Friday, January 28, 2022

27 September – On Friday you’re dancing with Ben

We should never forget our history. Back in the mists of time, the contest was in sunny Lugano. The venue isn't there anymore, but...

Video Vault – Week 9 – I swear I’ve heard this...

In this instalment of the Video Vault Phil has his breath taken away by how shockingly bad Germany can be. Then remembers...

20 August – Hello, boy, tonight we want to move to...

As you'll know, our favourite TV show was originally a vehicle for soloists. However, the duos soon came along. Were they a good idea?...

12 August – You still have a lot of nice pictures...

You must have been thinking that I'm only picking the birthdays of recent performers. That is, in part, true. I know many of you...

21 May – My heart has started thumpin’ since I met...

Since the advent of the in-situ semi-finals in 2004, the Big Four/Five have always had there place in the Grand Final assured. Some disagree...

Germany – I truly don’t feel hate

Germany – first rehearsal report here Jendrik has done it. Congratulations. I no longer feel hatred for this song. Lord knows I should; it really...

Germany – who decided this was a good idea??

I think my five readers have worked out that I might not like this song at all, but I genuinely tried to come up...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Germany

Jendrik Sigwart has already spawned hundreds of fan site reviews suggesting he perhaps ought to feel hate, and others where those watching the rehearsals...

Germany – Jendrik and his silver banjolele

Well, Germany is busy! There was no way Jendrik was not going to bring a madness to the stage, and here we have him,...

Germany – from the sublime … to the ridiculous

By any standards what I have just seen causes astonishment alright. Mostly to my brain. That people actually think this is anything other than...