Eurovision’s Show-Stopping Winners!

Yes, goodness me, Eurovision we is FINALLY here. One semi-final down, another to go before the final. And today it's all about the WINNERS of Eurovision. The numbers that really blew the audience away. Minus, you know, the ones I've already mentioned. Johnny Logan & Celine Dion especially. Well okay, I'm going include Celine because …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday – How to Make a Eurovision Hit!

Hi Folks. Today I wanted to share this - a brilliant piece by Swedish presenters Mans Zelmerlow and the incomparable Petra Mede from a few years back when Sweden last hosted Eurovision. Have you ever wondered what the essential elements to a Eurovision hit were? Well, this song explains!   Hope you enjoyed it! Thanks …

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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 – Some Personal Favourites!

Hi all, it's Thursday again! And that means I bring you some more Eurovision classics! Today the songs I give you today are actually some of my personal favourites. And they're probably no-one else's favourites but what 'floats your boat' is always going to vary from person to person. And I have more! Today's are …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday Worst Eurovision Songs

Hey all. Weird is weird, but some songs at Eurovision were just plain dreadful. Sure, it can be somewhat subjective. But these ones, I'm pretty confident, we can all agree scrape the very bottom of the barrel. This one is 2001 from Israel. 'Ping Pong'. These songs seem to have one thing in common - …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday – Winners from Ireland

One country that truly say they have conquered Eurovision (albeit not since the mid-90s) is the Republic of Ireland. They have won an astonishing SEVEN times, including three in a row and four in five years! Here they are, all of them in chronological order. 1970 Dana – All kinds of Everything This is not …

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Eurovision Throwback Thursday – Joy Fleming (Germany 1975)

Happy Thursday to ye all. Today I want to show you a very special Eurovision song from the contest in Sweden in the year I was born, 1975. This was the competition following on from Abba's huge win in 1974 with 'Waterloo'. The 1975 winner 'Ding-a-dong' from the Netherlands has not stood the test of …

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