Eurovision 2020 top 41 countdown: #41 to #36

Welcome to the first set of entries in my Eurovision 2020 countdown. I’m batching these lower places songs into one video/post rather than separately. It’s harsh enough the songs won’t … Continue reading Eurovision 2020 top 41 countdown: #41 to #36

My favourite songs from the 2020 national selection season (that didn’t win)

With the end of the national final season, it’s become something of a tradition for me to look back over what might have been — those songs that I took … Continue reading My favourite songs from the 2020 national selection season (that didn’t win)

Eurovision 2020 national selections: Finland and Portugal previews

At two opposite corners of Europe, we have the national finals of two one-time winners of Eurovision. Finland and Portugal may be far apart geographically, but they share similar experiences … Continue reading Eurovision 2020 national selections: Finland and Portugal previews

Eurovision 2019 semi-final 1 predictons

Eurovision 2019 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

I normally do a longer preview before each semi-final but as my good friend and “Eurovision husband” Clive did a full video on our predictions for semi-final one, I may … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

Darude and Sebastian Rejman

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #26 FINLAND – Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman – “Look Away”

Back to the Nordics, and one time winners Finland have perhaps the most recognisable name for non-Eurovision fans among this year’s artists, with DJ and record producer Darude of “Sandstorm” … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #26 FINLAND – Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman – “Look Away”

Underappreciated Eurovision songs

Underappreciated at Eurovision: a selection of my favourite songs

Just before we get into my previews countdown for Eurovision 2019, and at the request of my lovely friend Graham, I’ve pulled together some of the more underappreciated songs of … Continue reading Underappreciated at Eurovision: a selection of my favourite songs

February 2019 national finals

Eurovision 2019 national selections: another Super Saturday [and Sunday] (Finland, Iceland, Moldova, Norway, Portugal and Serbia previews)

One manic finals Saturday down, another to go and will we see yet more drama during and after these sets of national finals following the twists and turns of the … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 national selections: another Super Saturday [and Sunday] (Finland, Iceland, Moldova, Norway, Portugal and Serbia previews)

Top 5 Eurovision entries of Finland

My top 5 songs from…Finland

Time to update my Top 5 of Finland as we’re about to be treated to Krista Siegfrids at Eurofest at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern (on Friday 11 January). Sadly the … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Finland

Saara Aalto

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #6 FINLAND – Saara Aalto – “Monsters”

One of the big fan favourites, and everyone’s favourite Finn, the lovely Saara Aalto finally makes it to Eurovision and she hasn’t wasted the opportunity, giving us a big party … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #6 FINLAND – Saara Aalto – “Monsters”

Eurovision 2018 national selections: the north wind doth blow (Estonia, Finland and Iceland previews)

“The north wind doth blow and we shall have snow”… Well, that has certainly been true for Europe this past week as we shiver under a Siberian blast and snow … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 national selections: the north wind doth blow (Estonia, Finland and Iceland previews)

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #21 FINLAND – Norma John – “Blackbird”

We’ve finally reached the half way point in the countdown, and at just outside the top 20, remarkably this is our first Nordic country we’ve come across. Considering the only … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #21 FINLAND – Norma John – “Blackbird”

[OLD] My top 5 songs from…Finland

NB This version was published in December 2016 and has been replaced by an updated Top 5 from Finland. Having been south, east and central, time to head to the snowy north with … Continue reading [OLD] My top 5 songs from…Finland