The controversy of 'Zorra' and Nebulossa, cover of 'The Times': “The Eurovision song divides Spain”

The controversy has been brewing for days with the choice of the song The debt, by Nebulossa, to represent Spain in Eurovision. But not only within our country. The debate has crossed borders and has also opened in the United Kingdom with an article that The Times publishes this Thursday, February 8.

Nebulossa is on the (digital) cover of this prestigious newspaper and opens the International section, along with other notable information about China and Iran, to address the controversy that has been unleashed by the triumph of The debt in the Benidorm Fest.

“Degrading to women or an anthem to freedom? The Eurovision song divides Spain”reads the headline that appears in a very prominent position in the version online of this header, below the reappearance of Prince William after the announcement that Charles III suffers from cancer. In addition to the owner, The Times illustrates the information with a powerful image of María Bass, singer of Nebulossa, and her two dancers who participated in the staging that was seen in the final of the Benidorm Fest.

The Times addresses the controversy that is currently centering the conversation in Spain, where there are as many admirers as detractors of a song that has had an impact only because of its title, The debtbecause its content and message – if critics heard it – would make everyone agree as it is a topic that demands the empowerment of women and their freedom.

“Critics of the song titled Bitches They say it's misogynistic, but the melody has its admirers, including the country's prime minister.”Explain The Timeswhich takes advantage of the words of Pedro Sánchez in Red Hotwhen she gave her support to this song that has divided feminist sectors, even within the PSOE, because Susana Díaz or Elena Valenciano have positioned themselves against it.

The appearance of Nebulossa and The debt on the cover of The Times It is something unprecedented in Spain's history in Eurovision and can become the best (involuntary) promotional campaign for a candidacy that in the coming months has the duty of delivering the message of the song to all of Europe. To do this, RTVE has subtitled The debt to English and will also do so to other languages ​​in the coming days.