Tuesday, August 9, 2022

19 April – Let’s begin to build a bridge

Do you remember the contests back in the 1980s? They were a different affair to now, with countries often finishing in similar positions year...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 16 – Germany

Poor old Germany. Despite victory in 2010 the subsequent decade has been a decidedly mixed bag of fortunes. Three top 10 finishes accompanied two...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 16 – Germany

Malik Harris - Rockstars It's a nice enough song, performed by someone who (thankfully) doesn't have one of those dreadful talent show voices. Even if...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 16 – Germany

Malik Harris - Rockstars The German Final of 2022 made me question my life choices.  t was, to be blunt, fucking awful with six songs...

9 March – Theatre, it’s like an intoxication

There is an elite bunch of people out there who have taken part more than once. It's as if they cant get enough of...

Germany picks 2022 Eurovision song

Tonight ARD brought us 'Germany 12 Points'. The show featured six potential Eurovision songs, and viewers (plus radio listeners) got to decide who wins...

ARD hoping to avoid Eurovision PR disaster

There's one act in the German preselection who the broadcaster now probably wishes wasn't. Forget Eskimo Callboy, welcome to the spotlight, German rapper Mr...

Germans decide running order for preselection show

German broadcaster ARD has today held an on-air draw to decide the running order for their upcoming Eurovision Song Contest preselection show. Germany 12 Points...

15 February – A toast to love, long live love, three...

Do you admire those Eurovision stars with longevity? As was proven in the recent Sanremo Music Festival, if you've got it, you'll always have...

26 January – The summer melody, it’s just a delusion

Duets can be an odd thing. Get it right, and you can feel the chemistry oozing from the two singers. Get it wrong, and...