Monday, March 25, 2019

30 January – Na, na-na, na-na-na, na-na

We have our fair share of ballads, floor-fillers and other songs with very carefully crafted lyrics, designed to reel in the casual voter and...

Duncan Laurence going Dutch for Eurovision

AVROTROS today named the Dutch Eurovision 2019 hopeful. 24-year-old singer-songwriter Duncan Laurence has landed the job. Details of his song will follow in early...

26 November – Hey, old neighbour, don’t look so sour

Today we go back a few years. Yes, definitely quite a few years. After all, it would be a dull old thing if I...

But tap is the thing for me

Continuing our look at Junior Eurovision over the years, today I'm looking at a country which won't give up. There have been two countries that...

Give in to the temptation

Randomness is coming along with frightening frequency. We need more singers with birthdays in early August. Do you know of many? Because of that, I've...

Now – After two decent pieces – we revert to type

We've had far too much good stuff here in The Vault this August, and as NickD is taking a sabbatical, we can probably sneak...

Seven o’ clock, you have to get out of your bed

That lyric seems like something some of us go through every year when we sneak into a Eurovision press bubble. It's never as simple...

1 July – From the moment we go to sleep till...

Another month and another change in header pictures. Did you like the little heads of state theme I ran? Well, the theme for July...

19 June – Can’t you see, the writing’s on the wall?

You may know that there's some sports tournament taking place in Dima Bilan's homeland at the moment. Many of the usual suspects are there....

3 June – As long as we two rhyme

There are some times when I wish that more than one country could win our favourite TV show. No always because there are two...