Amar pelos dois – a turning point for Eurovision?

A new Eurovision Song Contest has reached its end, and we have found a new winner. For the first time in history, Portugal can take the trophy home with the gentle, jazzy ballad “Amar pelos dois”, performed by Salvador Sobral. What impact, if any, will it have for the future of Eurovision? Continue reading Amar pelos dois – a turning point for Eurovision?

Concerning song reviews for 2017

Hi everyone. I haven’t updated this site for ages, so I just wanted to say, that I am probably NOT going to write song reviews this year. It was an enormous task going through the songs last year, especially since I can’t help going in details. It took a lot of time and mental resources to write them, and I am not sure if I have the time to do it this year. If I chose to write them anyway, I may try to downscale the project a bit in order not to get drowned. Until then, there won’t be any update on this site for some time, but I wish you all a good Eurovision season.

All the best

Songcheck 2016: Bulgaria, Sweden, Italy

The shows are rapidly approaching, and as we write there is less than a week to the first semi final. However, I still have six songs to go through before it is too late. I want to say sorry for the delay – even if one of the contestants today is not sorry, but back to that later. Let us first have a look at the Bulgarian song. Continue reading Songcheck 2016: Bulgaria, Sweden, Italy