Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Birthdays

It’s a happy birthday to our favourite Eurovision people, living and dead.

19 January – Somewhere between your face And your perfect shape

Our friends in Russia have only had one win, but we know they are after a second. They use the most capable writers, and...

24 February – My radar is in panic

It's fair to say that our favourite TV show can launch careers. A certain foursome from Sweden perhaps. Or a false flagger singing for...

5 April – Couldn’t escape if I wanted to

When we celebrate the birthdays here, we usually stick to soloists and duos. However, when we can we'll post the occasional birthday of a...

8 May – Now Johnny’s in love with the girl next...

What's your favourite type of song? Those about falling in love? Those about falling out of love? Or something else? Today's song is in the...

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...

18 August – And I get no sleep

We occasionally bang on about any country being capable of winning our favourite TV show. Some have that fluke result, some are knocking on...

1 October – The wisest man, the king of wisdom

Our friends in Greece are having a better time at Eurovision in the 21st Century than they did in the 20th Century. Musical tastes...

10 November – I would like it to be a fairy...

How do you feel about the free language rule? Does it promote a song as many more people can possibly understand it, or do...

21 December – What a warm midsummer night

Do you wonder why some songs change the language they're sing in between the selection and the contest? It could be because of the...

2 February – There is a woman who is larger than...

There have been just under 50 soloist winners of our favourite TV show, so that averages out at about one winner per week. Luckily,...