Monday, March 25, 2019

Eurovision Babylon – Love and hate

Time for another peep behind the Eurovision curtains into our semi-regular (=not at all regular) gossip column, Eurovision Babylon. The kids are alt-right If you can't...

Söngvakeppnin fills out final line-up

The second semifinal of the Icelandic Söngvakeppnin 2019 took place this evening with two more songs making next week's grand final. There were five in the...

Eurovision Babylon 2019 – We are family

Time for your occasional slice of gossip. We lift the Eurovision log and see what crawls out. Oh, father! You can choose your friends, but not...

Iceland are never afraid of a bit of a shock –...

Following in the footsteps of Sylvia Knight and Paul Oskar, RUV are not afraid of controversial acts in their Eurovision Selections. Tonight saw arguably the...

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...