Friday, July 1, 2022

8 February – Your darkness pulls

They say that the music business can be a difficult one to get into, which is probably why the current crop of talent shows...

Iceland turns on the nerdy charm

So we’ve had our tea break and it’s time for Iceland. In another universe without a killer virus pandemic, we’re all sitting in the...

Malta is very pleasant to start us off

First up today we have Malta. They're standing in a line singing this as you'd expect, and it's very effective. There are some big...

25 March – And when the music stops to play

Everyone likes the winners of contests, but we all like those that try, try, and try again. Even if they don't always quite get...

Monty looks at Malta, San Marino, Estonia, Czech Republic & Greece

Day 6 (I know!) and it’s a biggie! Ten second rehearsals and our first look at the Big 5 and the host nation. Lots...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Azerbaijan

Skeletons by Dihaj If you find yourself in one of those arguments about how far Eurovision has travelled in recent years, then this should be...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Azerbaijan

Efendi doesn’t sing much, but the few fragments she tackles don’t come over well. For that reason alone, we should praise whichever Geneva God...

Estonia: lost in the press centre

I can’t be arse with Lithuania. I’m sorry, but that’s just how it is. What a big stinky heap of crap. Estonia, however, I am...

26 May – Read my mind

Back in the mists of time, just after the Eurovision Song Contest started, in the 1990s, a certain musical country from the Baltic started...

The Third Quarter Final in Estonia – Have you been paying...

So, after the first Quarter Final and last week's Second Semi Final ( Which got a 14% share improving on week 1) This show, Hosted...