Thursday, February 21, 2019

Birthdays

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

ESC birthdays 19/4 – I’ll bring you cheese, cheese, cheese

Apologies, dear reader, for not posting yesterday. I was at an urgent mercy dash helping Kristjan Kasearu. Doing what, I cannot say, apart from...

ESC birthdays 17/4 – How Bo can you go?

We all love a good cheery song, so here's a treat today that will get your weekend off to a flying start. A rollicking...

ESC birthdays 16/4 – Sing just for me tonight

Who says big stars never participate in Eurovision? Patricia Kaas for example. A massive star all over our continent. Or Blue. Or Kalomira. Well,...

ESC birthdays 12/4 – Hello, High

I'm not totally fixated about 2004 I hope you understand. It just seemed that to participate in 2004 you needed to have a birthday...

ESC birthdays 10/4 – What’s happened to your song?

2004. A year of momentous change. We got our first proper semi-final held in the same city as the Grand Final. If you had...

ESC birthdays 9/4 – Is she everything you want?

Some interesting claims are made about some Eurovision performers. There's one who's sold millions and millions of records, but turned up in a bad...

ESC birthdays 8/4 – Watch out for those flamingoes

The Dutch have had a good run lately. No finalists since 2005, and then two in a row. As you'll see from my review,...

ESC birthdays 7/4 – Hit or miss, kiss, kiss, bang?

Europe can be a conservative place when it wants to be. Throw in a Hebrew transsexual or bloke with a beard in a ballgown,...

ESC birthdays 6/4 – Hold on, Eurovision is soon

The United Kingdom of stuff hosted a great show last week. I know, as I sneaked into the place where it happened. I liked...

ESC birthdays 5/4 – You’re not alone with Oneurope

Sometimes songs are given the status of favourites for no apparent reason. Take 2014 for instance, Conchita of the sausage was up there due...