Speaking of Eurovision…

May 31, 2010

The following song was The Netherlands entry in this year’s Eurovision held over the weekend. I was saddened when it didn’t make it past the second semi-final. (What were you thinking, Eurovision people?)

The song is called “Ik Ben Verliefd (Sha-La-Lie)”. It was written by Pierre Kartner, the chap who wrote the music for The Smurfs.

“Ik Ben Verliefd (Sha-La-Lie)” reminds me of ABBA at their cheesiest, and it reminds me of why Eurovision is a whole heap o’ fun:

The above helps to explain why I love ABBA. It also explains why I love The Smurfs.

Pierre Kartner as Father Abraham: