Saturday, February 27, 2021

4 January – I examine the sky like a deluded angel

Our friends in France have been in our favourite TV show since the start. Yes, that's even those contests in the 20th Century. Five...

French Eurovision 2021 hopefuls named

French TV has announced the twelve songs and acts taking part in their 2021 Eurovision Song Contest national final: Eurovision France – C’est vous...

5 December – So I still look into the blue of...

Have you ever seen a performance on a Eurovision stage that leaves you utterly dumbstruck? No, not in a Rodolfo Chikilicuatre sense. A performance...

9 November – I feel as if I’m in a tale...

It's always a good thing when a country tries something different. There's one thing for a formulaic song, but thinking outside the box can...

12 September – The hours flee slowly in the night

We like taking chances here, and I'll wager that, unless you've down your research, you may not know today's song. It's probably never ever...

11 August – Your summer song in the blue of the...

We should remember that our contest isn't all about what's happening now. It has a rich history that we should celebrate. I'm sure everyone...

27 July – Those innocent gestures engaged us for so long

It's about time we had a winner. And it's about time we had something in glorious black & white. So when those two parts...

Tom Leeb out of 2021 Eurovision race

Tom Leeb won't represent Big Five broadcaster France 2 in Rotterdam at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. Picked internally for this year's contest that never...

29 April – We’re confused, we hope

What do you think of the 'Big 5'? Should they get passage straight to the Grand Final, or should they have to compete on...

20 April – I drank so many bitter liquors

Do you ever get caught up in the storms of interest that surround some songs? A momentum builds behind and people think it...