A month after her triumph for Sweden in Baku we got the chance to speak with Loreen.
The line was scratchy and the whole enterprise was fraught, but Hikaru & Andy had a great few minutes.
Loreen is a warm and impressive spirit.
Her reaction to her Eurovision win, her notable & outspoken condemnation of Azerbaijan’s human rights record during the 2012 and her heartfelt debt to the gay & lesbian community rang true.
One of Loreen’s influences is the Melbourne musician Lisa Gerrard, and Hikaru & Andy ask Loreen about Lisa and other musical influences: