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Episode 2: Interview with Lesley Roy!

Eurovision Weekly

Good Evening Europe! Welcome to episode 2 of Eurovision Weekly - a brand-new show dedicated to all things Eurovision! Each week we’ll have tunes, chats, debates, + guests! This week on the show, Ireland's 2020/2021 representative Lesley Roy joined us for an in-depth interview about life before, during, and after Eurovision. Plus, she hinted at what's next for her over the coming months! 


5 Nov 2021

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EP 31 The Return of Eurovision 2021 Feat. Lesley Roy

Petty Little Things

It;s Eurovision Week! After a year away the Gay world cup returns, and so does our irish Entrant Lesley Roy to join us in talking about what the last year has been like, and the longest road to Eurovision Semi Finals ever. We also discuss our usual bits & bobs aswell as Rotters of the week, Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 1min

20 May 2021

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The Fallout TV #ESC2021 Edition Semi-Final 1 Review: Can’t Stop Talking About Lesley Roy

The Fallout TV

Welcome to The Fallout TV, your number one source for the fallout of all things reality TV! Join Logan Murphy and special guest Sam Demonteverde to discuss Semi-Final 1 of Eurovision 2021,  including a lot of competitive songs, a lot of great queer reprentaton, the battle of the female pop songs, and all of our thoughts on who will qualify out of this group. Follow our Socials: The Fallout: twitter.com/thefallouttv and linktr.ee/FalloutTV Jordyn: twitter.com/jordynlagace and instagram.com/jordynlagace Logan: twitter.com/GymLeaderLogann and instagram.com/helloganfromtheotherside Sam: twitter.com/demontaaayyy--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 25mins

15 May 2021

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TEP Talks: Lesley Roy

THAT Eurovision Podcast

This week, we were thrilled to be joined by Lesley Roy, who would have represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020. Together with Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim, we talk about Lesley’s journey to Eurovision, discuss the contrast between “nostalgia” and “outdated”, and revel in Lesley’s anecdote about the (in)famous pink suit.What do you think about Lesley Roy’s song? Do you think she should return for Ireland in 2021? We would love to thank Lesley for coming onto the podcast, and we hope that the recording sessions that have become an integral part of Lesley’s Eurovision journey bear fruit so that we see Lesley return to obtain her goals next year!A link to this episode on Apple Podcasts is available here.

11 Aug 2020

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16. Lesley Roy - Song Series #2

Irish Institute of Music & Song podcast

In episode 16, we spoke to Irish songwriter Lesley Roy in her Manhattan apartment where she has living in lockdown. Lesley is a songwriter and performer from Balbriggan, County Dublin. She has co-written with Katy Perry and two of her songs have appeared on hit reality TV show “The Hills”. In 2012, her co-write “Pop That Lock” featured on a chart-topping album in the USA, and her voice can be heard every time WWE wrestler Ember Moon enters the ring.   Lesley was also Ireland’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 with her own song “Story of My Life”.   In this episode, Lesley tells us about her experience of writing with Katy Perry, touring her début album across the USA at the age of 21, and she explains the different songwriting approaches in LA and Nashville.   The songs featured in this episode were all written and co-written by Lesley. In order, they are: "Story of My Life" - Ireland's entry for Eurovision Song Contest 2020 "Here For You Now" from Unbeautiful LP (2008) "Slow Goodbye" from Unbeautiful LP (2008) "Gold" (2020) For more info on the Irish Institute of Music & Song, visit irishinstituteofmusic.com


6 Jul 2020

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Lesley Roy INTERVIEW | Ireland's Eurovision 2020 star on "Story of My Life", ESC 2021 and more

Wiwibloggs: The Eurovision Podcast

Lesley Roy was meant to sing "Story of My Life" at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 for Ireland. Speaking from her apartment in New York City, she tells us about collaborating with Max Martin and Katy Perry, living in Nashville, Los Angeles, and Dublin, her status for Eurovision 2021, and her plans to collaborate with Swedish songwriters for the song contest next year. Apparently Ireland's Head of Delegation thinks it would be a national injustice if she doesn't get her chance at Eurovision. Forty-minutes of pure joy!


31 May 2020

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04. Lesley Roy (Ireland 2020)


Rob chats to Irish bringer of bangers Lesley Roy… they chat about Lesley's time with Max Martin, Dotter and the Melfest final, and perfecting an entry for 2021. #EurovisionAgainIreland 2020 entry Story Of My Life (Official Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLgE0Ayl5HcLesley Roy's debut album Unbeautiful (2008): https://open.spotify.com/album/1rHXAzNDnX5EU6eAZo7BWm?si=wovTSzomRRaPrgcrQ_x8TwLesley's cover of Bulletproof can be found on her Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lesroy/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


11 May 2020

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Eurovision Review 2020: Ireland - Lesley Roy "Story Of My Life" | WIWI JURY

Wiwibloggs: The Eurovision Podcast

“As a songwriter you always strive to write something that is true to yourself but can also speak to a large scale audience," Lesley Roy told us. "Story Of My Life is not just my story, it’s everyone’s. I had struggled with a lot of anxiety after my music career took some different turns and it took me a long time to be able to write something honest for myself but also something that I wanted to perform again. This song is about overcoming your difficulties, standing up, speaking truth and owning your story."


12 Apr 2020

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Ep 47: Eurovision Hopeful with Lesley Roy

Fascinated with Gearoid Farrelly

In this episode I chat to singer songwriter Lesley Roy. As teenager Lesley would busk on the streets of Dublin and instead of dreaming of superstardom she actively chased it. She signed a record contract with and American Label and spent two years in Sweden learning to write pop songs under the direction of Max Martin who produced her 2008 debut album "Unbeautiful". The album was released and expectations were high but it wasn't to be. Lesley began cowrite for other artists like Ms Montreal and Adam Lambert.  This year she was returned to performing and was due to represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam with her song "The Story Of My Life". The song was released and lauded however on the 18th March the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 was cancelled due to the outbreak of Covid-19.  If you really enjoy this podcast you can buy me a coffee on Kofi https://ko-fi.com/gearoidfarrelly">https://ko-fi.com/gearoidfarrelly https://open.spotify.com/album/1rHXAzNDnX5EU6eAZo7BWm?si=8ksts61uQe-FVa_I3lsCnQ">You can listen to “Unbeautiful” here https://music.apple.com/ie/album/story-of-my-life-single/1502388582">You can buy to “Story Of My Life” here Follow Gearoid Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gearoidfarrelly">@gearoidfarrelly Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gearoidfarrelly">gearoidfarrelly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gearoidfarrelly">;/gearoidfarrelly Follow Lesley Roy Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lesleyroyreal "> @lesleyroyreal Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/lesroy">lesroy


12 Apr 2020

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Euroclaunería 1x09: Invitamos a Lesley Roy, viene una nueva invitada y crónica de una muerte anunciada


Esta dosis de payasería se ha publicado como título póstumo de ESC 2020.Por aquellas canciones que se quedaron sin actuar en Rotterdam y aquellos artitas que ya no podrán alzart su voz en la ciudad neerlandesa, volad muy alto y no miréis al suelo.Queremos poner una nota de color a este jarro de agua fría que nos ha venido encima publicando el claunería de la semana pasado y que cierta persona no ha podido editar hasta hoy.

1hr 24mins

20 Mar 2020