Tuesday, July 27, 2021

23 July – Never mind, never mind, never mind

Several countries in our favourite TV show don't actually lie in Europe proper. That's the beauty of Eurovision - we have Europeans and Mediterraneans...

22 July – Hold my hand and come with me

Europe is a rich continent, full of countries of all shapes and sizes. Plenty of big ones have won, as well as a few...

18 July – But somehow, you cracked the code

Nationality is a funny thing. Some countries taking part in our favourite TV show insist on someone who only hails from where they're representing....

15 July – Once more, the moon has come

Opening a contest. Is there anything more daunting? Well, being on second or sixteenth is no fun as those positions have never won. However,...

13 July – I see the northern stars shining brightly in...

It's always interesting to hear about the theme of a Eurovision song. Falling in love is probably the top one. Songs about falling out...

7 July – This is an Italian song for you

If you're a Eurovision worth their gravy (or glitter), you might have an eye on where our favourite TV show will be taking place...

2 July – You make this place feel like home

Do you feel for some countries. They try and try and try, and get absolutely nowhere. Of course, any country can win, but for...

30 June – Never admit, never, never, never, never

You know that thing when you've had enough of colour performances? So to redress that balance, here's one in glorious black & white. No,...

29 June – Lying here naked and staring at the phone

Woo-hoo! It's duo time today. That delicious mix of two singers. Well, it's delicious when they do work together. Or it could be a...

28 June – Oh, why can’t the clocks stop?

Do you think it's true that some languages sound easier on the ear than others? French songs did well in the early days, before...