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18 November – You’ll soon come by for another try

Today's lyric sums up what all of us know with dread sometimes. That performer who possibly didn't quite sing as well as they wanted...
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17 November – Look at all my thoughts, they’re swaying, they’re staggering

I went on the other day about English being here there and everywhere. Of course, English hasn't always been the prime language used in...
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16 November – Take a leap of faith

Who says we just pick those obscure songs from decades no-one remembers. The ones where you can understand why they sank without trace. But we...
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15 November – Nana nana nai na nana…

Our favourite TV show isn't just about singing, despite the name. It's about how an act looks, dresses and moves. Sometimes it helps to...
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14 November – It seems I’m losing my mind

It seems that English rules these days. No, not the (sub-)national entity. I mean the language. It's rampant in the presentation of the shows....
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13 November – There is a fog of smoke everywhere

Many names fill the annals of the history of our favourite TV show. Some of them keep coming back wanting all the glory. Cough...
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Your breath awakens me

I think that, sometimes, an entry does nothing but confuse me. It could be that they remind me of someone else. Or the song...
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When Sweden do things well…

... they really really do do them well. It's 1980, they put on a massive Melodifestivalen with at least 7 winners in it* and even...
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It’s Sunday – so it’s preview time!

Time for the third part in our four-part preview series previewing (naturally) the songs of the Junior Eurovision song Contest 2018 - which is...
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11 November – Lest we forget

In a change to the usual inanity of birthdays, I'm just going to leave this one here today.