Friday, January 28, 2022

1 December – Without a doubt I’ll follow you

Has the free language rule signalled the death knell for some languages? It's true that songs in Italian and Portuguese have won in the...

9 June – Let’s turn up the heat, start a ripple...

We often mention the props acts use to enhance their three minutes on stage. But just think of the stage hands. Their hearts must...

Monty looks at Austria, Poland, Moldova, Iceland and Serbia

Here's the remaining five of today's second rehearsals. Austria – first rehearsal report here I didn’t see much of this I’m afraid, as I was in...

Austria – This literally IS what we wanted

I saw both run throughs, thankfully because I was having a problem technique - basically my whole system crashed - thankfully I am an...

Eurovision 2021 Week 1 Day 3 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

I think I can get away with this one, as on a technicality it is technically "after" noon on Week 1 Day 3, just...

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Day Three

It's a wet and windy start to the week at the Fanning Mansion, but I'm wrapped up warm inside with access to the virtual...

Austria – simple, powerful, but safe?

Austria kicks off the afternoon, and it’s our second Amen of the Contest. From the preview videos it’s the one I prefer, but I...

Austria – Our prayers have been answered?

I believe that the pre requisite for this rehearsal is communal singing of this classic, no? The Eurovision song contest is supposed to be a...

8 April – Say a word and I’ll be there, say...

If in doubt, repeat some words in your song lyric. It can sometimes pay dividends. Or it can make it appear that your song...

Nick’s Countdown – Austria and Azerbaijan

AUSTRIA I feel like I’m getting to that time of life where every so often a question gets asked that punches me repeatedly in the...