Thursday, May 6, 2021

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2016 – Part 33 – Poland

When one looks up the word “trolling” in the internet dictionary, surely a massive picture of Michał Szpak with massive flashing lights comes up....

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Slovenia

On My Way by Omar Naber There are six acts or artists returning to the Eurovision stage this year having previously competed as billed or...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Armenia

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Yw6LdDo7HxA Fly With Me by Artsvik They may have kept us hanging on to be the last country to show its hand this year, but the...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 43: United Kingdom – You’re Not Alone...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5VvsLEd1TI]   The benefit of being a Brit in my annual Countdown is that I get to save my home nation for last, alphabetically. Not...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Bulgaria

Bulgaria – Beautiful Mess by Kristian Kostov When you’ve been a fan of this Contest since the 1970s there’s nothing like a Eurovision singer born...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – France

Requiem by Alma Every year I bemoan the fact that France has rarely been rewarded for the diversity she has brought to Eurovision. Their entries...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Russia

Flame is Burning by Julia Samoylova Julia Samoylova’s flame is not only burning, it has, thus far, proved downright incendiary. Advancing history by being only...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Sweden

I Can’t Go On by Robin Bengtsson The first competitor we’ll see perform this year is Robin Bengtsson, although as he brings the same performance...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Switzerland

Apollo by Timebelle Timebelle is, in all probability, the first ever Eurovision band to be named after an astronomical clock. I’m not even making this...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Italy

Occidentali's Karma by Francesco Gabbani It’s the one with the monkey! Yay! And the one with all the hype. Does it live up to it?...