But the win was marred by controversy when firstly fellow contestant Cyndi was wrongly told she had won, and later by claims that Scooch
duped viewers by hiding their backing singers.
It was good publicity for the contest and for Scooch
enjoyed a run of hit singles between 1998 and 2000 before David and fellow group members Natalie Powers, Caroline Barnes and Russ Spencer decided to go their separate ways.
Hitting back, Scooch
band member Russ Spencer said: "What a pity that 'The Voice of an Angel' has acquired the mouth of a sewer.
, who reformed after a split especially for Eurovision, describe themselves as "this generation's Bucks Fizz".
I haven't seen any of the other countries this year, but Scooch
are so cheesy and so very Eurovision they might just win itfor us.
Pop crooner David Ducasse, 30, flew into first place on BBC1's Making Your Mind Up show at the weekend as frontman of the band Scooch
Russ, Natalie, Caroline and David became Scooch
in 1998, and signed to EMI Records.
The UK song, Flying The Flag by Scooch
, came second to last.
ORDER the earplugs now - Eurovision entry Scooch
want to team up with Bucks Fizz.
Of course, I'll be hoping Scooch
win with the British entry.
If you missed MakingYour Mind Up then it would be difficult to paint you an accurate picture of Scooch
Tyneside singer David Ducasse has been given a second chance at fame after his band Scooch
were chosen to represent Britain in the Eurovision Song Contest.
After a fantastic re-launch last week the new-look Nightingale will be hosting some pretty special entertainment this weekend with the UK's Eurovision entries Scooch
performing live on stage tonight.
Instead, Fearne Cotton said: "It's Cyndi versus Scooch
in the sing-off.