Switched On Pop | From Westeros-techno to trance metal: Eurovision 2023
A podcast breaking down the music of pop hits.
Switched On Pop
Published 02 May 2023
Mae Muller / Photo Credit: Corinne Cumming / EBU

Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.

It’s May and that can only mean one thing: it’s time for the Eurovision Song Contest.

This year’s edition of the international-but-primarily-in-Europe competition features a uniquely eclectic group of songs (per usual), from a take on electro-flamenco, to Game of Thrones EDM, to a previous winner’s return to the Eurovision stage.

On this episode, Charlie and Nate look at the six songs bookmakers are looking at to lead the pack of this year’s entries.

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