Friday, January 28, 2022

18 January – My pillow smells like you

The semi-finals are a curious thing. Draw is everything if you have to compete in one. It's true that ten songs will qualify, which...

17 June – It’s too dangerous when we touch

It's a tough gig being first to perform at our favourite TV show. And if the Saturday night isn't bad enough, just imagine doing...

8 March – In my world, I seek to get you...

When Yugoslavia disintegrated many years ago, we were always keen to see as many of its parts entering songs in our favourite TV show....

Is it no go for Montenegro at Eurovision?

Whoever gets to sing for Serbia in Rotterdam might have to count on twelve fewer points. This week, state broadcaster RTCG appeared to confirm...

2 September – I’ll fly like a grey falcon

It's another débutant today. Not, strictly speaking, a from a nation treading the boards for the first time, but nevertheless a début. Why, do...

14 June – Today I have octopus

Don't you just love those 'novelty' entries? There have been plenty, to varying degrees of success. One or two have even won. I'll let...

Montenegro – Can they fall any further?

It seems as though the Montenegrins went away and thought about what they did at the first rehearsal ... before coming back with essentially...

Montenegro … MAKE IT STOP!!!

Montenegro are sunk. Sorry, but I might as well say it, having witnessed the first three minutes of their allotted on-stage 30. Gone is the...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Part 27 – Montenegro

Montenegro is one of the least successful of Eurovision nations. In 10 attempts they’ve only twice graced the final, and never better than 13th....

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Part 27 – Montenegro

If this is a glimpse into Montenegro’s version of heaven, I’m glad I live in a different country and follow a different belief system This...