Friday, January 18, 2019

Like a guitar in the night

We don't just have songs that missed out on a place in a semi-final here. We pick classics that have stood the test of...

Seventeen songs… one winner… sounds like the recipe for a Spanish...

RTVE are at it again folks. They have gone down the "Operacion Triumfo" route to select their song for Eurovision in Israel. It may...

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...

10 November – You and I will know how to dance

There must be some golden rules when going on to a Eurovision stage. For example, always make sure you know where the camera is....

Spanish TV starts Eurovision song search

Spanish TV has published the rules that govern its choice of song for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Viewers of TV talent show Operación Triunfo (OT)...

Yoo-Rop leeving a cel-e-bray-shun

It's back. The talent show that picks the Spanish singer and song that will grace the Eurovision stage and despite every hope end (close...

5 July – I won’t take precautions, nor will I carry...

How are you on the free language rule? Do you think it's fine, or should countries sing in their own languages? Coming from where...

21 June – Your love deep inside of me

If you're the host broadcaster, the one thing you don't want your participant to do is win. Just think about it. You've sweated for...

16 June – Give heat to this winter

Second place. Is there a more frustrating position? Just ask anyone of a certain age from the United Kingdom of stuff. You try your...

Spain: sounding good, but switch back to the first outfits

It’s Spain now, and I unashamedly, unabashedly love this! I thought they’d got a fairly good sense of it by Friday, so there’s not...