Wednesday, July 6, 2022

5 April – Couldn’t escape if I wanted to

When we celebrate the birthdays here, we usually stick to soloists and duos. However, when we can we'll post the occasional birthday of a...

Sweden – This is how you put voices on stage Slovenia.

Before Tusse even hits the stage he's on the backfoot.  In real life next Tuesday evening he'll have just followed Russia empowerment anthem with...

On the third week of Melodi, the Swedish gave to me...

This week, we're in Växjö and seven more acts are trying their best to win places in the Melodifestivalen final. Two will make it. Two...

Sweden – It’s just made me do a yawn

It's not you Benjamin, it really is me. Although having said that, the song is generic to the point of me wanting to launch...

24 May – I can feel everything breathe again

Hold on to your hats - it's Sweden. You must remember them? Long country in northern Europe. A popular beat combo did well for...

9 December – You’ve become an obsession

Long before a certain Thomas G:son among others, Sweden (remember them?) had a number of people who could turn out Eurovision entries quicker than...

19 December – I’d rob a bank and the post office...

Do you ever feel old when you watch certain performers do what they do best? Those singers who were teenagers when they took part...

Sweden is, well, Sweden is…

Go watch Melodifestivalen. It’s that. Qualifying *obviously*, podiuming almost certainly, winning… you wouldn’t be surprised.

LIVE BLOG – Semi Final 1 – Press rehearsal

Join us live here from 22:00 local time (8pm, UK/Portugal - 9pm Western Europe) to hear what we make of the Jury rehearsal of the...

Stockholm, we have a problem?

Swedish Television are on manoeuvres. They have befuddled fans of the Eurovision, who in a desperate attempt to latch onto an open and "friendly"...