Netherlands: Listen to the runner-up song of the Dutch internal selection! | EXCLUSIVE

Mia Nicolai and Dion Cooper, were the representatives of the Netherlands in this year’s Eurovision, with their song “Buring Daylight”, composed alongside the country’s last winner, Duncan Laurence. Eurovisionfun is here to present to you, the song that almost represented the country in Eurovision 2023, namely, the runner-up of the internal selection, conducted once again by the Dutch public broadcaster.

According to our exclusive information, Merol, with her song “Applaus”, came second in the selection process. Merol is widely known in the Netherlands and is a synth pop artist, while her songs are aiming on the millenials, talking about their life, drugs and sex.

You can listen to her song that almost set a foot on the 67th Eurovision Song Contest’s stage, below:

The Netherlands, didn’t manage to qualify to the Grand Final, for the first time after six years, getting only 7 points and 13th place in the semi-final.

Do you think Merol, would have been able to qualify for yet another year for the Netherlands?

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4 replies
  1. Katinka Ridde Coffey
    Katinka Ridde Coffey says:

    I liked the Netherland song this year. Was better live actually. Surprised in did not go to the final. This song is a bit repetative and generic but ok to listen to.


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