Sunday, February 17, 2019

12 January – I’m like a butterfly

I may have said this before, but some songs in our favourite TV show always benefit from a prop. It doesn't have to be...

Updated: Sixteen in the running for Ukrainian Eurovision job

Broadcasters UA:PBC and STB have named fifteen acts who will go head-to-head to represent Ukraine at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Hosted by Sergey Pritul, the...

18 October – Bom bom

What's your favourite type of song? One where a singer stands still on stage, with a dark backdrop, and belts out a big beefy...

27 September – I’m gonna make you shiver

It's worth remembering that for almost every winner of our favourite TV show, there was a eager yet slightly disappointed runner-up. In times past...

9 August – You are so wrong

Have there ever been songs that you really like, only for them to be completely overshadowed by that country's entry the following year? Let...

Live Blog – Eurovision 2018 second semi final

It's time for 'Fanning's Folly II - This time it's personal' - and another one of those fancy little live blogs that OnEuropean visitors...

Ukraine – more over the top than under the ladder

For reasons undisclosed, the feed from the hall cut out and we only got half of the song during the first two rehearsals. On the...

All kinds of ridiculous but still love it

So, the crazy second semi final draws to a close with one of my favourite songs 'Under The Ladder' and Melovin.  It’s all kind...

Ukraine – I’ve *literally* run out of words

Literally run.out.of.words. Melovin starts this performance in a piano - yes *in* the piano itself, surrounded by some sort of rib cage effect. He...

Ukraine – vampires are alive … again

Ukraine brings the semi finals to a close. And it’s a confusing close. Melovin is lying down, looking like he’s strapped into some contraption...