The Show (Reddi song)

2022 single by Reddi

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"The Show"
The official cover for "The Show"
Single by Reddi
LanguageEnglish
Released10 February 2022
GenrePop rock[1]
Length3:00
LabelUniversal Music Denmark
Songwriter(s)
Music video
"The Show" on YouTube
Eurovision Song Contest 2022 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
English
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
  • Chief 1
  • Ihan Haydar
  • Julia Fabrin
  • Remee Jackman
  • Siggy Savery
Finals performance
Semi-final result
13th
Semi-final points
55
Entry chronology
◄ "Øve os på hinanden" (2021)

"The Show" is a 2022 single by Danish-Swedish punk rock band Reddi. The song represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy after winning Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2022, Denmark's national final.[2]

Release

The song was released on 10 February 2022, along with all other songs competing in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2022.[3]

Eurovision Song Contest

The song was selected to represent Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, after winning Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, the music competition that selects Denmark's entries for the Eurovision Song Contest. The semi-finals of the 2022 contest featured the same line-up of countries as determined by the draw for the 2021 contest's semi-finals. Denmark performed in the second half of the first semi-final, hold on 12 May 2022.

Critical reception

Kasper Madsbøll Christensen, a reporter for DR, reviewed that while he praised the energy of the band's live performances, that "it sounds a bit old-fashioned". In addition, he said that "[we are] not [coming] close to winning Eurovision", and that he thought that Denmark would not reach the final.[4]

References

  1. ^ "ESC 2022: Dänemark ist Reddi für "The Show"". Eurovision.de (in German). 6 March 2022. Retrieved 6 March 2022.
  2. ^ Carros, David (5 March 2022). "Denmark: Reddi wins DMGP 2022 with its song "The Show"". ESCplus. Retrieved 5 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Denmark: The 8 songs for Melodi Grand Prix 2022 released". eurovisionworld.com. EurovisionWorld.com. 2022-02-10. Retrieved 2022-04-14.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Eksperternes hårde dom: 'Danmark kommer ikke i nærheden af at vinde Eurovision'". DR (in Danish). 2022-03-06. Retrieved 2022-04-30.
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