Wednesday, January 19, 2022

22 December – Return to me the dawn

Our friends in Spain haven't had the best of times this century. The peak was a 6th place finish in 2001. Since then, well,...

RTVE name 14 acts for Benidorm Fest 2022

RTVE, the Spanish national broadcaster, today revealed the 14 performers (and titles of their songs) taking part in Benidorm Fest 2022. The competing artists and...

How Spain plans to pick its 2022 Eurovision song

The Spanish Eurovision song in 2022 is to come from a revamped national selection. Over the summer, news has dripped out, so here's the...

27 October – My path lights up if you look at...

The Big Five qualifying for the Grand Final can be a contentious thing. But there are reasons why they're there, not least because they've...

18 October – All men are so conceited

The 1990s, particularly 1993 saw a big change in our favourite TV show. We saw the first ever semi-final because everyone wanted to sing....

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...

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,...

10 September – Nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing

No country currently taking part (that's previously won) has been waiting longer for their next win than Spain. It's over 50 years since they...

21 June – I’m trembling when I’m by your side

We have a winner today. And the last winner for their country. And as things stand, when her country does win again, they'll take...

Spain – too much mooning

Spain – first rehearsal report here I’m used to the new arrangement now I’ve heard it a few times. It’s a brave thing to start...