It may have sounded good to him, but the Eurovision judges and the common people were more discerning; this song could muster only 10 points, and Dubovie trailed in last. It can't have helped that Josh delivered the song - as usual - grinning like a Cheshire Cat, using backing singers with debatable harmonies. William Hill bookmakers were offering 150-1 on the the song winning, but another firm thought that was far too generous and offered double the odds.
This gives the lie to Terry Wogan's claim that Eurovision had been rigged by the Eastern Bloc when the 2008 contest was won by Dima Bilan with "Believe
." British music fans were hoping that the country that gave the world Elton John, George Michael, Andrew Lloyd Webber and The Beatles could come up with something better than "That Sounds Good To Me" for a contest as prestigious as Eurovision.
Alexander Baron - London, England