Eurovision Song contest 2013
Updated: 14/05/2013 21:45 | By Francis Whittaker
Eurovision Song Contest Semi-final 1: Results and the ones to watch

Hannah - 'Straight into love' (Slovenia)

Eurovision Song Contest 2013: Semi-final 1 (© Reuters)
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The first truly upbeat song of the night was from Slovenia’s US-born contestant Hannah Mancini with ‘Straight into Love’. This song was the first of many tonight which exhibited a worrying dubstep influence, and Hannah and her dancers were the first of many acts unashamedly clad in leather.

A clever dance routine, some sassy, confident strides around the stage and a soaring, euphoric dance-pop chorus turned Malmö Arena into a something resembling giant nightclub (albeit one with a strange penchant for the flags of Europe), but despite her best efforts, and the great crowd reaction she received, it wasn’t enough to see her through.