Home Video Birthdays

Birthdays

It’s a happy birthday to our favourite Eurovision people, living and dead.

9 August – You are so wrong

Have there ever been songs that you really like, only for them to be completely overshadowed by that country's entry the following year? Let...

8 August – While the capital is sleeping, they have fun...

Today's the day to mess with your mind. You sometimes get duos where both parties are names. You occasionally get trios where this happens....

7 August – Ley lala ley la… lala ley lala ley...

I know we can't always pick good songs. You know the ones I mean. The classics from the 1980s that can still hold their...

6 August – I’m looking for answers

It's always tough to open a contest. All those expectant eyes on you as you launch what should be a momentous festival of glorious...

3 August – If it ain’t right, it is wrong

It's sometimes a nice thing when songs come along that everyone likes. It's maybe not their favourite. But no-one loathes it with a passion....

2 August – The good God didn’t love little fleas

New Europe, it has to be said, has been a breath of fresh air. Yeah, we got all those Slavic languages, and more besides,...

31 July – I’m not perfect But I’m A OK

There are some singers who, in my most humblest of opinions, can do no wrong. We all have those performers. I understand some people...

30 July – I’m gonna start my weekend with gin, tonic...

If you bear in mind the Grand Final of our favourite TV show starts at 1900GMT, today's lyric means you've wasted at least 19...

28 July – Oh my God, it’s the golden shower, ???

As you'll have seen from our birthday feature, all kinds of song have been on that stage. Some are well-crafted songs that might be...

27 July – When I call you butterfly, fly and I’ll...

First rule of home broadcaster: Don't let your song win. It can be good. But not that good. Second is great. Top 5 will...