Sunday, July 3, 2022

Sam Ryder: Lucky to be doing a job I love

Sam Ryder will carry UK hopes into Eurovision this year. His song 'Space Man' is widely tipped to bring the country its best result...

Spain: Sunshine after the rain

There can be no doubt in knowing which country took the stage a few minutes back. In Swarovski chaps, Chanel’s performance is one matador...

Made in (E)Spain – It certainly is

** resisting the urge to say “Scorchio** Nope! For me, and I must stress this is my opinion, there is not a lot to warm to...
Sam Ryder performing SPACE MAN, representing United Kingdom in the second rehearsal

UK: Rock it, man

Opening and closing with Sam Ryder alone on a brightly lit white platform, this is as effective at the start as at the end. What...
Sam Ryder rehearsing today in Turin for Eurovision 2022

OK… breath… calm down…

Fuck. Just… Fuck I’m British. I’m also objective with this contest and if the UK is rubbish I am the first one to write it...

Sweden – A new broom sweeps clean?

I am told, from sources I trust, the new Swedish delegation (post-Christer-9-points) is “lovely and not at all Swedish”. Cornelia is equally lovely. I...

Poland – The man from the Pru?

Ochman looks like someone that would knock on your door to sell insurance rather than someone that is going to sing a song of...

Romania – what’s that smell?

As we have come to expect - things are running late. They don’t seem to shorten breaks to catch up though, must be a...

North Macedonia – Defying the odds?

Andrea was the fourth performer on the rehearsal stage this morning with her song ‘Circles’, representing North Macedonia at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. She’s...

San Marino: Calculated subversion from Achille Lauro

Most years, there's (at least) one song that divides fandom. And (at least) one song that divides fandom from the rest of the world....