Eurovision 2014 (P)review – Part 13 – Ukraine & UK + wrap-up

All of this year’s songs have been selected, which means it’s time to start the countdown (cue Final Countdown) for the 2014 edition of our beloved Contest. I’ve only heard a couple of songs before writing this (p)review as I wanted to simulate the sensation of the regular viewer. Curious to see how thàt willContinue reading “Eurovision 2014 (P)review – Part 13 – Ukraine & UK + wrap-up”

Eurovision 2014 (P)review – Part 12 – Spain, Sweden & Switzerland

All of this year’s songs have been selected, which means it’s time to start the countdown (cue Final Countdown) for the 2014 edition of our beloved Contest. I’ve only heard a couple of songs before writing this (p)review as I wanted to simulate the sensation of the regular viewer. Curious to see how thàt willContinue reading “Eurovision 2014 (P)review – Part 12 – Spain, Sweden & Switzerland”

Eurovision 2014 (P)review – Part 11 – Russia, San Marino & Slovenia

All of this year’s songs have been selected, which means it’s time to start the countdown (cue Final Countdown) for the 2014 edition of our beloved Contest. I’ve only heard a couple of songs before writing this (p)review as I wanted to simulate the sensation of the regular viewer. Curious to see how thàt willContinue reading “Eurovision 2014 (P)review – Part 11 – Russia, San Marino & Slovenia”

Eurovision 2014 (P)Review – First impressions of Ukraine, Albania & Belarus

Happy New Year to all, glitter and sparkle and such! Are you ready already for another run of on-season madness extravaganza? Until this evening I wasn’t exactly in the right mood yet, but in a moment of ‘should I already or shouldn’t I yet’ I decided I should and so I did… watch the firstContinue reading “Eurovision 2014 (P)Review – First impressions of Ukraine, Albania & Belarus”

Melodifestivalen 2013 – The Final – Some afterthoughts

It happens every year. Fans dive into the new season with freshly brewed courage…and the more songs are revealed, the longer the virtual faces online. Same story this year, and there’s no better place for the virtual cry baby than Melodifestivalen. The most popular national final looks to be suffering from its own success. OrContinue reading “Melodifestivalen 2013 – The Final – Some afterthoughts”

Eurovision 2013 – MF semi 3 – Sorry, Jasper, I’m ever so sorry.

“What do you mean, you’ve never seen Melodifestivalen?!” Jasper and I are on our way to a staff meeting of local Eurovision website Eurosong.be we both write for, and with eyes full of disbelief I stare at the self proclaimed Diva in my passenger seat. “As Eurovision fan you’ll think MF is delicious, sometimes it’sContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 – MF semi 3 – Sorry, Jasper, I’m ever so sorry.”

12 points for 2012 – Happy New Year everyone!

May we all see a fantastic field full of exciting songs and a deserved contemporary and chart-on-fire-setting winner in Baku. Thanks for the positive feedback on my blog in 2011, I’ll keep the reviews coming and I’ve already got an idea for a follow-up – in the meantime I’ll be covering some national finals forContinue reading “12 points for 2012 – Happy New Year everyone!”