Lithuania will choose its representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 tonight. The winner of Eurovizijos will be chosen by a combination of jury votes and televotes. Six songs will compete in the final tonight. Here are my thoughts about the songs:

Monika Marija with The Truth

She has a very powerful voice. The song is a bit slow, there’s not a lot going on. A nice staging could make it better, but there is a risk that it becomes boring. It’s a basic ballad, without special elements in it. It’s not very memorable either. Not the best choice. 4/10

Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė with That Girl

It’s a nice song, with a lot of soul. I just don’t think that this could work at Eurovision. It becomes a bit repetitive after a while as well. The song is more a radiofriendly song, than a song that needs to be performed live. Listening to it is okay, but I don’t want to see it. 4/10

The Roop with Yes, I Do

This is a very unusual song for the Eurovision Song Contest. I don’t like it very much either. It has a nice message, but that’s about it. The song is very repetitive and I don’t really like the vocals. 3/10

Paula with 1 2 3

This is a nice song and it’s quite suitable for Eurovision too. Especially the chorus is a nice part of the song. It has this memorable thing in it, which is always a good thing. The vocals aren’t the best. But maybe a nice performance could make up for that. 5/10

Jurgis Brūzga with 4love

Not a bad song, but not for the Eurovision Song Contest. I get where this song tries to go, but it’s not executed well enough to be an actual good song. It’s a bit in the style of Donny Monetll, but less good. 3/10

Ieva Zasimauskaitė with When We’re Old

This is a sweet and charming song. I don’t know if this could qualify, but it has the biggest chance of all the songs in this national final in my opinion. It’s very small, but that’s not a bad thing. The song just needs a memorable staging. And maybe the Lithuanian language would have made it more special. 5/10

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