Eurovision Countdown 2018

Norway at Eurovision

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 31 – NORWAY

That’s How You Write A Song by Alexander Rybak Gigliola Cinquetti, Anne Marie David, Elisabeth Andreassen, Carola, Niamh Kavanagh, Dana International, Charlotte Perrelli, and Lena...
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Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Hungary

I've put off this review until late in my Countdown run, mostly on account, I find it unlistenable. Not their fault. Just not my...
Netherlands

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 30 – NETHERLANDS

Outlaw in ‘Em by Waylon Waylon’s the male half of The Common Linnets, the Dutch country duo who surprised just about everyone when they finished...
Montenegro

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 29 – MONTENEGRO

Inje by Vanja Radovanović There was a time a rousing Balkan ballad would commonly feature amid the top 5, but those days are long gone....
Moldova at Eurovision

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 28 – MOLDOVA

My Lucky Day by DoReDos Few would have predicted a third-place finish for Moldova last year, but the simplicity of their playful performance, combined with...
Waylon

Phils Eurovision Countdown – Part 33 – Netherlands

I was on the radio the other day with the sainted Alisdair from OGAE UK, and the equally divine Lisa-Jayne Lewis from ESCInsight, both of...
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Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Netherlands

Much as the Irish love their male-voiced ballads, the Dutch have set themselves up as 'that flat bit of Europe that brings country music...
Malta at Eurovision

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 27 – MALTA

Taboo by Christabelle Borg Watching the Maltese final, you’d be forgiven for forgetting there are any songs and that the whole thing is just an...
Macedonia

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 26 – MACEDONIA (FYR of)

Lost and Found by Eye Cue Having a good friend who’s part of the Macedonian delegation means there’ll always be a little place in my...
Alexander Rybak. Photo: Indrek Galetin (EBU)

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 32 – Norway

I can’t even get through this song without punching something – and that really is a problem when you have tickets to sit in...