Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Video Vault – A romance language my arse

In this week's installment Phil has doubts that French is the language of love - more like the language of bleeding ears!

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,...

12 June – I’m gonna give you hell

It's an old adage that anyone can won our favourite TV show. If the song's good enough, it'll shine through. And past performance is...

Barbara Pravi: I’ve made no concessions

Barbara Pravi will represent France at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam with the song ‘Voilà’. The song takes inspiration from the chanson...

France – a stunning moment, mais pas pour moi

France – first rehearsal report here No surprises in the French rehearsal. Barbara is as polished and professional as she was the moment she first...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: France

If you followed the French national final, you’ve already seen Barbara Pravi’s performance of ‘Voilà’. It’s much the same right down to the birds...

France – Can someone lend Babs a stripy top?

When your very average televoter turns on the telly and watches this big old festival of song, they need to be both entertained *and*...

France – French and intense

Waiting for France, and I’ve just remembered it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, and it’s 5 o’clock here, so I’ve cracked open een biertje. Proost! I’ve still...

France – Allez! – More please!

Well there is a massive delay here before anything gets shown on the screen - as at 17.19 she is quite late in starting...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 13 – France

Voilà by Barbara Pravi If you’re of the opinion that Eurovision entries have lost some of their national flavour, then this could be just what...