Melodifestivalen 1985

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Melodifestivalen 1985
Dates
Final2 March 1985
Venue SVT Television Centre, Malmö
Presenter(s) Eva Andersson
Participants
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Voting systemJuries sorted by age
Winning song"Bra vibrationer" by Kikki Danielsson

Melodifestivalen 1985 was the selection for the 25th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 24th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 90 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio. The presenter, Eva Andersson, was the 1980 Miss Sweden. No orchestra was used, as all songs were performed to backing track. There have been claims that this was because SVT could not afford to hire the orchestra for two shows, as they were hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in 1985.

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Seventeen-year-old Pernilla Wahlgren, singing "Piccadilly Circus", was the favourite to win. However, she finished 4th and the following day Lasse Anrell from Swedish newspaper Expressen was "angry". 85% of the Expressen readers who phoned afterwards said that "the wrong song" won.

Kikki Danielsson won with the song "Bra vibrationer", which throughout the years has become something of a signature song. This was the fourth victory in a row for Bert Karlsson's label Mariann Grammofon AB. Five of the songs were, alone or not, written by Ingela 'Pling' Forsman and Monica Forsberg.

Results

DrawArtistSongSongwritersPointsPlace
1 Kikki Danielsson "Bra vibrationer" Lasse Holm, Ingela 'Pling' Forsman 561st
2 Susanne Frölén "Vänner"Claes Buhre, Olle Bergman--
3 Göran Folkestad "Eld och lågor" Göran Folkestad, Monica Forsberg 353rd
4 Ritz "Nu har det hänt igen"Peter Wanngren, Monica Forsberg --
5 Per-Erik Hallin "Morgonluft"Per-Erik Hallin--
6 Bel Air "1 + 1 = 2"Christer Bjärehag, Ingela 'Pling' Forsman --
7 Li Berg "Jag vet hur det känns"Dick Berglund, Ingela 'Pling' Forsman 205th
8 Dan Tillberg "Ta min hand"Dan Tillberg, Svante Persson, Cecilia von Melen492nd
9 Stefan Borsch "Sjung din sång"Martin Contra, Björn Frisén--
10 Pernilla Wahlgren "Piccadilly Circus"Lars Andersson, Bruno Glenmark294th

Voting

Juries

Song15-2020-2525-3030-3535-4040-4545-5050-5555-60Total
"Bra vibrationer"68686842856
"Ta min hand"46848288149
"Eld och lågor"21464664235
"Piccadilly Circus"82221116629
"Jag vet hur det känns"14112421420

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