Time-Warp Tuesday: A Troll lot of fun for Russia


Contest: 46th, Copenhagen 2001

Song: Lady Alpine Blue

Artist: Mumiy Troll

Representing: Russia

Result: 12th (37 points)

Today we travel back ten years to Denmark’s last hosting (including all of those dreadful rhymes) and to one of the creepiest front men I have ever encountered. I don’t think I need to explain why this is, but in any case his face/voice doesn’t stop me from watching/listening to this song over and over again because it’s so quirky-awesome! It’s a rarity to see something a little left-of-mainstream-pop-rock-or-ballad, which I’m not complaining about – but only their 2009 and 2010 entries seemed to break that general mould. But Russia seems to do anything well (they aren’t half bad at putting on a Eurovision show either) and here’s another example…according to me. La la la lai, la la la lai…

About Jaz

Hi there – I’m Jaz, a 27-year-old Aussie with a serious Eurovision obsession. The ESC is the biggest and best party on the planet, and I like to keep it going way beyond May. That’s why I write about anything and everything contest-related (the songs, the costumes, the choreography and my undying love for Ott Lepland, for example) on my blog. Visit and subscribe for rankings, reviews and more fun stuff. You’ll get an automatic douze points from me! www.eurovisionbyjaz.com

Posted on July 20, 2011, in Time-Warp Tuesdays and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. An absolute tune. Amongst a collection which was, to be fair, pretty awful, this really stands out. Something of interest here, much like Brainstorm with slightly less time spent in the English Language classes.


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