21 August – We walk the night in the shine of...

Eurovision always loves a good sing-a-long song. Those mumbly arty Swedish types have their place, but nothing can beat a jovial singer with a...

23 July – I must soon get away, into the shadow

Those singers who keep coming back for more, eh? They must be gluttons for punishment. Or they could be desperately wanting to learn their...

16 July – That girl is a witch

If you're writing a song for Eurovision, you must avoid commercial references, political references, and offensive references. I'm not sure whether the quote from...

All these words we’ll never never never change

What's this I hear you cry? Another random video? Well it could either be because there's a dearth of birthdays. Or it could be...

11 June – As a lake without water, as a lamp...

It was always interesting when our friends at the EBU relaxed the rule about singing in your own language. Obviously, where most songs are...

What does the web predict for tonight’s semi-final?

Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest fans get to settle down with the first slice of the 2018 competition. Nineteen songs will compete for ten Grand...

Et Finalament – La Finlande

Saara has made an improvement on the overall performance. She still, though, looks the same as on Tuesday, and starts off strapped to the wheel...

Saara and her wheel of misfortune

Ooh Lady Saara of Altoo now and, as expected, she’s has a big prop erection onstage consisting of a wheel of fortune at the...

Finland – Saara in a spin

It’s time for Saara Aalto, and for us to see whether she’s improved the dog’s dinner of the presentation in the Finnish UMK. She...

Controversial piece number 318 – Saaaara Aalto

This song ... well ... it really does need some words to describe it, I guess. The first set of words I'm going to use...