Sunday, February 17, 2019

31 December – Little porcelain figurette, why are you alone?

And so we end 2018. Has it been a good year for you? Did you have Netta Barzilai as winning in Lisbon? Or were...

So – for the Christmas Vault – What have we chosen

Well, quite frankly there is only one choice that we could possibly put in. A little bit of background for those of you who weren't...

18 December – Without a parachute in the night?

You know how there are lots of jobbing songwriters out there. The ones that have a whole clutch of songs that they peddle around...

12 December – Then the slap in the face

We often asks what makes a Eurovision winner. But the same could be said of what might make a last place song. Is it...

18 November – You’ll soon come by for another try

Today's lyric sums up what all of us know with dread sometimes. That performer who possibly didn't quite sing as well as they wanted...

25 October – I see the clouds above

Are there times when you watch Eurovision and feel really old. There were, as you may know, contests in the 20th Century. That means...

12 October – Everything will turn out fine

The lyric above is a good mantra to live by. We all go through dark times, but friends will help you. No matter what...

29 September – Tell me, when will I be rewarded with...

It's a truth that we always go on about the recent contests and about how much better they are than those of old. But...

He fathered seven children in one night

Mid-August worries me. It seems like a time of year when birthdays are a bit thing on the ground. What are the options? Find...

Operator, I’ll pay any rate

If you're off out for a few drinks tonight, you'll be wanting a tune to get you into the mood. Not a ballad tonight,...