Nuku pommiin

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Finland "Nuku pommiin"
Eurovision Song Contest 1982 entry
Country Finland
Artist(s) Timo Kojo
As Kojo
Language Finnish
Composer(s) Jim Pembroke
Lyricist(s) Juice Leskinen
Conductor Ossi Runne
Finals performance
Final result 18th
Final points 0
Appearance chronology
◄ "Reggae OK" (1981)   
"Fantasiaa" (1983) ►

"Nuku pommiin" (English translation: "Oversleep", literally "Sleep to the bomb") was the Finnish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1982, performed in Finnish by Kojo.

The song was performed sixth on the night (after Turkey's Neco with "Hani?" and before Switzerland's Arlette Zola with "Amour on t'aime"). At the close of voting, it had received the dreaded nul points, placing 18th (last) in a field of 18.

The song suggests that sleeping through a nuclear crisis ("If someone soon throws a nuclear poo here on our Europe") is the best way of avoiding it. Oversleeping is said to "calm you down", among other benefits. Kojo also recorded the song in English, then under the title "Bomb Out".

It was succeeded as Finnish representative at the 1983 Contest by Ami Aspelund with "Fantasiaa". This was Finland's third nul points and fifth appearance in last place.

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