Monday, March 25, 2019

Azeri Aisel in the snowy Alps!?

Morning all. Not so bleary eyed despite a busy day ‘off’ yesterday and here for the first semi final day one. Five hours sleep...

Azerbaijan – iceberg ahead!

And we’re off! Azerbaijan is the first song we see in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Aisel is in white, legging it around the...

Azerbaijan – X my underwhelmed heart

I are not happy. Smallest pressroom ever - no LAN only WiFi, and desks for community media located in places where we cant see...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 5 – AZERBAIJAN

X My Heart by Aisel Dear God! Even though we have an impressive number of singers opting not to sing in English this year, Azerbaijan’s...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Azerbaijan

This is easily the weakest Eurovision song from oil-rich Azerbaijan - and a bit of a jolt after the faux art-pop of 2017. No...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 6 – Azerbaijan

Despite being wonderfully grumpy on here over the years and in life in general, I do love the contest. It’s a showcase of songwriting...

Some good reasons not to make a ‘lyric video’

Lyric videos rose to prominence in the 2010s, even though George Michael and Prince had already toyed with the concept in the 1980s and early 1990s...

Aisel scores a place at Eurovision

The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest is still well over 4000 hours away, but already Azerbaijan have named their singer. 'Sultry' voiced Aisel Mammadova will perform for...

LIVE Blog: Eurovision 2017 – First semi final

Tonight at 21:00 CEST/20:00 UK/Portugal, contestants from 18 countries will compete for ten spots in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final.  You can...

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...