"Love shine a light" - Katrina and the Waves
The UK Final was held at the BBC TV Studios in London on March 9th, hosted by Dale Winton. Before the final there had been a semi-final on BBC Radio 2 on February 7th which resulted in the following 4 songs being eliminated "Can't you see I'm crying" - Paul Varney, "Heart of stone" - Dave Black, "Lighten up" - B-Yond, and "Room for change" - Laura Pallas. Televoting was used in both the semi-final and final.
|1||Love shine a light||Katrina and the Waves||69830||
|2||Yodel in the canyon of love||Do Re Mi featuring Kerry||58696||
|3||You stayed away too long||Joanne May||51584||
|4||For the life you don't yet know||Sam Blue||
Katrina and the Waves went on to win the ESC. Sam Blue was a backing singer for the UK in the 1990 ESC and was one half of the group Esseness who were eliminated in the 1996 UK semi-final.
1997 NATIONAL FINALS