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Telex – Neurovision (1980)

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Now that Eurovision is going on, I figured it would be a good time to revisit an old favorite. You see, back in 1980, Telex were tabbed to represent Belgium in the contest, and as such responded by writing an intentionally droll song that was just called “Eurovision”, with overly literal lyrics about the contest itself. They performed the song with all the enthusiasm of a high school student forced to give a presentation in front of the class. At one point Michael Moers pulls confetti out of his pocket and starts sprinkling it around. Even if you don’t understand the lyrics, it’s worth watching:

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