am not entirely wrong, you are not allowed to perform the song, or parts of it, before the contest. He used his famous “Ranelidska” (his typical style of writing and talking) in this song, such as “från stranden jag till stranden du i havet vi” (roughly: “from the shore Me to the shore You in the sea We”). This is a sentence he has used many times before, so he has, in fact, performed part of the “song” before the actual contest.
Posted by: Johan Normark | February 19, 2012