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How to vote for Ollie Alexander and “Dizzy” in the finale

Hosted by the city of Malmö, Sweden 68th Eurovision Song Contest. After the semi-finals and the exclusion of the Netherlands, 25 countries are still fighting for the ESC title in 2024. Here we introduce the participating acts and their songs: Ollie Alexander for that United Kingdom.

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ESC statistics for the United Kingdom

  • ESC Participation: 66 (including Malmo 2024)
  • Biggest ESC wins: 1st Place (1967, 1969, 1976, 1981, 1997)
  • High score: 466 (2022)
  • Low Score: 0 (2003, 2021)

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Vote for the UK in the ESC finals

Anyone from Germany Ollie Alexander If you want to vote, you can do so by specifying it Starting number is 13 By phone, text or in the official Eurovision Song Contest app.

  • call: phone number 01371 3636 + 13 Dial (14 cents from German landline and mobile network)
  • SMS: Text message with 13 want 99599 Send (20 cents per SMS)
  • Processor: Vote in the Eurovision Song Contest app

This is Ollie Alexander

Oliver “Ollie” Alexander Thornton is not completely unknown in Germany. His former band Years & Years' song “King” peaked at number nine on the local charts in 2015. There is something else that connects Ollie Alexander to Germany's recent musical history. Harrogate is the town where Nicol took Germany's first ESC victory in 1982. If that's not a good omen…

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Besides music, acting is a sort of second base for Englishmen. Small roles in films such as Jane Campion's “Bright Star” or series such as “Skins” and “Penny Dreadful” and the role of Peter Pan in the West End play “Peter and Alice” with Ben Whishaw and Judi Dench. As a career ladder. In addition, Alexander, who identifies as gay, queer, and non-binary, often publicly advocates for LGBTQ rights and mental health issues.

That's the song

Ollie's ESC contribution “Dizzy” has been interpreted by critics as an homage to eighties synth pop. The song shows influences from Pet Shop Boys, Adamski and Dead or Alive. Alexander describes it as “electronic” and “something you can dance to.” So “Dizzy” meets at least two musical requirements that allow an ESC song to be in the top half.

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This is a music video

These are the lyrics

Ollie Alexander – “Dizzy”

There is a place

We break the line

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Make it a circle

Beautiful gardens

Eternal flowers

You know the way so take me there

Won't you make me?

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Enchanted by your kisses

Take my hand and spin it

Round and round until the moment is over

Make me swoon with your kisses

Take my hand and spin it

Take me back to the beginning (again, again)

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Pulls me closer

I feel a stillness in the air

Time is frozen

All memories are gone

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So you won't make me

Enchanted by your kisses

Take my hand and spin it

Round and round until the moment is over

Make me swoon with your kisses

Take my hand and spin it

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Take me back to the beginning (again, again)

So won't you make me…

There is no conclusion

There is no beginning

I don't want to stop

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I can't go very far

There is no conclusion

There is no beginning

I don't want to stop

I can't go very far

There is no conclusion

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There is no beginning

I don't want to stop

I can't go very far

There is no conclusion

No…

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So you won't make me

Enchanted by your kisses

Take my hand and spin it

Round and round until the moment is over

Make me swoon with your kisses

Take my hand and spin it

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Take me back to the beginning (again, again)

(Motion and Lyrics: Danny L. Harle, Ollie Alexander)

* As of May 11, 2024, Source: eurovisionworld.com