Friday, May 7, 2021

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 5 of 39 – Belgium

The title of this song, The Wrong Place, accurately describes what I think about this song in so many ways. It’s definitely in the...

Belgium: Another place and time?

Hooverphonic have released the song they plan to take to Rotterdam as they represent Belgium at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. Last year, the group...

29 December – I wake up every night

Is there the right age to be taking part in our favourite TV show? Should you be a fresh-faced teenager? Or is the right...

18 December – You came here in the night

Have you ever liked one of those songs that the fans think will win by a country mile, only for it to not quite...

15 October – I’m just a speck of dust in this...

It's a well-known fact that Eurovision fans love records. No, not the seven-inch kind, but the "Who got the most 12s" sort of record. One...

13 October – For everybody a castle in the air to...

There are many people that have tried one more than one occasion to win European music's biggest prize. Some do it knowingly, whilst others...

5 September – Ooh… playboy, I want to live with you

Our friends in Belgium are a curious bunch. Plucky as ever, and taking part since the first contest (1956 in case you were wondering),...

23 August – We want violins, we want a whole orchestra

Have you ever thought that some performers might not want to be at our favourite TV show? Or that they might want to shed...

19 August – Don’t ask me why the sun is shining

Do you enjoy good national final? No, not that Melodifestivalen thing - I'm talking about good national finals. I jest of course. Every national...

6 August – Bring about a vibration to the whole world

Those people who keep coming back for me. Is i good because they know what they're doing? Or is it bad because they're doing...