Thursday, February 25, 2021

31 December – The nightingale sings a song for her lover

We end the year with a legend among singers from the more northern end of our fair continent. Still in show business, she's been...

12 December – Oh paradise, where are you?

All countries have good times and bad times at our favourite TV show. Those that were doing well in the 1990s might be having...

28 October – Two little Italians never forget their home

How good is your knowledge of our favourite TV show? Do you have any interest in songs that appeared in the 20th Century? Do...

25 October – Alone I’m helpless, a bird in the wind

Do you like a close contest? One where the lead changes many times, with a winner only emerging towards the very end? A runaway...

20 October – Does he have something bald there, or rather...

Every country has its Mr Eurovision. And, of course, its Mrs/Ms Eurovision too. But some national claims to title are easier to judge. In Germany,...

17 September – I prayed for a bit of luck

Who are your favourite writers of Eurovision songs? Brendan Graham? Søren Bundgaard? Thomas Gustafsson? Or is it our old friends Messrs Siegel and Meinunger? The...

7 September – What colour is the sun?

It's an odd coincidence that the writers of the song sung by yesterday's birthday also wrote the song by today's birthday girl. We should remember...

1 September – You know we’re fooling ourselves…

The Big Five. A good thing or a bad thing? Well, they put a lot of money into our favourite TV show, so we...

2 July – ‘Cause you’re already gone in my head

The Big Four/Five is a thing that has always divided opinion. Should they compete in the semi-finals with the rest or not? It's true...

29 June – This song is for you, it’s not very...

Duos come in strange pairings sometimes. We've had the lovers, the siblings, the twins, and the people put together as a result of a...