Birthdays

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

24 September – I know that things can get better

I couldn't let the month pass without an Estonian birthday. You must know how I love to celebrate this music. Today's birthday girl sometimes passes...

23 September – I know the rain is falling outside

Did you go to Portugal back in May? Do you still dream of the sun, the sea, the pasteis de nada? Do you think...

22 September – Sores are on my back

Eurovision these days is all about English, isn't it? No other language gets a look in, does it? English is always the way forward. Except...

14 September – For he’s very special

I know you love Fridays. And I know you love to let your hair down a little on Fridays. So what could be better...

12 September – And I’m a bit fragile

You want bang up to date? Yes, bang bang bang up to date. Well, almost bang up to date. When the fun and games...

10 September – I’m waiting for you

I like to vary the countries that I pick songs from. Sometimes I go for those that have been in year in, year out....

9 September – The naked ape is dancing

From today's post title, you've probably already guessed today's featured song. But if you've not, feel free to read on. Sometimes we get that hot...

7 September – Come along to our dream island

I know, I know. We've had too much obscurity of late. Songs you may have seen once and forgotten about have their place. Today...

6 September – Why do we all just pretend?

I'm continuing to celebrate the forgotten songs of Eurovision. And if you think the one the other day was forgotten, then think again. Cyprus has...

4 September – You are like salt on my wound

Are there entries you forget? Those songs that competed as earnestly as any other, and yet disappeared without trace once the curtain went down...