Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 21 – Italy

If ever anybody tries to tell you that nobody does Eurovision at the peak of their careers, then I raise you Mahmood and Blanco....

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 21 – Italy

Mahmood & BLANCO - Brividi Like 'Arcade' before it, this song arrives with all the power of an articulated truck, crashing through many of the...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 21 – Italy

Mahmood & BLANCO - Brividi So Mahmood has come back to the Eurovision – saints preserve us all and the Northern league are going to...

Sanremo 2022 – Final night complete results.

If I have described Melodifestivalen as the annual Song Contest decathlon then Sanremo must surely be the equivalent of a cricket test match.  Five...

2 February – You’re an independent grown man after all

When Italy came back to the party in 2011, they've had - arguably - the most consistent record of the Big Five. Some said...

18 January – I saw clearly in the middle of the...

Certain contests are known for more than just the songs. It could be a stage invasion, someone falling over when trying to present a...

25 December – Love doesn’t follow logic

We sometimes ramble on about countries gearing up for a win. You can think of your Russias or your Romanias or your Azerbaijans. But...

11 December – All the sun is in your eyes

I know you like the variety of tunes we have on this site. We don't always pick your Euphorias or your songs about phoenixes....

9 December – In the bottom of my heart

I sometimes wonder why some countries seem to have this love/hate relationship with our favourite TV show. Money aside, some places don't participate every...

Sanremo 2022 has gone Big in the big category.

RAI have spiced up Eurovision fan's Saturday night by releasing the names of the 22 singers that will go into the "Big" acts round...