Tuesday, October 26, 2021

17 October – I’ve got a way to go

Hang on to your hats. To some people, today's song comes from the only country that matters in Eurovision. No, it's not Malta, although...

15 October – it was so tender

That thing when you think a song title hasn't been used before, but in actual fact it has. Take a certain Azerbaijani singing in...

11 October – You put a knife against my back

Life can imitate art sometimes. For example, I'll plant this thought: Who do you think I once saw in a food court in sunny...

8 October – Gettin’ rowdy, rowdy

It's an old adage that anyone can won our favourite TV show. Portugal, Austria and Finland have proven this in the 21st Century. One...

Video Vault – Weeks 11 and 12 – Double dipping into...

In this double bill, we first get to see Norwegians telling us to keep calm and carry on, with hilarious results, followed by a...

3 October – I was just a little boy

I've picked a duet today. Don't you just love them? This duettist wrote the song as well as duetted with Joanna Bussinger. But more...

29 September – I’ll feel for you…

The Eurovision Song Contest isn't the only pan-nation festival of popular song out there. It was the first, but it has spawned a number...

24 September – What would I be without you?

Eurovision singers come from ethnicities far and wide. They're not just of European, Israeli or Australian ancestry. They've had people from all over the...

22 September – My naked muse, my best remedy

You know that our favourite TV show is a contest for songwriters? They should - arguably - be getting top billing on their songs,...

15 September – Just shout it baby!

Don't you just love duets. Two singers for the price of one. A variety of voices. Maybe even something for everyone. And the antics...