Friday, May 7, 2021

2 March – I’m a real boy, I’m the one who...

It must be daunting when you're drawn to perform last in the Eurovision Song Contest. It might have been less so when they were...

10 February – I’m only a woman who likes you silently

Our friends in Canada keep trying to get in on the act, and who can blame them? One of its daughters even won once,...

France *has* decided…. but whom?

In an extremely long and, frankly at times tedious, evening on French Television, nos amis across La Manche had two rounds of votes to...

15 January – You speak straight words

It's always good when we hear interesting and 'minor' languages at our favourite TV show. Sure, English is understood by a large amount of...

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...