Friday, September 24, 2021

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 5 of 39 – Belgium

The title of this song, The Wrong Place, accurately describes what I think about this song in so many ways. It’s definitely in the...

Nick’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Ireland

Ireland - Lesley Roy - Maps There’s a particular art to giving your song a one-word title. In general, if you’re going to do that,...

Nick’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Romania

ROMANIA - Roxen - Amnesia Following an unfortunate mesmerism accident in Helsinki in 2007, I ended up in a position where whenever I heard the...

Same procedure as every year then, Phil?

(If you know the reference - you know!) So as tradition dictates it's about this time on Day 0 of the Eurovision rehearsal "week" that...

Belgium – it’s a mood

Right, time for Belgium. Again, an intriguing prospect for the staging. Having seen a live performance, I think it needs something more than just...

Serbia – I’m loco for this classy cheapness

Eight down, one to go to bring Day 3 of rehearsals to a close and we’re ending with Serbia. I’m expecting, nay hoping, for...

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Sweden

Trusse is still wearing old-lady red silk pyjamas with silver brocade elbow length gloves, and he’s still a powerful singer. The song is still...

San Marino – More like it, but less would be more.

I'm going to keep this picture because it helps illustrate what I am going to say. I'm going to take a punt that Mr...

Bulgaria – Wise words from an old man?

Victoria gets three goes at this - aren't I lucky? My dad comes into the room and says: "It sounds like someone is in pain."...

Barbara Pravi: I’ve made no concessions

Barbara Pravi will represent France at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam with the song ‘Voilà’. The song takes inspiration from the chanson...