Sunday, February 17, 2019

8 February – Your darkness pulls

They say that the music business can be a difficult one to get into, which is probably why the current crop of talent shows...

Or one who loves his dinner

Don't you just love a lyric like that? It conjures up all sorts of images of what the previous line could be. Or the...

Ten in running to sing for Iceland

Icelandic viewers get to meet the ten acts taking part in the 2019 Songvakeppnin this evening. As always, acts get to decide whether to sing...

A cosy little song that can grab you at any time

You must have your favourite début entry. You know the one: a country dabbles for the first time in the paddling pool of song....

28 July – Oh my God, it’s the golden shower, ???

As you'll have seen from our birthday feature, all kinds of song have been on that stage. Some are well-crafted songs that might be...

24 July – With me – there’s no question

Yeah, I know. Yesterday I went on about singers coming back for more. Your favourite singer may have even done so themselves. Either as...

1 June – I can’t think straight, I just wanna be

As you'll know, there were some surprises and some givens in Lisbon last month. We all wanted a certain country to qualify but it...

What does the web predict for tonight’s semi-final?

Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest fans get to settle down with the first slice of the 2018 competition. Nineteen songs will compete for ten Grand...

Iceland – it *is* too late to save this

Poor young Ari. As we know by now, he's been lumbered with this pile of shite. He's better than this. He has to be...

Iceland’s sweet saccharin sugar rush

Ari - from your real land of icebergs - next up and he’s joined by five backing singers and no piano or instruments, despite...