Eurovision – Love Shine a Light

Howdy all. The Eurovision Song Contest final should have been held last Saturday. Followers of the blog will no doubt know that I am a huge fan of Eurovision. So anyways, thanks to the situation the entire world finds itself in right now, the contest was cancelled this year. However, they did manage to hold …

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From Around the Web – Postmodern Jukebox

Hi all! Hope you are safe and stocked up wherever you are as we brace for the full impact of the Corona-Virus. Here in Australia it is suitably surreal it's fair to say with supermarkets suffering empty shelves and every day more restrictions coming into place. Here on the blog my views have certainly taken …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday – Times Eurovision Rocked!

Howdy all. Another post looking back at Eurovision over the years - today I'm looking at some examples of rock songs in Eurovision. Actually surprisingly under-represented as a genre, some songs are brill whereas others ... well they unique to say the least! Eyes That Never Lie (2009, Belarus, Petr Elfimov) This one has an …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday – looking to 2019

Hi all! Sorry to not ACTUALLY be 'throwing back' this week, but I thought I would share this video of the 41 participants of this year's upcoming competition, I watched it and I thought, honestly, that there's not a lot that stands out. Which I think will give Australia's Kate Mille-Heidke a chance of doing …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday – Power Ballads

Yes, Thursday means it's time to look back on the world's greatest song contest again, Eurovision, and today we are looking at power ballads over the years. As you can imagine, there have been some brilliant ballads pounded out with soul and feeling over the years. Here are some of my favourites. Angel (Chiara, Malta, …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday – The ABBA Effect

If you didn't know it, it is generally considered that the most successful Eurovision song of all time comes from 1974. It is 'Waterloo', sung by Swedish pop group ABBA. It is fair to say that since 1974 ABBA have certainly made a name for themselves in the world of music. Interestingly, the previous year …

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