Sunday, February 17, 2019

14 February – Now we walk with spring in our minds

It's about time we had a song in black & white. Some people forget that there were contests before 2000, and there's a rich...

13 February – I’m out of my head, I don’t know...

Do you wish that contests were close these days. The current scoring makes things a little more dramatic, but there were days when it...

12 February – Now my reigns are in your hands

Some countries seem to have fallen out with our favourite TV show of late. It wasn't that long ago you'd see the likes of...

11 February – Oh, my homeland, my adventure

Did you go to Lisbon last year? Did you go there for the contest? Did you enjoy it? Were you there on that amazing...

10 February – We would work miracles

The fan community can be a big mover and shaker in what sinks and what doesn't at a Eurovision. They can use their cunning...

9 February – The colour of your cheeks is as red...

Every now and then a song comes along that is just legendary. It could be for one of several reasons. It could be a...

8 February – Your darkness pulls

They say that the music business can be a difficult one to get into, which is probably why the current crop of talent shows...

7 February – He painted colours with his music

From time to time we have to acknowledge that some songwriters get more songs in our favourite TV show than others. After all, how...

6 February – You will know when it’s cold

Did you ever wonder what songwriters are thinking of when they come up with titles? Do they go for something long - like Barry...

5 February – I remember seeing you on the train

I'm feeling old today. I remember songs from the 1980s as if they were yesterday. And here we are in the cusp of the...