Eurovision Song Contest 2017: United Kingdom – “Never Give Up On You” By Lucie Jones

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Eurovision 2017 – United Kingdom

The United Kingdom song is called “Never Give Up On You” and performed by Lucie Jones.

ARTIST

Lucie Jones is a 25 year old singer from Pentrych, Wales. A contestant in the 2009 UK X Factor she has went on to be a star on the stage with a current run in hit musical Rent. Lucie has a proven track record of being able to deliver a stunning performance on the stage – maybe, just maybe this could be a good year for the UK?

SONG

The song is called ‘Never Give Up On You’ and was co-written by former Eurovision winner Emmelie de Forest. Could this be another tick in the UK’s Eurovision winner’s box?

LIVE PERFORMANCE

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OPINION

Despite an initial underwhelming response to the six entries picked for the UK I have kind of grown to this song. She has a fantastic voice – and can belt it out live which is extremely important. I like the song and the lyrics…but there’s just something missing still. It needs a beat at around the 1:11 mark. Some kind of drum loop or something. It’s not just me that is of that opinion – Twitter is crying out for this to happen so surely there’s still time? Do that and it could at least have a hope of being noticed and voted for.

Thankfully they listened! The song got a bit of a re-vamp and I really like it! I do think that the 7th Heaven remix might be even better however

PREDICTION

As it stood it wasn’t  going to come last and could have teetered between the left and right hand side of the leader board. With these improvements it could be a serious contender!

LYRICS

“Tell me your secrets, I’lll keep them safe
No sign of weakness, it’s a sign of faith
We’ll stand tall so you don’t fall

You’re not defeated, you’re in repair
Don’t have to call me, I’ll always be there
We’ll stand tall, so you don’t fall

If you could see how far you’ve walked
You would see that’s all not lost

I will never give up on you
I don’t care what I’ve got to lose
Just give me your hand and hold on
Together we’ll dance through this storm
I will never give up on you
You’re the one that I’m running to
Just give me your hand and hold on
Together we’ll dance through this storm

Under the surface, I see you glow
I’m right beside you, you’re never alone
Don’t let go, when you’re so close

If you could see how far you’ve walked
You would see that’s all not lost

I will never give up on you
I don’t care what I’ve got to lose
Just give me your hand and hold on
Together we’ll dance through this storm
I will never give up on you
You’re the one that I’m running to
Just give me your hand and hold on
Together we’ll dancing through…

This madness, we’re running through
This magic, it’s inside of you
It’s madness, it’s madness…

Now you can see how you’ve walked,
The mountain climbed, the oceans crossed

I don’t care what I’ve got to lose
Just give me your hand and hold on
Together we’ll dance through this storm
I will never give up on you
You’re the one that I’m running to
Just give me your hand and hold on
Together we’ll dance through this storm”

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