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Sweden's John Lundvik storms through to Eurovision final

John Lundvik sings bathed in a tower of light. Photo: Sebastian Scheiner/AP

Published: 17.May.2019 09:01 hrs

Sweden's Eurovision hopeful John Lundvik sailed into the final on Thursday night with a near flawless rendition of his gospel-tinged pop anthem Too Late for Love.

The British-born singer-songwriter, who penned the song together with the Malmö-based Anderz Wrethov, was upbeat after the performance, telling the Expressen newspaper he felt "pure, unadulterated joy and happiness"
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