Monday, March 25, 2019

22 March – Don’t you be shy tonight

Our favourite TV show is a singing contest. Well, actually it's a songwriters' contest. But our performers don't just sing. Many of them have...

21 March – Like I am sailing on a sea of...

Songs get some by performers in many forms. I like soloists as they can put everything into their singing. I also like groups as...
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20 March – Under the surface, I see you glow

What do you think of the Big Five? Should they get an automatic place in the final, or should they have to go through...

19 March – Show my claws in the kiss you got

What do you think of the free language rule? Is it a good thing, in that it allows people all over Europe to understand...

18 March – I’ve got the sky in my hands

When your country has had success in our favourite TV show, the pressure is always on your singers to repeat that success year after...

16 March – I take a bubblebath, drown my sorrows

Just occasionally, we get songs that break the mould. A song so different that it has to be seen to be believed, and our...

15 March – In the softest sand, smiling hand in hand

I've given you a couple pf days of songs that didn't quite make the grade in their respective contests. I'm changing that today with...

14 March – That voice that warms me when the weather’s...

You want an up to date song? Do you? Really? Something that still has the shine on it? In other words, a song from...

13 March – Here we are at the end of the...

Eurovision isn't all about winning. That's because these days for every winner there are around 40 losers. And just because you're a loser, you're...

But you don’t need to call me a freak

In the absence of birthdays I've gone native today. The outfits in this slice of randomness is what drew me to this song. After...