The insult Eurofans hurl at the pre-contest favorite every year is “It sounds fine in the studio but wait till we can hear it LIVE and then you’ll see”. That’s a tough case to make against the phenomenally gifted Loreen from Sweden, who easily tops all the betting boards to win Eurovision 2012.
Last Saturday Earth Hour was observed around the world, and in a most festive, candle-lit performance at Filadelfia Kyrkan, Stockholm. There some of the greatest stars of Swedish entertainment took the podium and mesmerized the crowd. On that “stage” Loreen raised chills through the crowd (and now youtube viewers across the world) when she did a stripped-down (yet soaring) acoustic version of her ESC entry, “Euphoria”: