Eurovision Rewind 2011

2011 saw Azerbaijan win their first ever Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Running Scared’ a ballad duet with Ell and Niki. Check out the video below:

 

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Twitter Battles: Slovenia, Portugal and Iceland eliminated!

Portugal, Iceland and Slovenia eliminated in latest twitter battles.

Portugal, Iceland and Slovenia eliminated in latest twitter battles.

It’s time for a twitter battle update. Yesterday you had been voting for three battles, here are the results: Continue reading

Review: Portugal- Suzy ‘Quero Ser Tua’

Suzy fails to impress with 'Quero Ser Tua'

Suzy fails to impress with ‘Quero Ser Tua’

Oh Portugal. Where did it all go wrong? I don’t have a huge amount of positive things I can say about the Portuguese entry for this year. ‘Quero Ser Tua’ (or I Want to Be Yours in English) is a very dated piece of average pop music that would not sound out of place at a family disco on holidays at a beach resort in Benidorm in the mid-90’s. Continue reading

Can Linn and Kasey Smith perform on Late Late Show: Watch!

Kasey Smith performs 'Heartbeat'

Kasey Smith performs ‘Heartbeat’

Last night RTE’s the Late Late Show wished the Irish Eurovision representatives Can Linn and Kasey Smith the best of luck when they travel to Copenhagen next week to begin the rehearshals for the semi final qualifier on the 8th May. Have a look at the performance below introduced by host Ryan Tuburdy (19 mins in).

Click to watch performance.

Review: Finland- Softengine ‘Something Better’

Can returning to rock be a successful move for Finland?

Can returning to rock be a successful move for Finland?

I can’t help but feel that Finland were served a huge injustice last year when one of my favourites Krista Siegfrids’ ‘Marry Me’ finished a lowly 24th out of 26 in the final. Picking themselves up form this bitter blow Finland have decided to return to their rock roots and to something more in keeping Continue reading