Mahmood

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #1 ITALY – Mahmood – “Soldi”

At last we reach my number 1 ranking in the Eurovision 2019 previews countdown. Now if you’ve been paying attention to my rankings, you may have well guessed who this … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #1 ITALY – Mahmood – “Soldi”

Michael Rice

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #13 UNITED KINGDOM – Michael Rice – “Bigger Than Us”

It’s taken a long while to get to the next Big 5 country in the countdown, and it’s my home country, the United Kingdom. So I may be a little … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #13 UNITED KINGDOM – Michael Rice – “Bigger Than Us”

Eurovision national finals 2019 part 2

The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 2

Concluding my two part of best of the rest on the eve of the last Eurofest before Eurovision (always one of my favourites as we watch and score all 41 … Continue reading The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 2

Ester Peony

That was the (national final) weekend that was: reflections on recent Eurovision national selections

It may have not escaped anyone’s notice but this weekend just gone (16-17 February) had its fair share of shocks, drama and scandal in the various national finals that took … Continue reading That was the (national final) weekend that was: reflections on recent Eurovision national selections

Eurovision You Decide 2019

Eurovision 2019 national selections: Eurovision: You Decide (United Kingdom preview)

The UK is once again choosing its entry relatively early in the Eurovision finals season, although it won’t be the first of the Big 5 to decide with Spain and … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 national selections: Eurovision: You Decide (United Kingdom preview)

EuroStarz in Concert 2018

A trip to EuroStarz in Concert 2018

It was a last minute decision to attend this concert, but I am very glad I did. A small set of past Eurovision performers, including a former winner, graced the … Continue reading A trip to EuroStarz in Concert 2018

SuRie

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #7 UNITED KINGDOM – SuRie – “Storm”

It’s the final member of the Big 5 in my countdown this year, and it’s my home country, 5-times winners, the United Kingdom. With a few exceptions, the last twenty … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #7 UNITED KINGDOM – SuRie – “Storm”

SuRie and Madame Monsieur

SuRie sings “Mercy” by Madame Monsieur at Eurovision in Concert 2018

The Entente Cordiale is alive and well – with the vocalist of Madame Monsieur (France’s Eurovision 2018 representatives) falling ill just before the biggest of the preview events, SuRie, the … Continue reading SuRie sings “Mercy” by Madame Monsieur at Eurovision in Concert 2018

A Storm-y night: my evening at Eurovision You Decide 2018 (United Kingdom national selection)

Well the favourite may not have won, but my second favourite from before the show wowed everyone with a powerful and assured performance. I had a great time there, seeing … Continue reading A Storm-y night: my evening at Eurovision You Decide 2018 (United Kingdom national selection)

Eurovision 2018 national selections: Eurovision You Decide (United Kingdom preview)

So, for a third year in a row, the BBC is giving us a live televised national final with six acts to choose from. Voting will be split between a … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 national selections: Eurovision You Decide (United Kingdom preview)

5 Eurovision songs for Blue Monday

Today (15 January 2018) is so called “Blue Monday” – the day it is claimed to be the most depressing of the year. It’s all nonsense of course –  but … Continue reading 5 Eurovision songs for Blue Monday

5 party bangers from the Big 5 for New Year’s Eve

So it’s my last post of 2017, and thought I small selection of party bangers was in order. Now, there are so many to choose from, I thought I’d make … Continue reading 5 party bangers from the Big 5 for New Year’s Eve