Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Day 5 – Romania, Azerbaijan, and most of Ukraine

Romania – first rehearsal report here Roxen’s put the work in and tightened up the parts of this that needed work. There are some much...

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...

The Fanning Verdict: Eurovision 2021 Day Two

Today should be easy like Sunday morning, but in Eurovisionland, there's much going on. A bigger day for us with many of the big-hitters...

Azerbaijan – like a lacklustre audition for an erotic revue

“Let’s go!” cries Efendi, right at the point when her Mata Hari is supposed to bang. She barely even manages to rally herself and...

Azerbaijan – I think they need to get the renovators in…

The second the feed clunked into life on my left hand screen here at OnEurope house you know this could be nothing other than...

Nick’s Countdown – Austria and Azerbaijan

AUSTRIA I feel like I’m getting to that time of life where every so often a question gets asked that punches me repeatedly in the...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 4 – Azerbaijan

Mata Hari by Efendi I could pluck three words from the lyrics of this and deliver you of the most precise and succinct review of...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 4 of 39 – Azerbaijan

History really IS repeating itself here, because now for the third time in four reviews (and counting) a song title has been reused from...

2 December – But it’s cold, cold, cold, cold

It's time for another one of our home entrants today. That poisoned chalice of wanting to win on your home turf, but not wanting...

11 March – Shut up shut up about it

Do you play any contests on repeat? Are you convinced that the xxth Eurovision Song Contest was the best one ever? Maybe your favourite...