The lyrics to Iceland's incredible Eurovision song are hilariously dark 2 years ago

The lyrics to Iceland's incredible Eurovision song are hilariously dark

Yes, Iceland. Just YES.

This is exactly the kind of batshit stuff we want and expect from Eurovision.

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Never mind all those songs with positive messages about love and peace and working together, this, a song that - when translated from Icelandic - is about an endless hangover and how life is ultimately meaningless, is a welcome change from the Eurovision norm.

Performed by Hatari, who appeared in outfits made of leather and spikes, Hatrið Mun Sigra certainly left its mark on those watching at home.

If you managed to miss it, fear not. It's here:

Hatari are described as an anti-capitalist, BDSM, techno-dystopian collective. Their music tends to be pretty political, though the Icelandic lyrics and sheer shouty-ness might have distracted you from that.

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As you may have gathered bu now, when translated, the words to their song are really quite something. Enjoy...

Debauchery unconstrained,

Hangover uncontained,

Life’s purposeless confusion,

The void will swallow all.

Hate will prevail,

Every joy derail,

Just treacherous illusion

Fraud, futility.

 [Chorus]

All that I saw,

Tears ran raw,

All that I gave,

That I once gave,

I gave you all.

Universal obfuscation,

Unilateral execration,

From gullible delusion,

Escape will be curtailed,

The void will swallow all.

Hate will prevail,

And Europe’s heart impale,

Burn off its web of lies,

Now from the conflagration,

Rise in unity.

[Chorus]

All that I saw,

Tears ran raw,

All that I gave,

That I once gave,

I gave you all,

I gave you all.

Hate will prevail,

Love to no avail,

I gave you all,

Hate will prevail,

Every joy derail,

I gave you all,

Just treacherous illusion,

Fraud, futility

Hate will prevail.