Sunday, May 9, 2021

8 March – You nailed me to the floor with just...

We all love our Eurovision stars for their music, but many have other strings to their bow. That is, outside of the music industry....

A very different looking DMGP produces a winner

Now, I sit here every year and look at European TV contests and wonder "What would it be like if the UK had one"...

28 February – Why do we make it so hard?

Are you always able to pick a winner when you first hear it? Or does it baffle you completely when wins? Obviously, if...

Denmark has announced its candidates. Are they any good?

After deciding that Ben & Tan were not worthy of having another go at the prize (and for values of that I clearly mean...

1 February – So I feel as just a single little...

As you should know, there's more to Eurovision than the contests of the 21st Century. We can go way back. Yes, even before 1995....

12 November – Wanna know, wanna know, wanna know

What do you think of the duo? A good idea? It's true that with two people sharing the load, it takes some of the...

6 November – Tonight I’m gonna try for you real hard

If you were representing a country at Eurovision, other than the one you were born in, how would you decide which one to choose?...

24 September – I wanna believe in something bigger than the...

Does a well-known songwriter help to get a song votes? Eurovision is a songwriter's competition after all, and a singer's performance can make or...

14 September – Brown eyes or not, you love your children

Did you ever spot a certain thing between 1967 and 1977? Yes, a country near the middle of Europe stopped participating. this was even...

30 June – Who’s to say it was all a waste?

What's this? Another duo? You wait for weeks and then two come along at once. A double double as it were. But this one...