Russian Eurovision Stars cover ABBA’s ‘Waterloo’

Eurovision 2017 ABBA Dima Bilan Sergey Lazarev WaterlooSome of the biggest acts to represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest in recent years have teamed up to cover ABBA’s 1974 winning hit song ‘Waterloo’. Continue reading

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Conchita’s Rise Like a Phoenix is Your Favourite Eurovision Song Ever

Rise Like a Phoenix is your favourite Eurovision song ever!

Rise Like a Phoenix is your favourite Eurovision song ever!

After weeks of voting in our polls, you have crowned Conchita Wurst’s 2014 winning song ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’ as your favourite Eurovision song ever. She proved to be unstoppable as she won by quite a large margin with 82% of the vote (2077 votes) in the final round. In second place was Sweden’s Loreen with ‘Euphoria’ which despite a late surge in votes only managed 10% of the overall total. Alexander Rybak’s ‘Fairytale’ was in third with 7% and Common Linnets’ ‘Calm After the Storm’ and ABBA’s ‘Waterloo’ were fourth and fifth respectively, both with less than 1% of the vote. Continue reading

Last Chance to Vote for Best Eurovision Song Ever!

esc2015_logoWe are just hours away from crowning the winner of our favourite Eurovision song ever. After weeks of voting it has come down to just five songs- Rise Like a Phoenix, Euphoria, Waterloo, Fairytale and Calm After the Storm. But which of the five will be victorious? That’s entirely up to you. If you want to see your favourite come out on top then vote in the poll below before it closes later today at 8pm.

Video: Thank You For the Music

We can’t think of a more fitting way to wrap up our day dedicated to pop royalty Abba than by thanking them for the music with their song “Thank You for the Music. We would also like to thank you all for joining us throughout the day.

Don’t forget, if Abba’s “Waterloo” is your favourite Eurovision song ever, you can vote for it in our poll.

 

Video: Dancing Queen

Benny and bjorn’s music and lyrics are one of the many reasons we love Abba so much. Take for instance the Abba Gold lyrics from “Dancing Queen”: “You are the dancing queen, young and sweet only seventeen, dancing queen feel the beat from the tambourine oh yeah!” Epic. Listen to the whole song here.

12 Times ABBA were Super Troupers

imageThere is no doubting that Abba have become fashion icons. They are known for their over the top dress sense- sparky numbers, jumpsuits and flares. Below are 12 times when Abba showed they were super troupers and persevered despite having some ridiculous attire.  Continue reading

A Case for Abba

imageThere is no doubting that Abba are a cultural phenomenon and ever since appearing at the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest their impact has been remarkable. In this piece I will make a strong case as to why I think you should vote for Abba’s song ‘Waterloo’ as the best Eurovision song ever in our poll. Continue reading