Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Oh Farid, yessssss!!

I've just dashed over to the arena and back to catch Azerbaijan and that was a seriously wow moment for me! They've taken the...

LIVE BLOG – Semi Final 1 – First dress rehearsal

Join us live here from 16:00 local time (2pm, UK/Portugal - 3pm Western Europe) to hear what we make of the first dress rehearsal...

Host country blues?

This is a case of host country blues if ever I heard one. Azerbaijan are clearly bankrupt by hosting the contest and to me...

Aisel scores a place at Eurovision

The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest is still well over 4000 hours away, but already Azerbaijan have named their singer. 'Sultry' voiced Aisel Mammadova will perform for...

Azerbaijan – they’ve been at the rhyming dictionary again

In a happy little ditty, Dihaj sings about her Skeletons (and no, not Jack Skellington - which would be more happier!) I think it sounds decent enough...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 6 – Azerbaijan

Despite being wonderfully grumpy on here over the years and in life in general, I do love the contest. It’s a showcase of songwriting...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Part 5 – Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan had an unblemished qualification record right up until last year, when Aisel fell short with the annoyingly titled X My Heart. To be...

25 April – I believe I’m addicted to you

Do you have an all time favourite duo? Is it one of those pairing that acheieve notoriety, like a certain Belgian twosome from 1973?...

Azerbaijan – X my underwhelmed heart

I are not happy. Smallest pressroom ever - no LAN only WiFi, and desks for community media located in places where we cant see...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Part 5 – Azerbaijan

Chingiz’s sexuality is the exact embodiment of what this song is. It wants to be everything; both Middle Eastern and disco stomper, and yet...