Playing tracks by
Johnny Logan, Lena and Raphael Gualazzi.
There have been so many songs written with Eurovision in mind and so many have tried to represent their country, only to fail at the last hurdle. But where do these songs go ? Discover for yourself as I select the 10 best 2nd placed songs at National Finals from 1980 and 2011, PLUS 2 rare songs from 1956 - the year Eurovision was born.