The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Israel

Eden Alene, Israel, Second Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 12 May 2021 — EBU / Andres Putting
Eden Alene, Israel, Second Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 12 May 2021

The issue here remains the song. It’s just not particularly good, and this sort of comes across in Eden’s posture throughout. Especially when delivering the masterful ‘Life has been so easy, Used to call us cheesy’ line.

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In a shift from last time, she’s wearing the big hairpiece throughout and spent the first couple of rehearsals searching for the camera and very much counting through her steps. By the final take, things evolved, and it was a far more convincing performance where Eden looked to be enjoying herself.

The costume change remains tired, the choreography very Eurovision.


The Fanning Verdict

Thumb down iconThis is an abject lesson in how to squander a good voice on a bad song. I feel as if it’s going to just miss out on the final.

Image Credits: EBU / Andres Putting .

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