Friday, May 20, 2022

16 May – You, magician of the new times

We has a song from the 1970s yesterday, and we have another one today. What are the chances? It is a different year, so...

11 May – I ran away pulling funny noses at nothing

You may think that the winners are the most important things to come out of the contest. They are one of them, obviously, but...

8 May – The country of love doesn’t have a border

A winner? Well, someone has to. And this year it will be one of 40. Well, we can probably discount more than half of...

7 May – I’m gonna lose my mind

It's always good to get a second chance. It gives you the opportunity to right a wrong. Or actually do something you were lined...

Germany: Rock a little

The final act on stage this morning was Germany. Malik Harris gave us 'Rock Stars'. It's a nice enough song, but lacks the energy...

and Finally… Germany

There is a juxtapose here. Malik seems likeable enough as a person and an artist and, like so many others, has a story to...

Italy: Someone needs shut-eye

I got to see one of the three rehearsals this morning - and heard plenty of reports of the shambolic first run-through - which...

Italy – Rehearsals are for rehearsing

Old OnEurope would have dashed off a report of the first run through and told you that as the gospel truth. The first run through...

France: There’s nothing like it … this year

The French Eurovision team believe in showcasing aspects of their country’s culture. Last year Pravi took us back to the golden age of chanson....

France – That can only mean The Big 5

I love this song. I love everything about it – possibly because I have spent a few years holidaying in Brittany and loved the...