I tend to avoid complaining about Eastern block voting in Eurovision, because, as Lordi proved last year, it can be overcome with a good song and stand-out performance. However, I can’t avoid at least commenting on the fact that every single one of the 10 entries which got through the semi-finals last night was from… Continue reading My Eurovision Semi-Final Thoughts
Month: May 2007
Just so you know
I’m currently supporting France (fave song) and Sweden (fave band and country) in Eurovision, but this is subject to change. Well, I won’t stop liking those two but I’m sure I’ll grow fondness for some others – watch this space!
International Video Challenge
Representing Sweden: BWO – Save My PrideMy favourite band in the world are back with the first single from their third album, and it’s typical BWO brilliance, of course! The video is slightly disturbing (humans with huge animal heads) but clever and fun, as their videos usually are, and it’s at least watchable unlike the… Continue reading International Video Challenge
Some interesting Europop discoveries
Did you know that René from Aqua had a solo career? His 2003 cover of Push It by Salt ‘n’ Pepa is strangely disturbing. Definitely no It’s Your Duty. Atomik Harmonik are tacky, sexually degrading and their song Turbo Polka (apparently a hit in central Europe) is ridiculously repetitive but I still find myself rather… Continue reading Some interesting Europop discoveries
Top of the Poptastic!
My fave songs during the month of April… 1. BWO – Chariots Of Fire2. Rihanna – Umbrella3. Marion Raven – Break You4. Rufus Wainwright – Going To A Town5. CSS – Let’s Make Love And Listen To Death From Above6. Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Me And My Imagination7. Scissor Sisters – Kiss You Off8. Ghosts –… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!
News & Links
Darren Hayes has posted another new track, Step Into The Light, on his MySpace. I like it more than Who Would Have Thought, but it’s still not as mindblowingly great as some of his previous releases. I’ll keep my hopes up for the album to be amazing anyway, because it will be, without question. There’s… Continue reading News & Links