Azerbaijan – oh dear oh dear… this is not good

Samra is as flat as a badger that’s been run over by a Volvo in Gothenburg.  She’s really a very bad live singer and...

Azerbaijan – Does anyone have a bucket…

because Samra needs one to carry her tune in. It’s a damning indictment of your vocal ability when the press look at the screen and...

Azerbaijan – pitching och tuning

We’ve had a lunch break: I brought a halloumi and meze wrap with me today. I know how you like to keep up with...

I have a minor problem with Azerbaijan

I was watching Elnur’s breakdancing pirouetting werewolves, then suddenly remembered Du Er Fuld Af Logn from ESC 1986 and it’s a brute of an...

Latvia & Azerbaijan – is it time for a break yet?...

Latvia – I didn’t see much of it as I was having some lunch: big ravioli with cheese and a butetr sauce. Delicious. About...

Azerbaijan – Sorry I missed Latvia

Sorry I was trying to do everything and failing miserably. Elnur, however, got my attention. When you get past Latvia and put something good in,...

Latvia and Azerbaijan by Rosé

I’m lumping again… Phil won’t be happy but I’ve a tenuous link. Two songs that sound good to my ear on audio but haven’t...

Azerbaijan….. Hungry like the Wolf

Elnur is channeling Ingmar Bergman with this performance and, as Ewan from ESC Insight has just explained to me, it’s very very symbolic staging...

Azerbaijan and expectations

I’m sitting here very surprised, and I know we’ve only had one runthrough, just how disappointed I am with the Azeri staging. The stage...

Rosé’s Russia and does Azerbaijan (my favourite) scrub up?

Russia Well well well... Many songs are a disappointment when they transfer to the Eurovision stage but I was pleasantly surprised by this watching in...