CAFFE` LATTE` PRESENTS
40 SONGS THAT NEVER MADE IT TO EUROVISION
Sad that your favourite Eurovision song didn’t qualify for the Grand Final this year? Here’s a look back at 40 great contenders from national selections that never had a chance to make Eurovision history. Many of the songs listed are from Sweden’s Melodifestivalen where every year, a number of standouts are culled in the search for the song that will represent the country.
1 RING RING
As incredible as it now seems, this pop gem from the most famous and successful Eurovision winning act was passed over. In 1973, the Swedish jury placed ABBA in 3rd place in the country’s final. The TV audience loved the entry and turned “Ring Ring” into a hit. Fortunately, the following year, ABBA tried again and made Eurovision history with the victorious “Waterloo”.