Wednesday, May 25, 2022

29 October – I only knew that her name was Julie

The country that was Yugoslavia made 27 appearances in our favourite TV show. As we know, it's successor states have had varying fortunes since...

2 October – Brazil, Spain, Colombia, Cuba and America

Being on first can be that double-edged sword. You get your performance out of the way (meaning more time at the bar), you get...

1 July – You’re the one who knows the secret

A home entry! Excellent. This one comes from a country warm enough for the home participant not to worry about wishing they'd gone somewhere...

26 April – We were alone at the railway station

Time to slip in a little duet for your viewing pleasure. It comes from that mythical country Yugoslavia. And goes to show that, for...

23 March – Buried in the middle of the grass, he...

What's your favourite type of song? Is it one that celebrates love? Or one that tells us about what we're doing to the planet?...

3 October – Everyone builds themselves their own world

There's a term called false-flagging. It's when you come from one country but do stuff internationally for another. There's nothing wrong with it, and...

1 July – Your lips are like chocolate

I've got that home entry feeling again. And this could be one with a difference. The home broadcaster was a joint effort between a...

I was blooming for you, only you may pick me

I've picked an older random song today. It's maybe one you've never heard before. It might be one you'll never listen to again. Back in...

Did I dream it all?

I sometimes wonder that. Like, for example, when Salvador won with his beautiful song. Or when I got drunk with a certain Estonian singer....

16 April – I’m still yours, you’re still mine

It may come as a surprise to some people out there, but there were Eurovision Song Contests in the 20th Century. A tall story...