Tuesday, October 26, 2021

11 June – I call out to the horizons to the...

Our favourite TV show always has noble aims, whether it's to find something that all/most Europeans like, or just to bring people together in...

17 May – You’re hiding, breaking my body

It's good that many different genres of music make it to our favourite TV show. Could you imagine if all we got was, for...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Israel

The issue here remains the song. It’s just not particularly good, and this sort of comes across in Eden’s posture throughout. Especially when delivering...

Day 5 – Norway to Israel

Norway – first rehearsal report here Continuing with another delegation that is highly prepared and Norway’s Tix delivers three excellent runs through. Like Lithuania and...

Israel – Close but not close enough I think.

This is going to provide the up-tempo contrast to Belgium.  Whereas that was all dark and brooding and very good, this is going to...

The Fanning Verdict: Eurovision 2021 Day Two

Today should be easy like Sunday morning, but in Eurovisionland, there's much going on. A bigger day for us with many of the big-hitters...

Israel – making the most of what she has to work...

Time for Israel. I love Eden as an artist. Will she get the whistle notes? And has she learned to like the song any...

Israel – Garden of Eden?

Well, if everyone else this morning needed to get the high notes right after a warm up, Eden certainly didn't need one. This song,...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 19 – Israel

Set Me Free by Eden Alene Eden Alene is a star. She’s a fantastic vocalist and a cracking performer, whose song I loved last year....

23 April – Sometimes the wind brings a good, familiar scent

The last contest to actually take place was in Israel. It was a good old affair, amongst the warmth of the eastern Mediterranean. Were...