Friday, May 7, 2021

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 19 of 39 – Israel

After my experiences at Ben Gurion airport at 2am in the morning on the Monday after the contest (“Yes my badge says press, no...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 20 – Italy

Zitti E Buoni by Måneskin Måneskin turned this year’s Sanremo on its head. It’s not unusual for a competing song to gain momentum across the...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 13 – France

Voilà by Barbara Pravi If you’re of the opinion that Eurovision entries have lost some of their national flavour, then this could be just what...

Nick’s Countdown – Belgium and Bulgaria

BELGIUM There’s a very specific category of artist that I have a particular problem with in this contest, and Hooverphonic is pretty much the entirety...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 17 of 39 – Iceland

This could adequately be described in six words: “Not as good as last year’s”, and fans would probably understand and go “yup”. But, as...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown for 2021. Part 1 of 39 –...

The OnEurope 2021 Eurovision Countdown is like that Marshall Cavendish Partworks I lusted after as a child (Robert Carrier - Carriers Kitchen, as you...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 28 of 39 – Poland

There was not a lot of love for this song, and it’s pretty easy to see why.  On the face of it its your...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 18 of 39 – Ireland

When my late mother was still with us, and I’d been naughty at school, she’d often say (amongst other things) that she’d wrapped my...

Nick’s 2021 Eurovision Countdown – Finland

FINLAND - Blind Channel - Dark Side Finland have a problem with Eurovision. *checks historical notes* Finland have a jaw-dropping volume and variety of problems with Eurovision,...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 27 – Norway

Fallen Angel by Tix I was super excited about this year’s Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix as a real-life friend was taking part: Big Daddy Karsten....

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