Friday, January 18, 2019

15 January – My eyes were drinking from your eyes for...

Much as I hate to say it, but Sweden has been involved in more than its fair share of good contests over the years....

14 January – All of us, we’re going to sing

It's always interesting how countries select their songs for our favourite TV show. Public selections take different forms, some better than others. Take Spain for...

Wait until the rainbow ends

I often mention in passing which contests I really like, and those which are, to be honest, a little meh. Obviously, even the contest...

12 January – I’m like a butterfly

I may have said this before, but some songs in our favourite TV show always benefit from a prop. It doesn't have to be...

11 January – Days are maybe bright or maybe grey

Some of you may only have ever seen contests in glorious colour. And the quality seems to get higher every year. A pity the...

10 January – We didn’t want neither wars nor pain

This is a birthday that I enjoy posting, as it's unique in so many ways. I guess lots of songs are unique, but this...

9 January – You’ll walk along the road of your desire

Have you ever wondered how difficult it is to open a Eurovision Song Contest? On the one hand, you get your three minutes out...

8 January – I’m going crazy because of this nonsense

One of the things about taking part in our favourite TV contest is the audience. Yes, it's a TV show first and foremost, but...

7 January – Step by step, hand in hand, more and...

You wait ages, and then two duos come along at once. One's a classic song with an instant hook and star potential. And the...

6 January – Wanna know, wanna know, wanna know

It had to come soon enough that one half of a duo has a birthday. Do you think you can spot which half it...