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Eurovision Contestants 2015: Norway

This might be one of the weirdest entries of the Eurovision Song Contest this year. For the first minute or so, Morland and Debrah Scarlett’s "A Monster Like Me" sounds a lot like a murder confession. Actual lyrics: "Honey, I'm telling the truth / I did something terrible in my early youth." Right.

In the video, Debrah and Morland (who look just like they're out of a S&M adaptation of Harry Potter) decide to poison the drinks of their guests, including two young girls who are just as creepy as them. But this is no regular poison — it's more like a drug that makes people really, really hungry. Grandma eats a whole chicken on her own, then the other guests, either bored or full, start throwing leftovers in the air. If you’ve never seen a roast chicken fly before, skip to the 3:00 mark.

Norway is the country with the record of "nul points," having managed the impressive feat no less than four times since the creation of the contest. Will "A Monster Like Me" make it five?

Our vote:

Does it make you want to visit that country? 2/10

Was there enough glitter? 2.75/10

Ok to quit your day job? 2.5/10

OVERALL AVERAGE: 2.42/10

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